Tag Archive: Cabernet

Oct 08

Wine of the Week – 2009 Star Lane Cabernet

Star Lane Cabernet

This wine is from Happy Canyon in Santa Barbara and the taste is reminiscent of Napa. 100% Cabernet,  this wine comes out of the bottle ready to drink – no decanting or airing, just tasty & delicious deep red. Price: $32.00

Apr 09

Wine Of The Week- Johnson Family Cabernet

Johnson Family Cabernet

The 2009 Johnson Family Cabernet has always been one of my “go to” reds because of it’s balance and California fruit. Deep black cherries with a touch of cassis make the nose of this wine irresistible. The Napa pedigree shines through, and you could probably drink this wine for another five years. The price makes …

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Jan 30

Wine Of The Week- 2010 Line 39 Cabernet

Line 39 Cabernet

The Central Coast area of California on the 39th parallel is the heart of this vineyard. This expressive and approachable Cabernet is rich with black cherry aromas and beautifully rounded by flavors of luscious dark chocolate and ripe fruit. Gimme a S Gimme a T Gimme an E Gimme an A Gimme a K Whats …

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Dec 19

Wine Of The Week- 2007 Liparita V Block Cabernet

Liparita Cabernet

This family owned vineyard produces small quantities of this Napa Cabernet. Both the Liparita and it’s sister wine the 2007 Hoopes Cabernet are outstanding examples of top shelf California wine. Full, rich, luscious velvet describe the body, and black cherries and leather describe the aroma. I’ll be serving this one with a 20 ounce cowboy …

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Sep 26

2007 Mount Eden Vineyards – Wine Of The Week

Mount Eden wine

Time to step up to the plate for this Cab, Merlot, Cab Franc and Petit Verdot blend, which in my book is a home run. Let’s not sugar coat the price – $55.00. Hey, if you want to drink something exceptional from the 2007 vintage that’s head and shoulders above the competition, you gotta pay …

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Sep 07

Cupcakes & Cabernet

ganache cupcakes

You don’t have to go to a fancy bakery to take advantage of the current cupcake craze…you can make these elegant cupcakes right at home. They’re super easy, but don’t be fooled – the results are superb! I am always asked for the recipe. Chocolate Ganache Cupcakes 1/4 pound unsalted butter, room temperature 1 cup …

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