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Cellar Notes

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Cost key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60

Chateau Peyros, Madiran 2008 $ *1/2   
(Tannat/cab suav in a rustic format)

Gordeyant Cahors 2011 ** $  
(The original Malbec, with depth and finesse)

Domaine Les Haut de Riquets "Diablerie", Cotes du Duras 2011 * $
(Mostly merlot with a touch of malbec)

Chateau K, Begerac 2009 *** $$  
(A delicious "bordeaux on steroids")

**Many of these fine wines can be purchased at Wine World.  See sponsor tab.
 

Cost key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60

Millstone (Maryland) Farm Gate (Jonathan, Stayman, Rome Beauty) *1/2  $
Millstone (Maryland) Harvest (York Imperial, Rome Beauty, honey) **  $
Foggy Ridge Ciders (Va.)  First Fruit (Heirloom varietals) *1/2  $
Foggy Ridge Ciders Serious Cider (traditional English varieties) *1/2  $
Foggy Ridge Ciders Sweet Stayman (Stayman with heirlooms) **
 

**Many of these fine ciders can be purchased at Wine World.  See sponsor tab.

Cost key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60

Carmel Road Winery Pinot Noir, Monterey 2012 $ * 1/2
(A good value in basic California pinot noir)

Carmel Road Winery Chardonnay, Monterey 2011 $  **
(Remarkable quality for the price)

Carmel Road Winery "Liberated" Riesling, Monterey 2012 $  ***
(An incredibly good riesling for a very low price)

**Many of these fine wines can be purchased at Wine World.  See sponsor tab.
 

Cost key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60

(Al tasted all these wines and found them worthy of your interest.  All are priced $$$)

Allegrini Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2008 **
(Rustic, tannic, old school)

Begali Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2008 ***
(Velvety, voluptuous, powerful)

Brigaldara Amarone della Valpolicella Classico 2008 ***+
(Sweet, deep, young, gently bitter, wonderful)

Cost key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60

Bernier Chardonnay, Val de Loire, 2012  $ **
(A fabulous wine for lovers of unoaked chardonnay)

Cartlidge and Brown Chardonnay, North Coast 2010  $ * 1/2
(Very reliable entry level chard at a very low price)

Liveli Primonero", Salento 2010 $  * 1/2
(Very lively Italian red, with bright flavors and surprising depth)

R&B Cellars "The Improvisor", California NV  $  **
(Big and rich and remarkably complex for the price)

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