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91 • Rex Goliath NV "Free Range Red", American $8.99. Best Buy.
Garnet color. Savory aromas of roasted peppers, olives, and chocolate drizzled berries with a supple, fruity medium body and juicy, jammy raspberry and spiced nut finish. A very tasty and appetizing red blend for everyday pleasure. (tasted on Sep-18-2013)
90 • Johnson Estate 2012 Estate Grown, Chambourcin, Lake Erie $9.99. Best Buy.
Rich violet color. Dense aromas of vanilla, chocolate, floral talc, and lingonberry tart with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a tangy craisin, pomegranate, pencil shaving, and flower patch accented finish with fine tannins. A nicely balanced and pleasantly earthy sipper or table wine. (tasted on Sep-19-2013)
90 • Bogle 2011 Merlot, California $9. Best Buy.
Deep ruby black color. Aromas and flavors of cherry preserves, plum and roasted nuts with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a nice, chewy nougat, grilled apple and earthy beet accented finish. Nice range of fruity and savory favors for sipping or the table. (tasted on Sep-05-2013)
90 • Frey 2012 Organic, "Agriculturist", Mendocino $9.99. Best Buy. Certified Organic
Opaque with a lavender rim. Aromas of black plum, pomegranate, mushrooms and leather. Lingonberry and pomegranate flavors with dusty tannins, vanilla, mocha and leather satchel. Touch of stewed plums and herbs add depth to the generous flavors. Great for generous fruit driven quaffing. (tasted on Sep-19-2013)
90 • Lucky Star 2011 Pinot Noir, California $8.99. Best Buy.
Ruby color. Aromas of roasted pecan, dark chocolate, and baked berries with a supple, fruity-yet-dry medium body and a tangy, sour cherry, pencil shavings, and spice accented finish. A flavorful and balanced pinot for all applications. (tasted on Sep-13-2013)
90 • Alias 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, California $8.99. Best Buy.|Find-a-Wine|
A ruby garnet color. Aromas of cherry custard, chocolate and delicate spice with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a roasted beet, vanilla cream, and dark berry finish. Nice purity of fruit and balanced oak. (tasted on Sep-13-2013)