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september 2014  /  the tasting panel  /  135 Jeff Runquist Wines 2012 Tempranillo Scribner Bend Vineyard, Clarksburg, USA ($24) Las Rocas 2011 Garnacha, Calatayud, Spain ($14) E & J GALLO WINERY Lleiroso 2011 Tempranillo Crianza, Ribera del Duero, Spain ($30) Lleiroso 2009 Tempranillo Reserva, Ribera del Duero, Spain ($60) Viña Riquelas 2013 Negramol Tacoronte Acentejo, Canary Islands, Spain ($12) BODEGAS CANDIDO HERNANDEZ PIO Dow's 2011 Vale de Bonfin Red, Douro River Valley, Portugal ($13) PREMIUM PORT WINES, INC. Enoport United Wines 2011 Cabeça Toiro Reserva Tinto, DOC do Tejo, Portugal ($15) ENOPORT PRODUCAO DE BEBIDAS SA Enoport United Wines 2012 Magna Carta, Alentejano, Portugal ($17) ENOPORT PRODUCAO DE BEBIDAS SA PasoPort Wine Company 2009 Vinho Tinto, Paso Robles, USA ($36) OTHER RED VARIETALS AND BLENDS Chateau Lettau 2011 Tannat Bella Collina Vineyard, Paso Robles, USA ($42) Imagery Estate Winery 2011 Lagrein, Pine Mountain/Cloverdale Peak, USA ($45) BENZIGER FAMILY WINERY J. Lohr Vineyards and Wines 2013 Valdiguié Wildflower, Monterey, USA ($10) J. LOHR VINEYARDS & WINES Keswick Vineyards 2012 Norton Estate Reserve, Monticello, USA ($29) KESWICK VINEYARDS Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards NV Southern Red (Noble Muscadine), Florida, USA ($10) SEAVIN, INC. Mettler Family Vineyards 2011 Pinotage, Lodi, USA ($25) CREATIVE WINES INTERNATIONAL San Sebastian Winery NV Vintners Red (Noble Muscadine), Florida, USA ($10) SEAVIN, INC. ROSÉ Alexander Valley Vineyards 2013 Sangiovese Rosé Estate, Alexander Valley, USA ($15) ALEXANDER VALLEY VINEYARDS Fog Crest Vineyard 2013 Rosé, Sonoma County, USA ($21) Hogwash 2013 Grenache Rosé, California, USA ($16) VINTAGE POINT Martin Ray Winery 2013 Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley, USA ($18) MARTIN RAY WINERY South Coast Winery 2013 Tempranillo Rosé Carter Estate, Temecula Valley, USA ($14) SOUTH COAST WINERY SPARKLING Allure NV Sparkling Pink Moscato, California, USA ($10) BRONCO WINE COMPANY Ampelou Techni 2010 Semi-Sparkling Muscat Corallenios Greece ($20) ESTESON CO. Barefoot Bubbly NV Moscato Spumante, California, USA ($10) E & J GALLO WINERY Ca'Momi NV Sparkling Ca' Rosa, California, USA ($18) Cantine Riondo NV Riondo Prosecco Spago Nero, Veneto, Italy ($12) RIONDO USA LLC Castello di Amorosa 2013 Sparkling Wine La Fantasia, California, USA ($29) Champagne Collet NV Brut, Champagne, France ($40) CHAMPAGNE COLLET USA Champagne Collet NV Brut Art Déco, Champagne, France ($50) CHAMPAGNE COLLET USA Champagne Collet NV Brut Rosé, Champagne, France ($60) CHAMPAGNE COLLET USA Champagne Robert Moncuit NV Grand Cru Rosé, Champagne, France ($65) ALEXANDER VINEYARDS Chateau Frank 2007 Brut, Finger Lakes, USA ($25) VINIFERA WINE CELLARS Cupcake Vineyards NV Moscato d'Asti, Italy ($14) THE WINE GROUP Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards 2006 Brut Late Disgorged, Carneros, USA ($35) FREIXENET USA Helwig Vineyards 2013 Sparkling Rosé de Syrah, Suisun Valley, USA ($25) La Gioiosa NV Prosecco Superiore Extra Dry DOCG, Valdobbiadene, Italy ($19) LA GIOIOSA SPA Lelarge-Pugeot 2010 Les Meuniers de Clémence Vrigny Premier Cru, Champagne, France ($50) TERRELL WINES Moët & Chandon NV Imperial Brut, Champagne, France ($41) SMOËT HENNESSY USAS Moët & Chandon NV Imperial Rosé, Champagne, France ($50) MOËT HENNESSY USA Rack & Riddle NV Rosé, North Coast, USA ($22) Stella Rosa NV Brachetto, Acqui, Italy ($15) RIBOLI FAMILY WINE ESTATES Yellow Tail NV Pink Moscato Rosé, Yenda, Australia ($8) DEUTSCH FAMILY WINE & SPIRITS DESSERT, FORTIFIED, FRUIT WINES, SAKÉ Bernhardt Winery NV Vin du Soleil, American, USA ($25) Buddha Kat Winery 2012 Raspberry Wine, Oregon, USA ($15) BUDDHA KAT WINERY Eppa NV Sangria Red Organic, Mendocino, USA ($12) DEUTSCH FAMILY WINE & SPIRITS Galway Pipe NV Tawny Port Aged 12 Years, Australia ($37) VOK BEVERAGES Quady Winery 2012 Orange Muscat Essensia, California, USA ($22) QUADY Quady Winery 2012 Black Muscat Elysium, California, USA ($22) QUADY St. James Winery NV Strawberry Wine, American, USA ($9) St. James Winery NV Raspberry Wine, American, USA ($9) San Nae Wool NV Schisandra Fruit Wine Omija-Ju, South Korea ($10) PARK STREET IMPORTS, LLC Tensei NV Junmai Ginjo Song of the Sea, Kanagawa, Japan ($40) VINE CONNECTIONS Vinařství V & M Zborovsky 2013 Honey Wine, Moravia, Czech Republic Reyes Winery "Estate" Syrah 2011 Sierra Pelona Valley AVA 10262 Sierra Hwy, Agua Dulce, CA 91390 (661) 268-1865 Robert Reyes personally planted a 16-acre vineyard in the heart or the Sierra Pelona Valley in April of 2004. Nestled in the Sierra Pelona Mountains of Southern California, just 30 miles north of just 30 miles north of downtown Los Angeles, the Sierra Pelona Valley was established as an AVA in 2010. With altitude ranging from 2,400 to 3,400 feet, well drained soils and a diurnal tem soils and a diurnal tem- perature variation of be- tween 40° and 50°, this little known AVA is producing some really ex- ceptional wines such as:

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