Watch out Rioja, Texas is making some temptingly tasty Tempranillo. We review the Bending Branch Newsom Vineyard Tempranillo. Tempranillo from Newsom Vineyards in the Texas High Plains. The wine spends over 30 months in oak. … [Read more...]
The Best Wines From Texas
Bending Branch Tannat - Explosively Good
Texas Tannat for the win! The Bending Branch Tannat. Tannat from vineyards in Texas Hill Country and the Texas High Plains. The wine was aged for 20 months in oak. … [Read more...]
Spicewood Tempranillo - Who Knew?
A delicious, authentic Tempranillo from Texas, the Spicewood Tempranillo. 100% Tempranillo from the Texas High Plains. Aged 10 months in 20% new American, 18% new French and 62% neutral oak. … [Read more...]
Pedernales Cellars Texas GSM Melange - A Darn Good Red Blend
Another fine find from Texas, the Pedernales Cellars Texas GSM Melange. 43% Mourvèdre, 25% Grenache, 43% Cinsault, 10% Carignan, 4% Syrah and 4% Petite Sirah from the Bingham, Kuhlken, Farmhouse and Lahey Vineyards in Texas. The wine spends 12 months in French and American … [Read more...]
Brennan Vineyards Reserve Graciano - Pure Decadence
An eye-opening splurge from Texas, the Brennan Vineyards Reserve Graciano. 100% Graciano from the Lahey Vineyard in the Texas High Plains. The wine has zero residual sugar and was aged for 18 months in a combination of French and American oak. … [Read more...]
Brennan Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon – Tasty!
A fine find from Texas, the Brennan Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon. 75% Cabernet Sauvignon from the Brennan and Soleado vineyards plus 25% Alicante Bouschet from the Diamante Doble vineyards in Comanche County, Texas. The wine was aged in a combination of American and French … [Read more...]
Duchman Family Winery Montepulciano – An Eye-Opener
A surprising and tasty find from Texas, the Duchman Family Winery Montepulciano. Montepulciano from the Oswald Vineyard in the Texas High Plains AVA in Brownfield, Texas (near Lubbock). … [Read more...]