S R Chemist's Product Reviews

  • S R Chemist - Columbia, SC (read all my reviews)

    Rating:
    (6/20/2013)
    Veramonte Sauvignon Blanc 2011
    Sold Out $11.99
    2013 vintage available for $10.99
    • white wine
    • screw cap wine
    • Green wine
    • W&S90
    Style: Light & Crisp
    This is an excellent every-day wine that goes with most of the seafood we eat. It has a wonderful grapefruit aroma - lots of citrus. Oops, I see I echoed the winemaker's note.
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  • S R Chemist - Columbia, SC (read all my reviews)

    Rating:
    (5/13/2013)
    Atlas Peak Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
    Sold Out $26.99
    2012 vintage available for $19.99
    Style: Big & Bold
    95+. Full of Cabernet fruit - blackcurrant with vanill and hints of coffee or chocolate and maybe plums or black cherry. Fruit forward, but certainly not sweet. In fact, judging from the 14.5% alcohol content the residual sugar is probably minimal. the fruit carries the alcohol very nicely. The tannins were soft and light, but I consider that a plus. I htought I was mistaken because its not likely to get a superb wine at this price point but my wife, who has a great palate, firmly agreed. Both of us felt this was better than the 08 Alexander Valley Silver Oak and at a fraction the price.
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