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crpowell - Bakersfield, CA (read all my reviews)

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(9/29/2010)
Desert Wind Ruah 2005
(this vintage is sold out)
Price: $19.99
One of the best price/value wines of 2008. The proof is in the difficulty of finding and purchasing this wine. At $10 a bottle, which I found several months ago, to the current (if you can even get it) $20+ price, this remains an excellent value, considering the drinkability, deep color, and fine food match-ups. Price/Value for 2008....it doesn't get better than this. I use Cellar Tracked for my inventory and reviews, and was dismayed by all the snobs who carefully found miniscule issues with this wine. Good grief, these folk need to get a life, and a new tasting tongue! Keep it coming Ruah!
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crpowell - Bakersfield, CA (read all my reviews)

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(9/28/2010)
Chateau Ste. Michelle Indian Wells Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
(this vintage is sold out)
The 2011 vintage is available for: $19.99
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I've tasted previous vintages of the Indian Wells and always found them very reliable. This 2005 is no exception. Beautiful color (deep garnet) and subtle nose of violets and cherries. Wonderful on the palate and with a good finish. I'll save the other 5 I purchased, as another 1-3 years would enhance the experience.
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