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Carmelo Patti – Mendoza Legend

Carmelo Patti is an “Old School” winemaker from Mendoza Argentina.

A true “hands-on” winemaker, Carmelo is actively involved in every aspect of his winery. But for Carmelo, it is so much more than business. His passion and dedication are evident in every bottle.  World of Wine Guide spent a few days with Carmelo at his bodega and in the vineyards. Check it out!

Click here to see Video and interview with Carmelo Patti.

 

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Pulenta La Flor 2011 Malbec

Pulenta La Flor
Malbec 2011

Average Retail $8.99

This Family Run Winery traces it’s roots back to 1902 when Angelo Pulenta and his wife first arrived in Argentina from Italy. Over the years, the Family continued to acquire more land throughout Mendoza and begin to perfect their craft. In 2002, The Estate was founded. Today, Pulenta Estate continues to use old world tradition with modern technology and the result is an outstanding lineup of several varietals.

The 2011 Malbec offers a deep reddish/purple color with violet hues and hints of Cherry, Licorice, and Vanilla. It has full body, soft tannins and very subtle oak from it’s 6 months in French Oak. It is very solid for such a young wine.

STATISTIC INFORMATION
·  appellation: alto agrelo, lujan de cuyo, mendoza, argentina.
·  altitude above sea level: 980 m.
·  varietal: 100% malbec.
·  yield per hectare: 80 q / ha.
·  alcohol: 14.5 % vol.
·  total acidity: 5.35 g/l
·  ph: 3.60



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Napa Valley

Something for Everyone

Over the past few decades, Napa Valley has been transformed into a premier destination featuring Celebrity Chef Restaurants, Award Winning Spa’s, and some of North America’s most Prestigious wineries.

Napa Valley is home to a collection of small towns & villages each with its own unique ambiance and experiences.

A trip to Napa valley is a great call! Let World of Wine Guide help you navigate Napa Valley like a pro…

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A Day in Napa Valley

A Day in Napa Valley


Start your day off with a great breakfast at the Oxbow Market in downtown Napa. Oxbow has it all! Grab your picnic supplies, get great take-out, do all your shopping for dinner, or if you are looking for a bottle of wine, or river front patio dining or an array of Olive Oils or Spices, Oxbow will answer all your needs under one roof.
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Nichelini Family Winery

Nichelini Family Winery is proud to be one of the pioneers of Napa Valley’s modern wine industry. In 1884, travelling on horseback, homesteaders Anton and Caterina Nichelini became the first Swiss settlers in Napa County’s Chiles Valley. They quickly set about planting vines and olive trees, and by 1895 had constructed a hand-hewn stone winery with a seven-bedroom house above it. This would provide a home for the Nichelinis and their eventual 12 children.

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Featured Winery Deal

Featured Deal from the Vines of Mendoza!

 

The Vines of Mendoza is offering a special 15% discount to World of Wine Guide Members! This offer ends December 31st, so order today!

SImply go to the Vines of Mendoza website, select the wines you want, and enter the PROMO CODE:  worldofwineguide(all one word) at checkout and receive a 15% discount on your order(shipping and handling not included.)

They also have all sorts of Holiday Specials already discounted and 12 different wines for $12 a piece!  Check it out and take advantage of the offer!

 

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Nichelini 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon. Hurry Limited Quantities Remain!

 

This wine was made from 100 percent Cabernet Sauvignon grapes from a small vineyard block dedicated to the 10th Nichelini child, Allen James, born in 1909. From this unique, select vineyard, these premium Cabernet Sauvignon grapes were hand-harvested and cellared in a blend of French and American oak. The wine is full-bodied and shows exquisite color and balance, has well-structured tannins, good clean berry fruit flavors and a wonderful aroma.

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Sequoia Grove 2010 Sauvignon Blanc

Average Retail $18.99

From legendary Napa Winery Sequoia Grove, the 2010 Sauvignon Blanc is sourced from the Yountville and Mello Vineyards. Longtime Winemaker Michael Trujillo, along with Molly Hill, continue to team up and produce quality wines year after year. The 2010 Sauvignon Blanc lives up to those expectations!
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2010 Altovinum Evodia

100% Grenache from D.O. Calatayud in Spain

Average Retail Price $9.99

100 Year Old Vines planted 2500+ feet high in the town of Atea. This wine is %100 pure Grenache aged 5 months in Stainless Steel Tanks.

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