Red; Mostly Napa Cabs, Rosé Rosato etc., Tastings

VinoDuo’s Favorite Wines of 2019

In our line of work/play, you taste a lot of wine. Some you sip and instantly spit. Some you sip, swirl, and then spit. Then there are those you savor, drink fully, and remember. These are the wines we’ve compiled into our favorite wines of the year list. Most are reasonably priced. Some are cheap. And a couple are pricey but worth the splurge. Try a few and let us know if they make your favorites list.

Salut, Skoal, l’chaim and cheers to 2020!


Innocence Rosé ’17First Crush WineryDry Riesling, Sweet Riesling, SangioveseGrapes: Suisson Valley
Production: Harwich, MA
Sonoma County Rosé ’17Decoy WinesSyrah, Vermentino, Carignan, Pinot NoirSonoma$16
Primerose ’18Masseria LiveliNegroamaroPuglia, Italy$30
Txakolina Rosé ’18UlaciaHondarrabi Zuri, Hondarrabi BeltzaGetariako Txakolina, Spain (Basque)$18
Txakoli Rezabal RoséRezabalHondarrabi BeltzaGetariako Txakolina, Spain (Basque)$15


Maze Cabernet Sauvignon
MazeCab SauvNapa – Pritchard Hill$95
Willamette Valley Pinot Noir ’17Belle PentePinot NoirWillamette Valley, Oregon$23
Langhe Nebbiolo ’18De ForvilleNebbioloBarbaresco, Italy$18
Mauritson Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel ’16Mauritson WineryZinfandelSonoma-Dry Creek$28
Clos Bartolomé Vernet Priorat ’15Celler BartoloméGrenache, Carignan, Cab SauvPriorat, Spain$30
Mario’s Estate Cabernet Sauvignon ’16TrincheroCab SauvNapa-St. Helena$45

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