Bruce P — Empire Wine Community

Bruce P has been a customer since Jun 2013

Reviews (21)

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Brazin 'Old Vine' Zinfandel 2017 image
NICE ZIN
Posted Jun 24, 2020[Verified]

"Nice Zin for the price. Good on the sniff, dark red fruit, al little spice, oak and a good finish."

Bogle Vineyards 'Essential' Red 2017 image
VERY GOOD WINE
Posted Jun 14, 2020

"For 9 dollars this is a very good wine. Have bought this several times and not been disappointed. Has good depth and a real nice finish. Will continue to get this inexpensive gem."

Tom Gore Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 image
GREAT WINE FOR PRICE
Posted Jun 8, 2020[Verified]

"2018. I really liked the 2017 vintage but this one may be even better. Nice on the sniff, nice red fruit flavors A little oak vanilla going on and a good finish for under 12 dollars. Great wine awesome QPR."

Lyeth Cabernet Sauvignon 2020 image
NICE CAB
Posted Jun 1, 2020[Verified]

"A little on the thin side for me. Nice bright red fruits, short finish. Overall a nice cab for the price. Nice weekday sipper."

19 Crimes 'The Banished' Dark Red Blend 2020 image
Posted May 28, 2020[Verified]

"Nice dark red fruit flavors, very smooth and delicious. Nice wine for the price."

Beringer Bros Bourbon Barrel Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 image
Posted May 4, 2020[Verified]

"You can definitely taste the hints of bourbon. I am not a bourbon fan but it works with this Cab. Very smooth, dark red fruits with hint of vanilla and a nice finish. Good wine for the price."

Juggernaut 'Hillside' Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 image
Posted May 1, 2020[Verified]

"Wow! really nice Cali Cab with rich dark fruits, some Spicey notes and a nice finish. Will surely buy again. Awesome wine for the price."

Dark Horse Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2020 image
Posted Apr 28, 2020

"2018 gave it 5 stars because of QPR . Rich luscious dark red fruits with notes of dark chocolate and vanilla. Fantastic Cab for the price. Will certainly get this again."

Owen Roe 'Sharecroppers' Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 image
Posted Apr 27, 2020[Verified]

"Not for me. Musty on the sniff, no distinct fruit flavors and little finish. Maybe I got an off bottle but there are to many other good wines in this price range. Will not get again."

Mettler Family Vineyards Old Vine Zin 'Epicenter' 2016 image
Posted Apr 25, 2020[Verified]

"Fantastic wine. Very nice on the sniff, smooth dark red fruits but not sweet. Nice long finish. Its been awhile since I had this but it is even better than I remember. Consistently excellent vintage by vintage. My favorite Zinfandel"

Chasing Lions Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 image
Posted Apr 24, 2020[Verified]

"2017 Awesome Cali Cab at this price point. Very nice on the sniff, cherry pie with oaky vanilla notes and real nice long finish. This drinks like a cab costing much much more. Well done going back for more."

Oak Ridge Winery 'Old Soul' Old Vine Zinfandel 2017 image
Posted Apr 23, 2020[Verified]

"A little to sweet for me as a Zin. I like my Zins to have a little more power and punch to them. For one dollar more, the Predator Zin is a much better option for me. Would not get this again."

Josh Cellars by Joseph Carr Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 image
Posted Apr 22, 2020[Verified]

"Not a bad inexpensive cab. Opened up a little bit after first glass. Nice on the sniff, good bright red fruits with a little oak, vanilla finish."

Black Ink Winery Red Blend 2020 image
Posted Apr 21, 2020[Verified]

"Very nice smooth wine at this price point. Dark red fruits with a hint of vanilla. Not much on the sniff or finish but it is a yummy wine. Would surely get again. Was going to have a glass or two and just noticed it is gone."

Seven Deadly Zins Zinfandel 2014 image
GREAT ZIN FOR THE PRICE
Posted Nov 7, 2017[Verified]

"Awesome Zin for the price. Will surely get more."

Seven Falls Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 image
REALLY NICE CAB FOR THE PRICE
Posted Nov 7, 2017[Verified]

"Very good Cab for the price. I agree with the other reviewer that said it should cost much more. Definite re-purchase and awesome QPR."

Predator 'Old Vine' Zinfandel 2015 image
NICE ZINE
Posted Nov 7, 2017[Verified]

"Nice Zin for the price. Not a huge finish but a good everyday wine at a great price."

Campus Oaks 'Old Vine' Zinfandel 2012 image
NOT BAD BUT HAD BETTER
Posted Nov 7, 2017[Verified]

"A little on the thin side. It was OK but would not buy again"

Mettler Family Vineyards Old Vine Zin 'Epicenter' 2014 image
MY FAVORITE ZIN
Posted Oct 25, 2017[Verified]

"Have purchased this Zin several times and never disappoints. Awesome Zin for the money."

Dry Creek Vineyards Heritage Clone Zinfandel 2015 image
VERY GOOD ZIN
Posted Oct 25, 2017[Verified]

"Excellent Zin for the price. Have bought again."

Cline 'Ancient Vines' Zinfandel 2015 image
NOT VERY GOOD
Posted Aug 28, 2017[Verified]

"I ordered 6 bottles based on reviews . The first bottle I tried was not very good but choked it down after two days. The second bottle I poured down the drain on day 2. Tasted like vinegar. Would not recommend this. For $2 more - buy the Mettler Epicenter Zin - much better. I will let the remaining 4 bottles sit for a while and hope they improve. Not impressed."

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