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BBQ Wine- Best Buy Big Reds for Summer Grilling

Bergstrom Red Wine 2004Bergstrom "Red Wine" 04 $18.00/$20.00
Great value hedonistic fruit bomb of a wine from famed winemaker Josh Bergstrom. It's made from 60% Bergstrom Pinot noir (yes, that incredibly highly rated nectar) plus Cabernet Franc and Merlot to make it even bigger and richer.

Josh makes a hundred cases of this wine or so to sell to Oregon customers for summer everyday drinking. It's made for barbeque, picnics, summer sipping on the deck, made to complement a great steak, burgers, or ribs. Stands up well to many $30+ red blends.

From the winery: "This wine has the color of black cherries with a classic bouquet typical of Bordeaux varietals. Aromas of ripe cherries, cocoa, cassis and pepper give way to a lush mouthful of wine framed with nice acidity and ripe tannins. This wine pairs nicely with barbeque all summer."

Avalon Wine BBQ Wines

Owen-Sullivan (O-S) Red Table Wine $13.50/$15.00
-- WAS $22 - save $7 a bottle and pay a pittance for O-S (the Monster) Wine Company!

Owen Sullivan Red WineBig bad Bill Owen makes huge reds with a cult following, and this everyday red table wine is no exception. Big big flavors at a very decent price. The wine is a blend of 45% Lemberger, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17.5% Merlot, and 17.5% Cabernet Franc. It's fruity, slurpable, easy drinking everyday red with Bill's typical richness and depth.

Bill is closing out this vintage so we took advantage of his generous offer to pass savings on to customers. This wine is just a monster that is a rocking partner to outdoor grilling.

Avalon Wine's Barbeque Wines

Quercus Hyperion Syrah 04 $18.86/$20.95
Hyperion Syrah 04Another winner from garagiste Michael Beckley- juicy, lush flavors, classic black cherry, roasted meat, toasted coffee bean, and black currant flavors with a nice streak of acidity to keep the wine fresh tasting, with a pleasant finish. Good value.

Michael is one of our favorite little known treasures of Oregon winemaking. He crafts luscious, easy to love wines from Oregon fruit and sells them at prices that make them some of the best values around. Enjoy this lush treat with steaks and ribs throughout the summer.

Avalon Wine BBQ Reds

Splendor red wineSplendor Red Wine $15.07/$16.75

A big, meaty yet approachable blend of Washington State fruit: 11% Sangiovese, 47% Cabernet Franc & Merlot, 42% Cabernet Savignon, fruit from Rosa Mystica Vineyard and Alder Ridge Vineyard. Good value.

Nose has sasparilla, cola, sweet red and black fruit, reiterated in the flavors, which include lots of toasty cocoa and espresso bean. Unusual, different, fun. This wine's over-the-top richness reminds us of the bounteous, luscious huge red wines of Sineann and Owen Roe.




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