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Episode 90 – How Does Two Buck Chuck Stand Up In a Blind Tasting?

Episode 90 –  How Does Two Buck Chuck Stand Up In a Blind Tasting? Episode 90 – How Does Two Buck Chuck Stand Up In a Blind Tasting?

In this weeks episode, the first of season 3, Shelley and Phil BOTH do a blind tasting while navigating through multiple recording challenges. Two Charles Shaw wines, from California, otherwise known as Two Buck Chuck, a Chardonnay and a Merlot verses a California Chardonnay from Kendall-Jackson and a California Merlot from Blackstone. How will Two Buck Chuck stand up in a blind tasting verses like wines from California? We’ll see! #HappyFriday! #ItsWineTime! #Cheersing

Wines tasted this episode:  

  • 2019 Kendall-Jackson Chardonnay ($11.99 from Fred Meyer)
  • 2021 Charles Shaw Chardonnay ($3.49 from Trader Joe’s)
  • 2019 Blackstone Merlot ($6.99 from Fred Meyer)
  • 2019 Charles Shaw Merlot ($3.49 from Trader Joe’s)

For more information on Trader Joe’s, please visit https://www.traderjoes.com/home

Thanks to our sponsors:  Studio 107, Elsom Cellars

Studio 107 At Studio 107, in the heart of downtown Coeur D’alene, Idaho, we believe that small towns deserve great wines, too!  Come join us in our wine bar and gallery for an afternoon or evening escape. For more information, please visit https://studio107cda.com

Elsom Cellars. Good times are meant to be shared and so are great grapes and great wines! Since 2006, Elsom Cellars has been producing brilliant Washington wines. For more information about Elsom Wines, please visit http://www.elsomcellars.com or call them at 425-298-3082.

And of course, a HUGE thank you to Tod Hornby who wrote and recorded our official Wine Time Fridays theme music (as well as The Social Web sponsorship music!) which is ANYthing but average.  Please contact him at veryaveragemusic@gmail.com

Mentions: Nicole Barnett 

Wine Time Fridays Wine Word of the Week: Mouthfeel

Mouthfeel refers to the physical sensations in the mouth caused by wine, making it distinct from taste. It is a fundamental sensory attribute which, along with taste and smell, determines the overall flavor. Mouthfeel is also sometimes referred to as texture.

Wines we enjoyed this week: Cor Hogback Ridge Vineyard Malbec, Rombauer Vineyards Chardonnay, Cadence Tapteil Vineyard Red Blend, Sleight of Hand The Conjurer Red Blend and Decoy Sonoma County Chardonnay

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