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Kirkland Signature 2015 Columbia Valley red wine

It’s sunny. It’s May. It’s the Pacific Northwest. That can only mean one thing… human body parts showing up in all the wrong places. The region that brought us serial killers Ted Bundy and Gary Ridgway would smile as they … Continue reading

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Kirkland Signature 2011 Mendoza malbec (Argentina)

Far and away, this is the most-searched-for “winery.” Here you go then… Tasted at 63-68 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: black garnet. Nose: plum, pine needles, soft nuances of smoke and glitter. Mouthfeel: full-bodied. Tail trail: 9 seconds. … Continue reading

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Kirkland Signature 2012 Red Mountain cabernet sauvignon

Tasted at 56-64 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: dark garnet magenta. Nose: soft cherry blossoms. Mouthfeel: soft medium-bodied. Tail trail: 7 seconds. Flavors: blackberry, raspberry, red licorice, melba toast. Alcohol: 13.1%. Red Mountain AVA. Winemaker: John Freeman. Produced … Continue reading

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Kirkland Signature 2012 Columbia Valley red wine

Tasted at 54-62 degrees on the IR temp gun. Color: black garnet. Nose: blackberry pie, oak, plum. Mouthfeel: full-bodied, velvety. Tail trail: 7 seconds. Flavors: blackberry pie, oak, plum. Fundamentally sound wine but lacks complexity as most Kirk Sig wines … Continue reading

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Kirkland Signature 2012 Columbia Valley merlot

On assignment with another beverage but this has been a request-in-demand so here it is because in the natural process of selecting wines to review, we choose which wines will interest our readers the most, leaving behind other wines that … Continue reading

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Kirkland Signature 2010 Columbia Valley red wine

What is the problem with our local wine bloggers’ denial of Washington wines made under the Costco ‘Kirkland Signature’ label? Costco is known for value, as opposed to Nordstrom is known for high-fashion quality and taking out a second mortgage … Continue reading

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Kirkland Signature 2011 Columbia Valley merlot

The message is quite clear… do NOT start your car when the Bellevue po-po is on you. Those cops were serving a warrant when the suspect chose to rev up his whip, and thus had his life terminated by the … Continue reading

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