Tagged: red blend

2019 Vieux Chateau du Roi

2019 Vieux Chateau du Roi

May 2019 – I stopped in American Brewmaster yesterday to purchase oak cubes, as I decided to add a bit more oak to the merlot I started last week. An R J Spagnols kit...

2018 Vieux Chateau du Roi

2018 Vieux Chateau du Roi

October 2018 – This is a medium body red blend. Winexpert does three levels of this French blend — this is the Selection kit, which is their high end. I’ve done this one in...

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot

January 2014 – I haven’t made a cabernet in years! For the most part, I haven’t drank cabernet in years – I moved away from it at least a decade ago, switching to merlot...

2011 Vieux Chateau du Roi

2011 Vieux Chateau du Roi

November 2011 – To avoid legal problems the kit wines that emulate a regional style have to use a different name, which are sometimes hard to figure out. This one is a Chateauneuf-du-Pape (Rhone)...

1996 Vieux Chateau du Roi

1996 Vieux Chateau du Roi

December 2007 – I stopped into American Brewmaster to get something (probably yeast to jump start the muscadine) and decided to give this kit a try. This is the first kit I tried –...