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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                   PZ1896-Macarico-Aglianico-Alto Vulture-Basilcata-Italy-2006-14.0% Alcohol-$15.99-A  nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blueberry, black cherry, licorice and spices on finish, different and enjoyable.  In a good drinking zone.        RP-92           WS-88          WE-90          CR-90          One Cork Bonus.        Tablas Creek Vineyard-Patelin de Tablas-Syrah-Grenache-Mourvedre-Counoise-Paso Robles-California-2012-13.8% Alcohol-$14.29-A […]

CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                   Osoti-Tempranillo-Garnacha-Rioja-Spain-2008-13.00% Alcohol-$9.07-A nose of some dark fruit, a bit of funk, dark garnet in color.   A medium bodied Rioja blend, with black cherry, blackberry, some meat and spice on finish.   A good value at under $10.00, have with food.           RP-88           CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                                     R.E.-3890-T-Herencia Altes-Grenache-Negra-Spain-2012-14.0% Alcohol-$9.98-A nose […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                              Massena Vineyards-Shiraz-The Eleventh Hour-Barossa Valley-Australia-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$26.86-A nose of big dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry,  stewed plum, with spiced finish, a bit chunky.          RP-94          WS-75          WE-93          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                                                    Senorio De Barahonda-Barrica-Monastrell-Syrah-Yecia-Spain-2011-14.5% Alcohol-$14.98-A nose […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                              Burgess Cellars-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Petit Verdot-Malbec- Napa Valley-California-2005-14.4% Alcohol-$21.99-A nose of dark fruit and tobacco, dark purple in color.   A full bodied Bordeaux style Cabernet, with black currants, tobacco, herbs, and chocolate on finish, a solid effort from a winery with a long history.           WS-87           WE-90           CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          […]

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Fulcrum Wines Fall Releases

    Fall 2014 Newsletter "New Pinot Star in Ascendancy" – Dan Berger, Vintage Experiences "Pinot Noir aficionados deserve to know about these wines." – Mary Ewing-Mulligan, Wine Review Online "I found myself swooning over the excellent new Pinot Noir’s from Fulcrum" – Brian Freedman, Philadelphia Weekly In this Newsletter: Fall Release – More Great […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

              R Wines-Amazed-Evangelho Vineyard-Mourvedre-Carignane-California-2006-16.5% Alcohol-$22.99-A interesting nose of smoky plum, dark black in color.  A full bodied and interesting red blend, with smoky plum, jammy dark fruits, from vines over 100 years, at or past it’s peak, drink now, great QPR.   Interesting label per R Wines tradition.           NR           CR-91           Good with meats, chicken, […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                            Bodegas y Vinedos Maurodos-San Roman-Tinto de Toro-Spain-2005-14.5% Alcohol-$38.88-A nose of dark fruit and dark coffee, dark purple in color.  A big full bodied and now very smooth red, with blackberry, black cherry, black currants, chocolate and spice on long finish.  Drinking great now, still years of life left.          RP-92           WS-91           WE-95          […]

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NJ Wine Event

New Date with Fulcrum and Remington’s We want to invite you to a Fulcrum Dinner at Remingtons. We are very excited to invite you (yet again) to an amazing dinner at Remington’s in the quaint shore town of Manasquan on Thursday October 23rd starting at 6:30pm. Remington’s has created and amazing menu to pair with […]

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NJ Wine Event

  Larkmead Wine Dinner Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 7PM MoonShine Modern Supper Club 55 Main Street Millburn, NJ 973-218-6042 Dallas Brennan, director of Sales and Sommelier, who has worked with Thomas Keller, Morimoto and Alice Waters, will be on hand to discuss the winery, its history and guide us through a tasting.

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                             Domaine Pontifical-Francois Laget Royer-Chateauneuf-Du-Pape-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedere-Cinsuult-Coundise-France-2009-14.0% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of dark fruit and spices, dark garnet in color.   A smooth medium to full bodied CDP, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and spices on finish, very easy drinking.           RP-86          WS-91           CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.       Veramonte-Cabernet Sauvignon-Colchagua Valley-Chile-2012-14.1% Alcohol-$8.81-A nose of dark […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

           Chateau Faugeres-Saint-Emilion-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Cabernet Sauvignon-Grand Cru-La Reserve-France-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$26.98-A nose of bold dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spices on finish.  In a great drinking zone since last time tried four years ago.          RP-89           WS-91          CR-91          Great with meats, […]

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