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                       Angry Bunch Wines-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$22.00-A nose of black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberries, big and bold finish.          WE-86          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                   Michael and David Phillips-Earthquake-Petite Sirah-Lodi-California-2012-15.0% Alcohol-$24.99-A big nose of dark fruit and spice, dark […]

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  Bodegas Y Vinedos La Esperanza S.A.-Malbec-Gran Reserva-Vista Flores Vineyard-Valle de Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-14.8% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of dark fruit and spices, dark purple n color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, smoke and spices on finish, was very good.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Vina Robles-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2014-14.6% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of […]

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    Yates Family Vineyard-Cheval-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-California-2013-15.3% Alcohol-$42.50-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blackberry, cherry vanilla coke and spice on long finish.  This little known winery always delivers, would of scored higher with less heat.           NR           CR-89           Good with meats, chicken, […]

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                                   Yates Family Vineyard-Fleur De Veeder-Merlot-Mount Veeder-California-2010-14.8% Alcohol-$37.00-A nose of sweet dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.   A full bodied and delicious Merlot, yes it’s a Merlot, 100%, cassis, raspberry, velvet favors, mocha, a very long finish.          NR          CR-92          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.   Alamos-Wines of Catena-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-13.5% […]

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  Vina Cobos S.A.-Felino-Cabernet Sauvignon-Valle de Uco-Lujan de Cuyo-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.4% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose of dark fruits, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with black currants,  blackberries, smooth with chocolate and spice on finish, a very good value.          RP-89          WS-88          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.     Symington Family Estates-Dow’s- […]

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NJ Wine Event

   

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                      Caldwell Vineyard-Rocket Science-Proprietary Red-Syrah-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Tannat-Petit Verdot-Napa Valley-California-2009-14.9% Alcohol-$39.48-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied kitchen sink blend, with  blueberries, black currants, herbs and white pepper, finish of dusty chocolate and spice.   This is the sixth vintage I have tried, all have been very good, cool […]

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Truchard Vineyards Update

  As many of you know, Truchard Vineyards is owned and operated by two Texas Natives. Please take a moment to read a note from Jo Ann Truchard in regards to Hurricane Harvey I was born in La Grange, Texas where I attended elementary, middle, and high school. Now that I live in Napa, I […]

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                             Daou Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2015-14.2% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of dark fruits and some spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with blackberry, cassis, cocoa, and spices on finish, a solid Cab.          RP-90-92          WE-93          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                        Bodegas Borsao S.A.-Campo De Borja-Tres Picos-Garnacha-Borja-Spain-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of dark fruit […]

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    Robert Biale Vineyards-Basic Black-Petite Sirah-Syrah-Mourvedre-Zinfandel-Grenache-North Coast-California-2011-13.9% Alcohol-$38.00-A nose of dark cherries and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with black cherry, raspberry, herbs, licorice and pepper spiced finish.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Bodegas Y Vinedos-Maurodos-Prima-Tinta de Toro-Garnacha-Toro-Spain-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$14.88-A nose of dark fruits and […]

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NJ Wine Event

  It’s that time of the year, the moment you have all been waiting for! Our biggest event of the year!!!!! Wine Library’s 2017 Super Tasting Tickets On Sale Now! The Manor 111 Prospect Ave West Orange, NJ 07052 Monday, October 9th from 5:30pm to 9:30pm VIP Ticket Holders gain entry at 4:30 P.M. Tickets […]

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