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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                     King Estate Winery-Domaine-Pinot Noir-Eugene-Oregon-2006-$31.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark amber in color, very dark for a Pinot.   A full bodied Pinot, with blackberry, plums, raspberry, with white pepper spice, some tobacco flavors, very well made.                   WS-91                 WE-90                   CR-91                    Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.       […]

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Wine Event-Pinot Days-Chicago

Pinot Days-Chicago   Pinot Days Chicago Grand Festival Saturday November 12th, 1-5pm $50 Navy Pier 70 Producers from California, Oregon and Burgundy (Click HERE to see all the Grand Festival Exhibitors). "Table Hop" Dinner at Uncommon Ground Thursday, November 10th, 6-11pm $90 This is our fourth Dinner and Tasting with Uncommon Ground and their amazing […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs Top Dessert Wines Of 2010

                                           Symington Family Estates-Warre’s-Warrior-Special Reserve-Porto-NV-Portugal-$11.99-A ripe nose of spice and dark fruit, very dark, blackish in color.  A sweet full bodied port, dark fruit, spice, a good value for it’s price range, a bottle will last up to one month in frig after opening.               WE-87           WS-82             CR-87             Good with desert or alone. Quinta […]

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CORKSCREWS REVIEWS

                                                             Louis M. Martini-Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2005-$17.99-A big dark fruit nose, dark red color.  A mouth filling red, black currants, black cherry, cedar, right amount of oak.  A enjoyable wine that delivers like a $50 Cab.   I have enjoyed this wine multiple times this past year, one of 2009’s best buys.         RP-89         WS-85       […]

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CORKSCREWS TOP DESERT WINES OF 2009

                                              Symington Family Estates-Warre’s-Late Bottled Vintage-Porto—Portugal-1999-$18.99-A rich nose of dark fruit and sweet spice, dark, almost black in color.  A very smooch enjoyable desert wine, spice, blackberries and chocolate.         NR         CR-4-4.5       Good with deserts, cheese and ice cream. Chateau Haut Bergeron-Chateau La Fleur-Des Pins-Graves Superieures-France-2006-$15.99-A nose of sweet apricots, golden in color.  A […]

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Wine And Desserts

  Triple Cream Tiramisu 1 1/4 cups Triple Cream 1/4 cup instant espresso 1 1/2 pounds mascarpone cheese 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1/2 cup sugar Pinch of salt About 30 ladyfingers 4 ounces finest-quality semisweet chocolate finely grated or shaved.  Directions: In a small saucepan, place 1 cup of the Triple Cream over medium […]

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CORKSCREWS REVIEWS

                                                      Odfjell Vineyards-Armador-Carmenere-Valle Del Maule-Valle Del Maipo-Chile-2005-$10.99-A nose of roasted meats, very interesting.  Very dark, purple.  A smooth, big, interesting flavor of roasted meat, black cherry and dark chocolate.  A wine that delivers allot of taste for it’s price, there are great values coming out of Chile, Spain, Portugal.       RP-89     WS-87       CR-4    Good […]

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