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                 Bodega Possia, S.A.-Close Des Andes-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$16.65-A nose of some dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum some licorice and spice on finish, a bit rough in spot’s.          RP-92          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Palacio De Primavera-Reserva-Tempranillo-Rioja-Spain-2015-14.1% Alcohol-$18.75-A nose of dark fruits and […]

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             Cornerstone Cellars-Black Label-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2013-14.9% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, some dust and spice on finish, better values exist.          RP-90          CR-88          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads. Famille Pascal & Richard Jaume-Domaine Jaume-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Cotes Du Rhone-France-2018-14.0% Alcohol-$14.75-A simple nose […]

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                          Gundlach Bundschu Winery-Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Malbec-Estate Vineyard-Sonoma Valley-California-2006-14.3% Alcohol-$39.99-A big nose of dark fruit and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, currant, mocha, coffee and spices on long finish.  Still very good, drink now.          NR          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         One Cork Bonus. Wrath Wines-Fermata-Chardonnay-Monterey-California-2016-14.4% Alcohol-$18.47-A nose of […]

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                             Kosta Browne Wines-Pinot Noir-Sonoma Coast-California-2010-14.4% Alcohol–$52.00-A nose of cherries and spice, medium amber in color.  A medium to full bodied Pinot, with currants, cherries, good acidity, dust and spice on finish.  Hard to ever say anything bad about a KB wine, drink now.           RP-92          WS-92           CR-90           Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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St Mary’s Vineyard-Bells & Whistles-Cabernet Sauvignon-Shiraz-Cabernet Franc-Petit Verdot-Limestone Coast-Australia-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$13.61-A nose of some muted fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink red blend, with black cherry, raspberry, some light pepper, just did not come together, thin and not that good.          NR          CR-81          Good for cooking.                              Domaine Francois Grenier-Saint […]

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              Turley Wine Cellars-Juvenile-Zinfandel-St. Helena-California-2017-15.5% Alcohol-$26.99-A nose of black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and spices on finish, a delicious Zin. This is the entry level Zin for Turley, if you can find their single vineyard wines then buy them.          RP-90          WS-91          […]

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                  73118-Loscano Vineyards-Grand Reserve-Malbec-Uco Valley-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$16.99-A nose of dark fruit and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spices on long finish, very easy drinking, a good value.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                        Intrinsic Wine Co-Red Blend-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$21.99-A nose […]

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Coyote Canyon Winery-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Bozak Red-Reserve-Coyote Canyon Vineyard-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2016-14.3% Alcohol-$24.00-A nose of dark fruit and spices, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red blend, cassis, raspberry, some vanilla and spices on long finish, a very good value.          NR          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Linne Calodo Cellars-Problem […]

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                                                                Hearst Ranch Winery-Bunkhouse-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2017-14.8% Alcohol-$23.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, cassis, vanilla and spices on finish, a good value.  Nice tasting room to visit after Castle tour.          NR          CR-89          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.           Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 706-Chardonnay-Napa […]

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                  Chateau Les Mingets-Sauternes-Gironde-France-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$13.99-(.375%)-A nose of some sweet honey, medium golden in color. A medium bodied desert wine, with apricots, honey, some spice on finish, easy drinking.          NR          CR-89          Good with deserts, ice cream.                       Tenuta Poggio al Tesoro-Mediterra-Syrah-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Toscana-Italy-2016-$16.99-A nose of berry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied […]

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