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    Bodegas y Vinedos Valderiz, s.l.-Valderiz-Ribera Del Duero=Spain-2014-15.0% Alcohol-23.98-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, cassis, chocolate and spices on finish, needs a couple more years to develop.          RP-90          WS-94          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                     La Rioja […]

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    Shooting Gallery Wines-Locations 4-CA-Petite Sirah-Barbera-Tempranillo-Syrah-Grenache-California-NV-15.5% Alcohol-$20.00-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink blend, with black cherry, raspberry, kirsch, smoke and spice on finish, just missing something to make it great.          RP-90          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         Proviva S.R.L.-Chakana-Estate […]

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      William Hill Estate Winery-Merlot-Central Coast-California-2014-14.3% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of some dark fruits and spices, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, chocolate and spices on finish, easy drinking.          WS-87          WE-86          CR-88          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.                    R.E. 50/42811-Altovinum-Evodia-Old Vines-Grenache-Syrah-Calatayud-Spain-2015-15.0% Alcohol–$9.99-A nose of […]

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                                                          Federalist Vineyards-The Federalist-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, vanilla and spices on finish.  Better than your average Zin.          WS-84          WE-89          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                           H.A. Oswald Family-Husch-Estate-Chardonnay-Mendocino-California-2013-13.9% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of some […]

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      Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-Napa-California-2010-14.5% Alcohol-$56.00-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied smooth Cab, with blackberry, currants, rich dark chocolate and spices on long finish. In a great drinking zone, delicious.          NR          CR-93          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork […]

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              Casa Vitivinicola Tinazzi srl-Opera-N3-Vinum Italicum-Nero d’Avola-Primitivo-Corvina Veronese-Vino Rosso-Veneto-Italy-NV-15.0% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, cigar, chocolate and spice on long finish.  A very interesting wine, very good, beautiful label.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          […]

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      Studert-Prum-Riesling Spatlese-Graacher Himmelreich-Mosel-Germany-2007-9.0% Alcohol-$15.40-A nose of citrus and spice, medium straw in color. A light bodied white, with apple, citrus, decent acidity and spice on finish, a bit past it’s prime.          WS-82          CR-86          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.                                  JL Giguiere-Mossback Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Chalk Hill-Sonoma County-California-2014-13.9% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of […]

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    RE 7245-Bodegas Crapula & Lanena-NdQ-Nacido del Quorum-Seleccion-Monastrell-Syrah-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Jumilla-Spain-2011-14.0% Alcohol-$10.99-A brooding nose of dark fruit and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, chocolate and baked spices on long finish, a very good QPR.          WE-91          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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    Lava Vine Vineyards-Tempranillo-Suisun Valley-California-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$32.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, black cherry, cassis, licorice and spice on finish, good not great.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                               19 Crimes-The Banished-Cabernet Sauvignon-Shiraz-South Australia-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$8.99-A nose of […]

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      Robert Biale Vineyards-Petite Sirah-Palisades Vineyard-Calistoga-Napa Valley-California-2010-15.5% Alcohol-$41.40-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, chocolate and spice on finish, in a good drinking zone.            RP-93          WS-91          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         One Cork Bonus.                                    […]

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