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                      Daou Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2014-14.2% Alcohol-$26.99-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-91          WS-91          WE-87          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.   Vinos Santa Ema S.A.-Reserva-Cabernet Sauvignon-Maipo Valley-Chile-2013-13.5% […]

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                        Eagles Trace-Latitude 38-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Estate-Napa Valley-California-2009-14.3% Alcohol-$36.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full boded Bordeaux blend, with black cherry, cassis, licorice and spice on finish, very good and in a good drinking zone.          NR          CR-92           Good with steak, chicken, pasta.         One Cork Bonus.   […]

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          Bucklin-Bambino-Zinfandel-Field Blend-Old Hill Ranch-Sonoma Valley-Sonoma County-California-2013-14.1% Alcohol-$29.00-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Zn, with blackberry, black cherry, red licorice and spice on finish.  An easy drinking red.          WS-88          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                            Michael and David Phillips-Earthquake-Petite Sirah-Lodi-California-2013-15.0% […]

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    Linne Calodo Cellars-Overthinker-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2009-15.7% Alcohol-$75.00-A bold nose of sweet dark fruits and spices, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied GSM blend with currants, raspberry, plum, spice box on long velvet finish, layers of flavor.  A fantastic wine, still years of life left.          WS-88         CR-94          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          Two Corks […]

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    Soc. Agr. Montalbera S.R.L.-Ruche di Castagnole Montferrato–Laccento-2011-Piedmont-Italy-2011-14.0% Alcohol-$19.98-A nose of dark fruit and some spice , dark purple in color.   A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, some chocolate and spice on finish, decant, interesting wine varietal. (a good one for the 100 century varietal list)         WS-88          CR-89          Good with […]

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           Oak Ridge Winery-Zinfandel-Reserve-Ancient Cine-Lodi-California-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, cassis, red licorice and spice on long finish, very good.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                                   […]

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                       Michael & David Phillips-Sixth Sense-Syrah-Lodi-California-2014-$16.99-A huge nose of candied dark fruit, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied red, with  black licorice, mocha, juicy dark berries flavors,  easy drinking.          WS-83          CR-89          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.       Vinos Santa Ema S.A.-Reserva-Merlot-Maipo Valley-Chile-2013-13.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, […]

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    Trump Winery-Meritage-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Petit Verdot-Virginia-2015-13.0% Alcohol-$24.99-A really weird and offensive nose of dark liquor not wine, dark purple in color.  I was really interested in trying since I voted for him, what a mess, more bourdon like than wine, not drinkable, decanted and that did not help, very disappointed, I am hoping it was […]

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    Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Cheval-Cabernet Franc-2012-14.5% 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 quality juice, decant.           NR           CR-91           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork […]

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  1000 Stories Vineyards-1000 Stories-Zinfandel-Bourbon Barrel Aged-California-2015-15.7% Alcohol-$15.29-A nose of black cherry and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full full bodied red, with black cherry, berries, caramel and spice on finish, pretty good.          NR          CR-88          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.            R.E.50/42902-Bonegas Ateca S.L.-Honoro Vera-Garnacha-Calatayud-Spain-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$6.11-A nose of dark […]

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