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                        Linne Calodo Cellars-Booker Red-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2011-15.9% Alcohol-$74.00-A nose of dark fruit and spices, dark black purple in color.   A full bodied and bold red Rhone blend, with black berries, black raspberries, spice and smoke on finish.  Needs a short decant, a big and delicious wine, grapes from famous Booker vineyard.           RP-95          CR-95           Good with steak, […]

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                           Robert Biale Vineyards-Basic Black-Syrah-Grenache-Petite Sirah-Carignane-Zinfnadel-Alicante Bouschet-Tempranillo-Sonoma County-California-2014-15.4% Alcohol-$45.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied kitchen sink red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, chocolate and spice on finish, needs a short decant.            WS-90          WE-91          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         One Cork Bonus.                             Bodegas Y Vinedos Del […]

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              INV B-72564-Marcelo Pelleriti Wines S.A.-Felepe Staiti-Vertigo-Malbec-Syrah-Valle Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2012-15.0% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of muted dark fruits and some spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, better than last time, a big and full wine.          NR         CR-91         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork […]

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                             Ravenswood Winery-Zinfandel-Old Vine-Lodi-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$16.00-A nose of dark cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium bodied Zin, with black cherry, plum, chocolate and spice on finish, a good value.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                 Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 652-Petite Sirah-Red Hills-Lake County-California-2016-15.4% Alcohol-$12.75-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark […]

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Alamos-Wines of Catena-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.0% Alcohol-$9.19-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blackberry, some chocolate and spice on finish, a good QPR.         RP-89          WS-87          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                 Nota Bene Cellars LTD.-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Petit Verdot-Arianses Vineyard-Wahluke Slope-Washington State-2013-14.19% Alcohol-$18.93-A […]

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                        Ancient Peaks Winery-Zinfandel-Santa Margarita Ranch-Paso Robles-California-2015-14.6% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red with blackberry, black cherry, some herbs, spice on finish, a good Zin.          WS-90          WE-87          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                        Forth Vineyards-All Boys-Dry Creek Valley-Cabernet Sauvignon-Sonoma County-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$24.00-A nose of […]

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                            Beran & Steorra Wines-Zinfandel-Napa Valley-California-2012-15.4% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Zin, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spices on finish, very good.          WS-88          CR-90          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Browne Family Vineyards-Heritage-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Petite Sirah-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2016-13.9% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose of dark […]

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                  Four Vines Winery-The Kinker-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petite Sirah-Grenache-Paso Robles-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, toast and spice on finish, a bit uneven.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                               Kosta Browne Wines-Pinot Noir-Sonoma Coast-California-2011-14.4% Alcohol–$54.00-A nose of cherries […]

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Lava Vine Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2011-14.3% Alcohol-$40.50-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with blackberry, blueberry, smoke and chocolate with a spiced finish, short decant.            NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                                 Columbia Crest Winery-Grand Estates-Syrah-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, medium […]

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                                 Carlisle Winery-Syrah-Sonoma County-California-2015-14.4% Alcohol-$20.00-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, blueberry, meat and spices on long finish, a great QPR.          WS-91          WE-90        CR-91          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                  Broquel Winery-Kirkland Signature-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$6.99-A nose of some dark fruit and […]

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