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                                      – Proyecto Unsi Unsi-Garnacha-Mountain Vineyards-Terrazas-Spain-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$18.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and spice on finish, pretty good.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                    Tenoira Gayoso-Mencia-Bierzo-Spain-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of some […]

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                                            Chateau Lespault-Martillac-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Pessac-Leognan-France-2010-14.0% Alcohol-$39.00-A nose of muted fruit, medium garnet in color.  A medium bodied red blend, with some cherry, raspberry , just thin and terrible wine for the price.          RP-89-91           WS-89          CR-82          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                Cachito Mio-Tempranillo-Toro-Spain-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$14.98-A nose of some dark fruit […]

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                                      Robert Biale Vineyards-Royal Punishers-Petite Sirah-Rutherford-Napa Valley-2013-14.9% Alcohol-$35.93-A big nose of dark fruit and spices, dark black purple in color. A full bodied red, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spices on long finish.  Still a baby, good now and will be better in a few years.          RP-95          WS-92          WE-93          CR-91         Good with meats, […]

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    Winery Los Toneles Inv N B-70417-Tonel 78-Barrel Select-Malbec-Bonarda-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-14.0% Alcohol-$12.11-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied blend, with black cherry, plum, rustic spice on finish, a good value.          RP-91          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta..                  […]

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                        Proemio Wines-Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Grenache-Grand Reserve-Winemaker’s Selection-Mendoza-Argentina-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium bodied red blend, with black cherry, blackberry, licorice and spice on finish, very good.          WS-90         CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                                       Browne Family Vineyards-Heritage-Cabernet […]

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                                            Yates Family Vineyard-Napa Redwoods Estate-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-Napa-California-2013-15.1% Alcohol-$57.00-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.  A still very young Cab which is excellent now but will only improve with age, […]

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                                 Robert Biale Vineyards-Petite Sirah-Palisades Vineyard-Calistoga-Napa Valley-California-2012-15.5% Alcohol-$49.50-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-89          WS-91          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         One Cork Bonus.            […]

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                              Alante Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Roman’s Vintage-Napa Valley-California-2007-15.4% Alcohol-$49.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied red with blackberry, blueberry, some chocolate and spies on long finish, still need a short decant, was very good.          RP-92          CR-92          Good with steaks, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.           […]

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  Vina Robles-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2015-13.7% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab with blackberry, black cherry, some cocoa and spice on finish, a decent value.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                   Alamos-Wines of Catena-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.0% Alcohol-$9.19-A […]

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                         Bod-No-71414-Bodega Cuarto Dominio-Chento-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Vineyard Selection-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-13.9% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, a good QPR.          WS-85          WE-89          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                                                 DFJ Vinhos, S.A.-Paxis-Touriga […]

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