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Bodegas El Nido S.L.-Clio-Monastrell-Cabernet Sauvignon-Jumilla-Spain-2017-15.5% Alcohol-$44.99-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice, chocolate, spices on very long finish.  Always good every year.          RP-93          WS-92          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. J. Lohr Winery-Pure Paso-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petite Sirah-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Malbec-Paso […]

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Bodega Norton, S.A.-Privada-Malbec-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of brooding dark fruit and spice, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied red blend with blackberry, cassis, some bitter chocolate and spice on finish, needs a decant.            RP-94          WS-91          CR-90         Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. SLO Down Wines-Sexual Chocolate-Syrah-Malbec-Napa-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of dark […]

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                           Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel-Carlisle Vineyard-Russian River Valley-Sonoma County-California-2017-15.0% Alcohol-$39.50-A nose of bold sweet black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied  Zin, with black cherry, cranberry, peppery flavors on finish.       RP-93          WS-94          CR-91           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                    Turley Wine Cellars-Old Vines-Zinfandel-Napa-California-2019-15.2% Alcohol-$28.99-A nose of black cherry and spice, […]

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                     Paul Jaboulet Aine-La Petite Chapelle-Syrah-Hermitage-2013-13.5% Alcohol-$59.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spices, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry, dust and spice on finish, not the best QPR.          RP-95          WS-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       V. Sattui Winery-Port-Barrel Aged-St. Helena-California-NV-18% Alcohol-$59.00-(.500ML)-A nose […]

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                      Yates Family Vineyard-Cheval-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-California-2018-14.8% Alcohol-$45.00-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, seek it out.          NR           CR-92           Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                    […]

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Donati Family Vineyard Inc.-The Immigrant-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Paicines-Central Coast-California-2016-14.1% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend with blackberry, plum, licorice and spices on long finish, was very good.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                    Stolpman Vineyards-Syrah-Estate-Ballard Canyon-California-2018-14.1% Alcohol-$31.00-A nose […]

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                     Rombauer Vineyards-Chardonnay-Carneros-California-2019-14.5% Alcohol-$26.99-(.375%)A nose of citrus and spices, golden in color.  A medium to full bodied white, with apple, peach, spiced honey on finish, decent acidity, refreshing.          RP-88          WS-91          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.     Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 749-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mendocino-Caalifornia-2018-15.6% Alcohol-$15.00-A nose of black cherry and some spices, dark garnet in […]

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Robert Mondavi Winery-Maestro-50th Anniversary-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Napa Valley-California-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$29.92-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with black cherry, plum, some spice on a bit uneven finish, expected more.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                 Bodegas B. Escudero-Arvum-Garnacha-Tempranillo-Graciano-Mazuelo-Rioja-Spain-2005-14.0% Alcohol-$29.88-A nose of some […]

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                                                              Carlisle Winery-Syrah-Sonoma County-California-2017-14.9% Alcohol-$24.00-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.          NR        CR-90          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                         Bodegas Izadi S.A.-Seleccion-Tempranillo-Graciano-Rioja-Spain-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of dark fruit and some […]

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                               Lawer Family Wines-Estate-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$29.89-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, plum, Asian spice on finish, decent QPR.          WS-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                      V. Sattui Winery-Merlot-Napa Valley-California-2017-14.8% Alcohol-$45.00-A muted nose of some black cherry and […]

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