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           WTN Cellars-San Valencia-Pinot Noir-Valle Central-Chile-2014-13.2% Alcohol-$17.00-A nose of some cherry, medium ruby in color.  A medium bodied red, with cherry, strawberry, some vanilla and spice on finish, average drinker.          NR          CR-84          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.                         La Casa Del Rey S.A.-Alta Vista-Premium-Cabernet Sauvignon-Lujan De Cuyo-Mendoza-Argentina-2012-14.5% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some […]

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                        Yates Family Vineyard-Alden Perry Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2012-14.8% Alcohol-$52.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, black currants, rich and layered, dark chocolate and spice on long finish.  A delicious bottle of wine, drink now.          NR         CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, […]

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       Secret Indulgence-Chronology-Petite Sirah- Grenache-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Mission-Syrah-Mourvèdre-Napa Valley-California-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, chocolate and spices on long finish.  A very heavy bottle that could double as a weapon.          RP-91+          WS-87          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, […]

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Cellar Angels Update

senders wines 2014 cabernet sauvignon ‘oakville station’ vineyard, oakville AVA napa valley, ca CLICK TO WATCH OUR INTERVIEW: Winemaker Craig Senders and Karen Senders If there ever was a winery where winemaking and philanthropy fully intertwine, it is Senders Wines. This is the first time we are featuring this inspirational producer on our website, and […]

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               Monte Rio Cellars-Syrah-North Coast-California-2016-12.7% Alcohol-$29.99-A muted nose with little fruit, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with fruit being restrained, not sure if too young to drink or just not a good wine, pretty austere, really low alcohol level for this varietal. Usually enjoy any wine from Pax Mahle, interesting […]

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S.C. Chateau Le Fournas Bernadotte-Grand Vin-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Haut-Medoc-France-2009-13.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend with black currant, plum, licorice and spice on finish, was very good.          RP-89          WS-87          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                    Michael David Winery-Petite Petite-Petite Sirah-Petite […]

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                      Robert Biale Vineyards-Royal Punishers-Petite Sirah-Rutherford-Napa Valley-2011-14.5% Alcohol-$45.90-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.  In a good drinking zone.          RP-93          WS-90          CR-91         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 637-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington […]

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         Linne Calodo Cellars-Cherry Red-Zinfandel-Mourvedre-Syrah-Paso Robles-California-2012-15.8% Alcohol-$66.00-A bold nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with  black cherry, blueberry, smoky, with licorice and spices on long finish.  Still needs a short decant, drink now.          RP-94          WS-88          CR-91          Good with turkey, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Michael David […]

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                            Yates Family Vineyard-Sisters-Mt. Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2013-15.1% Alcohol-$48.99-A bold nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red blend, not quite sure varieties but would guess Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and maybe Cabernet Franc, with blackberry, blueberry, very long finish of chocolate and spices, a delicious bottle of wine.          […]

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                                DC Flynt MW Selections-Kirkland Signature Series-Cabernet Sauvignon-Oakville-Napa Valley-California-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$18.59-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.   A medium to full bodied kitchen sink red blend, with black cherry, plum, tar and some spice on finish, a good value.          WS-88          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                 INV N-7245-5-Bodegas Del […]

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