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    Les Vignerons de Tautavel Vingrau-Domaine Cabirau-Grenanche-Syrah-Carignan-Cotes Du Roussillon-France-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruit and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with blackberry, raspberry, licorice and spices on finish, a very good QPR.          RP-91          WS-86          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                  R.E.50/42902-Bonegas Ateca S.L.-Honoro […]

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    Tablas Creek Vineyard-Patelin de Tablas-Syrah-Grenache-Mourvedre-Counoise-Paso Robles-California-2013-13.9% Alcohol-$16.36-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and spice on finish, a good blend.          RP-87          WS-89          WE-89          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                Paris Valley Road Wines-Founder’s Blend-Cabernet […]

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    Jordan Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Alexander Valley-Sonoma County-California-2012-13.8% Alcohol-$51.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, cassis, some chocolate and spice on finish, easy drinking.          WS-88          WE91          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                Novy Family […]

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                             Yates Family Vineyard-Fleur De Veeder-Merlot-Mount Veeder-California-2009-14.7% Alcohol-$37.00-A nose of sweet dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.   A full bodied, delicious Merlot, yes it’s a Merlot, 100%, cassis, raspberry, velvet favors, mocha, a very long finish.          NR          CR-92          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                        Cuvee […]

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    Armida Winery-Poizin-Zinfandel-Healdsburg-California-2014-14.8% Alcohol-$10.99-A nose of some cherry and spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry,  some pepper and spice on finish, a bit hot, average at best.          NR          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                             Ravenswood-Zinfandel-Old Vine-Mendocino County-California-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$10.99-A nose of black cherry and […]

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  Proviva S.R.L.-Maipe-Malbec-Reserve-Chakana Estate-Mendoza-Argentina-2012-14.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Reserve Malbec, with blackberry, plum, tar and spice on finish.  A meaty red, a good value.         RP-91          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.     Finca Abril S.A.-Rapsodia-Malbec-Reserva-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2012-14.4% Alcohol-$18.00-A brooding nose of dark […]

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Fantesca Estate & Winery Update

    The warm weather and long days of summer are here, and with them, opportunities to connect with friends over a shared bottle of wine abound. As a member of our mailing list, you are granted special access to our wines when they become available for purchase. These small production wines consistently sell out […]

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                            Denner Vineyards-Syrah-Paso Robles-California-2012-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of some brooding dark fruit and spice, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied red, with blackberry, blueberry, dark chocolate and spice on long finish.  A still young red, keeps a good decant, but a great value.          WS-90          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken and pasta.          One […]

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    Carpe Diem Cellars-Cabernet Sauvignon-2013-Napa Valley-Yountville-California-14.5% Alcohol-$21.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and spice on finish, your average Cab.          WE-92          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                         Vinedos y Bodegas Trabun-Trabun-Malbec-Cachapoal Valley-Requinoa-Chile-2015-14.0% Alcohol-$11.99-A nose of some […]

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           Bedrock Wine Co-Zinfandel-Carignan-Alicante-Petite Sirah-Abouriou-Aubun-Old Vine-Sonoma Valley-Sonoma County-California-2012-14.6% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of some dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied red Zin blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spices on finish, very easy drinking.          RP-90          WS-91          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.     […]

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