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                    Bodegas Escorihuela Gascon-Don Miguel Gascon-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, currants, chocolate and spice on finish, better 2nd day.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                Truett Hurst-Inconspicuous-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2016-15.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  […]

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                     Pax Wine Cellars-Syrah-Walker Vine Hill Vineyard-Russian River Valley-California-2006-15.1% Alcohol-$49.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red with blackberry, blueberry, chocolate and spices on finish, still needs a short decant, drink now.          RP-93          WS-93          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                           Exlibris Cellars-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington […]

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                                    Bodega Mendel-Lunta-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-14.2% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black fruits, herbs, coffee and spice on finish.  A good midweek and QPR wine.         RP-89          WE-88          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Broquel Winery-Kirkland Signature-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$6.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, […]

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                        Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-Napa-California-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$62.00-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.          NR          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                        Hunt Cellars-Good Vibration D-Blanc-Sauvignon Blanc Port-Destiny […]

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                          Fischer Vineyards-Unity-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa County-Sonoma County-California-2012-14.7% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, cocoa and spice on finish, drinking well now.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.  Casa Maguila-Cachito Mio-Tempranillo-Toro-Spain-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$14.98-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark […]

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                                         Mario Bazan Cellars-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2011-13.2% Alcohol-$39.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry, toast and spice on finish.          NR          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                         Alexander Valley Vineyards-Zinfandel-Wetzel Family Estate-Alexander Valley-Sonoma County-2015-14.7% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose […]

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                     Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel–Petite Sirah-Alicante Bouschet-Sonoma County-California-2015-15.3% Alcohol-$24.00-A nose of bold sweet black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.   A full bodied  Zin, with black cherry and smoky peppery flavors, jammy with a long finish.  Always good every year.           RP-88-90          WS-90          CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                         Celler Joan Simo SL-Les […]

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Donati Family Vineyard Inc.-Family Reserve-Petit Verdot-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paicines-Central Coast-California-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$32.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux red, with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and spice on long finish, was very good.          NR          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          Ove Cork Bonus.                                    Joel Gott Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petite […]

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                               Rodney Strong Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Alexander Valley-Sonoma County-California-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, cocoa and spice on finish, easy drinking.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                  Federalist Vineyards-The Federalist-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark […]

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Robert Mondavi Winery-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$28.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with black currants, cherries, and spice on finish, good not great.          WS-88          WE-86          CR-89          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.                                               Bieler Family-Born To Run-Cabernet Sauvignon-Washington State-California-2016-13.9% Alcohol-$11.99-A nose of some dark fruit […]

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