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                           Caldwell Vineyard-Rocket Science-Proprietary Red-Syrah-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Tannat-Petit Verdot-Napa Valley-California-2010-14.1% Alcohol-$150.00-(Magnum)-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied kitchen sink blend, with  blueberries, black currants, finish of dusty chocolate and spice, drank from a magnum, drink now.          NR          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                   Coup De Foudre […]

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                            Pororum Cellars-Cabernet Sauvignon-Coombsville-Napa Valley-California-2018-14.5% Alcohol-$39.99-A bold nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, currants, chocolate and spices on long finish.  Needs a good decant, was very good, still young.          NR          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                                                         […]

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                                    Anglim Winery-Guy James-Syrah-Willow Creek District-Paso Robles-California-2014-15.5% Alcohol-$26.88-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry, chocolate and spice on smooth finish., a good value.          RP-88          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                   Crystal Basin Cellars-Reserve-Zinfandel-El Dorado-California-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$17.70-A nose of […]

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                                              3 Badge Beverage-Gehricke-Cabernet Sauvignon-Knights Valley-Sonoma County-California-2019-14.7% Alcohol-$37.99-A nose of some dark fruits and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, plum, cocoa and spice on finish, good not great.                      INV-K72606-UKO-Malbec-Reserva-Select Vineyards-Mendoza-Argentina-2018-13.3% Alcohol-$14.98-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full […]

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                                            Medlock Ames-Heritage-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Alexander Valley-Sonoma County-California-2017-14.7% Alcohol-$18.99-A nose of some plum and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, some chocolate and spice on finish, easy drinker, a good QPR.          RP-92          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                         Pax Wine Wines-Syrah-Sonoma-Hillsides-Sonoma County-California-2017-12.9% Alcohol-$44.99-A […]

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                      Yates Family Vineyard-Alden Perry Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2016-14.7% Alcohol-$49.00-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, short decant.          NR         CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, […]

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                         Bedrock Wine Co-Bedrock Vineyard Heritage-Zinfandel-Carignan-Mataro-Sonoma Valley-Sonoma County–California-2018-14.5% Alcohol-$41.97-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied Zin blend, with black cherry, black raspberry, licorice and spices on finish, needs a decant.          WS-94          WE-94          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                     Alamos-Seleccion-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2019-13.5% Alcohol-$9.09-A nose of […]

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                                Barlow Vineyards-Barrouge-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Franc-Calistoga-Napa Valley-California-2013-13.6% Alcohol-$29.90-A nose of dark fruits and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black currants, black cherry, some dust and spice on finish, a bit dry.          RP-88          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. La Famille Perrin-Les Cornuds-Grenache-Syrah-Vinsobres-France-2018-14.5% Alcohol-$19.50-A muted nose of some fruit and […]

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                  Linne Calodo Cellars-Problem Child-Zinfandel-Syrah-Mourvedre-Willow Creek District-Paso Robles-California-2016-15.7% Alcohol-$68.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, garnet in color.   A medium to full bodied Zin blend with black cherry, cassis, licorice and a  spiced finish, always good every year.          WS-92          CR-93           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                     INV-K72643-UKO-Estate-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2018-13.2% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of some dark […]

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  Pavi Wines-Fisticuffs-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$25.95-A nose of some dark fruits and spices, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, some licorice with spice on finish.          NR          CR-89          Good with steak, chicken, pasta. Domaine Karl Gras Edmund & Fils-Domaine Santa Duc-Au Lieux-Dits-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvidre-Cinsault-Gigondas-France-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, […]

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