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                         Mark Herold Wines-Collide-Carignan-Petite Sirah-Tempranillo-Graciano-Napa-California-2012-14.8% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of bold dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and spice on finish, needs a good decant.          RP-90          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   DC Flynt MV Seclections-Kirkland Signature-Zinfandel-Old Vine-Sonoma County-California-2015-15.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A […]

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    Saga Wines-Cult-Cabernet Sauvignon-St. Helena-California-2014-14.2% Alcohol-$16.96-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and spices on long finish.  A easy drinking wine, a very good QPR.          WE-90          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.            Kendall-Jackson Vineyards And Winery-Vintner’s Reserve-Cabernet […]

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                                    Bremer Family Winery-Cabernet Franc-Howell Mountain-Napa Valley-California-2006-14.7% Alcohol-$50.00-A nose of bold dark fruit and spices, dark garnet in color.  A  full bodied red, with blackberry, cigar box, licorice and chocolate, smooth spicy finish, drink now.          NR          CR-91          Good with steak. chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       Proviva S.R.L.-Maipe-Chakana Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Reserve-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-14.5% […]

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    Joel Gott Wines-Zinfandel-Napa County-California-2015-14.4% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of black cherry and some funk and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Zin, with black cherry, plum, some vanilla and spice on finish, disjointed, not as good as prior years.          NR          CR-84          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.     Boedga INV No […]

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                       Beckmen Vineyards-Cuvee Le Bec-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Counoise-Santa Ynez Valley-California-2012-14.0% Alcohol-$7.99-A nose of some muted fruit and spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium bodied Rhone blend with black cherry, blackberry, herbs and spice on finish, easy drinking.          RP-90          WS-87          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                            Intrinsic Wine Co-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A […]

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    Sbragia Family Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Andolsen Vineyard-Dry Creek Valley-Sonoma County-California-2012-14.4% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A  full bodied single vineyard Cab, with blackberry, currants, earth, licorice and spice on finish.  In a great drinking zone, sort decant.          RP-91          WS-85          WE-92          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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      Linne Calodo Cellars-Nemesis-Syrah-Mourvedre-Grenache-Paso Robles-California-2010-14.9% Alcohol-$68.00-A nose of dark fruit and minerals, dark black purple in color.   A full bodied and bold red blend, with black berries, black raspberries, spice and minerals and a smooth long finish.   Short decant, drink now.           WS-90           CR-91           Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.     […]

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               Robert Biale Vineyards-Petite Sirah-E.B.A.-Napa Valley-California-2007-15.2% Alcohol-$67.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, chocolate and spice on finish, in a good drinking zone.            RP-91          CR-92          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         One Cork Bonus.            Alamos-Wines of […]

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    Bodegas Olivares S.L.-Altos De La Hoya-Monastrell-Garnacha-Old Vines-Jumilla-Spain-2015-14.0% Alcohol-$11.96-A nose of some muted dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice in finish, a bit uneven.          RP-90          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         Azienda Agricola Andreola […]

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                     Azienda Orlando Abrigo-Barbaresco-Nebbiolo-Montersino-Italy-2005-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of cherry and spices, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with plum, black cherry, smoke and spice on long finish, elegant, drink now.          RP-92          WS-93          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.             Les Vignerons de […]

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