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                          Pomum Cellars, LLC-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Malbec-Petit Verdot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink red blend, with black cherry, blueberry, licorice and spice on finish, easy drinking.          WE-89          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.     Valdez Family Winery-Ulises […]

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                               Black Kite Cellars-Kite’s Rest-Pinot Noir-Anderson Valley-California-2010-14.5% Alcohol-$35.27-A nose of some cherry and some spice, dark ruby in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blueberry, cola and spice on finish, was very good.          WS-92          CR-91          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus.                     […]

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    Duckhorn Wine Company-Decoy-Sauvignon-Sonoma County-California-2015-13.9% Alcohol-$21.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry, some licorice and some spice on finish, your average Cab.           WS-87          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                       Bixby Creek Bridge-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of […]

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                                       Columbia Crest-H3-Merlot-Columbia Crest-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$12.09-A nose of cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Merlot, with blackberry, cherry, dusty chocolate and spice on finish, better than last year, a very good value.           WS-88          WE-88           CR-88           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Vina Cousino Macul S.A.-Don […]

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    Titus Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2009-14.9% Alcohol-$32.80-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied reserve red, with blackberry, blueberry, chocolate and spiced on long finish.  Still has lots of life left, was very good.          WS-91          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                       […]

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      Bodegas El Nido S.L.-Clio-Monastrell-Cabernet Sauvignon-Jumilla-Spain-2014-15.5% Alcohol-$34.99-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice, chocolate, spices on very long finish.  A fantastic wine.          RP-91          WS-92          CR-93          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.           […]

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    Ego Bodegas R.E.-Fuerza-Monastrell-Cabernet Sauvignon-Jumilla-Spain-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, licorice and spices on long finish  A very good QPR.          WS-90          WE-85          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         Juggernaut Wine Co.-Hillside-Cabernet Sauvignon-Alexander Valley-Sierra […]

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    Sarl Fracture-Grenache-Vin De Pays Des Cotes Catalanes-France-2011-15.9% Alcohol-$30.00-A nose of some dark fruit and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red with blackberry, plum, smoke and spice, a bit artificial.          WS-88          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.             AZ.AGR Sordo Giovanni-Barolo-Castiglione Falletto-Italy-2012-14.0% Alcohol-$23.99-A nose of some […]

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    La Rioja Alta, S.A.-Vina Arana-Reserva-Tempranillo-Mazuelo-Labastida-Spain-2009-13.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of some fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red bland, with cherry, currant, coffee and white pepper on finish, just average.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Whitehall Lane Winery-Vintner’s Mark 3-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Napa Valley-California-2014-14.3% Alcohol-$18.96-A nose of dark […]

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    Browne Family Vineyards-Heritage-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Petite Sirah-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2016-13.9% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, blueberry, vanilla and spices on long finish, a very good QPR.          NR          CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.     3 Badge Beverage […]

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