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    Aresti Chile Wines S.A.-Trisquel-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Petit Verdot-Colchagua-Chile-2013-14.0% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of balck cherry and some spice , dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, a good value.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                               ICQ 1221-VR-Acinum-Corvina-Corvinone-Rondinella-Molinara-Oseleta-Valipolicella-Verona-Italy-2014-12.5% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose […]

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    Lava Vine Vineyards-Pinot Noir-Sta. Rita Hills-California-2014-14.2% Alcohol-$36.00-A nose of some cherry and spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, some cola and spice on finish, good not great.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.    Les Vignerons de Tautavel Vingrau-Les Cirque-Rouge-Grenache-Carignan-Syrah-Cotes Catalanes-France-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose […]

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    Si Vintners-Si.-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Petit Verdot-Margaret River-Australia-2014-13.4% Alcohol-$17.77-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and spices on finish, a bit disjointed.          NR          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                       Proviva S.R.L.-Maipe-Chakana Wines-Malbec-Reserve-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.0% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose […]

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                               IT-VR/714-Tenute Salvaterra-Amarone Della Valpolicella-Classico-Italy-2008-15.0% Alcohol-24.99-A nose of cherry and some spices, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with,black cherry, raisin, tar and baking spices on finish, good not great.          WE-90          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.        Aresti Chile Wine, S.A.-Special Release-Reserva-Cabernet Sauvignon-Curico Valley-Chile-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$11.99-A nose […]

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    Zorzal Wines-Eggo-Tinto De Tiza-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Cabernet Sauvignon-Tupungato-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$23.95-A nose of some dark fruit and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice, smoke and spice on finish, very good.          RP-94          WE-91          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.     Locations Wine-F-4-Grenache-Syrah-Roussillon-Rhone-France-NV-15.0% Alcohol-$15.29-A nose […]

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    Finca La Luz S.A.-Callejon Del Crimen-Mlabec-Gran Reserva-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-14.8% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of some dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied red with black cherry, plum, licorice and spices on long finish, a good QPR.          WE-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.           […]

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    Raymond Vineyards-Reserve Selection-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Malbec-Petite Sirah-Napa Valley-California-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of rich dark fruits, dark garnet in color.   A full bodied red with blackberry, and black cherry, currants, chocolate spice finish.  Too young to drink, decant, special velvet label for 40th Anniversary.          RP-93          WS-92          WE-92           CR-89           Good with steak, chicken, pasta.            Dc […]

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    Clarendon Hills Vineyard-Syrah-Clarendon-Bakers Gully-Australia-2007-14.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.   A full bodied single vineyard red, with blackberry, blueberry, with a spiced finish, still needs a long decant.           RP-92           WS-92           WE-89           CR-91           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       Tensley Wine, Inc.-Syrah-Santa Barbara […]

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    Yates Family Vineyard-Fleur De Veeder-Merlot-Mount Veeder-California-2012-14.9% 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-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       Robert Mondavi Winery-Cabernet […]

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    Linne Calodo Cellars-Cherry Red-Zinfandel (Cherry Vineyard)-Mourvedre (Booker Vineyard)-Syrah (Denner and Lock Vineyards)-Paso Robles-California-2009-15.7% Alcohol-$56.00-A bold nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with  black cherry, blueberry, smoky, with licorice and spices on long finish.  Still needs a short decant, at its peak, drink now.          RP-92          […]

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