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                               Turley Wine Cellars-Zinfandel-Amadeo’s Vineyard-Paso Robles-California-2016-15.2% Alcohol-$22.50-A nose of black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and spices on finish, a very delicious Zin.          RP-93          CR-91         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Establecimiento NoB 73364-Pampa-Family Reserve-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-14.2% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruit […]

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                 Bodegas Olarra S.A.-Summa-Reserva-Tempranillo-Garnacha-Mazuelo-Graciano-Rioja-Spain-2015-14.0% Alcohol-$19.85-A nose of some funk and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied Rioja blend, with black cherry,  vanilla and some spice on a bit disjointed finish.          WS-87          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                 Votto Estate Selections-Hidden Vines-Bine 1623-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$18.99-A nose of some dark fruit […]

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                    Robert Biale Vineyards-Royal Punishers-Petite Sirah-Rutherford-Napa Valley-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$45.00-A big nose of dark fruit and spices, dark black purple in color. A full bodied red, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spices on long finish.  Still young, decant.          RP-86          WS-91          WE-91          CR-91         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                   Claar Cellars-Winemaker’s Bloc-Estate-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-White Bluffs-Columbia […]

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Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel-Papera Ranch-Russian River Valley-Sonoma County-California-2017-15.0% Alcohol-$43.75-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color. A full bodied red, with black cherry, smokey pepper and spice on long finish, still young, decant.          RP-94          WS-94          CR-92          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Faust-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2018-14.9% Alcohol-$41.25-A nose of some dark fruit and […]

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                            Linne Calodo Cellars-Overthinker-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2014-15.7% Alcohol-$88.00-A nose of sweet dark fruits and spices, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied GSM blend with currants, raspberry, plum, spice box on finish, drink now or hold.          NR        CR-92          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.               Cameron Hughes Wine-CAM Collection-Cabernet Sauvignon-Lodi-California-2018-14.1% Alcohol-$13.00-A nose of dark […]

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                  Linne Calodo Cellars-In My Dreams-Tempranillo-Grenache-Mourvedre-Tannat-Willow Creek District-Paso Robles-California-2014-15.8% Alcohol-$75.00-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with black cherry, raspberry liquor and spices on long finish.          RP-94          CR-92          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                        Bodegas Tobia, S.L.-Oscar Tobia-Vinedos De Altura-Vin […]

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      Meander Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Rutherford-Napa Valley-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, dark currants, licorice and spice on long finish, was very good.          NR          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.           WINC-Porter & Plot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2018-14.1% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of […]

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                         Linne Calodo Cellars-Cherry Red-Zinfandel-Mourvedre-Syrah-Tannat-Tempranillo-Paso Robles-California-2014-15.9% Alcohol-$68.00-A bold nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied red blend, with  black cherry, blueberry, smoky, with licorice and spices on long finish.  Good every year, one of the best Zin blends made.          NR          CR-93          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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                          Apriori-Chardonnay-Sonoma Coast-Sonoma County-California-2017-14.1% Alcohol-$17.92-A nose of some citrus and some spice, medium golden in color.  A medium to full bodied white, with lemon, peach and some acidity on finish, average at best.          Good with seafood, salads, cheeses.                                         Matthews Estate-Blackboard-Cabernet Franc-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Malbec-Walla Walla-Washington State-2018-14.9% Alcohol-$20.50-A nose of dark fruits and spices, purple […]

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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.                              Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 792-Merlot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2017-14.4% […]

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