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                                Turley Wine Cellars-Zinfandel-Hayne Vineyard-Nape Valley-California-2006-15.1% Alcohol-$48.00-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 it past its peak, but still good, drink now.            RP-93-96          WS-88          CR-91         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. 1000 Stories […]

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                       Quinta And Vineyard Bottlers Vinhos S.A.-Fontesca-Porto-Finest Reserve-Portugal-NV-20.0% Alcohol-$13.89-A nose of sweet dark fruit and spices, dark purple in color. A medium to full bottled Port, with dark cherry, plum, raisin,  chocolate and spice on finish, a good QPR.         RP-86          WS-83          WE-88         CR-87         Good with desserts,  cheeses, ice cream.                      Kendall-Jackson Vineyards & Winery-Vintner’s Reserve-Chardonnay-Santa […]

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                       J AND J WINERY-Moonset-Zinfandel-Knights Valley-Sonoma County-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, blueberry, vanilla and spiced uneven finish.          NR          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                           Bogle Vineyards-Phantom-Petite Sirah-Zinfandel-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mourvedre-Clarksburg-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$15.99-A rustic nose of dark fruit and […]

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                    Clarendon Hills Vineyard-Grenache-Clarendon-Blewitt Springs-Australia-2010-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.   A medium to full bodied single vineyard red, with blackberry, blueberry, with a spiced finish, drink now.           NR           CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                Intrinsic Wine Co-Red Blend-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$21.99-A nose of some […]

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                           Foley Johnson-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2010-14.0% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, currants, chocolate and spices on ling finish. A very good Cab, needs a short decant.          RP-89          WS-86          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                         BOD N B-17414-Cuarto Dominio […]

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                     Bodegas y Vinedos Maurodos-San Roman-Tinto de Toro-Spain-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruit and dark coffee, dark purple in color.  A  full bodied very young red, with blackberry, black cherry, black currants, chocolate and spice on long finish.  Needs a short good decant, very good.          RP-93          WS-88            CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork […]

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Linne Calodo Cellars-Sticks And Stones-Grenache-Syrah-Cinsalut-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2014-15.8% Alcohol-$84.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A bold full bodied Rhone blend, with black cherry, raspberry, cherry liquor, cola and spices on finish.  Drink now.          RP-94          WS-92          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Pedroncelli Winery-Mother Clone–Zinfandel-Dry Creek Valley-Sonoma County-California-2017-14.9% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose […]

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                                Havens Wine Cellars-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with blueberry, cassis, some chocolate and spice, short decant.          RP-90          WE-86          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         Marjorie & Stephane Gallet-L’Effet Papillon-Cueillette-Grenache Noir-Syrah-IGP Cotes Catalanes-France-2018-14.0% Alcohol-$15.00-A nose of some cherry and some […]

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                           Joseph Swan Vineyards-Cuvee De Trois-Pinot Noir-Russian River Valley-Sonoma County-California-2012-14.1% Alcohol-$32,99-A nose of some muted fruit and some spice, brick ruby in color.  A Medium to full bodied red, with cherry, raspberry, some dust and spice on finish, a year of so past prime.          WE-91          CR-88          Good with seafood, cheeses, salad.                                     Yates Family […]

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                      Baer Winery-Ursa-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2013-14.8% Alcohol-$19.82-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, black cherry, herbs and spices on finish.          WS-87          WE-91          CR-89          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.                                                Domaine De La Charbonniere-Cuvee Mourre Des Perdrix-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Chateauneuf-Du-Pape-France-2011-14.0% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of some […]

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