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                        Linne Calodo Cellars-Problem Child-Zinfandel-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2011-15.8% Alcohol-$54.00-A nose of bold dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.   A full bodied Zin blend, with black cherry, blackberry and layers of spice on finish, not as amazing as previous vintages but still very good..           RP-94           CR-91           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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            Slow Press Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Livermore-California-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$10.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blackberry, licorice and some spice on finish, your average red.          WE-91          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.               R.E.50/42902-Bonegas Ateca S.L.-Honoro Vera-Garnacha-Calatayud-Spain-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$6.11-A […]

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    BNA Wine Group-The Rule-Merlot-Petite Verdot-Petite Sirah-Zinfandel-Napa-California-2014-14.5%-$23.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink red blend, with black cherry, current, tar and vanilla spice on finish, was very good.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                    Vina Santa […]

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  Martinelli Winery, Inc.-Vigneto di Evo-Zinfandel-Russian River Valley-Sonoma County-California-2014-15.9% Alcohol-$25.98-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Zin, with black cherry,  raspberry, vanilla bean and spice on finish, a bit hot but very good.          WS-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.           One Cork Bonus.       […]

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    Les Garrigues-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Cinsault-Marselan-Cotes Du Phone-France-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$8.49-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, medium garnet on color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and spice on finish, an average blend.          NR          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                         Alamos-Malbec-Bonarda-Cabernet Sauvignon-Tempranillo-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-13.0% Alcohol-$8.69-A nose of dark fruit […]

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                                 Michael and David Phillips-Earthquake-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2009-15.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A big nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  Big fruit with blackberry, black cherry, spices, if you love a big wine then this is for you, a bit disjoined compared to other times tried.          RP-90          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.             […]

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                       Orin Swift-Palerno-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Napa-California-2012-15.5% Alcohol-$34.29-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.   A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, cassis, licorice and very good wine with cool label.  A very good wine with cool label.          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       […]

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      R.E. No C.L.M-408-Volver-Tempranillo-La Mancha-Spain-2014-15.0% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red with black cherry, plum, cassis,  heat and spice on finish, a decent value.          RP-92         CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                Proviva S.R.L.-Maipe-Malbec-Chakana Wines-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.0% Alcohol-$8.99-A nose of dark fruit and […]

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The Linne Calodo Experience

There are many exciting things beginning to transform in the vineyard, winery and surface of Linne Calodo. The vineyards have started their yearly march toward sugar production and coloration, aka veraison. The flavors, aromas, passion and sweat all help form what is sure to be another memorable season this harvest. The anticipation of the crush […]

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      Seven Kingdom Wines-Game of Thrones-Syrah-Tempranillo-Petite Sirah-Zinfandel-Paso Robles-California-2015-14.7% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spices, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, cocoa and spices on finish, a bit hot  but good, nice label.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.        […]

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