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                       Linne Calodo Cellars-Perfectionist-Syrah-Mourvedre-Grenache-Tannat-Paso Robles-California-2011-14.4% Alcohol-$62.00-A nose of some dark fruit and some and spices, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with blueberry, cassis, white pepper and spice on finish, drink now.          RP-93          WS-88          CR-90          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus.                     Lythium Cellars-Cabernet Sauvignon-Lodi-California-2016-13.8% Alcohol-$11.99-A muted nose of […]

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                          Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-Napa-California-2012-14.7% Alcohol-$62.50-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied smooth Cab, with blackberry, currants, rich dark chocolate and spices on long finish.          NR          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                          Hess Family Latin America S.A.-Bodega Colome-Estate […]

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                                   Linne Calodo Cellars-Contrarian-Grenache Blanc-Viognier-Picpoul Blanc-Willow Creek District-Paso Robles-California-2018-13.5% Alcohol-$35.70-A nose of citrus and spices, medium straw in color.  A light to medium bodied white blend, with pineapple, pear, spice and acidity on long finish, was very good.          NR          CR-90          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus. SLO Down Wines-Sexual Chocolate-Syrah-Malbec-Napa-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of […]

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                    Newton Vineyard-Skyside-Cabernet Sauvignon-North Coast-California-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, some dust and spice on finish, disjointed, expected more.          WE-87          CR-85          Good with meats,chicken, pasta.                     Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 643-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paicines-Central Coast-California-2015-14.1% Alcohol-$16.15-A nose of black cherry and some spices, […]

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                  Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 683-Zinfandel-Sierra Foothills-California-2017-15.0% Alcohol-$10.00-A nose of black cherry and some spices, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, vanilla and spice on finish, a very good value.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats,chicken, pasta.     Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 641-Merlot-Paicines-Central Coast-California-2015-15.1% Alcohol-$9.10-A nose of black cherry and […]

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                    Byington Winery-Brian’s Syrah-Syrah-Pigoni Ranch Vineyard- Alexander Valley-California-2015-14.1% Alcohol-$37.00-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, cassis, some chocolate and spice on long finish, very enjoyable, great to visit their tasting room.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                      […]

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Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 636-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2016-15.5% Alcohol-$13.00-A nose of black cherry and some spices, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, vanilla and spice on finish, a very good value.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats,chicken, pasta.               Beringer Vineyards-The Waymaker-Syrah-Petite Sirah-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Paso Robles-California-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of some dark fruit and […]

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Matchbook Wines-Arsonist-Petit Verdot-Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon-California-2014-14.3% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, blueberry, tar and spice on disjointed finish, average at best.          WE-91 (Editors Choice)          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                                 Bodega Noemia De Patagonia S.A.-A Lisa-Malbec-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Patagonia-Argentina-2017-13.0% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose […]

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                           Bonanza Winery-(Chuck Wagner)-Cabernet Sauvignon-California-NV-14.6% Alcohol-$21.99-A bold nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark ruby in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, chocolate and spice on finish, a big wine, decent not great.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                      Oyster Bay Wines-Sauvignon Blanc-Marlborough-New Zealand-2018-12.5% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of citrus […]

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Trefethen Family Vineyards-Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Petit Verdot-Oak Knoll District-Napa Valley-California-2005-14.8% Alcohol-$95.00-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark ruby in color.  A medium full bodied easy drinking Cab, with black cherry, black currants, and some spice on finish.  A bit past prime, drink now.        RP-94          WE-99          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                             […]

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