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                    Linne Calodo Cellars-Perfectionist-Syrah-Mourvedre-Grenache-Paso Robles-California-2013-15.4% Alcohol-$72.00-A nose of some funk and dark fruit, dark black purple in color.   A full bodied and bold red blend, with black berries, black raspberries, spice and cola fizz on finish, drink now.          RP-93          WS-92          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                      Bodegas Tobia, S.L.-Oscar Tobia-Vinedos De […]

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                                                              Robert Biale Vineyards-Petite Sirah-Palisades Vineyard-Calistoga-Napa Valley-California-2013-14.9% Alcohol-$49.50-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, chocolate and spice on finish, in a good drinking zone.            RP-92+          WS-92          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         One Cork Bonus. SLO Down Wines-Sexual Chocolate-Syrah-Malbec-Napa-California-2018-14.5% Alcohol-$19.98-A nose […]

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                       Michael David Winery-Lust-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2015-15.5% Alcohol-$44.99-A bold nose of dark fruit and spice, a Zin nose, dark black in color.  A full bodied Zin, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spice, a big wine, long finish, was very good.          WS-86          WE-92          CR-92          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                    Ladera Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Estate-Napa Valley-California-2016-14.6% Alcohol-$39.99-A nose […]

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Playdate Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2016-13.7% Alcohol-$36.00-A nose of some dark fruits and spices, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, spices vanilla on finish, pretty good not great.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.   A-73337-Durigutti-Malbec-Paraaje Altamira-Mendoza-Argentina-2019-13.9% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark black in […]

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Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 713-Merlot-Carneros-California-2017-15.2% Alcohol-$18.00-A nose of dark fruits and some spices, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blackberry, a easy drinker.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                    INV-K72643-UKO-Estate-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2019-13.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full […]

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                                       Austin Hope Winery-Quest-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Petite Sirah-Paso Robles-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of some funk and spice, purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with black cherry, plum some coffee and spice on finish, just missing something to pull blend together.          WE-93          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                        J. Lohr Winery-Seven Oaks-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso […]

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          Rombauer Vineyards-Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Napa-California-2017-15.9% Alcohol-$31.99-A nose of sweet dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, baking spices on sweet smooth finish, alcohol held in check.          WS-88          WE-87          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.      Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 674-Field Blend-Syrah-Petite Sirah-Mendocino-California-2017-14.2% Alcohol-$10.05-A nose […]

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            Bodegas Valdaya S.L.-Valdaya-Tempranillo-Ribera Del Duero-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, currants, dust and spice on long finish, was very good.          WS-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                           Vina Ventisquero Ltd-Grey-Glacier-Cabernet Sauvignon-Maipo Valley-Chile-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$15.88-A nose […]

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                            Rasa Vineyards-QED-Syrah-Grenache-Mourvedre-Walla Walla Valley-Washington State-2010-14.9% Alcohol-$24.44-A nose of dark fruits and spices,  dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with blackberry, raspberry, coffee and spice on finish, a bit past peak, drink now.          RP-93          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.             Berryessa Gap-Malbec-Coble Ranch Vineyard-Yolo County-California-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$14.88-A nose of muted […]

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                            Kosta Browne Wines-Pinot Noir-Russian River Valley-California-2012-14.6% Alcohol–$64.00-A nose of cherries and spice, medium amber in color.   A medium to full bodied Pinot, with currants, cherries, dust and spice on finish, drink now          RP-93          WS-92          CR-90          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus.                       Maroon Wines-Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Maroon Vineyard-Coombsville Applellation-Napa Valley-California-2014-14.4% Alcohol-$29.94-A nose of some […]

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