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                          Orin Swift-Papillon-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Napa Valley-California-2017-15.3% Alcohol-$60.00-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and spice on long finish. Was very good for a young wine.          RP-89          CR-92          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Wrath Wines-Fermata-Chardonnay-Monterey-California-2016-14.4% […]

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                            Linne Calodo Cellars-Problem Child-Zinfandel-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2015-15.7% Alcohol-$72.00-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.          RP-94          CR-91           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                     Elyse Winery-Petite Sirah-Carignan-Zinfandel-York Creek Vineyard-Napa Valley-California-2015-14.2% Alcohol-$18.88-A nose […]

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K Vintners-K-Syrah-Morrison Lane-Walla Walla Valley-Washington State-2008-$37.98-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, spices on long finish, stills needs a short decant.          RP-93          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                             Comartin Cellars-Cuvee Cassidy-GSM-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-California-2015-14.4% Alcohol-$25.14-A nose of dark fruits and […]

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Comartin Cellars-Zinfandel-Old Vine-Lodi-California-2018-14.8% Alcohol-$22.88-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red, with blackberry, cassis, pepper and spices on long finish, a very good QPR.          WE-92          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. INV-K72606-UKO-Malbec-Reserva-Select Vineyards-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.3% Alcohol-$14.98-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in […]

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                                                La Sirena Wines-Pirate-Treasured-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Petite Verdot-Grenache-Napa Valley-California-2014-14.7% Alcohol-$55.00-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and spices on finish, cool sided bottle.  A Heidi Barrett wine.         NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                              Artezin […]

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                       Osprey’s Dominion Vineyards Ltd-Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petit Verdot-North Fork of Long Island-New York-2013-13.0% Alcohol-$28.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied Cab blend, with black cherry, cassis, some dust and spice on finish, very good for a New York wine.          RP-86          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          […]

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                                   Castellani Michele & Figli-Colle Cristi-Classico-Corvina Veronese-Rondinella-Molinara-Amarone della Valpolicella-Italy-2015-15.5% Alcohol-$34.88-A nose of black cherry and spice, dark garnet on color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with jammy black cherry, coffee and herbs on spice finish, was very good.          WE-92          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 735-Cabernet Sauvignon-Santa […]

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Aberrant Cellars-Off The Wagon-Carmenere-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Rogue Valley-Oregon-2016-13.6% Alcohol-$15.88-A nose of some dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied unusual red blend, with black cherry, plum, herb and spice on finish.          RP-89          WE-90          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                     Bodegas Fabre S.A.-Fabre Montmayou-Malbec–Reserva-Mendoza-Argentina-2019-14.5% Alcohol-$11.98-A nose of some dark […]

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                         Howell At The Moon Vineyards and Winery-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-Napa Valley-2013-15.2% Alcohol-$44.99-A nose of some austere funk, dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red with currant, plum, candied spice on finish, needs a decant.          NR          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                    Hawk and Horse […]

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                          Clarendon Hills Vineyard-Grenache-Clarendon-Blewitt Springs-Australia-2007-14.5% Alcohol-$26.99-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.           RP-91+           WS-91           WE-93           CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. The Alex Cooper Project-Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Doug Rafanelli Vineyard-Dry Creek Valley-Sonoma County-California-2014-14.1% […]

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