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                         Noviello Vineyards, LLC-Brava-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Red Mountain-Washington State-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$23.52-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with black cherry, plum, chocolate and spices on finish, was a very good QPR.          RP-92+          WE-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Anana Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Coombsville-Napa […]

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                          Ben Glaetzer-Amon Ra-Shiraz-Unfiltered-Barossa Valley-Australia-2005-14.5% Alcohol-$69.99-A nose of some dark fruits and spice, black ink in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, black currants, toast, some cocoa and spices on still long finish. Still great despite its being 17 years old, drink now.          RP-96          WE-92          WE-95          CR-93          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          […]

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Three Wine Company-Petite Sirah-Contra Costa County-California-2016-15.4% Alcohol-$21.85-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry,  licorice and spices on a finish.          NR          CR-89          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.  Markham Vineyards-Merlot-Napa Valley-California-2018-14.6% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium […]

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                   Cadence-Bel Canto-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Petite Verdot-Cara Mia Vineyard-Red Mountain-Washington State-2017-14.4% Alcohol-$39.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, some milk chocolate and spice.          RP-92          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                           A Cathedral Ridge Winery-Cabernet Sauvignon-Hood River- […]

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Ego Bodegas-Goru-18 M-Monastrell-Syrah-Cabernet Sauvignon-Jumilla-Spain-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$19.88-A nose of dark fruits and spices, purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, currants, tea and spices on long finish, a very good QPR.          WS-91          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 786-Field Blend-Carignan-Petite Sirah-Syrah-Grenache-Zinfandel-Mendocino County-California-2018-14.5% Alcohol-$11.50-A nose of dark fruits and […]

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A-73337-Durigutti-Malbec-Paraaje Altamira-Mendoza-Argentina-2019-13.9% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark black in color.   A full bodied Malbec, with fig, currants, a bit chunky in mouth feel, vanilla and spice, a good QPR.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Truth Wines-Truth-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet France-Napa Valley-California-2012-13.7% Alcohol-$18.94-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, purple in color.  […]

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                           Carlisle Winery-Petite Sirah-Palisades Vineyard-Napa Valley-California-2013-15.4% Alcohol-$45.44-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark black ink in color.  A full bodied red, with blackberry, blueberry, spiced flavors on long finish.       RP-91-93          WS-93          WE-91          CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                    Walnut Block Wines-Collectables-Sauvignon Blanc-Marlborough-New Zealand-2021-13.0% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of some citrus and spice, […]

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                       Natural Selections-Disciples-Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Napa Valley-2015-15.7% Alcohol-$39.99-A big nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with black cherry, blackberry, tar and spices on long finish.  Cool label.          WS-88          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                        Santa Margherita-Pinot Grigio-Alto Adige-Italy-2021-12.5 % Alcohol-$21.99-A nose of […]

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                  Gorman Winery-The Pixie-Syrah-Red Mountain-Washington State-2011-15.0% Alcohol-$31.88-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, currants, coffee, Asian spice on finish, still a big wine.          RP-91          WS-89          WE-94          CR-90         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                          Michael Havens Wines-Cave Dog-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Beau […]

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                                                                                   Sinegal Estate-Details-Cabernet Sauvignon-Sonoma County-California-2019-14.8% Alcohol-$29.88-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blueberry, black cherry, licorice and spice on finish.          NR          CR-90         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                         Raeburn Winery-Chardonnay-Russian River Valley-Sonoma County-California-2020-14.0% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of apple and citrus, golden […]

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