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                         Linne Calodo Cellars-Sticks And Stones-Grenache-Mourvedre-Syrah-Paso Robles-California-2011-15.3% Alcohol-$68.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A bold full bodied GSM, with black cherry, raspberry, cherry liquor, cola and spices on finish.  Drink now.          RP-93          WS-88          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                   Yates Family Vineyard-Cheval-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-California-2013-15.3% Alcohol-$42.50-A nose […]

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                             Chateau La Tour Blanche-Sauternes-Grand Vin De Bordeaux-France-2009-14.0% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of sweet honey, golden in color.  A medium bodied desert wine, with honey, lemon, rich oily acidity, light on finish, a very good valued Sauternes.       RP-93          WS-92          WE-95          CR-90          Good with deserts, ice cream.          One Cork Bonus.                         Bodegas Fabre S.A.-Fabre Montmayou-Malbec-Reserva-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$11.94-A nose of […]

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Peachy Canyon Update

2016 Mustang Springs Zinfadel Adelaida District, Paso Robles 100% Zinfandel A lavish nose of earth, allspice, and dark fruit leaps from the glass of Mustang Springs. Tea leaves, black and red cherry, and rhubarb blend together for a balanced finish. A perfect pairing for your favorite BBQ specialty for those last outdoor meals of the […]

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Carol Shelton Wines-Wild Thing-Old Vine Zinfandel-Mendocino County-California-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$15.98-A nose of cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium bodied Zin, with cherry, raspberry, more creamy than jammy, some cinnamon and spice on finish.  Cool label.          WS-89          WE-92 (Editors Choice)          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                      Joel Gott Wines-Zinfandel-Napa County-California-2016-14.4% Alcohol-$16.99-A nose of black […]

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                             Bodegas Tobia, S.L.-Oscar Tobia-Vinedos De Altura-Vin Rouge-Tempranillo-Rioja-Spain-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of dark fruit and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spices on finish.          WS-90          WE-91          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                      Symington Family Estates-Warre’s-Heritage Ruby Porto-Portugal-NV-19.0% Alcohol-$12.06-A ripe nose of spice […]

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Bodegas Y Vinedos Tabula S.L.-Tabula-Tempranillo-Ribera Del Duero-Spain-2012-14.5% Alcohol-$27.50-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and spices on long finish, needs a good decant, very good.          RP-91         WS-92          CR-90         Good with steak, chicken, pasta.         One Cork Bonus. Santa Margherita-Pinot Grigio-Alto Adige-Italy-2017-12.5 % Alcohol-$17.99-A […]

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                      Hearst Ranch Winery-Bunkhouse-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2016-13.8% Alcohol-$27.00-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, cassis, vanilla and spices on long finish, a good value.  Nice tasting room to visit after Castle tour.          WE-91          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                         […]

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                     Bodegas Norton S.A.-Malbec-Reserva-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$11.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Malbec, with black cherry, plum, blackberry, finishes with smoke and spice, always a good value.          WS-90          WE-87          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta             . Martinelli Winery, Inc.-Red Barn Ridge-Zinfandel-Syrah-Russian River Valley-California-2014-15.3% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark […]

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                      Columbia Crest Winery-H-3-Merlot-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$11.97-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, dusty cherry, and spice on finish, always a good value.          WS-88          WE-88         CR-89         Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Chateau Ste. Michelle-Merlot-Indian Wells-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of some dark […]

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                       Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel–Petite Sirah-Alicante-Bouschet-Grand Noir-Rossi Ranch-Sonoma County-Sonoma Valley-California-2015-15.4% Alcohol-$39.00-A nose of bold sweet black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied  Zin, with black cherry and smoky peppery flavors, jammy with a long finish, needs to be decanted.   Always good every year.           RP-90-92          WS-92          WE-93          CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One […]

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