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                                     Produit Et Embouteille Par-Qunita Nova De Nossa Do Carmo, S.A.-Touriga Nacional-Touriga Franca-Tinta Roriz-Tinto Cao-Unoaked-Douro-Portugal-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$17.49-A nose of some fruits and spice, garnet in color.  A medium bodied red blend, with cherry, raspberry, herbs and some spice on finish, some better buys exist.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.      Initial […]

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                                        Francis Ford Coppola Winery-Vendetta-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Mendocino County-Monterey County-California-2013-13.5% Alcohol-$18.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, better than expected.          WE-88          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.     Nexus Bodegas S.L.-Nexus One-Tempranillo-Ribera Del Duero-Spain-2014-14.0% Alcohol-$19.99-A […]

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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.           […]

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                                      Perimeter Winery-Black-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Mcfarland-California-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$8.45-A nose of some skittles and some spice, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied kitchen sink red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and some spice on kinda fake finish.          NR          CR-84          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.             R.E.50/42902-Bonegas […]

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                              Riverain Vineyard-Syrah-Cardiac Hill Vineyard-Bennett Valley-California-2013-14.1% Alcohol-$26.25-A muted nose of some dark fruit and some spice, midnight black in color.  A full bodied very tight and young red, with blueberry, blackberry, licorice and spice on finish, needs a long decant to enjoy now.  Best to wait a few years.       RP-90          WS-91          CR-90          Good with […]

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                                                  Hardin Cellars-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-2015-14.1% Alcohol-$28.49-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, decent not great.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats’ chicken, pasta.                                                         Ryan Patrick Vineyards-Rock Island Red-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Merlot-Primitivo-Columbia […]

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                                      DC Flynt MW Domaines & Estates-Kirkland Signature-Cabernet Sauvignon-Alexander Valley-Sonoma County-California-2015-14.0% Alcohol-$9.89-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.   A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, tar and some spice on finish, a decent value.          NR          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Vignoble Dampt-Bourgogne-Epineuil-France-2014-12.5% Alcohol-$15.00-A […]

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                                            Northstar Winery-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Walla Walla-Washington State-2013-14.4% Alcohol-$24.98-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black currants, black cherry, coffee and spice on finish, something was missing to make blend very good.          RP-92          WS-92          WE-91          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, […]

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      Chad Wine Co-Pinot Noir-Willamette Valley-Oregon-2014-13.9% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose of some cherry and some spice, medium ruby in color.  A light to medium bodied red, with some cherry, raspberry, finish is a bit thin, average at best.          NR          CR-84          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.                                       Winery No-A-70024-Matias Riccetti-Hey Malbec-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.5%-$15.96-A nose of some dark […]

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         B-70313 Mendoza Vineyards S.A.-Luna-De Finca La Anita-Malbec-Single Vineyard-Acrelo-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-13.5%-$10.98-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, some licorice and spice on a bit disjointed finish.          NR          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                            […]

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