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  Duckhorn Wine Company-Decoy-Zinfandel-Sonoma County-California-2015-13.9% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of some black cherry, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry,  raspberry, licorice and some spice on finish, average at best.          WS-90          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pizza.                      Moonridge Vineyard-Korbin Kameron-Cabernet Sauvignon-Moon Mountain District-Sonoma County-California-2012-14.6% Alcohol-$29.99-A very distinct nose blue […]

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                          B73118-Loscano Vineyards-Grand Reserve-Malbec-Lujan de Cuyo-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.8% Alcohol-$16.99-A nose of dark fruit and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spices on long finish, needs a good decant.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.            Locations-I-1-Nero D’Avola-Negroamaro-Barbera-Sangiovese-Italy-NV-$10.08-A muted nose of […]

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    Finca Abril S.A.-Rapsodia-Malbec-Reserva-La Consulta Vineyard-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$15.99-A brooding nose of dark fruits and spice, dark, dark purple in color.  A  full bodied red, with blueberry, cassis, chocolate and white pepper on finish, a bit rough.          NR          CR-84          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                         Angry Bunch Wines-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$22.00-A nose of black cherry and […]

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    Joseph Carr-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, an average value.          RP-83          WS-86          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                    Artezin Wines-Zinfandel-Petit Sirah-Old Vine-Mendocino County-California-2016-14.5% […]

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    Carving Board Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Buellton-California-2014-13.8% Alcohol-$14.03-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, cigar and spice on disjointed finish.          NR          CR-84          Good with meats, chicken. pasta.         Kendall-Jackson Vineyards & Winery-Vintner’s Reserve-Chardonnay-Santa Rosa-California-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of citrus […]

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                          Inv B-72460-Black Cabra-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$8.45-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, coffee and spice on finish, a good value.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.           Alamos-Wines of Catena-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.0% Alcohol-$10.39-A nose of some […]

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             Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel–Dry Creek Valley-Sonoma County-California-2014-15.1% Alcohol-$31.00-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.   A ver good  Zinfandel, a great value.           RP-92-94          WS-93           CR-91           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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    Bodega Catena Zapata-Malbec-Lunlunta-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$15.88-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and spice on finish,  good not great.          RP-89          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                         Finca Villacreces S.L.-Tinto Fino-Tempranillo-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Ribera Del Duero-Spain-2009-14.0% […]

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    Steltzner Vineyards-Richard Steltzner-Cabernet Sauvignon-Reserve-Estate-Stags Leap District-Napa Valley-California-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$39.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark black garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Reserve Cab, with blackberry, black cherry, cassis, some bacon and spice, not as good as last time tried, a bit rough.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   […]

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    Michael David Winery-Seven Deadly Red-Unknown grapes-Lodi-California-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$13.99-A  nose of dark fruits and spice, dark black purple in color.  A medium full bodied red blend, with blueberry, black cherry, some licorice and spice on finish, an average blend.          WS-83          WE-91          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.     Bodegas Eguia, S.L.-Kirkland Signature-Rioja-Reserva-Tempranillo-Spain-2013-13.5% Alcohol-$6.99-A nose […]

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