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                            Yates Family Vineyard-Fleur De Veeder-Merlot-Mount Veeder-California-2013-14.9% Alcohol-$35.00-A nose of sweet dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.   A full bodied, delicious Merlot, yes it’s a Merlot, 100%, cassis, raspberry, velvet favors, mocha, with a long finish, very good every year.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                             Abadia Retuerta […]

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                                Beran & Steorra Wines-Zinfandel-Sonoma Valley-California-2014-15.3% Alcohol-$21.99-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Zin, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spices on finish, a good value.          WS-87          CR-89          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.                                        Domaine Olivier Hillaire-Vieilles Vignes-Grenache-Syrah-Cotes Du Rhone-France-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$14.00-A nose of some dark fruit […]

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                                  Tuck Beckstoffer Wines-The Seventy Five Wine Company-Cabernet Sauvignon-St. Helena-California-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$20.00-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice, a good value.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                  Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 683-Zinfandel-Sierra Foothills-California-2017-15.0% Alcohol-$10.00-A nose of black […]

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                        Caldwell Vineyard-Rocket Science-Proprietary Red-Syrah-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Tannat-Petit Verdot-Napa Valley-California-2009-14.9% Alcohol-$39.48-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied kitchen sink blend, with  blueberries, black currants, finish of dusty chocolate and spice.   This is the sixth vintage I have tried, drink now.          NR          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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Symington Family Estates-Warre’s-Late Bottled Vintage-Porto-Portugal-NV-20.0% Alcohol-$21.99-A ripe nose of spice and dark fruit, very dark, blackish in color.  A sweet full bodied port, dark fruit, spice, a good value for it’s price range, a bottle will last up to one month in frig after opening.           RP-91          WS-89           CR-89           Good with desert or alone.                                 BOD […]

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Turley Wine Cellars-Zinfandel-Amadeo’s Vineyard-Paso Robles-California-2014-15.8% Alcohol-$48.00-A nose of black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and spices on finish, a very delicious Zin. Bought at their Paso Robles Tasting room.          RP-89          CR-93         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                          BGA. INV […]

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                                    Bodegas Elias Moro, S.L.-Elias Mora-Vinas-Crianza-Tempranillo-Spain-2014-15.0% Alcohol-$18.90-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, tar and licorice, with a spicy but dry finish.             WE-91           CR-88           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                            Baer Winery-Callisto-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2014-14.6% Alcohol-$19.88-A nose of dark fruits and […]

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Linne Calodo Update

 Linne Calodo – Winemaker Dinner – March 21, 2020, 6 pm.;  Limited space: Tickets $250/tax per guest. Call 805-227-0797 or email.

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                                           Intrinsic Wine Co-Red Blend-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$21.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spices on finish, better than average.  Cool label.          WS-87          WE-88          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                        Baer Winery-Shard-Chardonnay-Stillwater Creek Vineyard-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2016-14.4% […]

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Bodegas Emilio Moro S.L.-Finca Resalso-Tinto Fino (Tempranillo)-Ribera Del Duero-Spain-2017-14.0% Alcohol-$10.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red with black cherry, cassis, some smoke and spice on finish, a good QPR.          RP-88          WS-84          WE-84         CR-87         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                           Michael David Winery-Seven Deadly Red-Zinfandel-Petite […]

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