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                                  Ferrari-Carano Mountain Winery-Tresor-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Malbec-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Sonoma County-California-2014-$35.99-A nose of cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied , with blackberry, cherry, and vanilla spice on long finish, nice label.          RP-90          WE-86          CR-90          Good with ribs, chicken and pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                    Requiem Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Walla Walla-Washington State-2018-14.7% Alcohol-$16.99-A nose of some dark […]

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Apriori-Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa County-California-2014-15.1% Alcohol-$59.99-A big nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black currants, plum, licorice and spices on long finish.  Still young, needs a good decant.          RP-92          CR-92          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. NRE 28/40.106/M-Bodega Cooperativa Cristo Del Humilladero-Granito del Cadalso-Garnacha-Sierra […]

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                                             Ridge Vineyards-Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Alicante Bouschet-Mataro-Pagani Ranch-Sonoma Valley-Sonoma County-California-2017-14.6% Alcohol-$33.95-A nose of dark fruit and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and spices on long finish, needs a short decant.          RP-94          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                               Jacob Richards-Partners Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa […]

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                                     Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel–Petite Sirah-Alicante-Bouschet-Grand Noir-Rossi Ranch-Sonoma County-Sonoma Valley-California-2017-14.9% Alcohol-$39.50-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.       RP-91          WS-91          CR-91           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot […]

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                  G. Campagnola-Caterina Zardini-Amarone della Valpolicella-Classico Riserva-Italy-2015-16.0% Alcohol-$37.99-A nose of cherry and spice, deep amber in color.   A medium to full bodied Amarone with black cherry, vanilla, spice, very enjoyable with a good finish, has many years left.          NR          CR-91           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Beringer Vineyards-Estates Selection-Cabernet Sauvignon-Knights Valley-California-2017-14.8% Alcohol-$27.99-A nose […]

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                                 Linne Calodo Cellars-Nemesis-Syrah-Grenache-Mourvedre-Cinsault-Paso Robles-California-2014-15.7% Alcohol-$84.00-A really funky nose of gasoline, dark black purple in color.   A full bodied and bold red blend, with black berries, black raspberries, spice and minerals, tastes nothing like it smells thankfully.   Needs a decant to get rid of some of that funk.          RP-94          CR-92          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          […]

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                                        Bodegas y Vinedos Maurodos-San Roman-Tinto de Toro-Spain-2010-14.5% Alcohol-$26.93-A nose of dark fruit and dark coffee, dark purple in color.  A  full bodied very young red, with blackberry, black cherry, black currants, chocolate and spice on long finish.         WS-88           WE-94          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                     Seabold Cellars-Olsen-Chardonnay-Prunetucky Sands-Monterey-California-2017-13.2% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose […]

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Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 793-Malbec-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2017-14.0% Alcohol-$14.00-A nose of some muted fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry. plum, licorice ands spice on finish, a good QPR.          NR          CR-84          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                               Robert Talbott Vineyards-Pinot Noir-Sleepy Hollow Vineyard-Santa Lucia Highlands-California-2017-14.2% Alcohol-$29.00-A nose of […]

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          Joseph Carr-Josh Cellars-Josh-Reserve-Bourbon Barrel Aged-Cabernet Sauvignon-California-2019-14.5% Alcohol-$18.99-A nose of some dark fruits and some heat, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, currants, vanilla and spices, disjointed.         NR         CR-86         Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Sixto-Uncovered-Chardonnay-Washington State-2017-14.0% Alcohol-$28.99-A nose of citrus and some spice, medium golden in color.  A […]

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                Jericho Canyon Vineyard-Merlot-Block 16-Restoration-Napa Valley-California-2011-14.1% Alcohol-$26.99-A nose of some dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and spice on finish, was very good, drink now.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Palacio De Primavera-Reserva-Tempranillo-Rioja-Spain-2015-14.1% Alcohol-$18.75-A nose of dark […]

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