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    Tenshen Wine-Tenshan-Syrah-Grenache-Mourvedre-Petite Sirah-Merlot-Santa Barbara County-California-2015-15.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of muted dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink blend, with black cherry, blueberry, herbs and spice on finish, needs a good decant.          WE-92 (Editors’ Choice)          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.       Lionel Faury-Syrah-Saint […]

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            Beaulieu Vineyard-Tapestry-Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Petit Verdot-Napa Valley-California-2008-14.6% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color. A full bodied kitchen sink blend, with blackberry, currants, dark chocolate with licorice and spice notes.  In a good drinking zone, drink now.           RP-89           WS-91           CR-91           Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.   […]

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-             The Last Wine Company-The Walking Dead-Blood Red Blend-Sonoma-California-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of some red fruits and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, could not find what the blend consisted of, black cherry, vanilla and spice, borderline skittles, label was better than the wine.          NR          […]

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    Stonestreet-Estate-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Malbec-Monument Ridge Vineyard-Alexander Valley-Sonoma County-California-2010-14.0%  Alcohol-$32.63-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, currant, some licorice and spice on finish, better values exist.          NR          CR-88          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.                         Trentadue Winery-La Storia-Zinfandel-Alexander Valley-Sonoma County-California-2015-14.9% […]

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                    Whitehall Lane Winery-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2014-14.3% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, cocoa and some spice on finish, good not great.          RP-89          WS-89          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                             Dominio Mano […]

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               JorgeOrdonez S.L.-Victoria 2-Moscatel Dulce-Malaga-Spain-2011-10.0% Alcohol-$14.88 (.375)-A nose of honey and spice, golden in color.  A medium to full bodied desert wine, with candied raisins, honey, some citrus and spice, very good.         RP-95          WS-89          WE-90          CR-90          Good with deserts, ice cream.          One Cork Bonus.           Luigi Bosca-Gala 4-Cabernet […]

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Kosta Browne Update

  Please mark your calendar for Tuesday, January 30th! We are thrilled to share with you the upcoming release of our signature Appellation wines from Sonoma Coast, Russian River Valley and Santa Lucia Highlands as well as our One Sixteen Chardonnay.  Mother Nature always surprises us with gifts and challenges.  After the drought and resulting […]

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               JaM Cellars-John and Michele-Cabernet Sauvignon-California-2014-15.1% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, vanilla and spices on long finish, a very good QPR.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.       Luigi Bosca-Finca Los Nobles-Cabernet Sauvignon-Bouchet-Field Blend-Lujan […]

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    Pierre Gaillard-Syrah-Shiraz-Crozes-Hermitage-Rhone-France-2012-12.0% Alcohol-$14.00-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend with plum, licorice and spice on finish, a good value.           RP-90          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                              Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 530-Syrah-Grenache-Santa Ynez Valley-Santa Barbara-California-2014-14.4% Alcohol-$11.90-A nose of […]

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                         Daou Vineyards-Pessimist-Syrah- Zinfandel-Petite Sirah- Paso Robles-California-2016-15.2% Alcohol-$16.99-A nose of dark fruit and funk, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink red blend, with blackberry, cassis, chocolate and spice on finish, some heat, decant so funk blows off.          RP-92          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Quinsin-Larent Dublanc-Syrah-Grenache-Mourvedre-Cotes Du […]

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