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                            PZ1896-Macarico-Aglianico-Alto Vulture-Basilcata-Italy-2005-14.0% Alcohol-$29.99-Magnum-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.   A medium to full bodied red, with blueberry, black cherry, licorice and spices on finish, different and enjoyable.  Drinking well after a short decant.          WE-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                Torbreck […]

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    Lava Vine Vineyards-Grenache-Napa Valley-Calistoga-California-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$33.75-A nose of dark fruits and spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red with black cherry, raspberry, light brown sugar with spices on smooth finish.  An easy drinking red.          NR         CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Bodegas Atalaya-Laya-Garnacha Tintorera-Monastrell-Almansa-Spain-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$7.19-A nose of some dark […]

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        Banshee Wines-Mordecai-Zinfandel-Syrah-Mourvedre-Grenache-Napa-California-2014-14.4 Alcohol-$19.97-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark black in color.  A full bodied kitchen sink red blend, with black cherry, blackberry, licorice and spicy finish, very good.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                               Symington Family Estates-Warre’s-Heritage Ruby Porto-Portugal-NV-19.0% Alcohol-10.99-A ripe nose of […]

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  Boedga INV No B-73235-Puerto Ancona S.A.-Tikal-Patriota-Malbec-Bonarda-Mendoza-Argentina-2013-13.8% Alcohol-$16.31-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, plum, chocolate and spices on finish.  A solid wine every year.          RP-88         WS-87          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.     INV A-70535-Puramun S.A.-Reserva-Malbec-Pepe Galante-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2013-$20.42-A nose of […]

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  Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Alden Perry Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2010-14.7% Alcohol-$50.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, black currants, rich and layered, dark chocolate and spice on long finish.  A delicious bottle of wine, drink now.          WE-91         CR-91          Good with […]

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    SLO DOWN Wines-Stand Out-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Napa-California-2013-14.8% Alcohol-$18.99-A nose of bold fruit and spices, dark purple in color. A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spice box on long finish, a very good value.  Cool label.          NR          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.   Concha Y Toro-Casillero del Diablo-Reserva […]

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                        Linne Calodo Cellars-Problem Child-Zinfandel-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2011-15.8% Alcohol-$54.00-A nose of bold dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.   A full bodied Zin blend, with black cherry, blackberry and layers of spice on finish, not as amazing as previous vintages but still very good..           RP-94           CR-91           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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            Slow Press Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Livermore-California-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$10.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blackberry, licorice and some spice on finish, your average red.          WE-91          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.               R.E.50/42902-Bonegas Ateca S.L.-Honoro Vera-Garnacha-Calatayud-Spain-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$6.11-A […]

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    BNA Wine Group-The Rule-Merlot-Petite Verdot-Petite Sirah-Zinfandel-Napa-California-2014-14.5%-$23.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink red blend, with black cherry, current, tar and vanilla spice on finish, was very good.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                    Vina Santa […]

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  Martinelli Winery, Inc.-Vigneto di Evo-Zinfandel-Russian River Valley-Sonoma County-California-2014-15.9% Alcohol-$25.98-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Zin, with black cherry,  raspberry, vanilla bean and spice on finish, a bit hot but very good.          WS-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.           One Cork Bonus.       […]

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