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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                   Podere Sapaio S.A.S.-Volpolo-Cabernet Sauvignon- Merlot-Petit Verdot-Bolgheri-Italy-2011-14.5% Alcohol-$24.98-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with black cherry, currants, licorice and spices on long finish, was very good.          RP-91          WS-93         WE-89          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.               […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                Glen Carlou Vineyards-Grand Classique-Hess Family-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Malbec-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Paarl-South Africa-14.0% Alcohol-2009-$12.79-A bit of a funky nose of some dark fruit, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink blend with cherry, plum, currants,  has just a funky edge, cigar maybe, just did not come together.  I keep trying […]

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