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                                  Columbia Crest Winery-Grand Estates-Cabernet Sauvignon-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied, with black cherry,  plum, vanilla and spice on finish, a very good QPR.          WS-88          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. M. Doudet-Naudin-Chardonnay-2015-France-2015-13.0% Alcohol-$11.99-A nose of some citrus and some spice, medium golden […]

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                              DC Flynt MW Selections-Kirkland Signature-Meritage-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Napa Valley-California-2015-14.9% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.   A medium to full bodied kitchen sink red blend, with black cherry, plum, tar and some spice on finish, a very good value.          WS-89          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. […]

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      J.L. Chave Selection-Moncoeur-Grenache-Syrah-Cotes-Du-Rhone-France-2009-14.0% Alcohol-$20.50-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, good not great.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                      C.F.M. E.C. SPA-Belmondo-Pinot […]

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      Alpha Omega-Proprietary Red-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Franc-Napa Valley-2006-14.9% Alcohol-$36.33-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied Bordeaux blend, with black currant, cassis, milk chocolate, smooth with a spiced finish.  Not sure what WS was tasting, a steal at a reduced price.        RP-90          WS-85          WE-95          CR-93          Good with […]

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    Carving Board Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Buellton-California-2014-13.8% Alcohol-$14.03-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, cigar and spice on disjointed finish.          NR          CR-84          Good with meats, chicken. pasta.         Kendall-Jackson Vineyards & Winery-Vintner’s Reserve-Chardonnay-Santa Rosa-California-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of citrus […]

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           Bodega Y Vinedos Renacer S.A.-Punto Final-Malbec-Reserva-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruit and tar, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Malbec, with black cherry, plum, cassis, chocolate and spice on finish.  A solid wine, good every year.          WS-87          WE-89          CR-88           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Kendall-Jackson Vineyards & Winery-Vintner’s […]

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                                 Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Alden Perry Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2013-15.2% Alcohol-$54.00-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, decant.          NR          CR-90         Good […]

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Flaunt Wine Company Update

  Are you ready to Flaunt? Introducing Flaunt Brut from Sonoma County photo by The Housewrighter Please visit the website to place your order. Visit Website Thanks for your interest in Flaunt Wine Company. I’ve been working on this project for a long time and I am thrilled to finally be sharing it with you. […]

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                                                          Federalist Vineyards-The Federalist-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, vanilla and spices on finish.  Better than your average Zin.          WS-84          WE-89          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                           H.A. Oswald Family-Husch-Estate-Chardonnay-Mendocino-California-2013-13.9% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of some […]

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      Studert-Prum-Riesling Spatlese-Graacher Himmelreich-Mosel-Germany-2007-9.0% Alcohol-$15.40-A nose of citrus and spice, medium straw in color. A light bodied white, with apple, citrus, decent acidity and spice on finish, a bit past it’s prime.          WS-82          CR-86          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.                                  JL Giguiere-Mossback Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Chalk Hill-Sonoma County-California-2014-13.9% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of […]

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