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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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    RE 7245-Bodegas Crapula & Lanena-NdQ-Nacido del Quorum-Seleccion-Monastrell-Syrah-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Jumilla-Spain-2011-14.0% Alcohol-$10.99-A brooding nose of dark fruit and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, chocolate and baked spices on long finish, a very good QPR.          WE-91          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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    Yates Family Vineyard-Cheval-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-California-2013-15.3% Alcohol-$42.50-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blackberry, cherry vanilla coke and spice on long finish.  This little known winery always delivers, would of scored higher with less heat.           NR           CR-89           Good with meats, chicken, […]

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                      Caldwell Vineyard-Rocket Science-Proprietary Red-Syrah-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Tannat-Petit Verdot-Napa Valley-California-2009-14.9% Alcohol-$39.48-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied kitchen sink blend, with  blueberries, black currants, herbs and white pepper, finish of dusty chocolate and spice.   This is the sixth vintage I have tried, all have been very good, cool […]

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                                              William Hill Estate Winery-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2013-15.2% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied red, with blackberry, currants, fig and spices on long finish, needs a short decant.          RP-88          WS-89          WE-90          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.        C.V.S.C.-Principato-Pinot Grigio-Chardonnay-Delle Venezie-Italy-2016-12.0% […]

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      St. Urbans-Hof Winery-Wiltinger-Riesling-Mosel-Alte Reben-Germany-2010-10.5% Alcohol-$15.55-A nose of citrus and some spice, medium straw in color.  A light to medium bodied white, with apple, melon, stone and spice on finish, good but a bit past prime.          RP-89          WS-90          CR-89          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.             Luigi Bosca-Merlot-Lujan De Cuyo-Mendoza-Argentina-2010-14.0% Alcohol-$5.09-A muted nose […]

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    Linne Calodo Cellars-Nemesis-Syrah-Mourvedre-Grenache-Paso Robles-California-2009-15.2% Alcohol-$60.00-A nose of dark fruit and minerals, dark black purple in color.   A full bodied and bold red blend, with black berries, black raspberries, spice and minerals and a smooth long finish.  Just a great full and rich red blend,  drink now.          RP-92           WS-92           CR-94           Good with steak, chicken, […]

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    Concannon Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$10.19-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red with black cherry, plum, licorice and some spice on finish, an average red.          WE-91          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          Kendall-Jackson Vineyards & Winery-Vintner’s Reserve-Chardonnay-California-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of citrus […]

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             Taken Wine Company-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Napa Valley-California-2012-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, plum, licorice and spices on long finish, a really good wine.          RP-93          WS-89          WE-90          CR-92          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.             […]

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