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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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    Landmark Vineyards-Overlook-Chardonnay-Sonoma County-California-2014-14.2% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of citrus and spice, medium golden in color.  A medium to full bodied white, with peach, lemon, Asian spices on finish, refreshing.          RP-89          WS-90          WE-88          CR-89          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.       Bodegas Muriel-Tempranillo-Reserva-Rioja-Spain-2012-13.5% Alcohol-$6.99-A nose of muted fruit and spice, medium garnet in color.  A […]

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                           Murphy-Goode Winery-Homefront Red-Merlot-Petite Sirah-Zinfnadel-California-2011-13.5% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, raspberry, vanilla and spice on finish, easy drinking.          WE-85          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                         Sokol Blosser Winery-Evolution-18 Edition-Sémillon-Riesling-Müller-Thurgau-Pinot Gris-Gewürztraminer- Muscat-Chardonnay-Oregon-NV-12.0% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of […]

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                Bodegas Olarra-Cerro Anon-Reserva-Tempranillo-Garnacha-Mazuelo-Graciano-Rioja-Spain-2010-14.0% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of some dark fruit and funk, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, tobacco and spice on finish, a bit disjointed.          WS-92          CR-87         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                         Babich Wines-Sauvignon Blanc-Marlborough-New Zealand-2015-13.0% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of citrus […]

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    Lava Vine Vineyards-Verdejo-Suisun Valley-California-2012-14.2% Alcohol-$22.50-A nose of citrus and spice, medium golden in color.   A medium to full bodied white with pineapple, peach, with spice on finish, good acidity, very refreshing.           NR           CR-89           Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.   JL Giguiere-Mossback Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Chalk Hill-Sonoma County-California-2013-13.9% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark […]

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      Lava Vine Vineyards-Viognier-North Coast-California-2014-14.3% Alcohol-$25.67-A nose of citrus and spice, medium golden in color.   A medium to full bodied white with pineapple, peach, with spice on finish, good acidity, very refreshing.          NR           CR-90           Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.                            Bodega Y Vinedos Renacer S.A.-Punto Final-Malbec-Reserva-Mendoza-Argentina-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark […]

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