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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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    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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