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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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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    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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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

      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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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Flora Springs-Trilogy-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Malbec-Napa Valley California-2008-14.2% Alcohol-$39.95-A nose of dark fruits, tobacco and spice, dark purple in color.   A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberries, black currants, tar and cocoa with a long spiced finish.  One of my favorite wines…delicious and classic.           RP-91           CR-92           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork […]

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    Robert Biale Vineyards-Black Chicken-Zinfandel-Napa Valley-California-2013-$35.98-A nose of black cherry and spices, black in color.  A full bodied Zin, black cherry,  black raspberry, currant and licorice, but I think it was way to young to drink, wait a year or so or do a long decant.          WS-91         CR-87          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.          One […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                   Feudi Di San Gregorio S.p.A-Fiano Di Avellino-Sorbo Serpico-Italy-2012-13.5% Alcohol-$16.99-A nose of citrus and spice, medium straw in color.  A medium bodied white, with peach, orange zest, smoke and spice on zesty finish, good summer wine.          WS-89          CR-88          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.              Bodegas Abanico S.L.-Hazana-Vinas Viejas-Tempranillo-Graciano-Rioja-Spain-2014-13.0% Alcohol-$10.99-A nose of […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

      Lava Vine Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2012-14.6% Alcohol-$42.50-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with blackberry, blueberry, smoke and chocolate with a long spiced finish.  Set out this small winery if in Napa.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.   […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

  Proviva S.R.L.-Chakana-Estate Selection-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2013-14.0% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with dark berries, plum, chocolate and spice on finish,  a bit disjointed.         RP-92         WS-90          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Lava Vine Vineyards-Viognier-North Coast-California-2014-14.3% Alcohol-$25.67-A nose of citrus and spice, medium golden in […]

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Linne Calodo Update

  REMINDER This is a friendly reminder that the opportunity to purchase the latest LC release, 2015 Contrarian, is soon to expire. To order, please visit linnecalodo.com or call 805-227-0797.   When you login, you’ll land on ‘Edit Profile’ and several links appear. Click on Allocations to begin ordering 2015 CONTRARIAN 65% Grenache Blanc, 35% Picpoul […]

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