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Carl Roy Wine Co.-East Side Cuvee-Cabernet Franc-Petite Verdot-Stags Leap District-Napa Valley-California-2018-14.9% Alcohol-$30.00-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with Blackberry, black cherry, some licorice and spice on finish, a bit hot.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   A. Faustini Wines-Chardonnay-Money Road […]

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                      Boedga INV No B-73235-Puerto Ancona S.A.-Tikal-Patriota-Malbec-Bonarda-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$18.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, plum, chocolate and spices on finish.  A solid wine every year.          RP-90         CR-89         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                        Yates Family Vineyard-Viognier-Mount Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2020-14.5% Alcohol-$32.00-A nose of citrus and […]

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                               Vermeil Wines-Chardonnay-Dutton Ranch-Russian River Valley-Sonoma County-California-2018-13.9% Alcohol-$24.96-A nose of citrus and spice, golden in color.  A medium to full bodied white, with apple, lemon zest and spice on finish, a good value.          NR          CR-89          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads. Raymond Vineyards-Reserve Selection-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Napa Valley-California-2018-14.5% Alcohol-$19.99-(.375%)-A nose of rich dark fruits, dark garnet […]

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                      Yates Family Vineyard-Alden Perry Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2016-14.7% Alcohol-$49.00-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, short decant.          NR         CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, […]

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                          Ben Glaetzer-Amon Ra-Shiraz-Unfiltered-Barossa Valley-Australia-2005-14.5% Alcohol-$69.99-A nose of some dark fruits and spice, black ink in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, black currants, toast, some cocoa and spices on still long finish. Still great despite its being 17 years old, drink now.          RP-96          WE-92          WE-95          CR-93          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          […]

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                           Carlisle Winery-Petite Sirah-Palisades Vineyard-Napa Valley-California-2013-15.4% Alcohol-$45.44-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark black ink in color.  A full bodied red, with blackberry, blueberry, spiced flavors on long finish.       RP-91-93          WS-93          WE-91          CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                    Walnut Block Wines-Collectables-Sauvignon Blanc-Marlborough-New Zealand-2021-13.0% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of some citrus and spice, […]

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                       Natural Selections-Disciples-Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Napa Valley-2015-15.7% Alcohol-$39.99-A big nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with black cherry, blackberry, tar and spices on long finish.  Cool label.          WS-88          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                        Santa Margherita-Pinot Grigio-Alto Adige-Italy-2021-12.5 % Alcohol-$21.99-A nose of […]

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                                                                                   Sinegal Estate-Details-Cabernet Sauvignon-Sonoma County-California-2019-14.8% Alcohol-$29.88-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blueberry, black cherry, licorice and spice on finish.          NR          CR-90         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                         Raeburn Winery-Chardonnay-Russian River Valley-Sonoma County-California-2020-14.0% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of apple and citrus, golden […]

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                   Thomas Allen Vineyards and Winery-Carving Board-Cabernet Sauvignon-Reserve-Lodi-California-2018-14.8% Alcohol-$19.99-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 finish, a good value.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken. pasta.        Kim Crawford Wines-Sauvignon Blanc-Marlborough-New Zealand-2021-$13.0% Alcohol-13.99-A crisp nose of […]

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                           Kosta Browne Wines-Pinot Noir-Russian River Valley-California-2016-14.1% Alcohol–$76.00-A nose of cherries and spice, medium amber in color.   A medium to full bodied Pinot, with currants, cherries, dust and spice on finish, was very smooth.          RP-92          WS-92          CR-90          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus.   Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 746-Chardonnay-Arroyo Seco-Monterey County-California-2019-14.8% Alcohol-$11.20-A nose of […]

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