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                          Apriori-Chardonnay-Sonoma Coast-Sonoma County-California-2017-14.1% Alcohol-$17.92-A nose of some citrus and some spice, medium golden in color.  A medium to full bodied white, with lemon, peach and some acidity on finish, average at best.          Good with seafood, salads, cheeses.                                         Matthews Estate-Blackboard-Cabernet Franc-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Malbec-Walla Walla-Washington State-2018-14.9% Alcohol-$20.50-A nose of dark fruits and spices, purple […]

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                      Quinta and Vineyard Bottlers Vinhos S.A.-Fonseca Guimaraens-Bin No 27-Porto-Finest Reserve-NV-20.0% Alcohol-$14.71-A nose of sweet dark fruit and spice, dark black purple in color.  A medium to full bodied port, with black cherry, plum, chocolate and spice on finish, a good value.          RP-86          WS-83          CR-88         Good with deserts, ice cream.                             La Crema-Chardonnay-Sonoma Coast-California-2018-13.5% Alcohol-$17.99-A […]

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                   Coelho Winery-Paciencia-Pinot Noir-Coelho Estate Vineyard-Willamette Valley-Oregon-2014-13.6% Alcohol-$22.50-A nose of cherry and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry,  spiced silky finish, was very good.          RP-91          WE-88          CR-90          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus.   Crux Winery-Viognier-Grenache Blanc-Alexander Valley-Sonoma County-California-2017-13.7% Alcohol-$16.76-A nose of bright citrus and […]

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                     The Prisoner Wine Company-Unshackled-Zinfandel-Malbec-Petite Sirah-Grenache-Oakville-California-2018-14.5% Alcohol-$21.99-A nose of some dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, raspberry, some pepper and spice on finish, good not great.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats,chicken, pasta. Chateau De Fuisse-Tete De Cuvee-Chardonnay-Pouilly-Fuisse-France-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$32.99-A nose of citrus and spices, […]

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               Bodega Y Vinedos Renacer S.A.-Punto Final-Malbec-Reserva-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$15.30-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.          NR          CR-89           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                     Arndorfer Martin-Anina Verde-Gruner Veltliner-Riesling-Niederosterreich-Austria-2018-12.0% Alcohol-$20.99-A nose of […]

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                      Yates Family Vineyard-Cheval-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-California-2018-14.8% Alcohol-$45.00-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, seek it out.          NR           CR-92           Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Piedemonte […]

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                           Carlisle Winery-Petite Sirah-Sonoma County-California-2016-14.9% Alcohol-$29.00-A nose of bold sweet black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.   A full bodied red, with black cherry and smoky peppery flavors, jammy with a long finish.   Always good every year.           RP-91          CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                             Seabold Cellars-Olsen-Chardonnay-Prunetucky Sands-Monterey-California-2017-13.2% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of […]

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Peachy Canyon Winery-Zinfandel-Westside-Paso Robles-California-2017-14.3% Alcohol-$11.99-A nose of sweet fruit and some spice, medium ruby in color.  A medium to full bodied zin, with black cherry, vanilla spice on finish, a good QPR.          WE-88          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 706-Chardonnay-Napa Valley-California-2018-13.5% Alcohol-$13.00-A nose of citrus and some spice, golden in color.  […]

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                                  Hunt & Ryde-Hunt Ryde Winery-Trophy-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Rockpile-Sonoma County-California-2014-14.1% Alcohol-$19.99-A bold nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink Bordeaux blend, with black cherry, currants, tea and spices on long finish.  A great QPR. a Guy Fieri wine.          NR          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          […]

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Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 686-Cabernet Sauvignon-Alexander Valley-Sonoma County-California-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$14.20-A nose of black cherry and some spices, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, vanilla and spice on finish, needs a good decant, better than last time tried, very good QPR.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats,chicken, pasta. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot […]

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