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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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    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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                   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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      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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