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             David Arthur Vineyards-Meritaggio-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Petite Verdot-Sangiovese-Napa Valley-California-2015-14.9%-$19.87-A nose of some dark fruits and some spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, good not great.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                  Andrew Rich Wines-Roussanne-Ciel du Cheval Vineyard-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2015-14.1% […]

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                   Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 594-Chardonnay-Carneros-Sonoma County-California-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$13.53-A nose of citrus and some spice, medium golden in color. A medium to full bodied white, with apple, honey, decent acidity and spice on finish, a good value.          NR         CR-89          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.                             Peirano Estate Vineyards-The Immortal Zin-Old Vine-Lodi-California-2014-$12.99-A nose of some black cherry and […]

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                                           Intrinsic Wine Co-Red Blend-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$21.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spices on finish, better than average.  Cool label.          WS-87          WE-88          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                        Baer Winery-Shard-Chardonnay-Stillwater Creek Vineyard-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2016-14.4% […]

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                                Yates Family Vineyard-Alden Perry Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2012-14.8% Alcohol-$52.00-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, drink now.          NR         CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, […]

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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, has some rough edges but a good value.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats,chicken, pasta.                         Oliver […]

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                      Yates Family Vineyard-Sisters-Mt. Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2014-14.8% Alcohol-$64.00-A bold nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red blend, not quite sure varieties but would guess Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and maybe Cabernet Franc, with blackberry, blueberry, a finish of chocolate and spices, was very good.          NR          CR-91         Good […]

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                                            La Crema-Chardonnay-Sonoma Coast-California-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of bright citrus and spice, golden yellow in color.   A full bodied Chard, with pineapple, orange, honeyed lemon, with a creamy and nice acidic finish.   Consistent each year, a great QPR.          WS-89          CR-88          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.                                 Red Heads Studio-Mohawk-Cabernet Sauvignon-Sangiovese-Alicante Bouschet-McLaren Vale-Australia-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of sweet […]

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                                   Linne Calodo Cellars-Contrarian-Grenache Blanc-Viognier-Picpoul Blanc-Willow Creek District-Paso Robles-California-2018-13.5% Alcohol-$35.70-A nose of citrus and spices, medium straw in color.  A light to medium bodied white blend, with pineapple, pear, spice and acidity on long finish, was very good.          NR          CR-90          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus. SLO Down Wines-Sexual Chocolate-Syrah-Malbec-Napa-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of […]

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                           Bonanza Winery-(Chuck Wagner)-Cabernet Sauvignon-California-NV-14.6% Alcohol-$21.99-A bold nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark ruby in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, chocolate and spice on finish, a big wine, decent not great.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                      Oyster Bay Wines-Sauvignon Blanc-Marlborough-New Zealand-2018-12.5% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of citrus […]

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Bodegas Y Vinedos Tabula S.L.-Tabula-Tempranillo-Ribera Del Duero-Spain-2012-14.5% Alcohol-$27.50-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and spices on long finish, needs a good decant, very good.          RP-91         WS-92          CR-90         Good with steak, chicken, pasta.         One Cork Bonus. Santa Margherita-Pinot Grigio-Alto Adige-Italy-2017-12.5 % Alcohol-$17.99-A […]

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