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                                        EARL Vignobles Fabre-Domaine Tour Saint Michel-Cuvee du Lion-Chateauneuf-Du-Pape-Rhone-France-2011-14.0% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark ruby in color.  A medium to full bodied CDP with blackberry, cassis, some roasted spice, a very good QPR for a CDP, drink now.          WS-91          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                                  Sogrape Vinhos, […]

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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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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                             Gundlach Bundschu-Mountain Cuvee-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Sonoma County-California-2017-14.6% Alcohol- $14.97-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, a good value.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                               Loring Wine Company LLC-Cooper Jaxon-Pinot Noir-California-2016-14.3% Alcohol-$19.99-A […]

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                      Linne Calodo Cellars-Overthinker-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2012-16.1% Alcohol-$76.00-A nose of sweet dark fruits and spices, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied GSM blend with currants, raspberry, plum, spice box on finish, drink now or hold.          WS-88        CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                  Valdez Family Winery-Ulises Valdez-Zinfandel-St. Peter’s Church Vineyard-Alexander Valley-California-2012-15.3% […]

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                            Michael and David Phillips-Earthquake-Cabernet Sauvignon-Lodi-California-2016-15.0% Alcohol-$21.99-A big nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red with blackberry, black cherry, spices, very fruit forward, spices on finish, a good a value.          WE-91          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                Licenciado Vinedos-Perseverance-Tempranillo-Crianza-Spain-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$15.00-A nose of some dark fruit […]

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                     Yates Family Vineyard-Fleur De Veeder-Merlot-Mount Veeder-California-2014-14.8% Alcohol-$38.00-A nose of sweet dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.   A full bodied, delicious Merlot, yes it’s a Merlot, 100%, cassis, raspberry, velvet favors, mocha, with a long finish, very good every year.          NR          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                  Cameron Hughes […]

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                           Turley Wine Cellars-Juvenile-Zinfandel-St. Helena-California-2017-15.5% Alcohol-$26.99-A nose of black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and spices on finish, a delicious Zin. This is the entry level Zin for Turley, if you can find their single vineyard wines then buy them.          RP-90          WS-91          […]

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Red Car Wine Co Update

Black Friday Starts Early Bring the Sonoma Coast home! Check out the online shop for this year’s Black Friday + Cyber Monday sale. We have a few case specials that you don’t want to miss. SHOP BLACK FRIDAY $15 FLAT-RATE GROUND SHIPPING Questions? Want to talk about the wine? Call us at 707.829.8500 or email […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

Vina Robles-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2014-14.6% Alcohol-$17.66-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab with blackberry, black cherry, some cocoa and spice on finish, a good value.          WS-86          WE-89          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 641-Merlot-Paicines-Central Coast-California-2015-15.1% Alcohol-$9.10-A nose of black cherry and some spice, […]

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                                            Jaffurs Wine Cellars-Upslope-Syrah-Santa Barbara County-California-2010-14.9% Alcohol-$52.97-A nose of some dark fruit and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, plum, dust and spices on finish, still needs a decant.          RP-96          WS-88          WE-94          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. RuffinoSRL-Reserva Ducale Oro-Gran Selezione-Chianti Classico-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$33.99-A nose […]

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