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Edmeades Vineyards-Zinfandel-Mendocino County-California-2014-15.5% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of some dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red with black cherry, blackberry, some chocolate and spice on finish, easy drinking.          WS-87          WE-93 (#6 top Wines of 2018)          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Chateau de Rayne Vigneau-Sauternes-Gironde-France-2007-13.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of sweet fruit […]

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                              Helen And Adam Tolmach-Ojai-Pinot Noir-Bien Nacido Vineyard-2010-13.0% Alcohol-$39.98-A muted nose of some fruit and some spice, medium ruby in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with cherry, raspberry, some spice on flat finish, past it’s prime, expected more.          NR          CR-84          Good down the drain or cooking.                             Parducci Wine Cellars-Petite Sirah-Small Lot Blend-Mendocino […]

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                            Lava Vine Vineyards-Zinfandel-Napa Valley-California-2011-14.5% Alcohol-$27.00-A nose of dark cherries and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to A full bodied Zin, with black cherry, berry jam, brown sugar with spice on finish, a solid Zin.          NR          CR-90          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                        Bollina S.R.L.-Tavros-Primitivo Di Manduria-Serravalle Scrivia-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$21.11-A nose […]

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                           Symington Family Estates-Gould Campbell-Late Bottled Vintage Porto-Eporto-Portugal-2005-20.0% Alcohol-$17.77-A nose of sweet dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry, some chocolate and spice on finish, was very good, drank over 3 weeks.           NR          CR-90         Good with deserts, ice cream.          One Cork Bonus.                             Azienda […]

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SAS Vindemio-Amadeus-Grenache-Syrah-Ventoux-France-2010-14.0% Alcohol-$21.88-A nose of dark fruit and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spices on finish, very good, drink now.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Juggernaut Wine Co.-Hillside-Cabernet Sauvignon-North Coast-Sierra Foothills-Livermore Valley-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A huge nose of dark fruits and spices, […]

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Pax Mahle Wines Update

Pax Mahle at Castelli-Knight Ranch, tasting fruit before picking. Photo by Leigh-Ann Beverley. WINTER RELEASE Allocations close TONIGHT at 11:59pm. Click Here to Download the Letter from Pax. Become a Club Member and never worry again about a missed allocation. Plus get access to new Wine Club Exclusive events/tastings! (Memberships are always customizable and flexible […]

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                             Fortune 1621-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$27.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, some vanilla and spice on finish, an easy drinker.          NR          CR-89          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.       Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 636-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2016-15.5% Alcohol-$13.00-A nose of black cherry and some […]

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                             Blue Rock Vineyard-Baby Blue-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Syrah-Malbec-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Franc-Sonoma County-California-2016-14.1% Alcohol-$25.99-A nose of dark fruits and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend with blackberry, cherry, spiced finish, easy drinking.                RP-89          CR-89                Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Lava Vine Vineyards-Grenache-Napa Valley-Calistoga-California-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$27.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, medium garnet in […]

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Bodegas Fabre S.A.-Fabre Montmayou-Malbec-Barrel Selection-Patagonia-Argentina-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$15.00-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, fig, licorice and spices on finish, a good value.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                   Fossalta Di Piave-Terre-Torre dei Giganti-Nero D’Avola-Terre Siciliane-Tipica-Italy-2016-13.0% Alcohol-$12.99-A  nose of some muted dark […]

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                   Blanco Family Winery and Vineyards-Mairena-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, coffee and spice on finish, nothing special.          NR          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                          Vina Los Boldos Camino Los Boldos-Grande Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cachapoal Andes-Chile-2015-Alcohol-14.0% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of […]

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