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Bodega Catena Zapata-Malbec-Historic Rows–Mendoza-Argentina-2018-13.5% Alcohol-$21.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and spice on smooth finish.          RP-91          WE-90          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                                   Jericho Canyon Vineyard-Merlot-Block 16-Restoration-Napa Valley-California-2011-14.1% Alcohol-$26.99-A nose of some dark fruits and […]

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                             Forgeron Cellars-Anvil-The Minnick-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Malbec-Petite Verdot-Minnick Hills Vineyard-Walla Walla Valley-Washington State-2018-15.0% Alcohol-$25.88-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux red, with black cherry, raspberry, some pepper on finish.           NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                         Bodega Catena Zapata-D.V. Catena-Tinto Historico-Malbec-Bonarda-Petit Verdot-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.0% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose […]

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Bodega Norton, S.A.-Privada-Malbec-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of brooding dark fruit and spice, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied red blend with blackberry, cassis, some bitter chocolate and spice on finish, needs a decant.            RP-94          WS-91          CR-90         Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. SLO Down Wines-Sexual Chocolate-Syrah-Malbec-Napa-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of dark […]

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Dos Puentes S.A.N.-Gran Summit-Cabernet Franc-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.9% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, plum. tar and spice on long finish.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Raymond Vineyards-Reserve Selection-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Napa Valley-California-2018-14.5% Alcohol-$19.99-(.375%)-A nose of rich dark fruits, dark garnet […]

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                             Sojourn Cellars-Pinot Noir-Ridgetop Vineyard-Sonoma Coast-Sonoma County-California-2016-14.4% Alcohol-$58.99-A nose of dark cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, dust and Asian spice on long finish.  Was very good, short decant.          RP-91          WS-93          CR-92          Good with seafood, salads, cheeses.          One Cork Bonus.                                 B-71371-Altocedro S.A.-Qaramy-Alto-Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon-Valle […]

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                        Kosta Browne Wines-Pinot Noir-Santa Lucia Highlands-Sonoma County-California-2013-14.2% Alcohol–$64.00-A nose of cherries and spice, medium amber in color.   A medium to full bodied Pinot, with currants, cherries, some dust and spice on finish, in a good drinking zone.          RP-93          WS-93          CR-91          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus.                        INV B-72564-Marcelo Pelleriti Wines S.A.-Reserve-Malbec-Valle […]

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              VyF Ltd-Chilano-Reserva-Carmenere-Valle De Colchagua-Chile-2018-13.0% Alcohol-$14.49-A nose of some funk and dark fruit, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blueberry, tobacco and spice on finish, a bit different.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Bodega Norton, S.A.-Privada-Malbec-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$18.49-A nose of brooding dark fruit and spice, dark black purple […]

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     Krutz Family Cellars-Magnolia-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petite Sirah-Grenache-Garnacha-North Coast-California-2016-13.7% Alcohol-$17.88-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, vanilla and some spice on finish.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                       INV A73337-Alma De Los Andes-Reserva-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$11.98-A nose dark fruit and spices, dark purple in […]

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B73118-Loscano Vineyards-Grand Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Uco Valley-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of dark fruit and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spices on long finish.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                  Bodegas Paniza S, Coop-Mona-Tempranillo-Garnacha-Syrah-Paniza-Spain-2018-13.5% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, garnet in […]

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                                   Lauren Ashton Cellars-Cuvee Estelle-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Malbec-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2014-14.8% Alcohol-$22.88-A nose of some muted dark fruits and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with black cherry, currants, vanilla and some spice on finish.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Bodegas Fabre S.A.-Fabre Montmayou-Cabernet Franc–Reserva-Mendoza-Argentina-2019-14.5% Alcohol-$11.98-A nose of […]

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