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           WTN Cellars-San Valencia-Pinot Noir-Valle Central-Chile-2014-13.2% Alcohol-$17.00-A nose of some cherry, medium ruby in color.  A medium bodied red, with cherry, strawberry, some vanilla and spice on finish, average drinker.          NR          CR-84          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.                         La Casa Del Rey S.A.-Alta Vista-Premium-Cabernet Sauvignon-Lujan De Cuyo-Mendoza-Argentina-2012-14.5% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some […]

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                                DC Flynt MW Selections-Kirkland Signature Series-Cabernet Sauvignon-Oakville-Napa Valley-California-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$18.59-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.   A medium to full bodied kitchen sink red blend, with black cherry, plum, tar and some spice on finish, a good value.          WS-88          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                 INV N-7245-5-Bodegas Del […]

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                                Bodegas Y Vinedos La Esperanza S.A.-Finca El Origen-Reserva Estate-Malbec-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-14.2% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, vanilla and spice in finish, a good value.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.             Finca Abril S.A.-Rapsodia-Malbec-Reserva-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2012-14.4% […]

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                                                            Heritage Vineyards-Encore-Cabernet Sauvignon-Lodi-California-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$11.95-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, some cocoa and spice on finish, your average red.          NR          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.           Bodegas Santa Julia-Reserva-Mountain Blend-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Valle de Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$9.98-A nose of some dark fruits […]

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Bodegas El Nido S.L.-Clio-Monastrell-Cabernet Sauvignon-Jumilla-Spain-2015-16.0% Alcohol-$45.00-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice, chocolate, spices on very long finish.  A fantastic wine.          RP-92+          WS-91          CR-93          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                BDFM S.A.-P15-Cabernet Sauvignon-Patagonia-Argentina-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$13.00-A nose of […]

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                               INV B-72564-Marcelo Pelleriti Wines S.A.-Felepe Staiti-Vertigo-Malbec-Syrah-Valle Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2012-15.0% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of muted dark fruits and some spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, better than last time, a big and full wine.          NR         CR-91         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork […]

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                     Amour Prive-Hommage-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Rive Gauche-Napa Valley-California-2011-14.4% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of Boudreaux style fruit, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and dust on spiced finish,  a short decant is needed, was very good.          NR          CR-89          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.         […]

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                                          Piedrasassi-Syrah-Santa Barbara County-California-2016-14.1% Alcohol-$27.00-A bold nose of dark fruit, spice and some funk, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spice on long finish, young, needs a decant.  Cool short bottle design.          RP-91          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.     […]

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  Vina Robles-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2015-13.7% Alcohol-$13.99-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 decent value.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Winery Los Toneles Inv N B-70417-Tonel 78-Barrel Select-Malbec-Bonarda-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-14.0% Alcohol-$12.11-A nose of some […]

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    Proviva S.R.L.-Maipe-Chakana Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Reserve-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark black in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, berry, plum,  smoke and spice on finish.  A very good QPR.          RP-86          WS-87          WE-88          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 559-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2015-15.3% Alcohol-$11.05-A nose of dark […]

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