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Playdate Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2016-13.7% Alcohol-$36.00-A nose of some dark fruits and spices, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, spices vanilla on finish, pretty good not great.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.   A-73337-Durigutti-Malbec-Paraaje Altamira-Mendoza-Argentina-2019-13.9% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark black in […]

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Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 713-Merlot-Carneros-California-2017-15.2% Alcohol-$18.00-A nose of dark fruits and some spices, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blackberry, a easy drinker.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                    INV-K72643-UKO-Estate-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2019-13.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full […]

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                       Yates Family Vineyard-Fleur De Veeder-Merlot-Mount Veeder-California-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$48.00-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. Millan S.A.-Elodia-Malbec-El Manzano […]

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                                       Hunt & Ryde-Hunt Ryde Winery-Trophy-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Rockpile-Sonoma County-California-2014-14.1% Alcohol-$19.99-A bold nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink Bordeaux blend, with black cherry, currants, tea and spices on long finish.  A great QPR. a Guy Fieri wine.          NR          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          […]

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La Rioja Alta, S.A.-Vina Ardanza-Reserva-Tempranillo-Garnacha-Rioja-Spain-2009-13.5% Alcohol-$27.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, tar, vanilla and spice on long finish.          RP-93+          JS-96          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                             INV B-72564-Marcelo Pelleriti Wines S.A.-Reserve-Malbec-Valle Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of muted […]

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Trousse-Chemise Cellars-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2018-14.1% Alcohol-$22.00- A nose of dark fruit and spices, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, vanilla and spice on finish, easy drinking.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                        INV-K72606-UKO-Estate-Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mendoza-Argentina-2019-13.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in […]

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               Kieran Robinson Wines-R Five-Syrah-Bennett Valley-Sonoma County-2013-14.2% Alcohol-$27.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blueberry, black cherry, licorice and spice on long finish.          RP-88          WS-89          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                      Montes Alpha-Syrah-Cabernet Sauvignon-Viognier-Colchagua Valley-Chile-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$17.98-A nose of dark fruit […]

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Millan S.A.-Elodia-Malbec-El Manzano Estate-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spices on long finish, a very good value.          RP-93          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.    Symington Family Estates-Warre’s-Late Bottled Vintage-Porto-Portugal-2008-20.0% Alcohol-$21.99-A ripe […]

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                           Michael David Winery-Earthquake-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2017-15.5% Alcohol-$21.99-A big nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  Big fruit with blackberry, black cherry, spices, if you love a big wine then this is for you, still young.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                          73118-Loscano Vineyards-Grand Reserve-Malbec-Uco Valley-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$16.99-A nose of dark […]

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Clarendon Hills Vineyard-Syrah-Brookman-Australia-2011-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A bold nose of dark fruits and spices, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied and powerful Syrah, with blackberry, blueberry pie, silky, licorice and spices on long finish.  A great example of how good Ausi Syrah is when done right,  decant.          NR          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork […]

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