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    Shooting Gallery Wines-Locations 4-CA-Petite Sirah-Barbera-Tempranillo-Syrah-Grenache-California-NV-15.5% Alcohol-$20.00-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink blend, with black cherry, raspberry, kirsch, smoke and spice on finish, just missing something to make it great.          RP-90          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         Proviva S.R.L.-Chakana-Estate […]

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              Casa Vitivinicola Tinazzi srl-Opera-N3-Vinum Italicum-Nero d’Avola-Primitivo-Corvina Veronese-Vino Rosso-Veneto-Italy-NV-15.0% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, cigar, chocolate and spice on long finish.  A very interesting wine, very good, beautiful label.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          […]

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    Tensley Wine Inc.-Los Padres-Syrah-Grenache-Mourvedre-Petite Sirah-Central Coast-California-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of blooding dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to fill bodied Rhone blend, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spice on finish, needs time to open.          RP-91          WS-88          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                       BDFM S.A.-Del Fin Del Mundo-Reserva-Pinot Noir-Patagonia-Argentina-2014-13.5% […]

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  Bodegas Y Vinedos La Esperanza S.A.-Malbec-Gran Reserva-Vista Flores Vineyard-Valle de Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-14.8% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of dark fruit and spices, dark purple n color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, smoke and spices on finish, was very good.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Vina Robles-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2014-14.6% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of […]

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                                   Yates Family Vineyard-Fleur De Veeder-Merlot-Mount Veeder-California-2010-14.8% Alcohol-$37.00-A nose of sweet dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.   A full bodied and delicious Merlot, yes it’s a Merlot, 100%, cassis, raspberry, velvet favors, mocha, a very long finish.          NR          CR-92          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.   Alamos-Wines of Catena-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-13.5% […]

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  Vina Cobos S.A.-Felino-Cabernet Sauvignon-Valle de Uco-Lujan de Cuyo-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.4% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose of dark fruits, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with black currants,  blackberries, smooth with chocolate and spice on finish, a very good value.          RP-89          WS-88          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.     Symington Family Estates-Dow’s- […]

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  Boedga INV No B-73235-Puerto Ancona S.A.-Tikal-Patriota-Malbec-Bonarda-Mendoza-Argentina-2013-13.8% Alcohol-$16.31-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, plum, chocolate and spices on finish.  A solid wine every year.          RP-88         WS-87          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.     INV A-70535-Puramun S.A.-Reserva-Malbec-Pepe Galante-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2013-$20.42-A nose of […]

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    Les Garrigues-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Cinsault-Marselan-Cotes Du Phone-France-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$8.49-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, medium garnet on color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and spice on finish, an average blend.          NR          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                         Alamos-Malbec-Bonarda-Cabernet Sauvignon-Tempranillo-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-13.0% Alcohol-$8.69-A nose of dark fruit […]

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      R.E. No C.L.M-408-Volver-Tempranillo-La Mancha-Spain-2014-15.0% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red with black cherry, plum, cassis,  heat and spice on finish, a decent value.          RP-92         CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                Proviva S.R.L.-Maipe-Malbec-Chakana Wines-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.0% Alcohol-$8.99-A nose of dark fruit and […]

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    Raymond Vineyards-Reserve Selection-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petite Sirah-Petit Verdot-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Napa Valley-California-2012-15.0% Alcohol-$25.99-A nose of rich dark fruits, dark garnet in color.   A full bodied and smooth Napa Cab, with blackberry, and black cherry, currants, chocolate spice finish.   A very good and classic Cab.           RP-92          WS-90          WE-90           CR-90           Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.   […]

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