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    Titus Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2009-14.9% Alcohol-$32.80-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied reserve red, with blackberry, blueberry, chocolate and spiced on long finish.  Still has lots of life left, was very good.          WS-91          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                       […]

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                     Hess Family Latin America S.A.-Bodega Colome-Estate -Malbec-High Altitude Vineyards-Salta-Argentina-2015-14.9% Alcohol-$23.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spiced meat, dark blackish in color.  A full bodied red with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and exotic spices on finish, was very good.            WS-92 (Top 100 2017 #18)          CR-89                  Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Vina Robles-RED […]

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    Juggernaut Wine Co.-Hillside-Cabernet Sauvignon-Alexander Valley-Sierra Foothills-Livermore Valley-California-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$21.00-A huge nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied Cab, with blackberries, currants, licorice and spices on very long finish.  Needs a good decant, drinks like a $40.00 bottle, a great QPR, cool label, heavy bottle.          NR          CR-91          Good with […]

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    Bodegas Emilio Moro-Tinto Fino-Ribera Del Duero-Spain-2015-14.0% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of some dark fruit, dark ruby in color.   A medium to full bodied with black raspberry and cassis, some oak and smoke.  Not as good as previous vintages, a bit austere.          WS-90           CR-86           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Produit Et Mis En Boutelle Par-Kirkland […]

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                          B73118-Loscano Vineyards-Grand Reserve-Malbec-Lujan de Cuyo-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.8% Alcohol-$16.99-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, needs a good decant.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.            Locations-I-1-Nero D’Avola-Negroamaro-Barbera-Sangiovese-Italy-NV-$10.08-A muted nose of […]

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    Finca Abril S.A.-Rapsodia-Malbec-Reserva-La Consulta Vineyard-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$15.99-A brooding nose of dark fruits and spice, dark, dark purple in color.  A  full bodied red, with blueberry, cassis, chocolate and white pepper on finish, a bit rough.          NR          CR-84          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                         Angry Bunch Wines-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$22.00-A nose of black cherry and […]

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                          Inv B-72460-Black Cabra-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$8.45-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, coffee and spice on finish, a good value.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.           Alamos-Wines of Catena-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.0% Alcohol-$10.39-A nose of some […]

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    Bodega Catena Zapata-Malbec-Lunlunta-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$15.88-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 finish,  good not great.          RP-89          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                         Finca Villacreces S.L.-Tinto Fino-Tempranillo-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Ribera Del Duero-Spain-2009-14.0% […]

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    Steltzner Vineyards-Richard Steltzner-Cabernet Sauvignon-Reserve-Estate-Stags Leap District-Napa Valley-California-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$39.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark black garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Reserve Cab, with blackberry, black cherry, cassis, some bacon and spice, not as good as last time tried, a bit rough.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   […]

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                            Beringer Vineyards-Quantum-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Petite Sirah-Petite Verdot-Nada Valley-California-2010-14.5% Alcohol-$41.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet on color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink blend, with black cherry, raspberry, cinnamon stick and spice on finish, a good blend, drink now.          RP-92          WS-92          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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