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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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Alamos-Wines of Catena-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.0% Alcohol-$9.19-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blackberry, some chocolate and spice on finish, a good QPR.         RP-89          WS-87          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                 Nota Bene Cellars LTD.-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Petit Verdot-Arianses Vineyard-Wahluke Slope-Washington State-2013-14.19% Alcohol-$18.93-A […]

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                                 Carlisle Winery-Syrah-Sonoma County-California-2015-14.4% Alcohol-$20.00-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, blueberry, meat and spices on long finish, a great QPR.          WS-91          WE-90        CR-91          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                  Broquel Winery-Kirkland Signature-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$6.99-A nose of some dark fruit and […]

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                            Kosta Browne Wines-Pinot Noir-Sonoma Coast-California-2011-14.4% Alcohol–$54.00-A nose of cherries and spice, medium amber in color.  A medium to full bodied Pinot, with currants, cherries, good acidity, dust and spice on finish.  Hard to ever say anything bad about a KB wine, drink now.           WS-90           CR-90           Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus.          […]

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                      Bonterra Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Organic-Mendocino County-California-2017-$12.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, black currants, blackberries, vanilla, smoke, easy drinking.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                             Belasco De Baquedano S.A.-AR Guentota-Old Vine-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2011-15.0% Alcohol-$15.88-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  […]

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Buoncristiani Family Winery-O.P.C.-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Merlot-Malbec-Napa Valley-California-2012-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied kitchen sink blend with blackberry, currants, cherry, and chocolate with spice on finish.  Do a short decant, very enjoyable.          WS-88          CR-92          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                    Broquel Winery-Kirkland Signature-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$6.99-A nose of […]

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                      Proemio Wines-Syrah-Grenache-Reserve-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$14.44-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium bodied red blend, with black cherry, blackberry, licorice and spice on finish, was very good.          WS-90         CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                             Michael David Winery-Petite Petite-Petite Sirah-Petite Verdot-Lodi-California-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$14.44-A nose of dark fruit and spices, dark purple […]

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Bodegas Fabre S.A.-Fabre Montmayou-Malbec-Barrel Selection-Patagonia-Argentina-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$15.00-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, fig, licorice and spices on finish, a good value.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                   Fossalta Di Piave-Terre-Torre dei Giganti-Nero D’Avola-Terre Siciliane-Tipica-Italy-2016-13.0% Alcohol-$12.99-A  nose of some muted dark […]

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                   Blanco Family Winery and Vineyards-Mairena-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, coffee and spice on finish, nothing special.          NR          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                          Vina Los Boldos Camino Los Boldos-Grande Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cachapoal Andes-Chile-2015-Alcohol-14.0% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of […]

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                                 Bodegas Norton S.A.-Malbec-Reserva-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$11.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Malbec, with black cherry, plum, blackberry, finishes with smoke and spice, always a good value.          WS-90          WE-87          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                          Los Domados S.A.-Classic-Malbec-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.7% Alcohol-$16.00-A nose of some dark fruits […]

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