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    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 dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied blend, with black cherry, plum, rustic spice on finish, a good value.          RP-91          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta..                  […]

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                        Proemio Wines-Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Grenache-Grand Reserve-Winemaker’s Selection-Mendoza-Argentina-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$19.00-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, very good.          WS-90         CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                                       Browne Family Vineyards-Heritage-Cabernet […]

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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.                   Alamos-Wines of Catena-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.0% Alcohol-$9.19-A […]

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                         Bod-No-71414-Bodega Cuarto Dominio-Chento-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Vineyard Selection-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-13.9% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, a good QPR.          WS-85          WE-89          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                                                 DFJ Vinhos, S.A.-Paxis-Touriga […]

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      Chad Wine Co-Pinot Noir-Willamette Valley-Oregon-2014-13.9% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose of some cherry and some spice, medium ruby in color.  A light to medium bodied red, with some cherry, raspberry, finish is a bit thin, average at best.          NR          CR-84          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.                                       Winery No-A-70024-Matias Riccetti-Hey Malbec-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.5%-$15.96-A nose of some dark […]

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         B-70313 Mendoza Vineyards S.A.-Luna-De Finca La Anita-Malbec-Single Vineyard-Acrelo-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-13.5%-$10.98-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, some licorice and spice on a bit disjointed finish.          NR          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                            […]

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                             SLO Down Wines-Sexual Chocolate-Syrah-Malbec-Napa-California-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$19.98-A nose of dark fruit and chocolate, dark black purple in color.   A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, concentrated juice, with lots of chocolate and spice on finish, an interesting wine and label.          NR         CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.        Produit Et Mis […]

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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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