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    Soc. Agr. Montalbera S.R.L.-Ruche di Castagnole Montferrato–Laccento-2011-Piedmont-Italy-2011-14.0% Alcohol-$19.98-A nose of dark fruit and some spice , dark purple in color.   A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, some chocolate and spice on finish, decant, interesting wine varietal. (a good one for the 100 century varietal list)         WS-88          CR-89          Good with […]

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    Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Cheval-Cabernet Franc-2012-14.5% Alcohol-$42.50-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blackberry, cherry vanilla coke and spice on long finish.   This little known winery always delivers quality juice, decant.           NR           CR-91           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork […]

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                Bouteille Au Domaine-Domaine De Nalys-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Cinsault-Counoise-Vaccarese-Muscardin-Terret Noir-Chateauneuf-Du-Pape-France-2011-14.5% Alcohol-$23.99-A nose of cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied CDP, with black cherry, currants, herbs and spice on finish, easy drinking.          RP-87          WS-91          CR-89          Good with seafood, chicken, pasta.     INV A-70535-Puramun S.A.-Reserva-Malbec-Pepe Galante-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2013-$20.42-A nose of dark […]

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    Kosta Browne Wines-Pinot Noir-Russian River Valley-California-2010-14.6% Alcohol–$52.00-A nose of cherries and spice, medium amber in color.   A medium to full bodied Pinot, with blueberry, black cherry,  some acidity and spice on finish, very good, drink now.          RP-90          WS-93          CR-91          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus.             […]

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                              Michael and David Phillips-Earthquake-Petite Sirah-Lodi-California-2013-15.0% Alcohol-$29.99-A huge nose of dark fruits and spice, dark black purple in color.  A huge, full bodied PS, not for the faint of heart or Old World fans.  With blackberries, blueberries, and raspberries that finishes with a dark spicy chocolate and despite it’s big 15.0% alcohol […]

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                                              JL Giguiere-Mossback Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Chalk Hill-Sonoma County-California-2014-13.9% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with blackberry, cassis, licorice and spices on finish.  Not as good as a prior year.          NR          CR-87          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.           Bodegas […]

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                                 Columbia Crest-H3-Merlot-Columbia Crest-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$12.11-A nose of cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Merlot, with blackberry, cherry, dusty chocolate and spice on finish, better than last year, a very good value.           NR           CR-89           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.       Kaiken S.A.-Malbec-Ultra-Uco Valley-Mendoza-Argentina-2013-14.5% […]

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                            Michael and David Phillips-Earthquake-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2013-15.5% Alcohol-$20.97-A big nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied fruit bomb with blackberry, black cherry, spices, if you love a big wine then this is for you, good every year.          RP-91          WS-86          WE-90          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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    Seghesio Family Vineyards-Zinfandel-Sonoma County-2014-14.8% Alcohol-$18.89-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red with blueberry, black cherry, mocha and spices on finish, easy drinking.          RP-89          WS-93          WE-87          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   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 […]

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    Seghesio Family Vineyards-Zinfandel-Sonoma County-2014-14.8% Alcohol-$18.89-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red with blueberry, black cherry, mocha and spices on finish, easy drinking.          RP-89          WS-93          WE-87          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   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 […]

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