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                             Sojourn Cellars-Pinot Noir-Ridgetop Vineyard-Sonoma Coast-Sonoma County-California-2016-14.4% Alcohol-$58.99-A nose of dark cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, dust and Asian spice on long finish.  Was very good, short decant.          RP-91          WS-93          CR-92          Good with seafood, salads, cheeses.          One Cork Bonus.                                 B-71371-Altocedro S.A.-Qaramy-Alto-Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon-Valle […]

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                        Kosta Browne Wines-Pinot Noir-Santa Lucia Highlands-Sonoma County-California-2013-14.2% Alcohol–$64.00-A nose of cherries and spice, medium amber in color.   A medium to full bodied Pinot, with currants, cherries, some dust and spice on finish, in a good drinking zone.          RP-93          WS-93          CR-91          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus.                        INV B-72564-Marcelo Pelleriti Wines S.A.-Reserve-Malbec-Valle […]

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              VyF Ltd-Chilano-Reserva-Carmenere-Valle De Colchagua-Chile-2018-13.0% Alcohol-$14.49-A nose of some funk and dark fruit, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blueberry, tobacco and spice on finish, a bit different.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Bodega Norton, S.A.-Privada-Malbec-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$18.49-A nose of brooding dark fruit and spice, dark black purple […]

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     Krutz Family Cellars-Magnolia-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petite Sirah-Grenache-Garnacha-North Coast-California-2016-13.7% Alcohol-$17.88-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, vanilla and some spice on finish.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                       INV A73337-Alma De Los Andes-Reserva-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$11.98-A nose dark fruit and spices, dark purple in […]

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B73118-Loscano Vineyards-Grand Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Uco Valley-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$17.99-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.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                  Bodegas Paniza S, Coop-Mona-Tempranillo-Garnacha-Syrah-Paniza-Spain-2018-13.5% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, garnet in […]

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                                   Lauren Ashton Cellars-Cuvee Estelle-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Malbec-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2014-14.8% Alcohol-$22.88-A nose of some muted dark fruits and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with black cherry, currants, vanilla and some spice on finish.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Bodegas Fabre S.A.-Fabre Montmayou-Cabernet Franc–Reserva-Mendoza-Argentina-2019-14.5% Alcohol-$11.98-A nose of […]

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                     Linne Calodo Cellars-Cherry Red-Zinfandel-Mourvedre-Syrah-Tannat-Tempranillo-Paso Robles-California-2015-16.2% Alcohol-$70.00-A bold nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied red blend, with  black cherry, blueberry, smoky, with licorice and spices on long finish.  Good every year, one of the best Zin blends made.          NR          CR-93          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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                               Yates Family Vineyard-Fleur De Veeder-Merlot-Mount Veeder-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$48.00-A nose of sweet dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.   A full bodied, delicious Merlot, yes it’s a Merlot, 100%, cassis, raspberry, velvet favors, mocha, with a long finish, very good every year.          NR          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. A-73337-Durigutti-Malbec-Paraaje Altamira-Mendoza-Argentina-2019-13.9% Alcohol-$13.99-A […]

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                 Irvine Wines-The Estate-Cabernet Sauvignon-Eden Valley-Australia-2016-15.0% Alcohol-$19.88-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, some tar and spice on finish.          WS-89          WE-90          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Bodegas Caro S.A.-Amancaya-Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mendoza-Argentina-2018-14.5% Alcohol-$20.50-A nose of some dark fruit, funk and spice, dark […]

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Clarendon Hills Vineyard-Syrah-Brookman-Australia-2011-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A bold nose of dark fruits and spices, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied and powerful Syrah, with blackberry, blueberry pie, silky, licorice and spices on long finish.  A great example of how good Ausi Syrah is when done right,  decant.          NR          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork […]

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