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                 Timeline Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2014-14.50%-$16.95-A nose of black cherry and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, cocoa and spice on smooth finish.  A very good value.            NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                            Bodegas Norton S.A.-Malbec-Reserva-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$8.99-A nose of dark […]

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                              Caymus Vineyards-40th Anniversary-Cabernet Sauvignon-Rutherford-Napa Valley-California-2012-14.6% Alcohol-$64.99-A nose of dark fruit, chocolate and spice, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied Cab, with blackberry, blueberry, cassis, dark chocolate and spices on long finish, drinks like smooth velvet, drink now.          WS-91          WE-92          CR-95          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          Two Corks Bonus.                 Fincas Patagonicas S.A.-Tapiz-Cabernet […]

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Alamos-Seleccion-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, currents, vanilla spiced finish, easy drinking.          WS-86          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                      R.E.50/42902-Bonegas Ateca S.L.-Honoro Vera-Garnacha-Calatayud-Spain-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$6.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full […]

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Finca Abril S.A.-Rapsodia-Malbec-Reserva-Manual Harvest-La Consulta Vineyard-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-14.4% Alcohol-$18.00-A brooding nose of dark fruits and spice, dark, dark purple in color.  A  full bodied red, with blueberry, cassis, vanilla and white pepper on finish, a very good QPR.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 636-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2016-15.5% Alcohol-$13.00-A nose of black cherry and […]

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Proviva S.R.L.-Chakana-Estate Selection-Malbec-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-14.0% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with dark berries, plum, chocolate and spice on finish, easy drinking.          WS-87          WE-92          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                          Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 534-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2014-14.2% Alcohol-$16.15-A nose of black cherry and […]

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                          Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-Napa-California-2012-14.7% Alcohol-$62.50-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied smooth Cab, with blackberry, currants, rich dark chocolate and spices on long finish.          NR          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                          Hess Family Latin America S.A.-Bodega Colome-Estate […]

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Matchbook Wines-Arsonist-Petit Verdot-Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon-California-2014-14.3% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, blueberry, tar and spice on disjointed finish, average at best.          WE-91 (Editors Choice)          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                                 Bodega Noemia De Patagonia S.A.-A Lisa-Malbec-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Patagonia-Argentina-2017-13.0% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose […]

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                             Chateau La Tour Blanche-Sauternes-Grand Vin De Bordeaux-France-2009-14.0% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of sweet honey, golden in color.  A medium bodied desert wine, with honey, lemon, rich oily acidity, light on finish, a very good valued Sauternes.       RP-93          WS-92          WE-95          CR-90          Good with deserts, ice cream.          One Cork Bonus.                         Bodegas Fabre S.A.-Fabre Montmayou-Malbec-Reserva-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$11.94-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             . Martinelli Winery, Inc.-Red Barn Ridge-Zinfandel-Syrah-Russian River Valley-California-2014-15.3% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark […]

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Vino del Sol Update

Vino del Sol Newsletter Your Trusted Source ‌ South America Harvest Report 2019 2019 proved to be an excellent harvest for quality all across South America. For a detailed report, including a by region break-down, click here Spotlight Wine & Winery of the Month Lamadrid Cabernet Franc Reserva Lamadrid Cabernet Franc Reserva is a leading […]

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