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                    Bodegas Escorihuela Gascon-Don Miguel Gascon-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, currants, chocolate and spice on finish, better 2nd day.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                Truett Hurst-Inconspicuous-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2016-15.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  […]

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                                    Bodega Mendel-Lunta-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-14.2% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black fruits, herbs, coffee and spice on finish.  A good midweek and QPR wine.         RP-89          WE-88          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Broquel Winery-Kirkland Signature-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$6.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, […]

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Samuel’s Gorge PTY LTD-Shiraz-McLaren Vale-Australia-2010-$27.88-A nose of dark fruit and spices, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied red, with blackberry, cassis, licorice and spice, was very good, drink now.           RP-88          WS-91          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Alamos-Wines of Catena-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.0% Alcohol-$9.19-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark […]

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                                  Yates Family Vineyard-Alden Perry Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2013-15.2% Alcohol-$54.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, black currants, rich and layered, dark chocolate and spice on long finish.  A delicious bottle of wine, short decant.          NR         CR-92          Good with steak, chicken, […]

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                       Picchetti Winery-Cabernet Sauvignon-Leslie’s Estate-Santa Cruz Mountains-California-2007-14.3 Alcohol-$50.00-A huge nose of dark fruits, Asian spices, one of my Top 10 greatest smelling reds, did not want to stop swirling and smelling, dark garnet in color, hard to believe the wine was 12 years old.  A smooth medium to full bodied red, with blueberry, cassis, layers […]

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                              Robert Biale Vineyards-Sangiovese-Estate-Nonna’s Vineyard-Oak Knoll District-Napa Valley-California-2015-14.8% Alcohol-$41.70-A nose of red fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, herbs and spice on finish, a food wine.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                 Broquel Winery-Kirkland Signature-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$6.99-A nose of some dark fruit and […]

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                         Shea Wine Cellars-Pinot Noir-Shea Vineyard-Willamette Valley-Oregon-2011-13.0% Alcohol–$36.98-A classic Pinot nose of dark fruit and earth and spice, dark ruby in color.   A medium to full bodied Pinot Noir, black cherry, raspberry, spices on finish , a solid and well valued Pinot.          RP-91          WS-87          CR-91          Good with chicken, meats, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Bodega Melipal-Malbec-Petit […]

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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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