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                          Inv B-72460-Black Cabra-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$8.45-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, coffee and spice on finish, a good value.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.           Alamos-Wines of Catena-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.0% Alcohol-$10.39-A nose of some […]

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    Bodega Catena Zapata-Malbec-Lunlunta-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$15.88-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and spice on finish,  good not great.          RP-89          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                         Finca Villacreces S.L.-Tinto Fino-Tempranillo-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Ribera Del Duero-Spain-2009-14.0% […]

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    Steltzner Vineyards-Richard Steltzner-Cabernet Sauvignon-Reserve-Estate-Stags Leap District-Napa Valley-California-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$39.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark black garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Reserve Cab, with blackberry, black cherry, cassis, some bacon and spice, not as good as last time tried, a bit rough.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   […]

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                            Beringer Vineyards-Quantum-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Petite Sirah-Petite Verdot-Nada Valley-California-2010-14.5% Alcohol-$41.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet on color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink blend, with black cherry, raspberry, cinnamon stick and spice on finish, a good blend, drink now.          RP-92          WS-92          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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    Bodega No A71661-Vinedos Casa De Uco SA-El Salvaje-Malbec-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-14.2% Alochol-$17.00-A nose of some dark fruit, perfume and some funk, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, licorice and spice on disjointed finish.  Much better values out there.          NR          CR-83          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.     […]

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                           B-87696-Mendoza Vineyards-1907-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-14.0% Alcohol-$9.98-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spices on finish, a very good QPR.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                Seghesio Family Vineyards-Zinfandel-Sonoma County-2013-14.8% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of black cherry […]

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    B-71371-Altocedro S.A.-Ano Cero-Malbec-La Consulta-Valle de Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.4% Alcohol-$12.98-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, a good value.          RP-88          WS-80          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                     Proviva S.R.L.-Chakana-Estate Selection-Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Valle […]

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    Wente Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Estate-Southern Hills-Livermore Valley-San Francisco Bay-California-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$23.45-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied red, with black cherry, cassis, cocoa and spice on long finish, an enjoyable wine.          NR          CR-88          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.                  Bodegas Norton S.A.-Malbec-Reserva-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of dark […]

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    Villa San Juliette Winery-Chorum-Syrah-Grenache-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Franc-Alicante Bouschet-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petie Sirah-Paso Robles-California-2013-15.2% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink blend, with black cherry, plum, vanilla and spices on layered finish, was very good.          WE-93          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         […]

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          Michael and David Philips-7 Deadly Zins-Zinfandel-Old Vine-Lodi-California-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$12.09-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied, fun drinking Zin, pepper, blackberry, spicy, a good value.          WS-89          CR-88          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.                    Bodega Y Vinedos Renacer S.A.-Punto Final-Malbec-Reserva-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark […]

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