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    Les Garrigues-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Cinsault-Marselan-Cotes Du Phone-France-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$8.49-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, medium garnet on color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and spice on finish, an average blend.          NR          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                         Alamos-Malbec-Bonarda-Cabernet Sauvignon-Tempranillo-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-13.0% Alcohol-$8.69-A nose of dark fruit […]

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      R.E. No C.L.M-408-Volver-Tempranillo-La Mancha-Spain-2014-15.0% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red with black cherry, plum, cassis,  heat and spice on finish, a decent value.          RP-92         CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                Proviva S.R.L.-Maipe-Malbec-Chakana Wines-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.0% Alcohol-$8.99-A nose of dark fruit and […]

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    Raymond Vineyards-Reserve Selection-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petite Sirah-Petit Verdot-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Napa Valley-California-2012-15.0% Alcohol-$25.99-A nose of rich dark fruits, dark garnet in color.   A full bodied and smooth Napa Cab, with blackberry, and black cherry, currants, chocolate spice finish.   A very good and classic Cab.           RP-92          WS-90          WE-90           CR-90           Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.   […]

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    One True Vine-Layer Cake Wines-Sea of Stones-Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Petit Verdot-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied red blend, with blueberry, black cherry, chocolate and spice on finish, not as good as past years.          NR          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.       […]

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      St. Urbans-Hof Winery-Wiltinger-Riesling-Mosel-Alte Reben-Germany-2010-10.5% Alcohol-$15.55-A nose of citrus and some spice, medium straw in color.  A light to medium bodied white, with apple, melon, stone and spice on finish, good but a bit past prime.          RP-89          WS-90          CR-89          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.             Luigi Bosca-Merlot-Lujan De Cuyo-Mendoza-Argentina-2010-14.0% Alcohol-$5.09-A muted nose […]

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NYC Wine Event

Great Wines of the Andes returns to New York City this Fall Something very special is happening in the Andes: the quality of winemaking is better than it’s ever been. Acclaimed wine critic James Suckling invites you to discover these magnificent wines at the Great Wines of the Andes USA 2017 New York on September […]

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    Produit Et Mis En Boutelle Par-Kirkland Signature-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$6.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium bodied red, with black fruits, herbs, coffee and spice on finish.  A good midweek and QPR wine.          NR          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta   Bogega Convento San Francisco S.L.-Tempranillo-Ribera del Duero-Spain-2011-14.0% […]

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  Proviva S.R.L.-Maipe-Malbec-Reserve-Chakana Estate-Mendoza-Argentina-2012-14.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Reserve Malbec, with blackberry, plum, tar and spice on finish.  A meaty red, a good value.         RP-91          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.     Finca Abril S.A.-Rapsodia-Malbec-Reserva-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2012-14.4% Alcohol-$18.00-A brooding nose of dark […]

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    Carpe Diem Cellars-Cabernet Sauvignon-2013-Napa Valley-Yountville-California-14.5% Alcohol-$21.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and spice on finish, your average Cab.          WE-92          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                         Vinedos y Bodegas Trabun-Trabun-Malbec-Cachapoal Valley-Requinoa-Chile-2015-14.0% Alcohol-$11.99-A nose of some […]

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    Marietta Cellars-Roman-Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Barbara-Geyserville-California-2015-14.6% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, blackberry, cassis and spices on long finish. A fantastic wine with a great QPR.          RP-90          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Proemio Wines-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$10.99-A nose of some dark […]

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