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Bodegas Fabre S.A.-Fabre Montmayou-Malbec-Barrel Selection-Patagonia-Argentina-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$15.00-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, fig, licorice and spices on finish, a good value.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                   Fossalta Di Piave-Terre-Torre dei Giganti-Nero D’Avola-Terre Siciliane-Tipica-Italy-2016-13.0% Alcohol-$12.99-A  nose of some muted dark […]

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                   Blanco Family Winery and Vineyards-Mairena-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, coffee and spice on finish, nothing special.          NR          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                          Vina Los Boldos Camino Los Boldos-Grande Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cachapoal Andes-Chile-2015-Alcohol-14.0% Alcohol-$14.99-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.                          Los Domados S.A.-Classic-Malbec-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.7% Alcohol-$16.00-A nose of some dark fruits […]

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                               Kosta Browne Wines-Pinot Noir-Sonoma Coast-California-2012-14.5% Alcohol–$64.00-A nose of cherries and spice, medium amber in color.  A medium to full bodied Pinot, with currants, cherries, good acidity, dust and spice on finish.  Hard to ever say anything bad about a KB wine, drink now but still needs an short decant.           RP-93          WS-92           CR-92           Good with […]

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               Rich Table Wines-(Andrew Rich)-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2016-14.2% Alcohol-$20.00-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum,  tar and spice on finish, needs some time to open.          WS-87          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                Bod-No-71414-Bodega Cuarto Dominio-Chento-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Vineyard Selection-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-13.9% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose […]

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Merf Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, vanilla and spice on finish, a good value.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                           INV N-7245-5-Bodegas Del Fin Mundo-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Patagonia-Argentina-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$12.01-A nose of some dark fruit and […]

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                          Federico Giuntini A, Massetti-Fattoria Selvapiana-Vigneto Bucerchiale-Sangiovese-Riserva-Chianti Rufina-Italy-14.5% Alcohol-2009-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice,  dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, tobacco and spice on long finish.  Still needs a short decant, was very good.          WS-89          CR-90          Good with veal, salads, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                     Proviva […]

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                          Linne Calodo Cellars-Outsider-Zinfandel-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2012-15.8% Alcohol-$58.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.   A full bodied Zin blend, with jammy black cherry, blackberry, licorice and pepper and spicy long finish, as all LC’s wines,  great stuff.   In a very good drinking zone.      RP-93            WS-88         CR-92           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork […]

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     Finca Abril S.A.-Rapsodia-Malbec-Reserva-La Consulta Vineyard-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$15.99-A brooding nose of dark fruits and spice, dark, dark purple in color.  A  full bodied red, with blueberry, cassis, chocolate and white pepper on finish, better than last time tried.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                   Valdez Family Winery-Ulises Valdez-Zinfandel-St. Peter’s Church Vineyard-Alexander Valley-California-2012-15.3% […]

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                  Proviva S.R.L.-Maipe-Chakana Wines-Malbec-Reserve-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.0% Alcohol-$12.73-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark black in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, berry, plum, some smoke and spice on finish.  A very good QPR.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 641-Merlot-Paicines-Central Coast-California-2015-15.1% Alcohol-$9.10-A nose of black cherry […]

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