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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-91          Good with steak, chicken, […]

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Kuleto Estate Family Vineyards-India Ink-Petite Sirah-Zinfandel-Merlot-Lake County-Napa Valley-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$17.99-A bold nose of dark fruit and spice, dark black (like ink as the name of wine) in color.  A full bodied red blend with blackberry, cassis, currants, chocolate and spice on finish, a very brooding wine, a very good value.          WE-90          CR-90          Good with ribs, chicken, […]

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Cruz Alta-Malbec-Reserve-Mendoza-Argentina-2018-13.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blueberry, plum, some earth and spices on finish.  A good value.       NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                 J. Lohr Winery-Seven Oaks-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2017-Alcohol 14.0%-$17.99- A nose of some dark fruits and spices, dark […]

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                        Steven Arthur Martell-Kaleidos-Praying Mantis-Syrah-Paso Robles-California-2014-15.6% Alcohol-$32.50-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on long finish.  Was very good, cool label design.        RP-91          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                 73118-Loscano Vineyards-Grand Reserve-Malbec-Uco Valley-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$16.99-A nose of […]

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                           Foley Johnson-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2010-14.0% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, currants, chocolate and spices on ling finish. A very good Cab, needs a short decant.          RP-89          WS-86          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                         BOD N B-17414-Cuarto Dominio […]

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                      Bodegas Escorihuela Gascon-Don Miguel Gascon-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2018-14.5% Alcohol-$12.99-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.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 674-Field Blend-Syrah-Petite Sirah-Mendocino-California-2017-14.2% Alcohol-$10.05-A nose of black cherry and some spices, dark garnet in […]

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            Alamos-Seleccion-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2018-13.5% Alcohol-$9.09-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.          RP-90          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                                 Original House Wine-American Steak House-Cabernet Sauvignon-Walla Walla-Washington State-2017-13.3% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, garnet […]

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Sarl Lafage/Famille Lafage Mas Miraflors-Bastide-Syrah-Grenache-Cotes Du Roussillon-France-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$11.19-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with black cherry, raspberry, smoke and spice on finish, a good QPR.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                        Bodegas Lamadrid-Bonarda-Reserva-Single Vineyard-Agrelo-Argentina-2010-14.0% Alcohol-$17.99-A bold nose of dark fruit […]

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                                         Hunt Family Cellars-Cloud 9-Cabernet Sauvignon-Reserve-Destiny Vineyards-Paso Robles-California-2013-14.3% Alcohol-$33.33-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.   A smooth, full bodied Cab, with currants, wild cherries, vanilla and spice finish, was very good.           RP-91           CR-90           Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                           La Casa Del Rey S.A.-Alta Vista-Premium-Cabernet Sauvignon-Lujan De Cuyo-Mendoza-Argentina-2012-14.5% […]

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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-91          Good with steak, chicken, […]

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