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                                    Bremer Family Winery-Cabernet Franc-Howell Mountain-Napa Valley-California-2006-14.7% Alcohol-$50.00-A nose of bold dark fruit and spices, dark garnet in color.  A  full bodied red, with blackberry, cigar box, licorice and chocolate, smooth spicy finish, drink now.          NR          CR-91          Good with steak. chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       Proviva S.R.L.-Maipe-Chakana Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Reserve-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-14.5% […]

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    Joel Gott Wines-Zinfandel-Napa County-California-2015-14.4% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of black cherry and some funk and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Zin, with black cherry, plum, some vanilla and spice on finish, disjointed, not as good as prior years.          NR          CR-84          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.     Boedga INV No […]

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      Linne Calodo Cellars-Nemesis-Syrah-Mourvedre-Grenache-Paso Robles-California-2010-14.9% Alcohol-$68.00-A nose of dark fruit and minerals, dark black purple in color.   A full bodied and bold red blend, with black berries, black raspberries, spice and minerals and a smooth long finish.   Short decant, drink now.           WS-90           CR-91           Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.     […]

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               Robert Biale Vineyards-Petite Sirah-E.B.A.-Napa Valley-California-2007-15.2% Alcohol-$67.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, chocolate and spice on finish, in a good drinking zone.            RP-91          CR-92          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         One Cork Bonus.            Alamos-Wines of […]

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               JorgeOrdonez S.L.-Victoria 2-Moscatel Dulce-Malaga-Spain-2011-10.0% Alcohol-$14.88 (.375)-A nose of honey and spice, golden in color.  A medium to full bodied desert wine, with candied raisins, honey, some citrus and spice, very good.         RP-95          WS-89          WE-90          CR-90          Good with deserts, ice cream.          One Cork Bonus.           Luigi Bosca-Gala 4-Cabernet […]

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               JaM Cellars-John and Michele-Cabernet Sauvignon-California-2014-15.1% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, vanilla and spices on long finish, a very good QPR.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.       Luigi Bosca-Finca Los Nobles-Cabernet Sauvignon-Bouchet-Field Blend-Lujan […]

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            Finca Abril S.A.-Rapsodia-Malbec-Reserva-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2012-14.4% Alcohol-$18.00-A brooding nose of dark fruits and spice, dark, dark purple in color.  A  full bodied red, with blueberry, cassis, plum, chocolate and spices on finish.  A really solid value.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                          Bogle Vineyards-Zinfandel-Old Vine-California-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of cherry and […]

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           Bodega Y Vinedos Renacer S.A.-Punto Final-Malbec-Reserva-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruit and tar, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Malbec, with black cherry, plum, cassis, chocolate and spice on finish.  A solid wine, good every year.          WS-87          WE-89          CR-88           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Kendall-Jackson Vineyards & Winery-Vintner’s […]

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    Linne Calodo Cellars-Overthinker-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2010-15.7% Alcohol-$72.00-A bold nose of sweet dark fruits and spices, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied GSM blend with currants, raspberry, plum, spice box on velvet finish, layers of flavor.  A very good wine, still has some life left.          WS-90         CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork […]

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    Bodegas Mas Alta S.A.-Black Slate-La Vilella Alta-Grenache-Carignan-Cabernet Sauvignon-Priorat-Spain-2012-14.5% Alcohol-$17.98-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark black purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice, with vanilla spiced finish.  A very good wine and great QPR.          RP-90          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.   […]

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