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Bodegas El Nido S.L.-Clio-Monastrell-Cabernet Sauvignon-Jumilla-Spain-2015-16.0% Alcohol-$45.00-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice, chocolate, spices on very long finish.  A fantastic wine.          RP-92+          WS-91          CR-93          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                BDFM S.A.-P15-Cabernet Sauvignon-Patagonia-Argentina-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$13.00-A nose of […]

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                               INV B-72564-Marcelo Pelleriti Wines S.A.-Felepe Staiti-Vertigo-Malbec-Syrah-Valle Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2012-15.0% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of muted dark fruits and some spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, better than last time, a big and full wine.          NR         CR-91         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork […]

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                     Amour Prive-Hommage-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Rive Gauche-Napa Valley-California-2011-14.4% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of Boudreaux style fruit, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and dust on spiced finish,  a short decant is needed, was very good.          NR          CR-89          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.         […]

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                                          Piedrasassi-Syrah-Santa Barbara County-California-2016-14.1% Alcohol-$27.00-A bold nose of dark fruit, spice and some funk, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spice on long finish, young, needs a decant.  Cool short bottle design.          RP-91          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.     […]

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  Vina Robles-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2015-13.7% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab with blackberry, black cherry, some cocoa and spice on finish, a decent value.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Winery Los Toneles Inv N B-70417-Tonel 78-Barrel Select-Malbec-Bonarda-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-14.0% Alcohol-$12.11-A nose of some […]

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    Proviva S.R.L.-Maipe-Chakana Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Reserve-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark black in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, berry, plum,  smoke and spice on finish.  A very good QPR.          RP-86          WS-87          WE-88          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 559-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2015-15.3% Alcohol-$11.05-A nose of dark […]

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                                  Yates Family Vineyard-Alden Perry Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2014-14.9% Alcohol-$52.00-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, drink now.          NR         CR-91          Good with steak, […]

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                      Tradition Wines –Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Syrah-Petite Sirah-Nada Valley-California-2014-15.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, tobacco and spice on finish, very good.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   B-70417-55 Malbec S.A.-Tintonegro-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Limestone Block-Tunuyan-Mendoza-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of […]

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    Winery Los Toneles Inv N B-70417-Tonel 78-Barrel Select-Malbec-Bonarda-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-14.0% Alcohol-$12.11-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied blend, with black cherry, plum, rustic spice on finish, a good value.          RP-91          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta..                  […]

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                        Proemio Wines-Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Grenache-Grand Reserve-Winemaker’s Selection-Mendoza-Argentina-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium bodied red blend, with black cherry, blackberry, licorice and spice on finish, very good.          WS-90         CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                                       Browne Family Vineyards-Heritage-Cabernet […]

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