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                  73118-Loscano Vineyards-Grand Reserve-Malbec-Uco Valley-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$16.99-A nose of dark fruit and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spices on long finish, very easy drinking, a good value.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                        Intrinsic Wine Co-Red Blend-Malbec-Cabernet Franc-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$21.99-A nose […]

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   Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 731-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2018-14.8% Alcohol-$13.00-A nose of black cherry and some spices, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, vanilla and spice on finish, a good value.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.    Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 725-Zinfandel-Russian River Valley-Sonoma County-California-2018-15.5% Alcohol-$14.00-A nose of black cherry […]

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                      Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 727-Merlot-Knights Valley-Sonoma County-California-2018-15.5% Alcohol-$16.00-A nose of black cherry and some spices, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, vanilla and spice on finish, a good value.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats,chicken, pasta.                 Broquel Winery-Kirkland Signature-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2018-13.5% Alcohol-$6.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, […]

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                       Boedga INV No B-73235-Puerto Ancona S.A.-Tikal-Patriota-Malbec-Bonarda-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$18.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, plum, chocolate and spices on finish.  A solid wine every year.          RP-90         WS-88         CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta    Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 685-Zinfandel-Knights Valley-Sonoma County-California-2017-14.0% Alcohol-$15.00-A nose of […]

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Tooth and Nail Wines-The Possessor-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petit Sirah-Syrah-Paso Robles-California-2016-14.6% Alcohol-$34.99-A nose of some dark fruits and some spices.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, currant, herbs and spice, label is better than wine.  Very cool tasting room in Paso Robles.        WE-89          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                  Bodegas Caro, S.A.-Nicholas Catena-Lafite-Aruna-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2018-14.5% […]

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Lava Vine Vineyards-Petite Sirah-Lava Vine Vineyards-Knights Valley-California-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$43.50-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied red, with blueberry, black cherry, inky, licorice and spices on long finish, still a big wine, needs a decant.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                                   Vina Cobos […]

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Grand Napa Vineyards-Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petite Verdot-Oakville-Napa Valley-2016-14.6% Alcohol-$39.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, currants, some spice on flat finish, disappointing even at a discounted price.          RP-93+          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                     BOD N B-17414-Cuarto Dominio S.A.-BlanCat-Malbec-Parcel-Selection-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$12.23-A […]

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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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