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                           B-87696-Mendoza Vineyards-1907-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-14.0% Alcohol-$9.98-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spices on finish, a very good QPR.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                Seghesio Family Vineyards-Zinfandel-Sonoma County-2013-14.8% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of black cherry […]

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    B-71371-Altocedro S.A.-Ano Cero-Malbec-La Consulta-Valle de Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.4% Alcohol-$12.98-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, a good value.          RP-88          WS-80          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                     Proviva S.R.L.-Chakana-Estate Selection-Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Valle […]

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    Wente Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Estate-Southern Hills-Livermore Valley-San Francisco Bay-California-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$23.45-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied red, with black cherry, cassis, cocoa and spice on long finish, an enjoyable wine.          NR          CR-88          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.                  Bodegas Norton S.A.-Malbec-Reserva-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of dark […]

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    Villa San Juliette Winery-Chorum-Syrah-Grenache-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Franc-Alicante Bouschet-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petie Sirah-Paso Robles-California-2013-15.2% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink blend, with black cherry, plum, vanilla and spices on layered finish, was very good.          WE-93          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         […]

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          Michael and David Philips-7 Deadly Zins-Zinfandel-Old Vine-Lodi-California-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$12.09-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied, fun drinking Zin, pepper, blackberry, spicy, a good value.          WS-89          CR-88          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.                    Bodega Y Vinedos Renacer S.A.-Punto Final-Malbec-Reserva-Mendoza-Argentina-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark […]

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    Marchetti Sergio-Fossacolle-Sangiovese-Brunello Di Montalcino-Italy-2004-15.0% Alcohol-$39.99-A nose of cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with plum, black cherry, licorice and spices on long finish, still needs a decant, very good.  In a great drinking zone.          RP-92          WS-93          WE-91          CR-93          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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    Muscardini Cellars-Zinfandel-Les Chamizal Vineyard-Moon Mountain District-Sonoma Valley-California-2014-15.2% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied single vineyard Zin, with blueberry, raspberries, cinnamon and spice, a good value at a discounted price.          RP-90          WS-88          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       Finca Abril-Alhambra […]

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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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