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    Si Vintners-Si.-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Petit Verdot-Margaret River-Australia-2014-13.4% Alcohol-$17.77-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and spices on finish, a bit disjointed.          NR          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                       Proviva S.R.L.-Maipe-Chakana Wines-Malbec-Reserve-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.0% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose […]

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    Clarendon Hills Vineyard-Syrah-Clarendon-Bakers Gully-Australia-2007-14.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.   A full bodied single vineyard red, with blackberry, blueberry, with a spiced finish, still needs a long decant.           RP-92           WS-92           WE-89           CR-91           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       Tensley Wine, Inc.-Syrah-Santa Barbara […]

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             Fundacao Eugenio De Almeida-Cartuxa-Evora-Aragonez-Alicante Bouschet-Alfrocheiro-Trincadeia-Portugal-2012-14.0% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of some funk and dark fruit and some spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Tinto blend with currant, plum, cocoa and smoke on finish, not bad just a bit different.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pizza.     19 Crimes-The […]

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    Lava Vine Vineyards-Tempranillo-Suisun Valley-California-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$32.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, black cherry, cassis, licorice and spice on finish, good not great.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                               19 Crimes-The Banished-Cabernet Sauvignon-Shiraz-South Australia-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$8.99-A nose of […]

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                            PZ1896-Macarico-Aglianico-Alto Vulture-Basilcata-Italy-2005-14.0% Alcohol-$29.99-Magnum-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.   A medium to full bodied red, with blueberry, black cherry, licorice and spices on finish, different and enjoyable.  Drinking well after a short decant.          WE-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                Torbreck […]

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  Mollydooker Wines-The Boxer-Shiraz-Australia-2014-15.5% Alcohol-$23.99-A nose of bold fruit and spice,  dark black purple in color.  A bold full bodied red, with plum, blueberry, bacon and spice on finish, needs a long decant.          WS-93          CR-88          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.           Wines of Substance-CS-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$12.39-A nose of some […]

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                               Selby Winery-Zinfandel-Old Vines-Sonoma County-California-2013-15.5% Alcohol-$27.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Zin, with black cherry, kirsch, raspberry, with long spiced finish, very good.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                               Chapel Hill Winery-Parson’s Nose-Cabernet Sauvignon-McLaren […]

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    Kangarilla Road Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-McLaren Vale-Australia-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blueberry, currants, licorice and spice on finish.          WS-82          WE-89          CR-88                    Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Vinedos Y Bodegas Pablo-Menguante-Garnacha-Seleccion-Carinena-Spain-2012-14.0% Alcohol-$12.50-A nose of some black cherry and spice, dark garnet […]

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    Kosta Browne Wines-Pinot Noir-Russian River Valley-California-2011-14.5% Alcohol–$54.00-A nose of cherries and spice, medium amber in color.   A medium to full bodied Pinot, with currants, cherries, some dust and spice on finish, in a good drinking zone.          WS-87          CR-91          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus.              RDV Wines-Route Du […]

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      Clarendon Hills Vineyard-Syrah-Clarendon-Bakers Gully-Australia-2007-14.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.   A medium to full bodied single vineyard red, with blackberry, blueberry, with a spiced finish, still needs a long decant.           RP-92           WS-92           WE-89           CR-91           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                    Terra […]

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