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Samuel’s Gorge PTY LTD-Shiraz-McLaren Vale-Australia-2010-$27.88-A nose of dark fruit and spices, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied red, with blackberry, cassis, licorice and spice, was very good, drink now.           RP-88          WS-91          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                   Vineyard Block Estate-425-Zinfandel-Reserve-Spring Mountain District-Napa Valley-California-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$17.95-A nose of black cherry and […]

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                                       Torbreck Vintners-Woodcutter’s-Shiraz-Barossa Valley-Australia-2012-15.0% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruit and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blueberry, blackberry, Asian spices on finish, was very good.          WS-88          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.            Epilense De Vinos Y Vinedos-Cameron Hughes Wines-Lot 623-Garnacha-Valdejalon-Spain-2015-14.0% Alcohol-$10.00-A nose of muted […]

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    Clarendon Hills Vineyard-Syrah-Liandra Vineyard-Australia-2004-14.5% Alcohol-$29.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark black purple in color.   A full bodied single vineyard Syrah, with blackberries, currants, some meat and chocolate with a spicy long finish.   A solid and still vibrant Syrah.           RP-92           WS-91           WE-94           CR-92           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                       […]

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    Caldwell Vineyard- Petit Verdot-Varietal Collection-Coombsville-Napa Valley-California-2010-14.0% Alcohol-$75.00-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red, with blueberry, black cherry,  chocolate and spices on long finish, a very filling and bold red.            NR         CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.   Brothers In Arms Vineyards-No 6-Shiraz-Cabernet […]

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                         R Wines-Marquis Philips-#9-Shiraz-McLaren Vale-Australia-2005-16.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of bright dark fruit, spice, dark black in color. A great wine, smooth, blackberry, cassis, licorice, spice, jammy, jammy and rich…a pleasure to drink, sadly this was my last bottle, still has years left if cellared correctly.          RP-96-98           CR-96          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.          Two Corks […]

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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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