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Cameron Hughes Wine Update

Hello, We’ve been busy retasting the wines in our cellar and came across a few HIDDEN GEMS you may have missed. These Lots truly showcase what we do best, finding exceptional wine and offering them at an extraordinary value. They are drinking beautifully right now, and each has something truly unique to offer. Cheers! CHWine […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                       Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel-Pagani Ranch-Sonoma County-Sonoma Valley-California-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$39.50-A nose of bold sweet black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied  Zin, with black cherry, cranbury, peppery flavors on finish.       WS-93          WE-92          CR-91           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Kimsey Vineyard-Syrah-Viognier-Ballard Canyon-California-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$35.94-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in […]

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Carl Roy Wine Co.-East Side Cuvee-Cabernet Franc-Petite Verdot-Stags Leap District-Napa Valley-California-2018-14.9% Alcohol-$30.00-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with Blackberry, black cherry, some licorice and spice on finish, a bit hot.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   A. Faustini Wines-Chardonnay-Money Road […]

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                          Robert Biale Vineyards-Sangiovese-Nonna’s Vineyard-Oak Knoll District-Napa Valley-California-2019-14.4% Alcohol-$46.80-A nose of black cherry and spice, ruby in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, Asian spice on finish, easy drinker.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                              Joseph Carr-Josh Cellars-Josh-Merlot-California-2019-13.5% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of some dark fruits and […]

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Barrelhead Wine Company-Cabernet Sauvignon-Heinemann Mountain Vineyard-Spring Mountain District-Napa Valley-California-2015-14.8% Alcohol-$52.00-A nose of dark fruits and spices, deep garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blueberry,  black cherry, florals and spice on finish, good not great.          NR          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          Once Cork Bonus.                         Az Agr Tabarrini Giampaolo-Colle Grimaldesco-Montefalco Sagrantino-Italy-2015-15.5% […]

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                                 Kosta Browne Wines-Pinot Noir-Santa Lucia Highlands-Sonoma County-California-2014-14.5% Alcohol–$64.00-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, was very good, drink now.          RP-93          WS-93          CR-91          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus.                                      Tayson Pierce-Cuvee Rothchild-Cabernet Sauvignon-Stagecoach […]

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                          Luke Wines-Merlot-Wahluke Slope-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2019-14.4% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of some black cherry and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, dust and spice on finish, decent value.          WS-91          WE-92          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                                           Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 765-Zinfandel-Sierra Foothills-California-2018-15.2% Alcohol-$11.70-A nose of black cherry and […]

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                                       Linne Calodo Cellars-Nemesis-Syrah-Grenache-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2016-15.9% Alcohol-$80.00-A big nose of dark fruit, dark black purple in color.   A full bodied and bold red blend, with black berries, black raspberries, spice and minerals, delicious.          WS-92          CR-92          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                 Broquel Winery-Kirkland Signature-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2019-14.0% Alcohol-$6.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, […]

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                                        Robert Biale Vineyards-Dessert Wine-Petite Sirah-Napa Valley-California-2013-19.6% Alcohol-$59.25-A nose of sweet dark fruit and spice, dark purple in in color.  A medium to full bodied dessert port, with blueberry, black cherry, cocoa and spices on long finish, very smooth, delicious.          NR          CR-93          Good with deserts, ice cream.          One Cork Bonus.                   Beringer Vineyards-Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Knights […]

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                              Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-Napa-California-2014-14.9% Alcohol-$55.00-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied smooth Cab, with blackberry, currants, rich dark chocolate and spices on long finish.          NR          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                   The Walls Vineyards-Cheys-Syrah-Yakima Valley-Washington […]

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