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               Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 686-Cabernet Sauvignon-Alexander Valley-Sonoma County-California-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$14.20-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, needs a good decant, has some rough edges but a good value.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats,chicken, pasta.                         Oliver […]

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                                     Yates Family Vineyard-Cheval-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-California-2013-15.3% Alcohol-$42.50-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blackberry, cherry vanilla coke and spice on long finish.  This little known winery always delivers, seek it out.          NR           CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                     […]

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                   Linne Calodo Cellars-Outsider-Zinfandel-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2014-15.8% Alcohol-$58.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.   A full bodied Zin blend, with jammy black cherry, blackberry, licorice and pepper and spicy long finish, as all LC’s wines,  great stuff.   In a very good drinking zone.          RP-95          CR-93           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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Red Car Wine Co. Update

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                      Linne Calodo Cellars-Problem Child-Zinfandel-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2012-15.3% Alcohol-$58.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, garnet in color.   A medium to full bodied Zin blend with black cherry, cassis, licorice and a  spiced finish.          RP-93          WS-90          CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Cheste-Agraria-L’Bella-Brut-Sparkling Wine-Valencia-Spain-NV-11.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of some citrus and spice, straw in color.  […]

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                            Robert Biale Vineyards-Dessert Wine-Petite Sirah-Napa Valley-California-2014-19.0% Alcohol-$63.00-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-92          Good with deserts, ice cream.          One Cork Bonus.                           Bodega El Esteco-Don David-Malbec-Reserve-Calchaqui […]

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                                  Bodegas Norton S.A.-Malbec-Reserva-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$8.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Malbec, with black cherry, plum, blackberry, finishes with smoke and spice, always a good value.          WS-89          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 636-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2016-15.5% Alcohol-$13.00-A nose of black cherry and some spices, dark […]

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                              Turley Wine Cellars-Zinfandel-Amadeo’s Vineyard-Paso Robles-California-2014-15.8% Alcohol-$48.00-A nose of black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and spices on finish, a very delicious Zin. Bought at their Paso Robles Tasting room.          RP-89          CR-93         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Daou Vineyards-Cabernet […]

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                    Robert Biale Vineyards-Basic Black-Petite Sirah-Syrah-Mourvedre-Grenache-Zinfandel-Sonoma County-California-2012-15.1% Alcohol-$36.50-A nose of dark cherries and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with black cherry, raspberry, herbs, licorice and pepper spiced finish.          WS-91          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                   Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 643-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paicines-Central Coast-California-2015-14.1% Alcohol-$16.15-A nose of black cherry and […]

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                                   Bear Flag Wine-Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Teroldego-Sonoma County-California-California-2016-14.8% Alcohol-$22.99-A nose of cherry and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, pepper and spice on finish,  an enjoyable drinker.          RP-91          WS-86          WE-92          CR-89         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                               Domaine Roger Sabon-Grenache-Cinsault-Syrah-Chateauneuf-Du-Pape-France-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of some muted fruit and […]

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