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                     Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel–Petite Sirah-Alicante Bouschet-Sonoma County-California-2015-15.3% Alcohol-$24.00-A nose of bold sweet black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.   A full bodied  Zin, with black cherry and smoky peppery flavors, jammy with a long finish.  Always good every year.           RP-88-90          WS-90          CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                         Celler Joan Simo SL-Les […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

Donati Family Vineyard Inc.-Family Reserve-Petit Verdot-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paicines-Central Coast-California-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$32.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux red, with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and spice on long finish, was very good.          NR          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          Ove Cork Bonus.                                    Joel Gott Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petite […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                               Rodney Strong Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Alexander Valley-Sonoma County-California-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, cocoa and spice on finish, easy drinking.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                  Federalist Vineyards-The Federalist-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

Robert Mondavi Winery-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$28.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with black currants, cherries, and spice on finish, good not great.          WS-88          WE-86          CR-89          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.                                               Bieler Family-Born To Run-Cabernet Sauvignon-Washington State-California-2016-13.9% Alcohol-$11.99-A nose of some dark fruit […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

              Genagricola S.P.A.-Poggiobello-Riesling-Friuli Colli Orientali-Manzano-Italy-2012-13.0% Alcohol-$12.88-A nose of citrus and spice, medium golden in color.  A medium bodied white, with melon, honeyed almonds and spice on finish.  A very good QPR, drink now.          RP-87+          WS-91          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Michael David Winery-Freakshow-Syrah-Petite Sirah-Souzao-Lodi-California-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$17.99-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark black […]

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Cameron Hughes Wine Update

CHWINE.COM CAMERON HUGHES | 800.805.1971 (MONDAY-FRIDAY, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. PST) To ensure that you continue receiving our emails, please add us to your address book or safe list. Got this as a forward? Sign up to receive our future emails! Manage your subscription preferences or unsubscribe. Cameron Hughes Wine 251 Rhode Island St Ste 207, […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

Linne Calodo Cellars-Cherry Red-Zinfandel-Mourvedre-Syrah-Paso Robles-California-2011-15.5% Alcohol-$67.00-A bold nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with  black cherry, blueberry, smoky, with licorice and spices on long finish.  A bit past peak, drink now.          RP-92          CR-90          Good with turkey, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Lava Vine Vineyards-Petite Sirah-Suisun Valley-California-2013-14.6% […]

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Carlisle Winery & Vineyards Update

We are pleased to announce our 2019 Summer Pre-Release, featuring more of our lip-smackin’, pleasure packin’ 2017s!  To order and/or read more about the wines, simply click this button:  View Offer Alternatively, you can login to your account through our website and click "Order Wine". A few very important notes: Additional Requests – If you’d […]

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Onesta Wines Update

Celebrate life with wines that feed the soul. Friends, It’s that time of year and we’re getting ready to bottle more wines and need to make room in our cellar… FAST! For you, that means great savings on some library wines that are tasting beautifully.  We are offering case discounts on our 2013 Viognier (21 […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

Domaine De La Janasse-Terre d’ Argile-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Cotes Du Rhone Villages-France-2012-14.0% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied GSM, with plum, raspberry, licorice and spice on a bit uneven finish.          RP-89          WS-87          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                            Joseph Carr-Josh-Sauvignon Blanc-North Coast-California-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$11.99-A nose of citrus […]

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