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David Arthur Vineyards-Meritaggio-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Petite Verdot-Sangiovese-Napa Valley-California-2015-14.9%-$19.87-A nose of some dark fruits and some spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Ehret Family Winery-Bavarian Lion Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Estate-Knights Valley-Sonoma County-California-2018-15.5% Alcohol-$29.95-A nose of some dark […]

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                                     Turley Wine Cellars-Steacy Ranch-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2021-14.5% Alcohol-$45.00-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.          RP-92          CR-90         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                    Clos I Terrasses Espana, S.L.-Laurel-Garnacha-Syrah-Cabernet Sauvignon-Priorat-Spain-2017-15.0% Alcohol-$54.00-A nose of  black cherry and spice, […]

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             Yates Family Vineyard-Alden Perry Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2018-14.9% Alcohol-$52.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, black currants, rich and layered, dark chocolate and spice on long finish.  A delicious bottle of wine, short decant.          NR         CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, […]

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                   Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Alicante Bouschet-Grand Noir-Rossi Ranch-Sonoma County-Sonoma Valley-California-2021-15.0% Alcohol-$43.50-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color. A full bodied red, with black cherry, smokey pepper and spice on long finish, short decant.          WS-93          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                 Octopoda Wines-Opulent-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Napa Valley-California-2020-14.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of […]

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                         Pahlmeyer-Merlot-Napa Valley-California-2017-14.9% Alcohol-$84.99-A elegant nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, plum, light toast and Asian spices on long finish, delicious.  A great Father’s Day wine.          RP-93          WS-94          CR-95          Great with steak, chicken, pasta.          Two Corks Bonus.             Bodega Santa Rufina S.L.-Vina Rufina-Joven […]

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Aperture Cellars Update

Your Aperture Summer Collection Complimentary Shipping Upgrade Ends Today Purchase Your Wines Now The warm weather is here and Aperture’s current collection of bright, aromatic white wines are perfect for the summer season. You’ll be delighted to learn that Aperture is now offering door-to-door temperature-controlled shipping in collaboration with top delivery services across 19 states. […]

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               Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel–Carlisle Vineyard-Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Grand Noir-Alicante Bouschet-Peloursin-Tempranillo-Russian River Valley-Sonoma County-California-2020-15.0% Alcohol-$43.00-A nose of bold sweet black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.   A full bodied  Zin, with black cherry and smoky peppery flavors on long finish.   Always good every year.           WS-94          CR-92           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Clos La Chance-22 Pirates-Unknown […]

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                               Kosta Browne Wines-Pinot Noir-Sonoma County-California-2013-14.5% 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, in a good drinking zone.          RP-93          WS-93          CR-91          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus. grupo Avinea-Devocion-Malbec-2020-14.5% Alcohol-$15.95-A nose of some dark fruit […]

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                           Beaulieu Vineyard-Tapestry-Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Napa Valley-California-2018-14.7% Alcohol-$44.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color. A full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, currants, dark chocolate with licorice and spice notes.  Found it a bit austure, decant .           RP-91          WS-92          WE-92          CR-89           Good with steak, chicken, pasta.       Villa Vignamaggio-Momma Lise-Gran Selezione-Sangiovese-Chianti-Italy-2015-14.0% Alcohol-$34.99-A nose […]

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                     Tensley Wine Inc.-Syrah-Colson Canyon Vineyard-Santa Barbara County-California-2018-15.0% Alcohol-$34.99-A nose of blooding dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spice on finish, a great QPR, decant.          RP-93          CR-93          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                               Societa Agricola Degli Dei S.R.L.-Le Redini-Merlot-Alicante-Toscana-Italy-2017-14.0% […]

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