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Lava Vine Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2011-14.3% Alcohol-$40.50-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with blackberry, blueberry, smoke and chocolate with a spiced finish, short decant.            NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                                 Columbia Crest Winery-Grand Estates-Syrah-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, medium […]

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                                 Carlisle Winery-Syrah-Sonoma County-California-2015-14.4% Alcohol-$20.00-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, blueberry, meat and spices on long finish, a great QPR.          WS-91          WE-90        CR-91          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                  Broquel Winery-Kirkland Signature-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$6.99-A nose of some dark fruit and […]

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Pax Mahle Wines Update

Barrel tasting with Pax Mahle. By Leigh-Ann Beverley of Bonafide Productions. SPRING 2019 RELEASE Ground shipping included in 12+ bottle orders. We will begin shipping the week of April 1st, weather permitting. VIEW YOUR ALLOCATION Greetings from Sebastopol, This release comes right on the heels of a rough start this Spring with an “atmospheric river” […]

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                                   Havens Wine Cellars-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with blueberry, cassis, some chocolate and spice, needs a good decant.          RP-90          WE-86          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Famille Vermeersch-LePlan-Suze-La-Rousse RS-Cotes-Du Rhone Villages-France-2017-$20.00-A nose of some dark fruit […]

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Siduri Wines Update

We are proud to announce that Adam and SIDURI recently received outstanding acclaim from JebDunnuck.com on two of our favorite 2016 Oregon wines! Don’t miss this opportunity to purchase and receive $10 flat rate shipping when you order 6 or more bottles using code 95PINOT. Order online or contact Kieran at 707-857-1557 or Kieran.Murphy@siduri.com 2016 […]

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                               Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 652-Petite Sirah-Red Hills-Lake County-California-2016-15.4% Alcohol-$12.75-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, raspberry, tea and spice on finish, a very good value.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                           Roederer Estate, Inc.-Brut-Sparkling-Anderson Valley-California-NV-12.0% Alcohol-$20.00-A nose of […]

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                          Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Alicante Bouschet-Sonoma County-California-2014-14.8% Alcohol-$26.72-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.   A very good Zinfandel, a great value.           RP-90-92          WS-91           CR-91           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. DC Flynt […]

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                            Kosta Browne Wines-Pinot Noir-Sonoma Coast-California-2011-14.4% Alcohol–$54.00-A nose of cherries and spice, medium amber in color.  A medium to full bodied Pinot, with currants, cherries, good acidity, dust and spice on finish.  Hard to ever say anything bad about a KB wine, drink now.           WS-90           CR-90           Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus.          […]

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Cellar Angels Update

spicy vines 2016 cabernet franc pine mountain vineyards pine mtn-cloverdale peak ava sonoma county, ca CLICK TO WATCH OUR INTERVIEW: Managing Director, Crystalyn Hoffman From one of the highest elevation grape-growing regions in California (can you guess?) comes our latest and greatest featured wine – Spicy Vines 2016 Cabernet Franc! Ageworthy and packed with a […]

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                      Bonterra Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Organic-Mendocino County-California-2017-$12.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, black currants, blackberries, vanilla, smoke, easy drinking.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                             Belasco De Baquedano S.A.-AR Guentota-Old Vine-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2011-15.0% Alcohol-$15.88-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  […]

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