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    BNA Wine Group-The Rule-Merlot-Petite Verdot-Petite Sirah-Zinfandel-Napa-California-2014-14.5%-$23.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink red blend, with black cherry, current, tar and vanilla spice on finish, was very good.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                    Vina Santa […]

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                                  Columbia Crest Winery-Grand Estates-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$10.09-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink red blend with blueberry, black cherry, chocolate and spice on finish, a very good QPR.          WS-88          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.             […]

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NYC Wine Event

Great Wines of the Andes returns to New York City this Fall Something very special is happening in the Andes: the quality of winemaking is better than it’s ever been. Acclaimed wine critic James Suckling invites you to discover these magnificent wines at the Great Wines of the Andes USA 2017 New York on September […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Venge Vineyards-Scout’s Honor-Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Charbono-Syrah-Napa Valley-California-2013-15.4% Alcohol-$31.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color. A full bodied red blend, with blueberry, black cherry, jammy licorice and spices on very long finish. Was excellent.          RP-94          CR-93          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       Chateau Los Boldos-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cachapoal Valley-Chile-2014-14.0% […]

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    Whitehall Lane Winery-Vintner’s Mark 3-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Napa Valley-California-2014-14.3% Alcohol-$19.95-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, cassis, chocolate and spice on finish, very good and easy drinking.          NR          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       […]

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                      Daou Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2014-14.2% Alcohol-$26.99-A nose of dark fruits and some spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with blackberry, cassis, cocoa, and spices on finish, a solid Cab.          RP-91          WS-91          WE-87          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.   Vinos Santa Ema S.A.-Reserva-Cabernet Sauvignon-Maipo Valley-Chile-2013-13.5% […]

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                       Michael & David Phillips-Sixth Sense-Syrah-Lodi-California-2014-$16.99-A huge nose of candied dark fruit, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied red, with  black licorice, mocha, juicy dark berries flavors,  easy drinking.          WS-83          CR-89          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.       Vinos Santa Ema S.A.-Reserva-Merlot-Maipo Valley-Chile-2013-13.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, […]

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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 long spiced finish, decant.            NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.      Vinos Santa Ema S.A.-Reserva-Merlot-Maipo Valley-Chile-2013-13.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of dark fruit and […]

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    Owl Ridge Wines-Hunted-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2015-14.8% Alcohol-$12.59-A nose of some black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, vanilla and spice on finish, easy drinking.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          Veramonte-Cabernet Sauvignon-Colchagua Valley-Chile-2014-14.0% Alcohol-$8.81-A nose of dark fruits and spice, […]

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    Et Mis En Bouteille Par-Kirkland Signature Series-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2014-14.6% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with blackberry, black cherry, cassis and chocolate and spice notes on finish.  A good value Cab.             NR              CR-89              Good with meats, chicken, pasta.       Domaines […]

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