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                         Domaines Barons De Rothschild (Lafite)-Los Vascos-Cabernet Sauvignon-Colchagua-Chile-2017-14.0% Alcohol-$11.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, herbs, some spice on finish, a decent value.          WS-84          WE-85         CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                   Finca Agnello Aniello-006-Malbec-Riverside Estate-Alto Valle Del Rio Negro-Patagonia-Argentina-2015-14.0% […]

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Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 385-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2011-14.2% Alcohol-$23.80-A nose of dark fruits and some spices, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blackberry, spices on a long finish, was very good, in a great drinking zone. A great QPR.          NR          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Chilano-Reserva-Carmenere-2018-Valle […]

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    Trueblood Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2012-14.9% Alcohol-$29.91-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, cherry, licorice and spice on finish, decent not great.           NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         .                                     Vina Morande S.A.-Vigno-Carignan-Syrah-Chardonnay-Maule Valley-Chile-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of some dark fruits and spice, dark […]

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              VyF Ltd-Chilano-Reserva-Carmenere-Valle De Colchagua-Chile-2018-13.0% Alcohol-$14.49-A nose of some funk and dark fruit, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blueberry, tobacco and spice on finish, a bit different.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Bodega Norton, S.A.-Privada-Malbec-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$18.49-A nose of brooding dark fruit and spice, dark black purple […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                          Domaines Barons De Rothschild (Lafite)-Los Vascos-Cabernet Sauvignon-Colchagua-Chile-2018-14.0% Alcohol-$10.00-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, herbs, some spice on finish, a decent value.          WS-88          WE-87         CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Symington Family Estates-Warre’s-Late Bottled Vintage-Porto-Portugal-2008-20.0% Alcohol-$21.99-A ripe nose of […]

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                                Yates Family Vineyard-Alden Perry Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2016-14.7% Alcohol-$49.00-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-90          Good with steak, chicken, […]

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                  Clos Saint Jean-Vieilles Vignes-Chateauneuf-Du-Pape-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvèdre-France-2014-15.5%-$24.88-A nose of some black cherry and spice, ruby in color.  A medium bodied red, with raspberry, cherry, some white pepper and spice, good not great.          RP-92          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.    Vina Casa Marin-Syrah-Miramar Vineyard-Lo Abarca-San Antonio Valley-Chile-2010-12.0% Alcohol-$16.99-A nose of funk nothing else, purple […]

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            Bodegas Valdaya S.L.-Valdaya-Tempranillo-Ribera Del Duero-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, currants, dust and spice on long finish, was very good.          WS-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                           Vina Ventisquero Ltd-Grey-Glacier-Cabernet Sauvignon-Maipo Valley-Chile-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$15.88-A nose […]

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                        Caldwell Vineyard-Rocket Science-Proprietary Red-Syrah-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Tannat-Petit Verdot-Napa Valley-California-2009-14.9% Alcohol-$39.48-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied kitchen sink blend, with  blueberries, black currants, finish of dusty chocolate and spice.   This is the sixth vintage I have tried, drink now.          NR          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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                          Heartland Wines PTY LTD-Directors’ Cut-Shiraz-Langhorne Creek-Australia-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$29.00-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blueberry, blackberry, licorice and spices on finish.  A Ben Glaetzer wine.          WS-89          WE-89          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                      Bodegas Y Vinedos De Aguirre-Forever Blend-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$6.99-A terrible nose, […]

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