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                          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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                        Bodegas Elias Moro, S.L.U.-Elias Mora-Vinas-Tinta de Toro-Spain-2012-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, tar and licorice, with a spicy but dry finish.           RP-87          WS-90           CR-88           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                               Vina y Bodega Estampa S.A.-Fina Reserva-Family Estate-Molino de Viento Vineyard-Carmenere-Syrah-Cabernet […]

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                   Blanco Family Winery and Vineyards-Mairena-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, coffee and spice on finish, nothing special.          NR          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                          Vina Los Boldos Camino Los Boldos-Grande Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cachapoal Andes-Chile-2015-Alcohol-14.0% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of […]

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                             Michael David Winery-Earthquake-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2015-15.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A big nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  Big fruit with blackberry, black cherry, spices, if you love a big wine then this is for you, a rocket fuel of fruit, still young.          WE-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Vitivinicola Perez Cruz […]

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           WTN Cellars-San Valencia-Pinot Noir-Valle Central-Chile-2014-13.2% Alcohol-$17.00-A nose of some cherry, medium ruby in color.  A medium bodied red, with cherry, strawberry, some vanilla and spice on finish, average drinker.          NR          CR-84          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.                         La Casa Del Rey S.A.-Alta Vista-Premium-Cabernet Sauvignon-Lujan De Cuyo-Mendoza-Argentina-2012-14.5% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some […]

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