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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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    Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-Napa-California-2010-14.5% Alcohol-$56.00-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied smooth Cab, with blackberry, currants, rich dark chocolate and spices on long finish.  A still very young Cab which is excellent now but will only improve with age, decant.  […]

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      Bodegas Navarro Correas-Coleccion Privada-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2012-13.9% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, an average Malbec.          RP-86          WS-88          CR-84          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                Montes S.A.-Classic Series-Cabernet Sauvignon-Reserva-Valle De Colchagua […]

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                      Bollina S.R.L.-Athos-Merlot-Rosso-Toscana-Italy-2013-14.0% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied 100% Merlot red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, good not great.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                    Veramonte-Cabernet Sauvignon-Colchagua Valley-Chile-2014-14.0% Alcohol-$8.81-A nose of dark […]

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                      BollinaS.R.L.-Athos-Merlot-Rosso-Toscana-Italy-2013-14.0% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied 100% Merlot red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, good not great.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                    Veramonte-Cabernet Sauvignon-Colchagua Valley-Chile-2014-14.0% Alcohol-$8.81-A nose of dark fruits […]

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                                 Titus Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2009-14.9% Alcohol-$50.40-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied reserve red, with blackberry, blueberry, chocolate and spiced on long finish.  Still has lots of life left, a delicious wine.          WS-93          CR-93          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       Top […]

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