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    Valdez Family Winery-Ulises Valdez-Zinfandel-St. Peter’s Church Vineyard-Alexander Valley-California-2012-15.3% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied Zin, with black cherry, blueberry jam, chocolate, exotic spices and pepper on finish. A very good QPR for a single vineyard Zin.          WS-87           CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          […]

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      Wine Roots-Zinsanity-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2015-14.4% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of some black cherry and some spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, vanilla and spice on finish, a good pizza wine.          NR          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pizza.j                 Vinos Santa Ema S.A.-Reserva-Merlot-Maipo Valley-Chile-2013-13.5% Alcohol-$10.19-A nose […]

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    Bodegas Vina Magana, S.L.-Baron De Magana-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Tempranillo-Syrah-Navarra-Spain-2010-14.0% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink blend, with blackberry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, easy drinking.          RP-93          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                Vinos Santa Ema S.A.-Reserva-Cabernet Sauvignon-Maipo […]

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    Clos Du Val Wine Co-Cabernet Franc-Stag’s Leap District-Napa Valley-California-2009-13.5% Alcohol-$65.00-A nose of some muted fruit and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with plum, herbs, some spice on disjointed finish, maybe waited to long to drink, not as good as at tasting room.          RP-93          CR-87          Good with meats, […]

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    Aresti Chile Wines S.A.-Trisquel-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Petit Verdot-Colchagua-Chile-2013-14.0% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of balck cherry and some spice , dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, a good value.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                               ICQ 1221-VR-Acinum-Corvina-Corvinone-Rondinella-Molinara-Oseleta-Valipolicella-Verona-Italy-2014-12.5% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose […]

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                               IT-VR/714-Tenute Salvaterra-Amarone Della Valpolicella-Classico-Italy-2008-15.0% Alcohol-24.99-A nose of cherry and some spices, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with,black cherry, raisin, tar and baking spices on finish, good not great.          WE-90          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.        Aresti Chile Wine, S.A.-Special Release-Reserva-Cabernet Sauvignon-Curico Valley-Chile-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$11.99-A nose […]

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  Bedrock Wine Co-Zinfandel-Old Vine-Sonoma-California-2014-14.4% Alcohol-$23.99-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied Zin, with black cherry, black raspberry, licorice and spices on finish, easy drinking, a very good QPR.          WS-91          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       Vinos Santa Ema S.A.-Reserva-Cabernet […]

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    SLO DOWN Wines-Stand Out-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Napa-California-2013-14.8% Alcohol-$18.99-A nose of bold fruit and spices, dark purple in color. A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spice box on long finish, a very good value.  Cool label.          NR          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.   Concha Y Toro-Casillero del Diablo-Reserva […]

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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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