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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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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    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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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

  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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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    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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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    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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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                  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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