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S.C. Chateau Le Fournas Bernadotte-Grand Vin-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Haut-Medoc-France-2009-13.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend with black currant, plum, licorice and spice on finish, was very good.          RP-89          WS-87          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                    Michael David Winery-Petite Petite-Petite Sirah-Petite […]

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CHAMPAGNE MASTER-LEVEL ONLINE NEW & ENRICHED EDITION! Launches January 21st, 2019 Master Champagne, one of the strongest territorial wine brands in the world! Study the wines of Champagne through this in-depth certificate program, designed for the wine trade & all committed students of wine Learn from a prestigious panel of experts & masterful instructors with […]

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                            Yates Family Vineyard-Sisters-Mt. Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2013-15.1% Alcohol-$48.99-A bold nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red blend, not quite sure varieties but would guess Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and maybe Cabernet Franc, with blackberry, blueberry, very long finish of chocolate and spices, a delicious bottle of wine.          […]

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Wine Scholar Guild Update

CHAMPAGNE MASTER-LEVEL ONLINE NEW & ENRICHED EDITION! Launches January 21st, 2019 Master Champagne, one of the strongest territorial wine brands in the world! Study the wines of Champagne through this in-depth certificate program, designed for the wine trade & all committed students of wine Learn from a prestigious panel of experts & masterful instructors with […]

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                                  Columbia Crest Winery-Grand Estates-Cabernet Sauvignon-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied, with black cherry,  plum, vanilla and spice on finish, a very good QPR.          WS-88          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. M. Doudet-Naudin-Chardonnay-2015-France-2015-13.0% Alcohol-$11.99-A nose of some citrus and some spice, medium golden […]

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                              Kosta Browne Wines-Pinot Noir-Russian River Valley-California-2010-14.6% Alcohol–$52.00-A nose of cherries and spice, medium amber in color.   A medium to full bodied Pinot, with blueberry, black cherry,  some acidity and spice on finish, very good, drink now.          RP-90           WS-93          CR-91          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus.             […]

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                              DC Flynt MW Selections-Kirkland Signature-Meritage-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Napa Valley-California-2015-14.9% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.   A medium to full bodied kitchen sink red blend, with black cherry, plum, tar and some spice on finish, a very good value.          WS-89          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. […]

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      J.L. Chave Selection-Moncoeur-Grenache-Syrah-Cotes-Du-Rhone-France-2009-14.0% Alcohol-$20.50-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, good not great.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                      C.F.M. E.C. SPA-Belmondo-Pinot […]

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                                            Chateau Lespault-Martillac-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Pessac-Leognan-France-2010-14.0% Alcohol-$39.00-A nose of muted fruit, medium garnet in color.  A medium bodied red blend, with some cherry, raspberry , just thin and terrible wine for the price.          RP-89-91           WS-89          CR-82          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                Cachito Mio-Tempranillo-Toro-Spain-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$14.98-A nose of some dark fruit […]

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                                 Robert Biale Vineyards-Petite Sirah-Palisades Vineyard-Calistoga-Napa Valley-California-2012-15.5% Alcohol-$49.50-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, chocolate and spice on finish, in a good drinking zone.            RP-89          WS-91          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         One Cork Bonus.            […]

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