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    Linne Calodo Cellars-Overthinker-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2009-15.7% Alcohol-$75.00-A bold nose of sweet dark fruits and spices, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied GSM blend with currants, raspberry, plum, spice box on long velvet finish, layers of flavor.  A fantastic wine, still years of life left.          WS-88         CR-94          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          Two Corks […]

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                Bouteille Au Domaine-Domaine De Nalys-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Cinsault-Counoise-Vaccarese-Muscardin-Terret Noir-Chateauneuf-Du-Pape-France-2011-14.5% Alcohol-$23.99-A nose of cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied CDP, with black cherry, currants, herbs and spice on finish, easy drinking.          RP-87          WS-91          CR-89          Good with seafood, chicken, pasta.     INV A-70535-Puramun S.A.-Reserva-Malbec-Pepe Galante-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2013-$20.42-A nose of dark […]

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                         Michael Chapoutier-Domaine De Bila-Haut-Occultum Lapideem-Syrah-Grenache-Cotes Du Roussillon Villages Latour De France-France-2011-14.5% Alcohol-$25.98-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark barnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with black cherry, plum, some chocolate and spices on finish, good not great.          RP-94-96          WS-90          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   […]

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The Bordeaux Wine Experience Update

  Goes out to nearly 20.000 Bordeaux Wine Lovers all over the world! Beautiful Bordeaux A Personal Note From Ronald, Thank you for taking the time to read my personal note. I always enjoy getting your feedback and thoughts about my writings and on what I drink. I tasted some great wines this month because […]

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                Linne Calodo Cellars-Outsider-Zinfandel-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2010-15.5% Alcohol-$52.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.   A full bodied Zin blend, with jammy black cherry, blackberry, licorice and pepper and spicy long finish, as all LC’s wines,  great stuff.   In a very good drinking zone.      RP-93         WS-92          CR-92            Good with meats, chicken, […]

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                              A. Faustini Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$42.50-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied, with blackberry, cassis, vanilla and spicy oak, layers of flavor with a long finish, drink now.           WE-86          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       Les Vignerons De Tautavel […]

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                              A. Faustini Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2006-$42.50-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied, with blackberry, cassis, vanilla and spicy oak, layers of flavor with a long finish, drink now.           WE-86          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       Les Vignerons De Tautavel Vingrau-Syrousse-Syrah-Grenache-Carignan-Cotes […]

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    Domaine Giraud-Grenache-Cotes Du Rhone-2011-15.0% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone red, with black cherry, plum, red licorice and spices, very easy drinking, very good.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       Chapelle St. Arnoux-Ventoux-Grenache-Syrah-Mourdedre-Cotes Du Rhone-France-2014-13.5% […]

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            Patrick Lesec Selections-Cuvee Bargeton-Chateauneuf-Du-Pape-Rhone-France-2006-15.0% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spicebox on finish, in a great drinking zone.          RP-91+          CR-91         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.     Vina Dona Paula S.A.-Estate-Malbec-Valle […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                               Eagles Trace-Latitude 38-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Estate-Napa Valley-California-2006-14.8% Alcohol-$42.50-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.   A medium to full boded Bordeaux blend, with black cherry, cassis, licorice and spice on finish, a solid wine, in a good drinking zone.           NR           CR-90           Good with steak, chicken, pasta.           One Cork Bonus. […]

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