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                             Chateau de Beaucastel-Mourvèdre-Grenache-Counoise-Syrah-Cinsault-Chateauneuf Du Pape-France-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$102.00-Magnum-A nose of cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied CDP with raspberry, cherry, plums and currants, dust and spice on finish, in a great drinking zone being a Magnum.   My B-Day wine.        RP-95           WS-95           CR-93           Good with meats, chicken, cheeses.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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                    Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-Napa-California-2016-14.8% Alcohol-$57.99-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.  Still young, needs a decant.        NR          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Family Vermeersch-Le […]

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Summerwood-Senito-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Paso Robles-California-2015-14.8% Alcohol-$42.00-A nose of some dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux red blend, with black cherry, plum, smooth and delicious, was really really good. Bought at their Paso Robles winery.          NR          CR-94          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                     Domaine Giraud-Tradition-Chateauneuf-Du-Pape-France-2007-$21.99-A nose […]

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                        Sullivan Rutherford Estate-Coeur De Vigne-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Malbec-Rutherford-Napa Valley-2017-14.8% Alcohol-$39.89-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with cassis, black cherry, tar and spices on long finish, decant, still young.          RP-91          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                Chateau de Landiras-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Graves-France-2017-12.5% Alcohol-$14.18-A nose […]

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                     Paul Jaboulet Aine-La Petite Chapelle-Syrah-Hermitage-2013-13.5% Alcohol-$59.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spices, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry, dust and spice on finish, not the best QPR.          RP-95          WS-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       V. Sattui Winery-Port-Barrel Aged-St. Helena-California-NV-18% Alcohol-$59.00-(.500ML)-A nose […]

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                           Domaine Des Pegru-Cuvee Reservee-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvèdre-Chateauneuf Du Pape-France-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$64.99-A nose of cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied CDP with raspberry, cherry, plums and currants, dust and spice on finish.           WS-96           WE-97           CR-93           Good with meats, chicken, cheeses.          One Cork Bonus. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 786-Field Blend-Carignan-Petite Sirah-Syrah-Grenache-Zinfandel-Mendocino County-California-2018-14.5% Alcohol-$11.50-A nose of […]

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                                         Haslemere Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Barossa-2017-Australia-13.3% Alcohol-$16.59-A nose of some muted fruit and spice.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with black cherry, raspberry, some spice on finish.          WE-83          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                           F11160-315-Domaine De L’Agly-Les Cimes-Syrah-Grenache-Carignan-Mourvedre-Latour De France-Cotes Du Roussillon Villages-France-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$19.88-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, ruby in color.  A […]

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                            B Wise Vineyards-Brion-Cabernet Sauvignon-Caldwell Vineyard-Napa Valley-California-2008-14.5% Alcohol-$85.00-A nose of rich dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, plum, Asian spice on long finish.  In a great drinking zone, delicious.          NR          CR-95          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          Two Corks Bonus.                          Domaine La Consonniere-Chateauneuf-Du-Pape-Grenache-France-2017-14.0%-$29.99-A nose of […]

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Xavier Vins SARL-100%-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Cinsault-Carignan-Marselan-Cotes Du Rhone-France-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$18.50-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with black cherry, raspberry, smoke, mineral and spice on finish.          RP-90-92          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 811-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2019-14.5% Alcohol-$10.40-A nose of black cherry and some spices, dark […]

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                        Azienda Agricola Montevetrano-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Aglianico-Colli di Salerno-Italy-2006-13.5% Alcohol-$47.99-A muted nose of some dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Super Tuscan, with currant, plum, licorice and spice on finish.  Still has a few good years left.          RP-94          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                         Domaine Chavel-Cordelia-Grenache-Syrah-Carignan-Chusclan-Cotes […]

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