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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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                                      DC Flynt MW Domaines & Estates-Kirkland Signature-Cabernet Sauvignon-Alexander Valley-Sonoma County-California-2015-14.0% Alcohol-$9.89-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.   A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, tar and some spice on finish, a decent value.          NR          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Vignoble Dampt-Bourgogne-Epineuil-France-2014-12.5% Alcohol-$15.00-A […]

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Bordeaux Wine Magazine Update

    Ronald and Margaret ready for the Fete de la Fleur A Personal Note From Ronald, Bordeaux is buzzing with activities this month and our calendar is filled. One of the events that I loo forward to in particular is the Fete de la Fleur this week.  During the Fete de la Fleur Margaret […]

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    Sarl Fracture-Grenache-Vin De Pays Des Cotes Catalanes-France-2011-15.9% Alcohol-$30.00-A nose of some dark fruit and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red with blackberry, plum, smoke and spice, a bit artificial.          WS-88          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.             AZ.AGR Sordo Giovanni-Barolo-Castiglione Falletto-Italy-2012-14.0% Alcohol-$23.99-A nose of some […]

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      Chateau de Rayne Vigneau-Sauternes-Gironde-France-2007-13.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of sweet fruit and spice, medium golden in color. A medium bodied desert wine, with peach, lemon, good acidity and spice on finish.          RP-95          WS-92          CR-90          Good with deserts, fruits, ice cream.          One Cork Bonus.           Vino de la Tierra de Castilla […]

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