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                           Beaulieu Vineyard-Tapestry-Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Napa Valley-California-2018-14.7% Alcohol-$44.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color. A full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, currants, dark chocolate with licorice and spice notes.  Found it a bit austure, decant .           RP-91          WS-92          WE-92          CR-89           Good with steak, chicken, pasta.       Villa Vignamaggio-Momma Lise-Gran Selezione-Sangiovese-Chianti-Italy-2015-14.0% Alcohol-$34.99-A nose […]

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                     Tensley Wine Inc.-Syrah-Colson Canyon Vineyard-Santa Barbara County-California-2018-15.0% Alcohol-$34.99-A nose of blooding dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spice on finish, a great QPR, decant.          RP-93          CR-93          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                               Societa Agricola Degli Dei S.R.L.-Le Redini-Merlot-Alicante-Toscana-Italy-2017-14.0% […]

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                           Rocca Family Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Collinetta Vineyard-Coombsville-Napa Valley-California-2016-15.3% Alcohol-$39.79-A nose of a dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, plum, some licorice on finish, good not great.          RP-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                    IT-VR913-Antica Vinaia-Amarone Della Valpolicella-Cariano-Italy-2018-15.0% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of cherry […]

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Tinazzi Update

A new B&B among the Valpolicella vineyards! Tenuta Campopian, now a wine tourism destination in the heart of classic Valpolicella, opens the doors of the ancient farmhouse! A new B&B among the Valpolicella vineyards! Tenuta Campopian, now a wine tourism destination in the heart of classic Valpolicella, opens the doors of the ancient farmhouse! You […]

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Tolaini Societa Agricola SRL-Valdisanti-Tenuta San Giovanni-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Toscana-Italy-2018-14.5% Alcohol-$27.99-A nose of some dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Super Tuscan, with black cherry, raspberry and spice and toast on long finish, easy drinking.  A good QPR.          WS-95          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. David Arthur […]

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Tinazzi Update

http://https://www.jamessuckling.com/tasting-notes/209407/tinazzi-valpolicella-ripasso-superiore-rovertondo-2019/ Thank you for being part of GWW MIAMI: our biggest event ever! and welcome on board to the Tinazzi world. We hope you had the possibility to taste our "Rovertondo" Valpolicella Superiore Ripasso DOP Tenuta Valleselle vintage 2019 who won 93 points.  Thank you for your attention Copyright © *|2024 Tinazzi, *, All rights […]

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Columbia Crest Winery-H-3-Merlot-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2019-14.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, dusty cherry, and spice on finish, always a good value.          WS-88          CR-89         Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Cav. G.B. Bertani-Collezione-Amarone Della Valpolicella-Grezzana-Italy-2017-15.5% Alcohol-$32.99-A nose of cherry and spice, medium garnet […]

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Tenuta dell’Ornellaia-Le Serre Nuove-Bolgheri-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Petit Verdot-Tuscany-Italy-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$49.99-A nose of cherry and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Super Tuscan, with  blackberry, black cherry, smoke and spice on smooth finish.  In a perfect drinking zone, decant due to sediment.   From signed Michael Mondavi bottle.         RP-94          WS-90          CR-93           Good with meats, […]

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                            Brancaia In Maremma-Ilatraia-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Franc-Toscana-Italy-2013-14.0% Alcohol-$49.95-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux red blend, with  blackberry,  black cherry, tar and spice on finish, still needs a decant.           RP-97          WE-92          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                          Vina […]

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                       Robert Foley Vineyards-Merlot-Napa Valley-California-2007-16.5% Alcohol-$55.74-A still bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to fully bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry, vanilla spice finish, drink now.          RP-95+         WS-92          CR-92          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                    Societa Agricola Centolani s.r.L.-Pietranera-Brunello di Montalcino-Italy-2007-14.0% Alcohol-$29.99-A muted nose, brickish […]

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