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                                                               Nobilo Wine Group Limited-Regional Collection-Sauvignon Blanc-Marlborough-New Zealand- 2008-$9.99-A zesty nose of grass and lime, light straw color.  A light easy drinking wine, crisp, stones and grapefruit.      WS-84        CR-3.5-4        Good with seafood, salads, cheese.                                                           Blue Pirate-Pinot Noir-Dundee-Oregon-2007-$16.99-A nose of strawberries and a little spice, medium in color.  A light Pinot, strawberry, […]

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                                                          Kim Crawford Wines-Sauvignon Blanc-Marlborough-New Zealand-2008-$13.99-A crisp nose of citrus and grass, light straw color.  A refreshing white, lime, grapefruit, apple and right amount of acidity.        WS-91     RP-85      CR-4       Good with chicken, salads, seafood.                                                          Bruce Wayne Winery-Ella’s Blend-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Syrah, Malbec, Petite Sirah-Napa Valley-California-2006-$9.10-A nose of sweet bright […]

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                                                 Vavasour Wines Ltd-Dashwood-Winemakers’ Selection-Sauvignon Blanc-Marlborough-New Zealand-2008-$8.99-Crisp nose of citrus, pale yellow in color.  Pear and vanilla, a light easy drinking wine.      WS-90     CR-4    Good with salads, chicken, seafood.                                               Castle Rock Winery-Chardonnay-Barrel Fermented-Central Coast-California-2007-$9.49- Nice nose of vanilla and citrus, golden in color.  Vanilla, pear, melon with right amount of oak.  A […]

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                                                  Babich Wines-Sauvignon Blanc-Marlborough-New Zealand-2008-$8.99-Light crisp nose, straw color yellow.  Clean, citrus fruit, pears, good summer wine, dependable at this price.   WS-88  CR-4 Good with chicken, salads, seafood.                                                  Ketcham Estate Winery-Pinot Noir-Russian River Valley-California-2006-$32.98-Great spicy Pinot Noir nose, great color, if you can see your fingers thru the wine holding the wine glass there […]

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