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                                 Bodegas Norton S.A.-Malbec-Reserva-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$11.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Malbec, with black cherry, plum, blackberry, finishes with smoke and spice, always a good value.          WS-90          WE-87          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                          Los Domados S.A.-Classic-Malbec-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.7% Alcohol-$16.00-A nose of some dark fruits […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                 Robert Biale Vineyards-Like Father Like Son-Petite Sirah-Sirah-Napa Valley-2010-14.5% Alcohol-$41.10-A big nose of dark fruit and spices, dark black purple in color. A full bodied red, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spices on long finish.  In a good drinking zone.          WS-90          CR-92         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Michael David Winery-Freakshow-Cabernet Sauvignon-Lodi-California-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$17.99-A […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                   Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 613-Cabernet Sauvignon-Red Mountain-Washington State-2013-15.2% Alcohol-$20.00-A big bold nose of currants and cassis, red garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, vanilla and spices on long finish.  Really surprised me in the value, drinks like a $50 bottle, needs a short decant.          NR          CR-92          Good with […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

Ninety + Cellars-Cabernet Sauvignon-Rutherford-Napa Valley-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$16.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with current, black cherry, tar and spice on a bit disjointed finish, expected more.          NR          CR-87            Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Jean-Paul Brun-L’Ancien-Gamay-Beaujolas-Terres Dorees-France-2014-12.0% Alcohol-$16.00-A nose of some fruit and some […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                  Domaine Pierre Giraud-Premices-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Cinsault-Chateauneuf-Du-Pape-France-2010-14.0% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of black cherry and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied CDP with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and spice on finish, drink now, a good value.          RP-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 540-Cabernet Sauvignon-Lodi-California-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$10.20-A nose of some […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                               Kosta Browne Wines-Pinot Noir-Sonoma Coast-California-2012-14.5% Alcohol–$64.00-A nose of cherries and spice, medium amber in color.  A medium to full bodied Pinot, with currants, cherries, good acidity, dust and spice on finish.  Hard to ever say anything bad about a KB wine, drink now but still needs an short decant.           RP-93          WS-92           CR-92           Good with […]

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Linne Calodo Update

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                      Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Alden Perry Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2008-14.5% Alcohol-$47.50-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, black currants, rich and layered, dark chocolate and spice on long finish.  A delicious bottle of wine.          WE-92         CR-92          Good with steak, chicken, […]

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KOSTA BROWNE WINERY UPDATE

SPRING OFFERING IS LIVE JANUARY 29 It is our pleasure to invite you to the upcoming release of our Appellation Series. These wines are inspired by our desire to capture the essence of many of California’s best vineyards for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Your spring allocation will be guaranteed and available to you starting Tuesday, […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                        Turley Wine Cellars-Duarte-Zinfandel-Contra Costa County-California-2015-15.6% Alcohol-$48.99-A nose of black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and spices on finish, a delicious Zin.          NR          CR-91         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                    Mount Felix Vintners-Arias-David Ortiz-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2016-13.6% Alcohol-$15.00-A nose of […]

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