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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Bodegas Emilio Moro-Tinto Fino-Ribera Del Duero-Spain-2015-14.0% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of some dark fruit, dark ruby in color.   A medium to full bodied with black raspberry and cassis, some oak and smoke.  Not as good as previous vintages, a bit austere.          WS-90           CR-86           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Produit Et Mis En Boutelle Par-Kirkland […]

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    Locations Wine-CA-5-Tempranillo-Barbera-Petit Sirah-Syrah-Grenache-Napa-California-NV-15.0%-$22.00-A very bold nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied in your face red blend, with black cherry, blackberry, chocolate and spices on long finish, a big wine, almost too big.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.       Michael & David Phillips-Sixth […]

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  Duckhorn Wine Company-Decoy-Zinfandel-Sonoma County-California-2015-13.9% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of some black cherry, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry,  raspberry, licorice and some spice on finish, average at best.          WS-90          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pizza.                      Moonridge Vineyard-Korbin Kameron-Cabernet Sauvignon-Moon Mountain District-Sonoma County-California-2012-14.6% Alcohol-$29.99-A very distinct nose blue […]

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Fulcrum Wines Update

  Dear Friends, We are pleased to announce the Pre-Release of our amazing 2016 wines! We are unveiling our first five Pinot Noirs from 2016 vintage (including our new Wildcat Mountain Pinot Noir), as well as our 2016 Durell Vineyard Chardonnay. If I had to compare the 2016 wines to the 2015, I would say […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                          B73118-Loscano Vineyards-Grand Reserve-Malbec-Lujan de Cuyo-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.8% Alcohol-$16.99-A nose of dark fruit and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spices on long finish, needs a good decant.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.            Locations-I-1-Nero D’Avola-Negroamaro-Barbera-Sangiovese-Italy-NV-$10.08-A muted nose of […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Finca Abril S.A.-Rapsodia-Malbec-Reserva-La Consulta Vineyard-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$15.99-A brooding nose of dark fruits and spice, dark, dark purple in color.  A  full bodied red, with blueberry, cassis, chocolate and white pepper on finish, a bit rough.          NR          CR-84          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                         Angry Bunch Wines-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$22.00-A nose of black cherry and […]

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Rioja Wines Update

    Rioja Wine & Tapas Festival of Houston This one day celebration offers a flavor-packed experience showcasing the best in food and wine culture from Rioja. Saturday, June 2, 2018 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM CST The Corinthian 202 Fannin Street Houston, Texas 77002 *Advanced opening at 11:30 a.m. for Trade Consejo Regulador Denominación […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Joseph Carr-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, an average value.          RP-83          WS-86          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                    Artezin Wines-Zinfandel-Petit Sirah-Old Vine-Mendocino County-California-2016-14.5% […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Carving Board Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Buellton-California-2014-13.8% Alcohol-$14.03-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, cigar and spice on disjointed finish.          NR          CR-84          Good with meats, chicken. pasta.         Kendall-Jackson Vineyards & Winery-Vintner’s Reserve-Chardonnay-Santa Rosa-California-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of citrus […]

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Yates Family Vineyard Update

  Hello Wine Club Member! We are excited to begin gearing up to send out our Spring Wine Club Shipment, coming your way the week of April 30th. Since our 2015 vintage was in high quality but low quantity, we held back some wine and cellared it for you. So, you will be receiving one […]

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