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                 Bodegas Olarra S.A.-Summa-Reserva-Tempranillo-Garnacha-Mazuelo-Graciano-Rioja-Spain-2015-14.0% Alcohol-$19.85-A nose of some funk and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied Rioja blend, with black cherry,  vanilla and some spice on a bit disjointed finish.          WS-87          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                 Votto Estate Selections-Hidden Vines-Bine 1623-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$18.99-A nose of some dark fruit […]

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                  Linne Calodo Cellars-In My Dreams-Tempranillo-Grenache-Mourvedre-Tannat-Willow Creek District-Paso Robles-California-2014-15.8% Alcohol-$75.00-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with black cherry, raspberry liquor and spices on long finish.          RP-94          CR-92          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                        Bodegas Tobia, S.L.-Oscar Tobia-Vinedos De Altura-Vin […]

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                             Vinedos de Paganos-El Puntido-Tempranillo-Red Table Wine-Rioja-Spain-2009-14.5% Alcohol-$45.98-A nose of dark fruit and smoke, dark purple in color.   A smooth, full bodied, plum, black cherry, smoke with a long finish, one of my favorite Spanish reds, at it’s peak, drink now.          RP-92          WS-90          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                          Cameron Hughes […]

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                  Wine Arts S.A.-Abre Mundos-Octava Superior-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Syrah-Mendoza-Argentina-2013-15.0% Alcohol-$28.88-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blueberry, dark chocolate and spices on long finish, interesting blend.          JS-96          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                              Bogle Vineyards-Zinfandel-Old Vine-California-2018-14.5% Alcohol-$10.99-A nose of cherry and […]

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Robert Biale Vineyards-Syrah-Monte Rosso Vineyard-Sonoma County-California-2008-15.1% Alcohol-$58.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and pepper spiced finish, in a great drinking zone.          WS-90          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                       Vina Tridada S.L.-Vilamar-Reserva-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Tera Alta-Spain-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose […]

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Linne Calodo Cellars-Sticks And Stones-Grenache-Syrah-Cinsalut-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2015-15.3% Alcohol-$84.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A bold full bodied Rhone blend, with black cherry, raspberry, cherry liquor, cola and spices on finish.            RP-93+          WS-92          CR-92          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                          Bodegas y Vinedos Maurodos-San Roman-Tinto de Toro-Spain-2008-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose […]

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Bodegas Numanthia-Termes-Tempranillo-Tinta de Toro-Spain-2016-15.0% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red, with blackberry, cassis, espresso, finishes with chocolate and spice, an enjoyable wine.          WS-90          WE-89          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                       PZ1896-Macarico-Aglianico-Alto Vulture-Basilcata-Italy-2008-14.0% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.   A medium […]

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Flora Springs-Cabernet Sauvignon-Out Of Sight Vineyard-Napa Valley-California-2007-14.4% Alcohol-$54.99-A bold nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodies single vineyard Cab with blackberry, currants, minerals, chocolate and spices oh long smooth finish. In a great drinking zone, a very good Cab.          RP-93          WE-94         CR-92          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.         […]

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                   Compania Vitivinicola Tandem S. A.-Ars Memoria-Cabernet Sauvignon-Valle De Yerri-Navarra-Spain-2012-15.5% Alcohol-$23.00-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, was very good.          RP-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                        Daou Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2018-14.5% Alcohol-$18.99-A […]

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                     Bodegas Borsao, S.A.-Zarihs-Syrah-Campo De Borja-Spain-2016-15.0% Alcohol-$23.39-A nose of dark fruits and spices, purple in color.  A medium to full bodied, with blackberry, plum, bacon and spices on finish, was very good.          RP-90          WS-93          WE-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. – Vina Robles-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2018-14.05 Alcohol-$21.50-A nose of dark fruit and […]

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