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                     Bodegas y Vinedos Maurodos-San Roman-Tinto de Toro-Spain-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruit and dark coffee, dark purple in color.  A  full bodied very young red, with blackberry, black cherry, black currants, chocolate and spice on long finish.  Needs a short good decant, very good.          RP-93          WS-88            CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork […]

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Quinto do Passadouro-Porto-Ruby Reserva-Portugal-NV-19.5% Alcohol-$18.99- A nose of black cherry and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied port, with black cherry, dark berries, vanilla and spice on finish.          WS-89          CR-88           Good with desert, ice cream or alone.                                  Bodegas Y Vinedos Valderiz S.L.-Valdehermoso-Crianza-Ribera Del Duero-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$15.30-A nose of some dark fruits and some […]

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              River Myst Haven-Zinfandel-Caylin Vineyard-Dray Creek Valley-Sonoma County-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$16.99-A nose of some black cherry and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, some licorice and spice on dry finish.          NR          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                        Cellar de Capcanes-Mas Donis-Montsant-Old Vines-Spain-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$10.99-A nose of dark fruits […]

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                                          Bodegas Los Astrales SL-Tempranillo-Ribera Del Duero-Spain-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$28.88-A still bold nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and spices on still long finish.  Still needs a short decant, was very good.          RP-92          WS-91          WE-93         CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          […]

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                 Yates Family Vineyard-Alden Perry Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2013-15.2% Alcohol-$54.00-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, short decant.          NR         CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, […]

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                              Bodegas Y Vinas Dos Victorias, S.L.-Gran Elias Mora-Tempranillo-Toro-Spain-2005-14.5% Alcohol-$38.00-A bold nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, cassis, tar and licorice on very long spiced finish. A awesome delicious red, in a great drinking zone, needs a short decant.          RP-93+          WS-95          CR-95          Good […]

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                Bodegas Grupo Yllera, S.L.-Boada-Campo de Bueyes-Reserva-Tempranillo-Ribera Del Duero-Spain-2012-14.0%-$24.99-A nose of some muted dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, very good not great.          WS-86          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Xavier Vins SARL-100%-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Cinsault-Carignan-Marselan-Cotes Du Rhone-France-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$18.00-A nose of […]

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                                                        Venture Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2014-14.2% Alcohol-$20.58-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum some spices on finish, nothing special, nice label design.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Finca Museum S.L.-Reserva-Tempranillo-Cigales-Spain-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$15.29-A nose of brooding dark fruit and spices, dark […]

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Rioja Wines Update

Around the country, Wines of Rioja is staying home and Dining In with Landry’s Inc.  Today, Rioja Wines is offering a limited number of complimentary $50 Landry’s gift cards to you. Register Here Hola friends of Rioja Wines, Please register to enjoy the Chef created entrees or be your own chef with their “butcher block […]

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Dominio De Eguren-Codice-Vino De La Tierra De Castilla-Tempranillo-Spain-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$8.15-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, currants, some vanilla and spice on finish, a very good QPR.          WS-88          WE-89 (#36 Top Best Buy 2019)          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                    […]

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