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Senorio De Villarrica S.L.-Delicia de Baco-Tempranillo-Garnacha-Graciano-Crianza-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$24.88-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with red currants, plum, licorice and spice on long finish, a very good QPR.          WS-94          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                            Elyse Winery-Petite Sirah-Carignan-Zinfandel-York Creek Vineyard-Napa Valley-California-2015-14.2% […]

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Apriori-Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa County-California-2014-15.1% Alcohol-$59.99-A big nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black currants, plum, licorice and spices on long finish.  Still young, needs a good decant.          RP-92          CR-92          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. NRE 28/40.106/M-Bodega Cooperativa Cristo Del Humilladero-Granito del Cadalso-Garnacha-Sierra […]

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                Jericho Canyon Vineyard-Merlot-Block 16-Restoration-Napa Valley-California-2011-14.1% Alcohol-$26.99-A nose of some dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and spice on finish, was very good, drink now.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Palacio De Primavera-Reserva-Tempranillo-Rioja-Spain-2015-14.1% Alcohol-$18.75-A nose of dark […]

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                                        Bodegas y Vinedos Maurodos-San Roman-Tinto de Toro-Spain-Tempranillo-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$33.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A big full bodied red, time has tamed this wine, lots of sediment, still delicious, drink now.          RP-93         WS-93         WE-94          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 791-Meritage-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Malbec-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2017-14.0% […]

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             Bodegas Y Vinedos-Maurodos-Prima-Tinta de Toro-Garnacha-Toro-Spain-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$14.88-A nose of dark fruits and spice ice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, cassis, chocolate with a licorice spice finish.  A great  value.          RP-90          WS-88          WE-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                       Hartford Wines-Old Vine-Zinfandel-Russian […]

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B73118-Loscano Vineyards-Grand Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Uco Valley-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$17.99-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.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                  Bodegas Paniza S, Coop-Mona-Tempranillo-Garnacha-Syrah-Paniza-Spain-2018-13.5% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, garnet in […]

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Vino del Sol Update

Vino del Sol Newsletter Your Trusted Source ‌ Year’s Best Zaha Cabernet Sauvignon ’18 – 91pts/Top 100 Wine of 2021, Wine Spectator Gen5 Chardonnay ’18 – Year’s Best U.S. Chardonnay, Wine & Spirits Tapiz Malbec Black Tears ’17 – Year’s Best Mendoza Malbec, Wine & Spirits Zolo Malbec Reserve ’19 – Year’s Best Mendoza Malbec, […]

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                            Buoncristiani Family Winery-O.P.C.-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Merlot-Malbec-Napa Valley-California-2011-14.4% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied Bordeaux blend with blackberry, currants, cherry, and chocolate with spice on finish.  A bit past peak, drink now.          NR          CR-89          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.      Marques De Murrieta S.A.-Finca Ygay-Reserva-Tempranillo-Granciano-Mazuello-Garnacha-Rioja-Spain-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of some funk […]

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                  R. Lopez De Heredia Vina Tondonia, S.A.-Vina Bosconia-Reserva-Tempranillo-Garacho-Graciano-Mazuelo-Rioja-Spain-2009-13.5% Alcohol-$23.98-A nose of some dark fruits and spices, medium purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, plum, licorice and spices on long finish.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                     Rocca Di Castagnoli SRL-Buriano-Cabernet Sauvignon-Toscana-Italy-2015-14.0% Alcohol-$32.17-A nose […]

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Bodegas Numanthia-Termes-Tempranillo-Tinta de Toro-Spain-2015-15.0% 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.          RP-90          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                           Michael and David Phillips-Earthquake-Petite Sirah-Lodi-California-2014-15.0% Alcohol-$21.99-A huge nose of dark fruits and spice, dark black purple […]

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