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                                      – Proyecto Unsi Unsi-Garnacha-Mountain Vineyards-Terrazas-Spain-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$18.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and spice on finish, pretty good.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                    Tenoira Gayoso-Mencia-Bierzo-Spain-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of some […]

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                                            Chateau Lespault-Martillac-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Pessac-Leognan-France-2010-14.0% Alcohol-$39.00-A nose of muted fruit, medium garnet in color.  A medium bodied red blend, with some cherry, raspberry , just thin and terrible wine for the price.          RP-89-91           WS-89          CR-82          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                Cachito Mio-Tempranillo-Toro-Spain-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$14.98-A nose of some dark fruit […]

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Ribera Y Rueda

  Crisp Verdejo wines from Rueda are perfect partners for summer When days are sun-soaked with soaring temperatures, crisp and cool flavors in the glass and on the plate reign supreme. When it comes to the glass, light, chilled wines with mouthwatering acidity and vibrant fruit flavors, such as citrus, green apple, and ripe peaches, […]

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                              Alante Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Roman’s Vintage-Napa Valley-California-2007-15.4% Alcohol-$49.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied red with blackberry, blueberry, some chocolate and spies on long finish, still need a short decant, was very good.          RP-92          CR-92          Good with steaks, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.           […]

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                                        Francis Ford Coppola Winery-Vendetta-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Mendocino County-Monterey County-California-2013-13.5% Alcohol-$18.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, better than expected.          WE-88          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.     Nexus Bodegas S.L.-Nexus One-Tempranillo-Ribera Del Duero-Spain-2014-14.0% Alcohol-$19.99-A […]

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                                      Perimeter Winery-Black-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Mcfarland-California-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$8.45-A nose of some skittles and some spice, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied kitchen sink red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and some spice on kinda fake finish.          NR          CR-84          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.             R.E.50/42902-Bonegas […]

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                                                   Bodegas y Vinedos Maurodos-San Roman-Tinto de Toro-Spain-2009-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruit and dark coffee, dark purple in color.  A  full bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry, black currants, chocolate and spice on long finish.  Needs a short decant, was very good.          WS-88           WE-94          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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      Bodegas El Nido S.L.-Clio-Monastrell-Cabernet Sauvignon-Jumilla-Spain-2014-15.5% Alcohol-$34.99-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice, chocolate, spices on very long finish.  A fantastic wine.          RP-91          WS-92          CR-93          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.           […]

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    Ego Bodegas R.E.-Fuerza-Monastrell-Cabernet Sauvignon-Jumilla-Spain-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, licorice and spices on long finish  A very good QPR.          WS-90          WE-85          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         Juggernaut Wine Co.-Hillside-Cabernet Sauvignon-Alexander Valley-Sierra […]

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    La Rioja Alta, S.A.-Vina Arana-Reserva-Tempranillo-Mazuelo-Labastida-Spain-2009-13.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of some fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red bland, with cherry, currant, coffee and white pepper on finish, just average.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Whitehall Lane Winery-Vintner’s Mark 3-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Napa Valley-California-2014-14.3% Alcohol-$18.96-A nose of dark […]

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