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    Bodegas y Vinedos Valderiz, s.l.-Valderiz-Ribera Del Duero=Spain-2014-15.0% Alcohol-23.98-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, cassis, chocolate and spices on finish, needs a couple more years to develop.          RP-90          WS-94          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                     La Rioja […]

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      William Hill Estate Winery-Merlot-Central Coast-California-2014-14.3% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of some dark fruits and spices, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, chocolate and spices on finish, easy drinking.          WS-87          WE-86          CR-88          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.                    R.E. 50/42811-Altovinum-Evodia-Old Vines-Grenache-Syrah-Calatayud-Spain-2015-15.0% Alcohol–$9.99-A nose of […]

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    RE 7245-Bodegas Crapula & Lanena-NdQ-Nacido del Quorum-Seleccion-Monastrell-Syrah-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Jumilla-Spain-2011-14.0% Alcohol-$10.99-A brooding nose of dark fruit and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, chocolate and baked spices on long finish, a very good QPR.          WE-91          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                             Daou Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2015-14.2% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of dark fruits and some spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with blackberry, cassis, cocoa, and spices on finish, a solid Cab.          RP-90-92          WE-93          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                        Bodegas Borsao S.A.-Campo De Borja-Tres Picos-Garnacha-Borja-Spain-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of dark fruit […]

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    Robert Biale Vineyards-Basic Black-Petite Sirah-Syrah-Mourvedre-Zinfandel-Grenache-North Coast-California-2011-13.9% Alcohol-$38.00-A nose of dark cherries and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with black cherry, raspberry, herbs, licorice and pepper spiced finish.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Bodegas Y Vinedos-Maurodos-Prima-Tinta de Toro-Garnacha-Toro-Spain-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$14.88-A nose of dark fruits and […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                 Bodegas y Vinedos Maurodos-San Roman-Tinto de Toro-Spain-2005-14.5% Alcohol-$38.88-A nose of dark fruit and dark coffee, dark purple in color.  A big full bodied and now very smooth red, with blackberry, black cherry, black currants, chocolate and spice on long finish.  Drinking great now, still a few years of life left.          RP-92           WS-91           […]

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    Lava Vine Vineyards-Grenache-Napa Valley-Calistoga-California-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$33.75-A nose of dark fruits and spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red with black cherry, raspberry, light brown sugar with spices on smooth finish.  An easy drinking red.          NR         CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Bodegas Atalaya-Laya-Garnacha Tintorera-Monastrell-Almansa-Spain-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$7.19-A nose of some dark […]

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            Slow Press Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Livermore-California-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$10.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blackberry, licorice and some spice on finish, your average red.          WE-91          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.               R.E.50/42902-Bonegas Ateca S.L.-Honoro Vera-Garnacha-Calatayud-Spain-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$6.11-A […]

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  Martinelli Winery, Inc.-Vigneto di Evo-Zinfandel-Russian River Valley-Sonoma County-California-2014-15.9% Alcohol-$25.98-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Zin, with black cherry,  raspberry, vanilla bean and spice on finish, a bit hot but very good.          WS-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.           One Cork Bonus.       […]

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