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                        Bodegas Elias Moro, S.L.U.-Elias Mora-Vinas-Tinta de Toro-Spain-2012-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, tar and licorice, with a spicy but dry finish.           RP-87          WS-90           CR-88           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                               Vina y Bodega Estampa S.A.-Fina Reserva-Family Estate-Molino de Viento Vineyard-Carmenere-Syrah-Cabernet […]

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Casa Maguila-Cachito Mio-Tempranillo-Toro-Spain-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$14.98-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, a good value.          RP-90          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                  Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 643-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paicines-Central Coast-California-2015-14.1% Alcohol-$16.15-A nose of black cherry and some […]

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Ribera Y Rueda Update

                  WIN A TRIP TO SPAIN! Wine dreams do come true! You and your wine lovin’ bestie could win a FREE trip to the beautiful Spanish wine regions of Ribera del Duero and Rueda! In partnership with NYC’s Little Spain, we are excited to launch the “Little Spain Sweeps” taking place May 13 – […]

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                         Finca Valpiedra, S.L.-Reserva-Tempranillo-Graciano-Maturana Tinta-Rioja-Spain-2010-13.5% Alcohol-$34.98-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, dark currants, tobacco and spice on long finish, short decant, was very good.          WS-94          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                           Yates Family Vineyard-Fleur De Veeder-Merlot-Mount Veeder-California-2014-14.8% Alcohol-$38.00-A nose […]

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            Bodegas y Vinedos Maurodos-San Roman-Tinto de Toro-Spain-2010-14.5% Alcohol-$26.93-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.          WS-88           WE-94          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork […]

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                           Robert Biale Vineyards-Basic Black-Syrah-Grenache-Petite Sirah-Carignane-Zinfnadel-Alicante Bouschet-Tempranillo-Sonoma County-California-2014-15.4% Alcohol-$45.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied kitchen sink red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, chocolate and spice on finish, needs a short decant.            WS-90          WE-91          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         One Cork Bonus.                             Bodegas Y Vinedos Del […]

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                          Yates Family Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-Napa-California-2010-14.5% Alcohol-$56.00-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied smooth Cab, with blackberry, currants, rich dark chocolate and spices on long finish. In a great drinking zone, delicious.          NR          CR-92          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                    Tesa La […]

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                                      Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Alden Perry Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2008-14.5% Alcohol-$47.50-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.          WE-92         CR-92          Good with steak, chicken, […]

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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.                                       Bodegas Tobia, […]

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                                        Bodegas Los Astrales SL-Tinto Fino-Ribera Del Duero-Spain-2005-14.5% Alcohol-$44.99-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-93+          WS-88          WE-95 (Editors Choice)         CR-92          Good with […]

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