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                                  Columbia Crest Winery-Grand Estates-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$10.09-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink red blend with blueberry, black cherry, chocolate and spice on finish, a very good QPR.          WS-88          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.             […]

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  Mollydooker Wines-The Boxer-Shiraz-Australia-2014-15.5% Alcohol-$23.99-A nose of bold fruit and spice,  dark black purple in color.  A bold full bodied red, with plum, blueberry, bacon and spice on finish, needs a long decant.          WS-93          CR-88          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.           Wines of Substance-CS-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$12.39-A nose of some […]

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                            Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 484-Meritage-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Petit Verdot-Napa Valley-California-2013-14.9% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blueberry, blackberry, tea and spice on finish, an easy drinker.          WE-91          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.     Charles Smith Wines-Kungfu Girl-Evergreen Vineyard-Riesling-Columbia […]

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    Charles Smith Wines-The Velvet Devil-Merlot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$11.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to  full bodied Merlot, with black cherry, plum, spices on smooth finish, not as good as previous year.          NR          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                   The People’s Wine […]

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    Charles Smith Wines-The Velvet Devil-Merlot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$11.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to  full bodied Merlot, with black cherry, plum, spices on smooth finish, not as good as previous year.          NR          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                   Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot […]

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    Chateau Ste. Michelle-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$14.27-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, cassis, licorice and spice on finish, a good QPR.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                   Symington Family Estates-Warre’s-Warrior-Finest Reserve-Porto-Portugal-NV-20.00% Alcohol-12.99-A […]

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    Bello Family Vineyards-Megahertz-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa-California-2013-13.8% Alcohol-$24.99-A juicy noise of cherry and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, average at best,  much better values out there.          NR          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                          Columbia Crest Winery-Grand Estates-Cabernet […]

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    Murrieta’s Well Winery-The Spur-Petite Sirah-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Malbec-Merlot-Livermore Valley-California-2012-13.5% Alcohol-$17.33-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink blend with blackberry, plum, licorice and spice, a bit disjointed, nothing special.          WE-86          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                         Columbia Crest-H3-Merlot-Columbia […]

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    Buried Cane-Southern Slope-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2012-13.9% Alcohol-$10.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with blackberry, cassis, chocolate and spice on finish, a good QPR.          NR          CR-88          Good with meat, chicken, pasta.                     California Wine Partners-Beau Vantage-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2010-14.0% Alcohol-$10.99-A nose of some […]

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                                 Columbia Crest-H3-Merlot-Columbia Crest-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$12.11-A nose of cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Merlot, with blackberry, cherry, dusty chocolate and spice on finish, better than last year, a very good value.           NR           CR-89           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.       Kaiken S.A.-Malbec-Ultra-Uco Valley-Mendoza-Argentina-2013-14.5% […]

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