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                                      Robert Biale Vineyards-Royal Punishers-Petite Sirah-Rutherford-Napa Valley-2013-14.9% Alcohol-$35.93-A big nose of dark fruit and spices, dark black purple in color. A full bodied red, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spices on long finish.  Still a baby, good now and will be better in a few years.          RP-95          WS-92          WE-93          CR-91         Good with meats, […]

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                                                  Hardin Cellars-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-2015-14.1% Alcohol-$28.49-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, decent not great.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats’ chicken, pasta.                                                         Ryan Patrick Vineyards-Rock Island Red-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Merlot-Primitivo-Columbia […]

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                                            Northstar Winery-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Walla Walla-Washington State-2013-14.4% Alcohol-$24.98-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black currants, black cherry, coffee and spice on finish, something was missing to make blend very good.          RP-92          WS-92          WE-91          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, […]

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                                        Lawrence Cellars-Gard Vintners-Lawrence Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2014-14.8% Alcohol-$18.32-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackcurrants, black cherry, cocoa and smoke on spiced finish, easy drinking, a good QPR.          RP-90          WS-89          WE-91          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.     […]

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                                   Columbia Crest Winery-H-3-Merlot-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied, bold Merlot, with blackberry, dusty cherry, always a good value.                    WS-88                   WE-88                     CR-89                   Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                          Valdez Family Winery-Ulises Valdez-Zinfandel-Sonoma County-California-2012-14.8% Alcohol-$14.99-A […]

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                          Pomum Cellars, LLC-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Malbec-Petit Verdot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink red blend, with black cherry, blueberry, licorice and spice on finish, easy drinking.          WE-89          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.     Valdez Family Winery-Ulises […]

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                                       Columbia Crest-H3-Merlot-Columbia Crest-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$12.09-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.           WS-88          WE-88           CR-88           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Vina Cousino Macul S.A.-Don […]

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    Northstar Winery-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Columbia Valley-Walla Walla-Wahington State-2013-14.3% Alcohol-$24.00-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black currants. black cherry, coffee, chocolate and spice on long finish, very good.          RP-90          WS-93          WE-91          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       […]

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                         Cellars Can Blau-Can Blau-Mazuello-Syrah-Garnacha-Montsant-Spain-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, currant, vanilla and spices on finish, a very good value.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.           Millbrandt Vineyards Winery-Traditions-Merlot-Columbia Valley-Washington […]

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    Baer Winery-Arctos-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2011-14.4% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, black cherry, herbs, spices on long finish, very good.          WS-88          WE-91          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.         Saga Wines-Cult-Cabernet […]

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