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    Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 660-Cabernet Sauvignon-Red Mountain-Washington State-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$18.75-A nose of black cherry and some spices, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, dust and spice on a bit rough finish.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats,chicken, pasta.                                  Bodegas Emilio Moro-Tempranillo-Tinto Fino-Ribera Del Duero-Spain-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of some […]

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Upchurch Vineyard Update

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                 Rasa Vineyards-QED-Syrah-Grenache-Mourvedre-Walla Walla Valley-Washington State-2007-14.8% Alcohol-$37.50-A nose of dark fruits and spices,  dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with blackberry, raspberry, coffee and spice on finish, a bit past peak, drink now.          RP-88          WS-94          94-WE (Editors Choice)          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                            Vina […]

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CMS Winery-(Hedges)-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Syrah-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$18.00-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice with a bit uneven finish.          WS-86          CR-85         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                                 Hearst Ranch Winery-Bunkhouse-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2016-13.8% Alcohol-$25.32-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet […]

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                                 Marietta Cellars-Roman-Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Barbara-Geyserville-California-2015-14.6% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, blackberry, cassis and spices on finish.  Not as good as last time tried.          RP-90          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Spoken Barrel-#42-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose of muted fruit […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                      Columbia Crest Winery-H-3-Merlot-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$11.97-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, dusty cherry, and spice on finish, always a good value.          WS-88          WE-88         CR-89         Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Chateau Ste. Michelle-Merlot-Indian Wells-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of some dark […]

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                     Pax Wine Cellars-Syrah-Walker Vine Hill Vineyard-Russian River Valley-California-2006-15.1% Alcohol-$49.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red with blackberry, blueberry, chocolate and spices on finish, still needs a short decant, drink now.          RP-93          WS-93          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                           Exlibris Cellars-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

Robert Mondavi Winery-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$28.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with black currants, cherries, and spice on finish, good not great.          WS-88          WE-86          CR-89          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.                                               Bieler Family-Born To Run-Cabernet Sauvignon-Washington State-California-2016-13.9% Alcohol-$11.99-A nose of some dark fruit […]

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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.                                         Symington Family Estates-Warre’s-Warrior-Finest Reserve-Porto-Portugal-NV-20.00% Alcohol-12.99-A ripe nose […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                Force Majeure Vineyard-Parabellum-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Red Mountain-Washington State-2014-15.1% Alcohol-$55.98-A bold nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, black cherry, chocolate and spices on long finish.  Still young, needs a short decant, was very good.          RP-92          WE-91          CR-92          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One […]

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