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Linne Calodo Cellars-Slacker-Sterotype-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2016-15.2% Alcohol-$35.70-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.   A medium to full bodied Rhone blend with black cherry, cassis, minerals and a  spiced finish.          NR          CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                                                                       Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 843-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2019-14.6% Alcohol-$10.50-A nose of some muted […]

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                                  Ferrari-Carano Mountain Winery-Tresor-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Malbec-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Sonoma County-California-2014-$35.99-A nose of cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied , with blackberry, cherry, and vanilla spice on long finish, nice label.          RP-90          WE-86          CR-90          Good with ribs, chicken and pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                    Requiem Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Walla Walla-Washington State-2018-14.7% Alcohol-$16.99-A nose of some dark […]

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          Joseph Carr-Josh Cellars-Josh-Reserve-Bourbon Barrel Aged-Cabernet Sauvignon-California-2019-14.5% Alcohol-$18.99-A nose of some dark fruits and some heat, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, currants, vanilla and spices, disjointed.         NR         CR-86         Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Sixto-Uncovered-Chardonnay-Washington State-2017-14.0% Alcohol-$28.99-A nose of citrus and some spice, medium golden in color.  A […]

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                                        Bodegas y Vinedos Maurodos-San Roman-Tinto de Toro-Spain-Tempranillo-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$33.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A big full bodied red, time has tamed this wine, lots of sediment, still delicious, drink now.          RP-93         WS-93         WE-94          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 791-Meritage-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Malbec-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2017-14.0% […]

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                   Baer Winery-Ursa-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$19.82-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, black cherry, herbs and spices on finish.          WS-90          WE-91          CR-89          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.                         Bedrock Wine Co-Zinfandel-Old Vine-Sonoma-California-2018-14.4% Alcohol-$20.79-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark […]

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Banshee Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2017-14.5 Alcohol-$32.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color. A medium to full bodied red , with black cherry, blackberry, licorice and spiced finish.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                   Millbrandt Vineyards Winery-Brothers” Blend-Merlot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of some cherry and spice, medium garnet in color. […]

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Upchurch Vineyard Update

Shop Holiday Collection Check your list off early this year! Record package volume this season could result in shipping and delivery delays. Shop early this season so that those on your list receive their gifts on time. Upchurch Vineyard contact@upchurchvineyard.com 12022 NE 97th Street Kirkland, WA 98033

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                      Noviello Vineyards, LLC-Brava-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Red Mountain-Washington State-2016-14.3% Alcohol-$23.52-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with black cherry, plum, chocolate and spices on finish, was a very good QPR.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                  Kendall-Jackson Vineyards […]

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                          Apriori-Chardonnay-Sonoma Coast-Sonoma County-California-2017-14.1% Alcohol-$17.92-A nose of some citrus and some spice, medium golden in color.  A medium to full bodied white, with lemon, peach and some acidity on finish, average at best.          Good with seafood, salads, cheeses.                                         Matthews Estate-Blackboard-Cabernet Franc-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Malbec-Walla Walla-Washington State-2018-14.9% Alcohol-$20.50-A nose of dark fruits and spices, purple […]

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                               The Walls Vineyards-The Ramparts-Grenache-Mourvedre-Syrah-Counoise-Viognier-Red Mountain-Walla Wall-Washington State-2016-15.4% Alcohol-$16.92-A bold nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone Blend, with  black cherry, blackberry, licorice and spices on finish, a good value.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                              Hunt & Ryde-Hunt Ryde Winery-Trophy-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Rockpile-Sonoma […]

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