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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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                      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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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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                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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Col Solare Winery-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Syrah-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$65.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied smooth Bordeaux blend with blackberry, currants, cherry, with layers of coffee, chocolate and spice on finish.   A very good red, needs a short decant.          RP-94          WS-90          WE-92          CR-92          Good with  meats, chicken, […]

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Milbrandt Vineyards Winery-Cabernet Sauvignon–Columbia Valley-Washington State-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$15.00-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.   A medium to full bodied red, with black cherries, blackberry, cinnamon, and spice, a bit gritty on finish.                 NR                  CR-87                        Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                   CMS Winery-(Hedges)-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Syrah-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$18.00-A nose of dark fruits and […]

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                    Bergevin Lane Vineyards-Moonspell-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Walla Walla-Washington State-2013-13.9% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, cassis, vanilla and spice on finish, good not great.          WS-90          WE-87          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                  Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 636-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2016-15.5% Alcohol-$13.00-A nose of black cherry […]

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Alamos-Wines of Catena-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.0% Alcohol-$9.19-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blackberry, some chocolate and spice on finish, a good QPR.         RP-89          WS-87          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                 Nota Bene Cellars LTD.-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Petit Verdot-Arianses Vineyard-Wahluke Slope-Washington State-2013-14.19% Alcohol-$18.93-A […]

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