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Columbia Crest Winery-H-3-Merlot-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2019-14.5% Alcohol-$12.99-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          CR-89         Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Cav. G.B. Bertani-Collezione-Amarone Della Valpolicella-Grezzana-Italy-2017-15.5% Alcohol-$32.99-A nose of cherry and spice, medium garnet […]

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Kimsey Vineyard-Syrah-Viognier-Ballard Canyon-California-2012-14.7% Alcohol-$38.77-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, plum, Asian spice and pepper on long finish, very good.          RP-94+          CR-92          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. DeLille Cellars-Metier-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2021-13.9% Alcohol-$25.00-A nose of some red fruit and some […]

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                       Cadence-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Tapteil Vineyard-Red Mountain-Washington State-2016-14.4% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, some milk chocolate and spice.          RP-92          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                Fulcrum Wines-ZSM-Zinfandel-Syrah-Mourvedre-Somerset County-California-2020-14.8% Alcohol-$21.99-A nose of black cherry […]

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Vincity-VinAtlas-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Napa County-Sonoma County-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, plum, some licorice on finish, expected more.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Wahluke Way-Kirkland Signature Series-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2021-14.5% Alcohol-$8.89-A nose of some dark fruit and some […]

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Cameron Hughes Wine-CAM Collection-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-California-2019-14.8% Alcohol-$12.00-A nose of dark fruit and some spices, garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice on a bit  finish, a good QPR.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats,chicken, pasta.                 Crystal Basin Cellars-Reserve-Syrah-El Dorado-California-2017-13.2% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of cherry and some spice, garnet in […]

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                                                                Yates Family Vineyard-Alden Perry Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2016-14.7% Alcohol-$49.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, black currants, rich and layered, dark chocolate and spice on long finish.  A delicious bottle of wine, short decant.          NR         CR-91          Good with steak, […]

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Belle Glos Wines-Pinot Noir-Las Alturas Vineyard-Santa Lucia Highlands-Monterey County-California-2019-14.8% Alcohol-$36.67-A nose of dark cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied single vineyard PN, with black cherry, blueberry, cola, with long finish of spices.  Not your petite Pinot, delicious, in a great drinking zone.          WS-90          WE-96          CR-91          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One […]

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Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 895-Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Petit Verdot-Red Mountain-Washington State-2019-14.0% Alcohol-$22.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux red blend, with black cherry, cassis, spiced finish.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Stolpman Vineyards-La Cuadrilla-Syrah-Grenache-Sangiovese-Ballard Canyon-California-2019-14.7% Alcohol-$26.50-A nose of some dark fruits and spices, purple in color.  […]

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                      Andrew Will Cellars-Sorella-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Petit Verdot-Champoux Vineyard-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$71.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and some herbs on spiced finish, still young, needs a decant.          RP-98         CR-92          Good with meats,chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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                Crux Winery-Grenache-Russian River Valley-Sonoma County-California-2016-14.4%-Alcohol-$16.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish.          WE-90          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                     Noviello Vineyards, LLC-Brava-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Red Mountain-Washington State-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$23.52-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple […]

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