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                                  Sea Smoke Cellars-Southing-Sta Rita Hills-Pinot Noir-Santa Barbara County-California-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$65.00-A beautiful nose of dark fruit and spice, dense ruby color, a little darker than some Pinot’s.  A smooth full bodied Pinot, black currants, black cherries, cola, great acidity, spice, a full finish, drink now.          WE-94          CR-91          Good with lamb, chicken, veal.          One Cork Bonus. Columbia […]

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                        Linne Calodo Cellars-Outsider-Zinfandel-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2014-15.8% Alcohol-$68.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, garnet in color.   A medium to full bodied Zin blend with black cherry, cassis, licorice and a long finish.  One of the best Outsider’s in years.       RP-95          CR-93           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                     Baer Winery-Star-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Stillwater Creek Vineyard-Columbia […]

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                            Michael David Winery-Lust-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2015-15.5% Alcohol-$44.99-A bold nose of dark fruit and spice, a Zin nose, dark black in color.  A full bodied Zin, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spice, a big wine, long finish, was very good.          WS-86          WE-92          CR-92          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.              Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 628-Cabernet Sauvignon-Walla Walla […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                            Northstar Winery-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Walla Walla-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$31.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black currants, black cherry, vanilla and spice on finish, needs a short decant.          RP-89          WS-92          WE-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.     Alamos-Seleccion-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2018-13.5% Alcohol-$9.09-A nose […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    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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                      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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