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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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                            Beran & Steorra Wines-Zinfandel-Napa Valley-California-2012-15.4% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Zin, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spices on finish, very good.          WS-88          CR-90          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Browne Family Vineyards-Heritage-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Petite Sirah-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2016-13.9% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose of dark […]

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Lava Vine Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2011-14.3% Alcohol-$40.50-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with blackberry, blueberry, smoke and chocolate with a spiced finish, short decant.            NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                                 Columbia Crest Winery-Grand Estates-Syrah-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, medium […]

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Meredith Vineyards Estate-Merry Edwards-Pinot Noir-Sonoma Coast-California-2009-14.2% Alcohol-$38.98-A nose of some cherry and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with cherry, raspberry, cola and spices on finish, still good but drink now.          WS-89          CR-90          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus. Browne Family Vineyards-Heritage-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Petite Sirah-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2016-13.9% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose […]

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Merf Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, vanilla and spice on finish, a good value.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                           INV N-7245-5-Bodegas Del Fin Mundo-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Patagonia-Argentina-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$12.01-A nose of some dark fruit and […]

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                 John Duval Wines-Entity-Shiraz-Barossa Valley-Australia-2004-$29.98-A nose of dark fruit and toast, dark purple in color.  This wine has gotten better with age, blackberry, plum, cassis, pepper, elegant for a big Shiraz.  A special bottle of wine that would still be good years from now.          RP-95          CR-93          Good with meats, chicken and pork.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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Browne Family Vineyards-Heritage-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Petite Sirah-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2016-13.9% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, blueberry, vanilla and spices on long finish, a good QPR.          WS-87          CR-89           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                              Adelina Wines-Shiraz-Mataro-Claire Valley-Australia-2012-13.9% Alcohol-$28.88-A funky nose, dark purple in color.  […]

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                                Feudi Di San Gregorio Aziende Agricole S.P.A.-Piano Di Montevergine-Taurasi-Italy-2001-14.0% Alcohol-$34.25-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, plum, dust and spices on very long finish.  Was delicious, drink now after a short decant.          WE-93          CR-95          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          Two Corks Bonus- […]

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