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           Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 534-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2014-14.2% Alcohol-$16.15-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 finish, a very good value.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats,chicken, pasta. TR Wines-MasterChef-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2016-13.9% Alcohol-$14.00-A nose of some dark fruit […]

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                              – Pendulum Winery-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2016-14.2% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, a good value.        WS-90          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   TR Wines-Old Tattoo-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-2013-13.7% Alcohol-$16.00-A nose of some dark fruit […]

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                                   Waterbrook Winery-Ice Wine-Late Harvest Semillon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2010-11.0% Alcohol-$14.99-(.375)-A nose of peach, citrus and spice, medium golden in color.  A light to medium bodied desert wine, with peach, honey, vanilla and spice on finish, a good value.          WS-92          CR-89          Good with deserts, cheeses, ice cream.                                Lawrence Cellars-Gard Vintners-Lawrence Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2014-14.8% Alcohol-$18.32-A nose […]

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                                  Columbia Crest Winery-Grand Estates-Cabernet Sauvignon-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied, with black cherry,  plum, vanilla and spice on finish, a very good QPR.          WS-88          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. M. Doudet-Naudin-Chardonnay-2015-France-2015-13.0% Alcohol-$11.99-A nose of some citrus and some spice, medium golden […]

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      Valdez Family Winery-Ulises Valdez-Zinfandel-Sonoma County-California-2012-14.8% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied Zin, with black cherry, blueberry, vanilla, spices and pepper on finish. A very good QPR at reduced price.          WS-88           WE-90          CR-89           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.               […]

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                                      Robert Biale Vineyards-Royal Punishers-Petite Sirah-Rutherford-Napa Valley-2013-14.9% Alcohol-$35.93-A big nose of dark fruit and spices, dark black purple in color. A full bodied red, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spices on long finish.  Still a baby, good now and will be better in a few years.          RP-95          WS-92          WE-93          CR-91         Good with meats, […]

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                                                  Hardin Cellars-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-2015-14.1% Alcohol-$28.49-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, decent not great.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats’ chicken, pasta.                                                         Ryan Patrick Vineyards-Rock Island Red-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Merlot-Primitivo-Columbia […]

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                                            Northstar Winery-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Walla Walla-Washington State-2013-14.4% Alcohol-$24.98-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black currants, black cherry, coffee and spice on finish, something was missing to make blend very good.          RP-92          WS-92          WE-91          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, […]

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                                        Lawrence Cellars-Gard Vintners-Lawrence Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2014-14.8% Alcohol-$18.32-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackcurrants, black cherry, cocoa and smoke on spiced finish, easy drinking, a good QPR.          RP-90          WS-89          WE-91          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.     […]

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                                   Columbia Crest Winery-H-3-Merlot-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied, bold Merlot, with blackberry, dusty cherry, always a good value.                    WS-88                   WE-88                     CR-89                   Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                          Valdez Family Winery-Ulises Valdez-Zinfandel-Sonoma County-California-2012-14.8% Alcohol-$14.99-A […]

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