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                              I Giusti & Zanza Vigneti-Dulcamara-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Toscana-Italy-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$26.67-A nose of dark fruit and spice,  dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Super Tuscan, with blackberries, currants, herbs and chocolate, long finish and complex wine, in a great drinking zone.          WS-92          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.   […]

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                     Valores Universais, LDA-M. Chapoutier-Eleivera-Touriga Nacional-Douro-Portugal-2013-13.0% Alcohol-$14.98-A nose of black fruits, flowers and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, plum, licorice and spices on long finish, very good.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta..        Bergevin Lane Vineyards-Moonspell-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Walla Walla-Washington State-2012-14.4% Alcohol-$22.99-A […]

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      Robert Biale Vineyards-Petite Sirah-Palisades Vineyard-Calistoga-Napa Valley-California-2010-15.5% Alcohol-$41.40-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, chocolate and spice on finish, in a good drinking zone.            RP-93          WS-91          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         One Cork Bonus.                                    […]

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                         Pomum Cellars, LLC-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Malbec-Petit Verdot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink red blend, with black cherry, blueberry, licorice and spice on finish, good not great.          WE-89          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.        Matthew […]

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                                  Columbia Crest Winery-Grand Estates-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$10.09-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink red blend with blueberry, black cherry, chocolate and spice on finish, a very good QPR.          WS-88          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.             […]

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  Mollydooker Wines-The Boxer-Shiraz-Australia-2014-15.5% Alcohol-$23.99-A nose of bold fruit and spice,  dark black purple in color.  A bold full bodied red, with plum, blueberry, bacon and spice on finish, needs a long decant.          WS-93          CR-88          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.           Wines of Substance-CS-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$12.39-A nose of some […]

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                            Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 484-Meritage-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Petit Verdot-Napa Valley-California-2013-14.9% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blueberry, blackberry, tea and spice on finish, an easy drinker.          WE-91          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.     Charles Smith Wines-Kungfu Girl-Evergreen Vineyard-Riesling-Columbia […]

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    Charles Smith Wines-The Velvet Devil-Merlot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$11.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to  full bodied Merlot, with black cherry, plum, spices on smooth finish, not as good as previous year.          NR          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                   The People’s Wine […]

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    Charles Smith Wines-The Velvet Devil-Merlot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$11.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to  full bodied Merlot, with black cherry, plum, spices on smooth finish, not as good as previous year.          NR          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                   Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot […]

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    Chateau Ste. Michelle-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2015-13.5% Alcohol-$14.27-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, cassis, licorice and spice on finish, a good QPR.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                   Symington Family Estates-Warre’s-Warrior-Finest Reserve-Porto-Portugal-NV-20.00% Alcohol-12.99-A […]

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