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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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                          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, easy drinking.          WE-89          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.     Valdez Family Winery-Ulises […]

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                                       Columbia Crest-H3-Merlot-Columbia Crest-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$12.09-A nose of cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Merlot, with blackberry, cherry, dusty chocolate and spice on finish, better than last year, a very good value.           WS-88          WE-88           CR-88           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Vina Cousino Macul S.A.-Don […]

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    Northstar Winery-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Columbia Valley-Walla Walla-Wahington State-2013-14.3% Alcohol-$24.00-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black currants. black cherry, coffee, chocolate and spice on long finish, very good.          RP-90          WS-93          WE-91          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       […]

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                         Cellars Can Blau-Can Blau-Mazuello-Syrah-Garnacha-Montsant-Spain-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, currant, vanilla and spices on finish, a very good value.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.           Millbrandt Vineyards Winery-Traditions-Merlot-Columbia Valley-Washington […]

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    Baer Winery-Arctos-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2011-14.4% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, black cherry, herbs, spices on long finish, very good.          WS-88          WE-91          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.         Saga Wines-Cult-Cabernet […]

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                       Beckmen Vineyards-Cuvee Le Bec-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Counoise-Santa Ynez Valley-California-2012-14.0% Alcohol-$7.99-A nose of some muted fruit and spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium bodied Rhone blend with black cherry, blackberry, herbs and spice on finish, easy drinking.          RP-90          WS-87          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                            Intrinsic Wine Co-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A […]

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    Buoncristiani Family Winery-O.P.C.-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Merlot-Malbec-Napa Valley-California-2010-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied kitchen sink blend with blackberry, currants, cherry, and chocolate with spice on finish.  Do a short decant, very enjoyable.          RP-92          WS-86          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.         […]

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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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