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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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    Bello Family Vineyards-Megahertz-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa-California-2013-13.8% Alcohol-$24.99-A juicy noise of cherry and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, average at best,  much better values out there.          NR          CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                          Columbia Crest Winery-Grand Estates-Cabernet […]

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    Murrieta’s Well Winery-The Spur-Petite Sirah-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Malbec-Merlot-Livermore Valley-California-2012-13.5% Alcohol-$17.33-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink blend with blackberry, plum, licorice and spice, a bit disjointed, nothing special.          WE-86          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                         Columbia Crest-H3-Merlot-Columbia […]

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    Buried Cane-Southern Slope-Cabernet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2012-13.9% Alcohol-$10.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with blackberry, cassis, chocolate and spice on finish, a good QPR.          NR          CR-88          Good with meat, chicken, pasta.                     California Wine Partners-Beau Vantage-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2010-14.0% Alcohol-$10.99-A nose of some […]

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                                 Columbia Crest-H3-Merlot-Columbia Crest-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$12.11-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.           NR           CR-89           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.       Kaiken S.A.-Malbec-Ultra-Uco Valley-Mendoza-Argentina-2013-14.5% […]

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                    Yates Family Vineyard-Sisters-Mt. Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2012-14.8% Alcohol-$46.00-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red blend, not quite sure varieties but would guess Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and maybe Cabernet Franc, with blackberry, blueberry, still tight with spice on finish, very good.          NR          CR-91         […]

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