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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

 

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Joseph Phelps Vineyards-Insignia-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Napa Valley-California-1997-$120.00-A classic nose of dark fruit, still big nose even after being decanted and being 13 years old, dark purple amber in color.  Black cherry, plum, currants, licorice and vanilla, an exceptional bottle of wine.                RP-96            WS-97              WE-95              CR-5         Good with steak, chicken, pasta.

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Carver Sutro-Palisades Vineyard-Petit Sirah-Napa Valley-California-2005-$35.98-A nose of dark fruit, dark purple in color.  Blueberries, blackberries,  some earth, full bodied, was good not great.              RP-90               CR-4                 Good with ribs, meats, pasta.

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