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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

 

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Mollydooker Wines-Blue Eyed Boy-Shiraz-McLaren Vale-Australia-2006-$52.50-A nose of dark fruit and smoke, dark purple black in color.   A full bodied, smooth, not over done Shiraz even with 16% alcohol.   Blackberry, blueberry, licorice with smoke and spice, with a good balanced finish.            RP-96                WS-92                 CR-92                    Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.

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Melanson Vineyard-Matthew’s Block-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2005-$32.99-A nose of dark fruit, dark amber in color.   A full bodied Cab, black cherry, plum, chocolate, with some smoke, decant, could be better in a year or so.                 NR                CR-88               Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

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