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Caiarossa-Merlot-Sangiovese-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Syrah-Mourvedre-Petit Verdot-Grenache-Toscana-Italy-2004-$28.00-A nose of dark fruit and spices, dark amber in color.  A full bodied kitchen sink Super Tuscan blend with blackberry, blueberry, tar, licorice, a chewy rich wine with a raisiny finish, an interesting wine.                     WS-92                    WE-92                     CR-91                     Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

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Cupcake Vineyards-Petite Sirah-Central Coast-California-2008-$8.15-A nose of sweet dark cherry and spice, dark purple in color.   A full bodied red, with a bit over extracted flavors but enjoyable enough QPR wise, black cherry, blackberry, chocolate and vanilla oak.              NR                 CR-84                     Good with ribs, chicken , pasta.

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