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Columbia Crest Winery-Grand Estates-Merlot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2011-13.5% Alcohol-$9.79-A nose of cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.   A medium bodied smooth red, with black cherry, berries, smoke and spice on finish, a good QPR.           WS-89          WE-90          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

 

 

 

 

 

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Lava Vine Vineyards-Viognier-North Coast-California-2012-14.6% Alcohol-$29.33-A nose of citrus and spice, golden in color.   A medium to full bodied white with rich flavors of pineapple, pear, guava, and crème Brule.  Good acidity, very refreshing, not as great as the 2011 Napa Valley.          NR           CR-89           Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.

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