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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs TOP MERLOT AND CABERNET FRANC WINES OF 2013

 

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Yates Family Vineyard-Fleur De Veeder-Merlot-Mount Veeder-California-2009-14.7% Alcohol-$37.00-A nose of sweet dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied, delicious Merlot, yes it’s a Merlot, 100%, cassis, raspberry, velvet favors, mocha, a very long finish.  Search out this winery, had a private tasting last year with Michael and Whitney Yates, great family, great wine.           NR          CR-92          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

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Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Cheval-Cabernet Franc-2009-14.5% Alcohol-$37.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blackberry, cherry vanilla coke and spice on long finish.  This little known winery always delivers quality juice.           NR           CR-91           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

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Titus Vineyards-Cabernet Franc-Napa Valley-California-2007-14.5% Alcohol-$35.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blueberry, cherry, currant with a tar spiced finish.  In a good drinking zone, was layered with smooth flavors and was delicious, has gotten better with time.           WS-88          WE-84          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

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The Hogue Cellars-Merlot-Reserve-Wahluke Slope-Washington State-2007-14.3% Alcohol-$22.95-A nose of black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied Merlot, with back cherry, currants, with Asian spices, better than last tried six months ago.           WE-88           CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

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Swanson Vineyards-Merlot-Oakville-Napa Valley-California-2008-14.8% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Merlot, with black cherry, raspberry, currants and licorice, smooth spiced finish, a good Merlot.           WS-87           WE-92            CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

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