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                                Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-Napa-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$57.99-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied smooth Cab, with blackberry, currants, rich dark chocolate and spices on long finish.  Still young, needs a decant.        NR          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. G. Campagnola […]

ROBERT BIALE VINEYARDS UPDATE

Gift it forward to those who have gone the extra mile this year! The season is upon us to send a token of appreciation to those who have helped you the most. The holidays are the perfect time to acknowledge your family, corporate clients, employees, or friends with the gift of wine. Robert Biale Vineyards […]

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  INV-K72606-UKO-Malbec-Reserva-Select Vineyards-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.3% Alcohol-$14.98-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, a decent value.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                     Yates Family Vineyard-Alden Perry Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2013-15.2% Alcohol-$54.00-A nose of dark […]

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Dierberg Vineyard-Pinot Noir-Santa Maria Valley-California-2015-14.0% Alcohol-$19.85-A nose of cherry and some spice, ruby in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with cherry, raspberry, some dust and spice on finish, drink now.          WS-89          WE-94          CR-89             Good with cheese, salads, seafood. Tenet Wines-Chateau Ste. Michelle-The Pundit-Syrah-Grenache-Mourvèdre-Viognier-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark […]

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                     R. Lopez De Heredia Vina Tondonia, S.A.-Vina Cubillo-Tempranillo-Garacho-Graciano-Mazuelo-Rioja-Spain-2011-13.5% Alcohol-$23.98-A nose of some dark fruits and spices, medium purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, plum, licorice and spices on long finish.          RP-92          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.         Iron Horse Vineyards-Estate-Chardonnay-Green Valley-Russian River Valley-Sonoma […]

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                        Michael David Winery-Earthquake-Cabernet Sauvignon-Lodi-California-2017-15.0% Alcohol-$24.99-A big nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  Big fruit with blackberry, black cherry, spices, if you love a big wine then this is for you, still young.          WE-92 (Editors Choice)         CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 725-Zinfandel-Russian River Valley-Sonoma County-California-2018-15.5% Alcohol-$14.00-A nose […]

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                              Bodegas y Vinedos Maurodos-San Roman-Tinto de Toro-Spain-2007-14.5% Alcohol-$34.44-A nose of dark fruit and dark coffee, dark purple in color.  A  full bodied very young red, with blackberry, black cherry, black currants, chocolate and spice on long finish.  In a great drinking zone, short decant, was very good.          RP-93          WS-93          WE-92            CR-93          Good with steak, […]

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                     Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel–Petite Sirah-Alicante-Bouschet-Grand Noir-Rossi Ranch-Sonoma County-Sonoma Valley-California-2015-15.4% Alcohol-$39.00-A nose of bold sweet black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied  Zin, with black cherry and smoky peppery flavors, jammy with a long finish, needs to be decanted.   Always good every year.           RP-90-92          WS-92          WE-93          CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One […]

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                         Borne of Fire-The Burn-Cabenet Sauvignon-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, some vanilla and minerals on a bit flat finish, expected more.          RP-89          WS-88          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                        Michael David Winery-Seven Deadly Red-Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Cabernet […]

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                 Bodega Possia, S.A.-Close Des Andes-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$16.65-A nose of some dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum some licorice and spice on finish, a bit rough in spot’s.          RP-92          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Palacio De Primavera-Reserva-Tempranillo-Rioja-Spain-2015-14.1% Alcohol-$18.75-A nose of dark fruits and […]

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             Cornerstone Cellars-Black Label-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2013-14.9% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, some dust and spice on finish, better values exist.          RP-90          CR-88          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads. Famille Pascal & Richard Jaume-Domaine Jaume-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Cotes Du Rhone-France-2018-14.0% Alcohol-$14.75-A simple nose […]

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