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              Linne Calodo Cellars-Problem Child-Zinfandel-Syrah-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2011-15.8% Alcohol-$54.00-A nose of bold dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.   A full bodied Zin blend, with black cherry, blackberry and layers of spice on finish, not as amazing as previous vintages but still very good..           RP-94           CR-91           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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    Yates Family Vineyard-Fleur De Veeder-Merlot-Mount Veeder-California-2012-14.9% 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.          NR          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       Robert Mondavi Winery-Cabernet […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

    Linne Calodo Cellars-Cherry Red-Zinfandel (Cherry Vineyard)-Mourvedre (Booker Vineyard)-Syrah (Denner and Lock Vineyards)-Paso Robles-California-2009-15.7% Alcohol-$56.00-A bold nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with  black cherry, blueberry, smoky, with licorice and spices on long finish.  Still needs a short decant, at its peak, drink now.          RP-92          […]

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                     Teira Wines-Zinfandel-Sonoma County-California-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$17.00-A nose of dark cherry and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red with black cherry, plum, toasty vanilla and spice on long finish, very good.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                  Produit Et Mis En Boutelle Par-Kirkland Signature-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-13.0% Alcohol-$6.99-A […]

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                              Vineyard Block Estate-Block 217-Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2015-14.1% Alcohol-$12.70-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spices on finish, a good value.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                        Kysela Pere Et Fils,LTD-Cuvee […]

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    Guicciardini Strozzi-Sodole-Sangiovese-Toscana-Italy-2010-14.0% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of cherry and some spice, medium garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red with black cherry, earth, licorice and spice on finish, easy drinking.          WS-89          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.        Ground Effect Wine Co-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Santa Ynez Valley-California-2014-14.5%  Alcohol-$17.49-A nose of dark fruits […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

  Bedrock Wine Co-Zinfandel-Old Vine-Sonoma-California-2014-14.4% Alcohol-$23.99-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied Zin, with black cherry, black raspberry, licorice and spices on finish, easy drinking, a very good QPR.          WS-91          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       Vinos Santa Ema S.A.-Reserva-Cabernet […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                              I Giusti & Zanza Vigneti-Dulcamara-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Toscana-Italy-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$26.67-A nose of dark fruit and spice,  dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Super Tuscan, with blackberries, currants, herbs and chocolate, long finish and complex wine, in a great drinking zone.          WS-92          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.   […]

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                     Valores Universais, LDA-M. Chapoutier-Eleivera-Touriga Nacional-Douro-Portugal-2013-13.0% Alcohol-$14.98-A nose of black fruits, flowers and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, plum, licorice and spices on long finish, very good.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta..        Bergevin Lane Vineyards-Moonspell-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Walla Walla-Washington State-2012-14.4% Alcohol-$22.99-A […]

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    Saga Wines-Cult-Cabernet Sauvignon-St. Helena-California-2014-14.2% Alcohol-$16.96-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, black cherry, licorice and spices on long finish.  A easy drinking wine, a very good QPR.          WE-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.         […]

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Wine Riot Update

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