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                                  Gamafood SRL-Terre Di Bo-Amarone Della Valpolicella-Classico-Italy-2012-15.0% Alcohol-$25.49-A nose of black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, cassis, raisins and spices on finish. A good value.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                   Ravenswood Winery-Zinfandel-Old Vine-Lodi-California-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$11.21-A nose of dark […]

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                   Michael David Winery-Petite Petite-Petite Sirah-Petite Verdot-Lodi-California-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$14.44-A nose of dark fruit and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, blueberry, vanilla and smoky spices on finish, a big wine.        NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                                                                          Columbia Crest-H3-Merlot-Columbia Crest-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2013-14.5% […]

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                Buoncristiani Family Winery-O.P.C.-Cabernet Sauvignon-Syrah-Merlot-Malbec-Napa Valley-California-2011-14.4% Alcohol-$23.32-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied kitchen sink blend with blackberry, currants, cherry, and chocolate with spice on finish.  Do a short decant, very enjoyable.          NR          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.       […]

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    Lava Vine Vineyards-Verdejo-Suisun Valley-California-2012-14.2% Alcohol-$22.50-A nose of citrus and spice, medium golden in color.   A medium to full bodied white with pineapple, peach, with spice on finish, good acidity, very refreshing.           NR           CR-89           Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.   JL Giguiere-Mossback Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Chalk Hill-Sonoma County-California-2013-13.9% Alcohol-$15.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark […]

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    Melville Winery-Pinot Noir-Sta. Rita Hills-California-2012-14.0% Alcohol-$28.98-A nose of black cherry and spice, dark ruby in color.  A medium to full bodied Pinot, with black cherry, raspberry, some pepper and spice on finish, very good but nothing outstanding.          RP-92          WS-88          CR-89          Good with seafood, salads, cheeses.                                   Queens Peak Cellars-Cabernet Sauvignon-Sonoma […]

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                      Domaines Barons De Rothschild (Lafite)-Los Vascos-Grande Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Colchagua-Chile-2012-14.0% Alcohol-$15.49-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, herbs, some spice on finish, a bit disjointed, was expecting better.          RP-88         WE-88         CR-86          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                   Nine North […]

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      Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Alden Perry Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2010-14.7% Alcohol-$50.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, black currants, rich and layered, dark chocolate and spice on long finish.  A delicious bottle of wine, drink now.          WE-91         CR-91          […]

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                           The Other Guys-Plungerhead-Zinfandel-Old Vine-Lodi-California-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of cherries and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium bodied Zin, with jammy  raspberries, black cherries, and spices, a good value.  Cool Zork closure and label.          WE-87          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                        Vina Santa Carolina S.A.-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Reserva Familia-Valle Del Maipo-Chile-2013-13.8% Alcohol-$16.31-A nose […]

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Bordeaux Wine Magazine Update

  Goes out to nearly 20.000 Bordeaux Wine Lovers all over the world! Ronald and Margaret, your hosts at Chateau Coulon Laurensac A Personal Note From Ronald, The first signs for 2016 vintage are good The first merlot grapes are being brought in and the quality is very good and sometimes even outstanding. But be […]

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    DC Flynt Selections-Kirkland Signature Series-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2013-14.6% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab, with blackberry, black cherry, cassis and chocolate and spice notes on finish.  A good value Cab.             WE-86              CR-89              Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Edna Valley Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Central Coast-California-2014-13.0% […]

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    Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 468-Meritage-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Oakville-Napa Valley-California-2013-14.9% Alcohol-$16.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blueberry, blackberry, herbs, licorice and spice on finish, a easy drinker.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta   Les Halos de Jupiter-Grenache-Syrah-Cotes du Rhone-France-2014-15.0% Alcohol-$13.59-A nose […]

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