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Carlisle Winery-Syrah-Radiant Ridge Vineyard-Bennett Valley-California-2018-14.9% Alcohol-$31.50-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark black ink in color.  A full bodied red, with blackberry, blueberry, spiced flavors on long finish, good a bit dry.          RP-95          WS-93          CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                   Sodaro Estate Winery-Felicity-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Petite Verdot-Merlot-Coombsville-Napa Valley-2014-14.3% Alcohol-$39.99-A nose of […]

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                    Linne Calodo Cellars-Overthinker-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Graciano-Paso Robles-California-2017-15.7% Alcohol-$86.00-A nose of sweet dark fruits and spices, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied red Rhone blend with currants, raspberry, plum, spice box on finish, delicious.          RP-93        CR-95          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          Two Corks Bonus. DC Flynt MW Selections-Kirkland Signature Series-Zinfandel-Old Vine-Sonoma County-California-2021-14.5% Alcohol-$9.99-A nose of some […]

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                           Force Majeure Vineyard-Syrah-Viognier-Red Mountain-Washington State-2014-15.1% Alcohol-$55.98-A bold nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, chocolate and spices on long finish.  In a great drinking zone, was very good.          RP-97          WS-89          CR-93          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                 […]

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                           Medlock Ames-Yarrow-Merlot-Bell Mountain Vineyard-Alexander Valley-Sonoma County-California-2019-14.7% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of some plum and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, some chocolate and spice on finish, easy drinker, a good QPR.          WS-91          WE-92          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Turley Wine Cellars-Judge Bell-Zinfandel-Amador County-California-2021-15.6% Alcohol-$44.00-A […]

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Beaulieu Vineyard Update

SHOP WINES VISIT NAPA JOIN THE CLUB MY ACCOUNT Up to 50% Off Single- Clone Cabernet Sauvignon Shipping Included on Cases In 1980, we began a 14-year series of trials in conjunction with UC Davis to identify Cabernet Sauvignon clones best suited to our Rutherford Bench terroir. Three clones – 4, 6, and 169 – […]

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                           Noviello Vineyards, LLC-Brava-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Red Mountain-Washington State-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$23.52-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with black cherry, plum, chocolate and spices on finish, was a very good QPR.          RP-92+          WE-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                             Symington Family […]

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                           World’s End-Stir It Up-Cabernet Sauvignon-Stagecoach Vineyard-Pritchard Hill-Napa Valley-California-2016-16.0% Alcohol-$49.95-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A Medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, raspberry, some mocha, a bit disappointing due to the vineyard where grapes came from.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                       DuMol […]

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            Jeff Cohn Cellars-Domaine Des Chirats-Syrah-Rockpile Vineyard-Sonoma County-California-2018-15.2% Alcohol-$44.99-A nose of some red fruit and spices, purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and spice on finish, a bit hot, still young.          RP-95          WS-93          WE-94          CR-92          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                                 Napa Redwoods […]

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                                    Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel–Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Dry Creek Valley-Sonoma County-California-2021-15.0% Alcohol-$32.50-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.  Always good every year.           NR          CR-92           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                   Basalt Cellars-Merlot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2016-14.9% […]

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                                      Linne Calodo Cellars-Sticks And Stones-Grenache-Syrah-Cinsalut-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2018-15.5% Alcohol-$84.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A bold full bodied Rhone blend, with black cherry, raspberry, cherry liquor, cola and spices on finish.  Drinking great now.          WS-93          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Shelter-The Butcher-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$50.00-A nose of […]

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