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                               Alioto-Pier Vineyards, LLC.-Cabernet Sauvignon-Rutherford-Napa Valley-California-2016-14.8% Alcohol-$38.49-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, vanilla and spice on finish.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                   Michael David Winery-Seven Deadly Red-Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Lodi-California-2020-15.0% Alcohol-$12.99-A  nose of dark fruits […]

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                   Chad Wine Co-Private Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Malbec-Petit Verdot-Napa Valley-California-2018-14.9% Alcohol-$33.00-A nose of black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry and dusty spice on finish.          NR          CR-89          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.                Quinta and Vineyard Bottlers Vinhos S.A.-Fonseca Guimaraens-Bin No 27-Porto-Finest Reserve-NV-20.0% Alcohol-$14.71-A nose […]

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                  McPrice Myers-Pound For Pound-Zinfandel-Paso Robles-California-2021-14.8% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of black cherry and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, licorice and spice on finish, a good QPR.          RP-94          WS-91          WE-92          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 792-Merlot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2017-14.4% Alcohol-$20.00-A nose of […]

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            Timeplace Wine Co.-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa-California-2021-13.9% Alcohol-$33.00-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, vanilla and some spices on finish.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                     Yates Family Vineyard-Syrah-Mount Veeder-California-2017-14.9% Alcohol-$46.67-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in […]

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Your Port Adventure Update

TAYLOR FLADGATE PORTS SHINE IN TOP 100 WINES OF PORTUGAL Step into the world of exceptional Portuguese wines as James Suckling unveils the prestigious Top 100 Wines of Portugal for 2023. Among the distinguished selections, the timeless artistry of Taylor Fladgate takes center stage, showcasing the rich heritage and unparalleled craftsmanship that have made them […]

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                   Yates Family Vineyard-Fleur De Veeder-Merlot-Mount Veeder-California-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$48.00-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, with a long finish, very good every year.          NR          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Cresta Velia Wines-Cabernet […]

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Levo-Soul3D Out-Grenache-Syrah-Petit Sirah-Santa Barbara County-California-2017-15.57% Alcohol-$28.99-A nose of dark fruit and some spice,  dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, tar and spices on long finish, interesting wine, heavy bottle.          NR          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                        Linne Calodo Cellars-Rising Tides-Grenache-Mourvedre-Syrah-Willow Creek […]

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Columbia Crest Winery-H-3-Merlot-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2019-14.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, dusty cherry, and spice on finish, always a good value.          WS-88          CR-89         Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Cav. G.B. Bertani-Collezione-Amarone Della Valpolicella-Grezzana-Italy-2017-15.5% Alcohol-$32.99-A nose of cherry and spice, medium garnet […]

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Tenuta dell’Ornellaia-Le Serre Nuove-Bolgheri-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Petit Verdot-Tuscany-Italy-2006-14.5% Alcohol-$49.99-A nose of cherry and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Super Tuscan, with  blackberry, black cherry, smoke and spice on smooth finish.  In a perfect drinking zone, decant due to sediment.   From signed Michael Mondavi bottle.         RP-94          WS-90          CR-93           Good with meats, […]

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                 Austin Hope Winery-Quest-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Paso Robles-California-2018-14.5% Alcohol-$23.39-A nose of dark fruit and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry and vanilla spice on finish.  A very good QPR, easy drinking.          WE-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Padis Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2013-15.0% Alcohol-$49.99-A […]

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