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               Bodega Y Vinedos Renacer S.A.-Punto Final-Malbec-Reserva-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$15.30-A nose of dark fruit and tar, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Malbec, with black cherry, plum, cassis, chocolate and spice on finish.  A solid wine, good every year.          NR          CR-89           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                     Arndorfer Martin-Anina Verde-Gruner Veltliner-Riesling-Niederosterreich-Austria-2018-12.0% Alcohol-$20.99-A nose of […]

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                      Yates Family Vineyard-Cheval-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-California-2018-14.8% Alcohol-$45.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blackberry, cherry vanilla coke and spice on long finish.  This little known winery always delivers, seek it out.          NR           CR-92           Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Piedemonte […]

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                                   Yates Family Vineyard-Cheval-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-California-2015-14.9% Alcohol-$45.50-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blackberry, cherry vanilla coke and spice on long finish.  This little known winery always delivers, seek it out.          NR           CR-91           Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                             […]

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                     Black Ridge Vineyards-Winemaker’s Blend-Cabernet Franc-Pinot Noir-Merlot-Malbec-Petit Verdot-Cruz Mountains-2015-14.3% Alcohol-$19.85-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink blend, with cherry, plum, pepper and spice on finish.          WE-91          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                      INV-K72643-UKO-Estate-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2019-13.5% Alcohol-$12.99-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, […]

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                                        Portland Wine Company-Love & Squalor-Pinot Noir-2015-14.2% Alcohol-$19.87-A nose of cherry and some spice, light ruby in color.  A medium bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, tea and spice on finish, a good value.          RP-89          WS-89          WE-91          CR-89          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads. Bodega Y Vinedos Catena B-73235-Catena-Cabernet Sauvignon-High Mountain Vines-Agrelo-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$18.45-A nose of dark […]

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                         Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel–Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Grand Noir-Alicante Bouschet-Tempranillo-Peloursin-Carlisle Vineyard-Russian River Valley-Sonoma County-California-2016-15.0% Alcohol-$39.50-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.           RP-95          WE-94          CR-91           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Millan […]

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Sarl Lafage-Chateau Saint Roch-Chimeres-Black Grenache-Carigan–Syrah-Mourvedre-Roussillon Villages-France-2017-15.0% Alcohol-$14.98-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with blackberry, black cherry, tar and spices on finish.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.         Bodegas Fabre S.A.-Fabre Montmayou-Malbec–Reserva-Mendoza-Argentina-2019-14.5% Alcohol-$11.98-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet […]

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     Berryessa Gap-Tempranillo-Coble Ranch Vineyard-Yolo County-California-2017-14.0% Alcohol-$18.88-A nose of muted fruit, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, some spice on finish.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. A-73337-Durigutti-Malbec-Paraaje Altamira-Mendoza-Argentina-2019-13.9% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark black in color.   A full bodied Malbec, with fig, […]

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               Yates Family Vineyard-Alden Perry Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2012-14.8% Alcohol-$52.00-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.          NR         CR-93          Good with steak, chicken, […]

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Posted on 07 May 2020. Vina Robles-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2018-14.05 Alcohol-$21.50-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab with blackberry, black cherry, some cocoa and spice on finish, a good value.          WE-91          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.              Millan S.A.-Elodia-Malbec-El Manzano Estate-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose […]

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