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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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Playdate Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2016-13.7% Alcohol-$36.00-A nose of some dark fruits and spices, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, spices vanilla on finish, pretty good not great.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.   A-73337-Durigutti-Malbec-Paraaje Altamira-Mendoza-Argentina-2019-13.9% Alcohol-$13.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark black in […]

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Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 713-Merlot-Carneros-California-2017-15.2% Alcohol-$18.00-A nose of dark fruits and some spices, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blackberry, a easy drinker.          NR          CR-87          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, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full […]

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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. Millan S.A.-Elodia-Malbec-El Manzano […]

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                                       Hunt & Ryde-Hunt Ryde Winery-Trophy-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Rockpile-Sonoma County-California-2014-14.1% Alcohol-$19.99-A bold nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink Bordeaux blend, with black cherry, currants, tea and spices on long finish.  A great QPR. a Guy Fieri wine.          NR          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          […]

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La Rioja Alta, S.A.-Vina Ardanza-Reserva-Tempranillo-Garnacha-Rioja-Spain-2009-13.5% Alcohol-$27.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, tar, vanilla and spice on long finish.          RP-93+          JS-96          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                             INV B-72564-Marcelo Pelleriti Wines S.A.-Reserve-Malbec-Valle Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of muted […]

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