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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                        Yates Family Vineyard-Sisters-Mt. Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2013-15.1% Alcohol-$68.00-A bold nose of dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red blend, not quite sure varieties but would guess Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and maybe Cabernet Franc, with blackberry, blueberry, a finish of chocolate and spices, was very good.          NR          CR-91         Good […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                     Bodegas Borsao, S.A.-Zarihs-Syrah-Campo De Borja-Spain-2016-15.0% Alcohol-$23.39-A nose of dark fruits and spices, purple in color.  A medium to full bodied, with blackberry, plum, bacon and spices on finish, was very good.          RP-90          WS-93          WE-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. – Vina Robles-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2018-14.05 Alcohol-$21.50-A nose of dark fruit and […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                         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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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                                         Domaine La Florane-Echevin Guillaume De Rouville-S-Maurice-Syrah-Grenache-Cotes Du Rhone Villages-France-2017-14.0% Alcohol-$18.88-A nose of some cherry and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with cherry, plum, some cocoa and spice on finish, a decent value.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.   Niebaum Estate-1882-Cabernet Sauvignon-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$31.99-A muted nose […]

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Cameron Hughes Update

CHWINE.COM CAMERON HUGHES | 800.805.1971 (MONDAY-FRIDAY, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. PST) This email was sent to Likeswine58@yahoo.com . To ensure that you continue receiving our emails, please add us to your address book or safe list. Got this as a forward? Sign up to receive our future emails! Manage your subscription preferences or unsubscribe. Cameron Hughes […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

      Sodaro Estate Winery-Estate Blend-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Petit Verdot-Merlot-Coombsville-Napa Valley-California-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$49.99-A big nose of dark fruit and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with cassis, plum, meat and spice on long finish.  Still young, needs a good decant, a good value.          RP-89          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

              Fulcrum Wines-Pinot Noir-Gap’s Crown Vineyard-Sonoma Coast-Sonoma County-California-2013-14.2% Alcohol-$35.99-A nose of black cherry and spice, garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, strawberry, some earthly tones with a spice finish, drink now.          NR          CR-90          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus.                        Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 705-Zinfandel-Dry Creek […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

     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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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                     Carlisle Winery-Syrah-Sierra Mar Vineyards-Santa Lucia Highlands-California-2016-15.3% Alcohol-$38.25-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color. A full bodied red, with black cherry, smokey pepper and spice on long finish, still young, decant.          RP-94+          WS-93          CR-92          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                      The Walls Vineyards-The Ramparts-Grenache-Mourvedre-Syrah-Counoise-Viognier-Red Mountain-Walla Wall-Washington State-2016-15.4% […]

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Kosta Browne Winery Update

We appreciate the steadfast support we have received over the last year from our members and are pleased to see so many of you enjoying your KB wines! Given that our valued restaurant partners have been closed for much longer than anticipated, we are in the rare position to offer you a small selection of […]

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