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                          La Pace Sas Di Maggioni Simone & Societa Agricola-Podere La Pace-Pittoresco-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Franc-Maremma Toscana-Italy-2016-13.5% Alcohol-$19.85-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Super Tuscan, with blackberry, black cherry, tar and spice on long finish, was very good.          WE-89          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One […]

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                            Robert Biale Vineyards-Like Father Like Son-Petite Sirah-Sirah-Napa Valley-2015-14.4% Alcohol-$41.40-A big nose of dark fruit and spices, dark black purple in color. A full bodied red, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spices on long finish.  In a good drinking zone.          RP-93          CR-90         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. I Giusti & Zanza Vigneti-Vigna […]

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                                   Castellani Michele & Figli-Colle Cristi-Classico-Corvina Veronese-Rondinella-Molinara-Amarone della Valpolicella-Italy-2015-15.5% Alcohol-$34.88-A nose of black cherry and spice, dark garnet on color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with jammy black cherry, coffee and herbs on spice finish, was very good.          WE-92          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 735-Cabernet Sauvignon-Santa […]

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Prime Solum-Bill Hill-Cabernet Sauvignon-Brokenrock Vineyard-Napa Valley-California-2011-14.5% Alcohol-$38.96-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, cassis, some spices on long finish.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. I Giusti & Zanza Vigneti-Vigna Vecchia-Sagiovese-Toscana-Italy-2015-14.0% Alcohol-$27.39-A nose of dark fruit and spice, […]

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G. Campagnola Spa-Giuseppe Campagnola-Amarone Della Valpolicella-Classico-Corvina-Corvinone Veronese-Rondinella-Italy-2015-15.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of cherry and some spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry,  plum, raisin, spiced finish, was very good.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                 Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 671-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Petit Verdot-Merlot-Malbec-Napa Valley-California-2016-15.8% Alcohol-$9.10-A muted […]

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Tolaini SRL-Legit-Cabernet Sauvignon-Toscana Rosso-Italy-2013-14.0% Alcohol-$25.55-A nose of some perfumed dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, some licorice on very dry finish, found it a bit uneven.          WS-94 (WS #26 of 2019)          JS-91          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.  Juggernaut Wine Co.-Hillside-Cabernet Sauvignon-California-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$19.10-A huge nose […]

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Il Marroneto-Brunello di Montalcino-Sangiovese-Italy-2006-13.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, toast and vanilla on finish, easy drinking, a very good value.          RP-94+          WS-90          WE-90          CR-91          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 685-Zinfandel-Knights Valley-Sonoma County-California-2017-14.0% Alcohol-$15.00-A nose […]

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Jermann-Where Dreams Have No End-Bianco-Chardonnay-Tipica-Vendemmia-Italy-2017-13.5%-$49.99-A nose of some citrus and some spice, light golden in color.  A medium bodied white with pineapple, apple, some acidity and spice on finish, way over priced.          JS-95          CR-87          Good with seafood, chesses, salads.   WINC-Porter & Plot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Santa Barbara County-California-2017-14.2% Alcohol-$18.99-A nose of some dark fruits and spices, dark garnet […]

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                                Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-Napa-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$57.99-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied smooth Cab, with blackberry, currants, rich dark chocolate and spices on long finish.  Still young, needs a decant.        NR          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. G. Campagnola […]

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     Cantina Museo Albea SRL-Gran Maestoso-Primitivo-Puglia-Italy-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$14.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, licorice and spice on long finish, a very good QPR.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                             Bodegas Frutos Villar S.L.-Muruve-Reserva-Tempranillo-Toro-Spain-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of […]

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