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Lachini Vineyards-Estate-Pinot Noir-Chehalem Moutains-Oregon-14.4% Alcohol-$23.92-A nose of cherry and spices, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, cola and spices on finish, was very good.          RP-89          WE-91          CR-90          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus.               Comartin Cellars-Porterhoue Winery-Rodney’s Vineyard-Petite Sirah-Santa Ynez Valley-California-2015-14.9% Alcohol-$22.88-A nose of dark fruits […]

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Aberrant Cellars-Off The Wagon-Carmenere-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Rogue Valley-Oregon-2016-13.6% Alcohol-$15.88-A nose of some dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied unusual red blend, with black cherry, plum, herb and spice on finish.          RP-89          WE-90          CR-89          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 […]

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                   Yates Family Vineyard-Sisters-Mt. Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2015-14.6% 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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                          Sans Liege-The Offering-Grenache-Syrah-Mourvedre-Viognier-Santa Barbara County-California-2017-15.4% Alcohol-$25.89-A nose of some dark fruits and spices, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone Blend, with cherry, currants, herbs and spice on finish, just missed the mark.          RP-91          WS-94          WE-93          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                           Dion Vineyard-Pinot Noir-Chehalem Mountains-Willamette Valley-Oregon-2017-14.0% Alcohol-$18.88-A nose of some […]

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                           Authentique Wine Cellars-Pinot Noir-Eola-Amity Hills-Oregon-2014=13.9% Alcohol-$24.99-A muted nose of some cherry and spice, ruby in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry, tea and spice on uneven finish.          WS-89          WE-90          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                         Joseph Carr-Josh Cellars-Josh-Reserve-Bourbon Barrel Aged-Cabernet Sauvignon-California-2018-14.5% Alcohol-$18.99-A nose of some dark fruits and […]

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                  The Alex Cooper Project-Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Doug Rafanelli Vineyard-Dry Creek Valley-Sonoma County-California-2013-14.7% Alcohol-$24.00-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend with black cherry, raspberry, white pepper on finish, expected more.          WS-84          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                     Belle Esprit Winery-Sensation-Syrah-Reserve-Rogue Valley-Oregon-2014-13.5% Alcohol-$12.25-A nose of […]

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                                      Et Fille Wines-Heredity-Pinot Noir-Willamette Valley-Oregon-2014-13.3% Alcohol-$18.99-A nose of some tart red fruit and some spice, ruby in color.  A medium bodied red, with cherry, raspberry, herbs and some spice on finish, found it too tart.          WE-91          WS-88          CR-87          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          Vina Robles-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$20.00-A nose of dark fruit and spice, […]

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Clay Pigeon-Weirdo Wine-Syrah-Rogue Valley-Oregon-2014-14.0% Alcohol-$19.00-A muted nose of some dark fruit and some spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, plum, tar and spice on long finish, was very good.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 540-Cabernet Sauvignon-Lodi-California-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$10.20-A nose of some […]

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      Chad Wine Co-Pinot Noir-Willamette Valley-Oregon-2014-13.9% Alcohol-$19.00-A nose of some cherry and some spice, medium ruby in color.  A light to medium bodied red, with some cherry, raspberry, finish is a bit thin, average at best.          NR          CR-84          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.                                       Winery No-A-70024-Matias Riccetti-Hey Malbec-Malbec-Mendoza-Argentina-2015-14.5%-$15.96-A nose of some dark […]

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  Beringer Vineyards-Quantum-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Knights Valley-California-2014-14.3% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet on color.  A medium to full bodied red with blackcurrants’, plum, chocolate and spice on finish, a solid wine.          RP-87          WS-88          WE-90          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.               Chehalem-Three […]

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