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                       Hawk and Horse Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Red Hills-Lake County-California-2015-14.3% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of sweet dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, dark chocolate and spice on finish.         WE-90          CR-89          Good with steak, chicken, pasta                    Markovic Estates-Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Pays D-OC-France-2018-13.0% Alcohol-$9.99-Terrible wine, not even good for cooking, […]

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                          Luke Wines-Merlot-Wahluke Slope-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2019-14.4% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of some black cherry and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, dust and spice on finish, decent value.          WS-91          WE-92          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                                           Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 765-Zinfandel-Sierra Foothills-California-2018-15.2% Alcohol-$11.70-A nose of black cherry and […]

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                              Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-Napa-California-2014-14.9% Alcohol-$55.00-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.          NR          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                   The Walls Vineyards-Cheys-Syrah-Yakima Valley-Washington […]

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                 Andrew Will Cellars-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Champoux Vineyard-Horse Heaven Hills-Washington State-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$58.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and some herbs on spiced finish, still young, needs a decant.          RP-97          CR-91          Good with meats,chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                              In Sheep’s Clothing-Cabernet Sauvignon-Dundee-Washington State-2019-13.9% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of some red fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry,  plum, some earth and spice on a bit disjointed finish.          NR          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.  Senorio De Villarrica S.L.-Delicia de Baco-Tempranillo-Garnacha-Graciano-Crianza-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$24.88-A nose of dark fruits and […]

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Linne Calodo Cellars-Sticks And Stones-Grenache-Syrah-Cinsalut-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2013-15.8% Alcohol-$76.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A bold full bodied Rhone blend, with black cherry, raspberry, cherry liquor, cola and spices on finish.  Drinking great now.          RP-94          WS-90          CR-93          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                     Noviello Vineyards, LLC-Brava-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Red […]

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                         Noviello Vineyards, LLC-Brava-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Red Mountain-Washington State-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$23.52-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with black cherry, plum, chocolate and spices on finish, was a very good QPR.          RP-92+          WE-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Anana Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Coombsville-Napa […]

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                  Gorman Winery-The Pixie-Syrah-Red Mountain-Washington State-2011-15.0% Alcohol-$31.88-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, currants, coffee, Asian spice on finish, still a big wine.          RP-91          WS-89          WE-94          CR-90         Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                          Michael Havens Wines-Cave Dog-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Beau […]

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                             Forgeron Cellars-Anvil-The Minnick-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Malbec-Petite Verdot-Minnick Hills Vineyard-Walla Walla Valley-Washington State-2018-15.0% Alcohol-$25.88-A nose of some dark fruit and some spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux red, with black cherry, raspberry, some pepper on finish.           NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                         Bodega Catena Zapata-D.V. Catena-Tinto Historico-Malbec-Bonarda-Petit Verdot-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-13.0% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose […]

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Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 792-Merlot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2017-14.4% Alcohol-$20.00-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-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Symington Family Estates-Warre’s-Late Bottled Vintage-Porto-Portugal-2008-20.0% Alcohol-$21.99-A ripe nose of spice and dark fruit, very dark, blackish in […]

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