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Upchurch Vineyard Update

Be among the first to experience the 2019 LTL Estate Merlot. Stop by the Barn on Red Mountain between 4pm and 7:30pm for wine, food, fun, and to enter a raffle to win a magnum of the 2018 Southwest Facing Sauvignon Blanc. We look forward to seeing you! *Due to the ongoing COVID restrictions, we […]

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Ehret Family Winery-Hillside Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Knights Valley-Sonoma County-California-2015-15.5% Alcohol-$48.88-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, some cocoa and spice on finish, good not great.          NR          CR-89          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.                      Lawrence Cellars-Gard-Riesling-Ice Wine-Lawrence Vineyards-Walla Walla-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2014-11.8% Alcohol-$29.99-(.375)-A nose of […]

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Delille Cellars-D3-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Petite Verdot-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2016-14.0% Alcohol-$26.10-A bold nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied kitchen sink Bordeaux blend, with blueberry, black cherry, chocolate and spices on long finish, was very good.          NR          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.   Precision Wines-Zinfandel-Alexander Valley-Sonoma […]

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                            Barons Winery-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Franc-Red Mountain-Walla Walla-Washington State-2014-14.1% Alcohol-$24.44-A nose of some dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux red blend, with blackberry, blueberry, baking spices on a bit disjointed finish.          RP-91          WE-88          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken. pasta.                           Forgeron Cellars-Syrah-Boushey Vineyard-Yakima Valley-Washington State-2018-14.9% Alcohol-$16.92-A nose […]

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Baer Winery-Arctos-Cabernet Sauvignon-Stillwater Creek Vineyard-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$24.44-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, black cherry, herbs, spices on long finish, very good.          WS-88          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Luke Wines-The Companion-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Syrah-Wahluke-Columbia Valley-Washington State-2018-14.2% Alcohol-$27.99-A nose of […]

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Upchurch Vineyard Update

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                     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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                            Rasa Vineyards-QED-Syrah-Grenache-Mourvedre-Walla Walla Valley-Washington State-2010-14.9% Alcohol-$24.44-A nose of dark fruits and spices,  dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Rhone blend, with blackberry, raspberry, coffee and spice on finish, a bit past peak, drink now.          RP-93          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.             Berryessa Gap-Malbec-Coble Ranch Vineyard-Yolo County-California-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$14.88-A nose of muted […]

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                                    Niebaum-Coppola Estate Winery-Rubicon-Cabernet Sauvignon Blend-Rutherford-Napa Valley-California-2001-$76.50-A nose of dark fruits and cigar box, dark amber in color.  A full bodied Bordeaux blend, with licorice, black currants, cherry and the famous Rutherford dust finish, has a long, intricate aftertaste.  A special wine that still has plenty of life left.          RP-91          WS-92          WE-90          CR-92          Good with […]

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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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