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                                        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 […]

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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Pax Mahle Wines Update

Mothering is to love, to protect, to nurture; in short it’s no small feat to take on the role of a mother. So with gratitude and in honor of all the mothers in our lives, whether by birth or by choice, the Crew has put together some wine pairings that are inspired by or reminiscent […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

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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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

               Yates Family Vineyard-Alden Perry Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2012-14.8% Alcohol-$52.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, black currants, rich and layered, dark chocolate and spice on long finish.  A delicious bottle of wine, drink now.          NR         CR-93          Good with steak, chicken, […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

Posted on 07 May 2020. Vina Robles-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2018-14.05 Alcohol-$21.50-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Cab with blackberry, black cherry, some cocoa and spice on finish, a good value.          WE-91          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.              Millan S.A.-Elodia-Malbec-El Manzano Estate-Valle De Uco-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                    Linne Calodo Cellars-Perfectionist-Syrah-Mourvedre-Grenache-Paso Robles-California-2013-15.4% Alcohol-$72.00-A nose of some funk and dark fruit, dark black purple in color.   A full bodied and bold red blend, with black berries, black raspberries, spice and cola fizz on finish, drink now.          RP-93          WS-92          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                      Bodegas Tobia, S.L.-Oscar Tobia-Vinedos De […]

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