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                      Bedrock Wine Co-Zinfandel-Old Vine-Sonoma-California-2017-14.4% Alcohol-$20.79-A nose of black cherry and spices, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied Zin, with black cherry, black raspberry, licorice and spices on finish, easy drinking, a very good QPR.          RP-91          WS-93          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                    Chateau De Cenac-Eulalie-Malbec-Cahors-France-2012-12.5% Alcohol-$19.92-A nose […]

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                          Yates Family Vineyard-Alden Perry Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-Napa Valley-California-2013-15.2% Alcohol-$54.00-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, short decant.          NR         CR-92          Good with steak, chicken, […]

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                   Coelho Winery-Paciencia-Pinot Noir-Coelho Estate Vineyard-Willamette Valley-Oregon-2014-13.6% Alcohol-$22.50-A nose of cherry and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, raspberry,  spiced silky finish, was very good.          RP-91          WE-88          CR-90          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus.   Crux Winery-Viognier-Grenache Blanc-Alexander Valley-Sonoma County-California-2017-13.7% Alcohol-$16.76-A nose of bright citrus and […]

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                     The Prisoner Wine Company-Unshackled-Zinfandel-Malbec-Petite Sirah-Grenache-Oakville-California-2018-14.5% Alcohol-$21.99-A nose of some dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, raspberry, some pepper and spice on finish, good not great.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats,chicken, pasta. Chateau De Fuisse-Tete De Cuvee-Chardonnay-Pouilly-Fuisse-France-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$32.99-A nose of citrus and spices, […]

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               Bodega Y Vinedos Renacer S.A.-Punto Final-Malbec-Reserva-Mendoza-Argentina-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$15.30-A nose of dark fruit and tar, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied Malbec, with black cherry, plum, cassis, chocolate and spice on finish.  A solid wine, good every year.          NR          CR-89           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                     Arndorfer Martin-Anina Verde-Gruner Veltliner-Riesling-Niederosterreich-Austria-2018-12.0% Alcohol-$20.99-A nose of […]

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NJ Wine Event

Italian Wine Dinner Featuring Benanti Winery Mount Etna Region, Italy Thursday, August 5 | 7 PM Five Courses | 135 + tax and gratuity 1st course: Hamachi Crudo Charred corn, citrus, black truffle Paired with: Benanti Bianco, 2019 2nd course: Caramelized Onion and Goat Cheese Triangoli Wild mushrooms, creme fraiche, trout roe Paired with: Benanti […]

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Linne Calodo Cellars-Sticks And Stones-Grenache-Syrah-Cinsalut-Mourvedre-Paso Robles-California-2015-15.3% Alcohol-$84.00-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.            RP-93+          WS-92          CR-92          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                          Bodegas y Vinedos Maurodos-San Roman-Tinto de Toro-Spain-2008-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose […]

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              Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 628-Cabernet Sauvignon-Walla Walla Valley-Washington State-2016-14.4% Alcohol-$13.53-A nose of dark fruits and some spices, dark garnet in color. A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blackberry, a good value.          WE-88         CR-89          Good with meats,chicken, pasta.                           Stolpman Vineyards-Para Maria De Las Tecolotes-Rose-Santa Barbara County-California-2019-12.5% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of sweet fruit and […]

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David Arthur Vineyards-Meritaggio-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Cabernet Franc-Petite Verdot-Sangiovese-Napa Valley-California-2015-14.9%-$19.87-A nose of some dark fruits and some spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spice on finish, good not great.          NR          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                    Stolpman Vineyards-Rose of Grenache-Ballard Canyon-California-2019-13.0% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of sweet […]

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                        Peachy Canyon Winery-Devine-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2016-13.7% Alcohol-$37.99-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum some dust and spice on finish, expected more.          NR          CR-88          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                Domaine De La Colombette-F & V Pugibet Family-Notorious Pink-Grenache-Vignerons-France-2019-11.5% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose […]

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Chateau Rieussec-Sauternes-Grand Cru Classe 1855-Bordeaux-France-2015-.375-14.0% Alcohol-$38.99-A nose of candied sweet honey, golden in color.  A medium to full bodied desert wine, with apricots, creme brulee, candied honey and spice with a long finish.          RP-94          CR-93          Good with deserts, ice cream.          One Cork Bonus.                                     Joseph Carr-Josh-Cabernet Sauvignon-California-2018-13.5% Alcohol-$11.99-A nose of some muted dark fruit and […]

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