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                     Carlisle Winery-Petite Sirah-Carlisle Vineyard-Sonoma County-California-2017-14.9% Alcohol-$30.50-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A full bodied  red, with blackberry, blueberry, and smoky spiced finish, needs to be decanted.   Always good every year, a great QPR.           RP-92          CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                     Chateau De Panigon-Cru Bourgeois-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petit […]

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                           Michael David Winery-Earthquake-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2017-15.5% Alcohol-$21.99-A big nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  Big fruit with blackberry, black cherry, spices, if you love a big wine then this is for you, still young.          NR          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                          73118-Loscano Vineyards-Grand Reserve-Malbec-Uco Valley-Mendoza-Argentina-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$16.99-A nose of dark […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                    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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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                         Rusden Wines-Good Shepherd-Vine Vale Vignerons-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Barossa Valley-Australia-2012-14.0% Alcohol-$19.99-A bold nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with blueberry, cassis, licorice and spices on long finish, a bit overdone but still good.          RP-79          CR-89          Good with steak, chicken, pasta. Bodegas Volver-Tarima-Monastrell-Alicante-Spain-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$7.13-A nose of dark fruit and […]

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                       Arietta-Quartet-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Napa Valley-California-2008-14.5% Alcohol-$45.00-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend with blackberry, currants, some licorice and spices on finish, drink now.          RP-89          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.        Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 730-Zinfandel-Lodi-California-2018-15.5% Alcohol-$13.00-A nose of black […]

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Clarendon Hills Vineyard-Syrah-Brookman-Australia-2011-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A bold nose of dark fruits and spices, dark black purple in color.  A full bodied and powerful Syrah, with blackberry, blueberry pie, silky, licorice and spices on long finish.  A great example of how good Ausi Syrah is when done right,  decant.          NR          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                            Yates Family Vineyard-Napa Redwoods Estate-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-Napa-California-2013-15.1% Alcohol-$57.00-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.  A still very young Cab which is excellent now but will only improve with age, decant.  Seek […]

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                      Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel–Petite Sirah-Sonoma County-California-2018-15.0% Alcohol-$32.00-A nose of bold sweet black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.   A full bodied  Zin, with black cherry and smoky peppery flavors, jammy with a long finish.   Always good every year.           WS-92          CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Finca Museum S.L.-Reserva-Tempranillo-Cigales-Spain-2014-14.5% Alcohol-$15.29-A nose of brooding […]

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City Winery Update

Welcome to our new monthly Wine Newsletter! Our goal is to provide our subscribers with updates on our wine programs along with fun, informative content to help you enjoy City Winery from the comfort of your home. We miss hosting you at our wineries for a wine tour and tasting experience, a delicious meal paired […]

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CORKSCREWs REVIEWs

                   Yates Family Vineyard-Cheval-Cabernet Franc-Mount Veeder-California-2016-14.6% Alcohol-$48.00-A nose of dark fruits and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, blackberry, cherry vanilla coke and spice on long finish.  This little known winery always delivers, very good.           NR           CR-90           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Cameron Hughes […]

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Cameron Hughes Update

Dear Friends, This is it! When we first released Lot 717, it was so popular and sold out so quickly that we reached out to our friends in Italy hoping to secure some of their next vintage. As luck would have it, they actually had more of the exact same 2015 offering in their cellars! […]

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