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Aperture Cellars Update

Your Aperture Summer Collection Complimentary Shipping Upgrade Ends Today Purchase Your Wines Now The warm weather is here and Aperture’s current collection of bright, aromatic white wines are perfect for the summer season. You’ll be delighted to learn that Aperture is now offering door-to-door temperature-controlled shipping in collaboration with top delivery services across 19 states. […]

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               Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel–Carlisle Vineyard-Zinfandel-Petite Sirah-Grand Noir-Alicante Bouschet-Peloursin-Tempranillo-Russian River Valley-Sonoma County-California-2020-15.0% Alcohol-$43.00-A nose of bold sweet black cherry and spice, dark garnet in color.   A full bodied  Zin, with black cherry and smoky peppery flavors on long finish.   Always good every year.           WS-94          CR-92           Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Clos La Chance-22 Pirates-Unknown […]

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                   Radix Wines-Laevus-Syrah-Petite Sirah-Red Heaven Vineyard-Red Mountain-Walla Walla-Washington State-2015-15.5% Alcohol-$25.01-A nose of bold dark fruit and spices, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with blackberry, black cherry, plum, dark chocolate and spice on long finish.          WE-90           CR-93          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                Noviello Vineyards, LLC-Cabernet Sauvignon-Quintessence Vineyard-Red Mountain-Washington […]

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                               Kosta Browne Wines-Pinot Noir-Sonoma County-California-2013-14.5% Alcohol–$64.00-A nose of cherries and spice, medium amber in color.   A medium to full bodied Pinot, with currants, cherries, some dust and spice on finish, in a good drinking zone.          RP-93          WS-93          CR-91          Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.          One Cork Bonus. grupo Avinea-Devocion-Malbec-2020-14.5% Alcohol-$15.95-A nose of some dark fruit […]

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                           Beaulieu Vineyard-Tapestry-Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Cabernet Franc-Malbec-Napa Valley-California-2018-14.7% Alcohol-$44.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color. A full bodied Bordeaux blend, with blackberry, currants, dark chocolate with licorice and spice notes.  Found it a bit austure, decant .           RP-91          WS-92          WE-92          CR-89           Good with steak, chicken, pasta.       Villa Vignamaggio-Momma Lise-Gran Selezione-Sangiovese-Chianti-Italy-2015-14.0% Alcohol-$34.99-A nose […]

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                     Tensley Wine Inc.-Syrah-Colson Canyon Vineyard-Santa Barbara County-California-2018-15.0% Alcohol-$34.99-A nose of blooding dark fruit and spice, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, blueberry, licorice and spice on finish, a great QPR, decant.          RP-93          CR-93          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                               Societa Agricola Degli Dei S.R.L.-Le Redini-Merlot-Alicante-Toscana-Italy-2017-14.0% […]

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                           Rocca Family Vineyards-Cabernet Sauvignon-Collinetta Vineyard-Coombsville-Napa Valley-California-2016-15.3% Alcohol-$39.79-A nose of a dark fruit and some spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, plum, some licorice on finish, good not great.          RP-90          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                    IT-VR913-Antica Vinaia-Amarone Della Valpolicella-Cariano-Italy-2018-15.0% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of cherry […]

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Lobo Wines-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petie Verdot–Wulff Vineyards-Atlas Peak-Napa Valley-California-2016-14.2% Alcohol-$49.99-A nose of some dark fruit, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry, plum, some tea and spice on finish, expected a bit more.          WS-92          WE-88          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.               St. Francis Winery-Eletto-Heritage Vines-Zinfandel-Sonoma County-California-2019-14.5% Alcohol-$29.99-A nose of black […]

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Robert Biale Vineyards Update

Kickoff summer with 2022 Black Chicken Zinfandel! Our 2022 Black Chicken Zinfandel is a perfect pairing to your summer celebrations! Whether you are enjoying a charcuterie spread, BBQ, or just relaxing on your lawn chairs, the 2022 Black Chicken Zinfandel is an impeccable accessory to any occasion. 2022 Black Chicken Zinfandel Layered notes of blackberry […]

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Shelter-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa Valley-California-2012-14.4% Alcohol-$37.50-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red with blackberry, cassis, licorice and spice on finish, a delicious wine, amazing value, in a perfect drinking zone.          NR          CR-96          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          Two Corks Bonus. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 763-Meritage-Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Santa Cruz […]

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               Napa Redwoods Estate-Yates Family Vineyard-Cabernet Sauvignon-Mount Veeder-Napa-California-2016-14.8% Alcohol-$57.99-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.  Still young, needs a decant.        NR          CR-91          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. Carlisle Winery-Zinfandel-Papera […]

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