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What We?re Drinking ? Viluko Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon

Black cherries and chocolate, then blackberries and hints of tobacco, make a rich palate. Drink with flank steak. Recommended. 88 points.


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What We?re Drinking ? Cornerstone Cellars Special Selection Cabernet Sauvignon

This is a big, round, fruit-forward, crowd-pleasing mouthful of wine. Drink with medallions of beef. Highly Recommended. 92 points.


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What We?re Drinking ? Pieropan Soave Classico

The palate blasts fresh peach, with lemon and flint on the mid-palate. Pair with oysters. Highly Recommended. 90 points.


What We?re Drinking ? Rodney Strong Cabernet Sauvignon

This is a pleasant quaff that would pair beautifully with a blue cheese burger. Recommended. 87 points.


What We?re Drinking ? Dry Creek Vineyard ?heritage Vines?

This is a big mouthful of wine that calls for a big mouthful of steak to go with it. Pair it with anything you want, as long as it starts with ?cowboy? and ends with ?ribeye.&#822…


What We?re Drinking ? Dutton Goldfield ?redwood Ridge? Pinot Noir

Deep, rich, complex, and just begging to complement the dinner table, this is a bottle to seek out. Drink with rack of lamb. Highly Recommended. 94 points.


What We?re Drinking ? Macmurray Estate Vineyards Pinot Noir

Food friendly and fruit forward, with a lovely mouth-feel, this is a very pretty glass of wine. Drink with sage-rubbed roast pork. Recommended. 89 points.

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