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USA, Meritage, Juslyn, 2001


A Meritage blend of 53% Cabernet Sauvignon, 44% Merlot, and 3% Cabernet Franc. N/ Nice barrel room. Fat plums. Smoke.  Cigar box. T/ Medium mouthfeel. Extra clean. Dry plum.  Tobacco. Very clean finish. Retail $58 Brilliant. 91

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Brazil, Late Harvest, Terranova, Miolo, Vale do São Francisco, 2001

C/ Golden orange hue from beyond earth. A little cloudy and ropey this bottle. Crystals at bottom also indicates over the hill. N/ Orange skins and zest, apricot and pear heaven. T/ Intense round orange, pear reduction. A tad over the hill Far Niente Dolce wannabe – which is a massive compliment dear reader. A finish that just […]

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