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Chile, Red Blend, Valdivieso, Eclat, Maule Valley, 2005

Red Blend of: 56% Carignan, 24% Mourvedre, and 20% Syrah Note: suggest that you wait at least one hour before enjoying. N/ Dishwater, smoked cherries, blackberries, cedar. T/ Medium, warm, cherries. Tad fuzzy. Needs more acid and structure, but quite gulpable and easy drinking. Perhaps a good “introduction to Chilean wine” for a newbie. Price […]

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Argentina, Torrontes, Zolo, 2008

Note: make sure to enjoy quite cold. N/ Sharp, angular. Grapefruit. Citrus zest. Crisp and clean. T/ Light to medium mouthfeel. High acid. Mouthwaterimg. Solid minerality. Light yellow fruits. Quick finish. Retail = $10-12 at BevMo. Very Good-. 85 Two nights later… Was vaccu-vinned and forgotten (by mistake) in the back of my refrigerator.  Sometimes […]

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Argentina, Malbec, Tempus, 2007

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N/ Medium, but warm oaks. Ripe plums. Violets. Burlap. Smoke. T/ Round, warm plums. Dry earth. Lacking much else. Simple, but pleasant. Good+. 85

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USA, Merlot, Ferrari-Carano, 2007

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Merlot with 3% Cabernet Sauvignon. N/ Light cherry and plum. Earth. Graphite. T/ Medium mouthfeel. Elegant cherry and strawberry.  Slightly tannic.  Long finish.   Needs more complexity. Note: $24 retail Very Good -. 85

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