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Argentina and Chile, Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon, Amancaya, Gran Reserva, Bodegas Caro, Les Domaines Barons De Rothschild (Lafite) (Chile) & Catena (Argentina), Mendoza, 2010

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Red blend of: 65% Malbec and 35% Cabernet Sauvignon. C/ Her color is deep, dark blueberry juice and squid inky with brick dust hues. Gorgeous. N/ She fronts with an intense flint, gunpowder, and mineral blast. Then comes a deep black fruits and blueberry stew with violets and more rock elements at play. A touch […]

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Argentina, Malbec, Aruma, Bodegas Caro, Rothschild (Chile) & Catena (Argentina), Mendoza, 2010

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Color/ Unlike any Malbec I’ve seen before. No beautiful, almost translucent, neon purple hue on the rim, but instead – deep, dark black and blue, squid ink. Nose/ Immediately after decant she starts with a fairly aggressive barnyardy, almost Brettanomyces, aromas. These subside after the first 30 minutes to reveal deep, dark black fruits, thick […]

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France, Red Blend (Cabernet Sauvignon & Syrah), Lafite, Domaines Barons de Rothschild, Val De L’Ours, 2008

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A very affordable Red Blend (75% Cabernet and 25% Syrah) from Lafite. N/ Fresh bread, stewed plums, wet, dark earth, light white pepper. T/ Medium mouthfeel. Well integrated wood work with solid, but not juicy, red and purple fruits. Dry, and almost elegant. Long, peppered finish. Price = $13 Notes From 0 – 5 hours […]

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Chile, Red Blend, Domaines Barons de Rothschild, Los Vascos, Le Dix, Lafite, Colchagua Valley, 2006

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A red blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Carmenere, and 5% Syrah. N/ Smoked cherries. Coffee. Flint. Graphite. Clean. T/ Medium to full mouthfeel. Fantastic oaks. Multiple layers. Elegant ripe black and purple fruits. Perfect forest floor. Wow. Note: I’m a huge fan of Lafite’s French Bordeaux – basically like many folks are.. and I’ve […]

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