Black Opal Red Bordeaux Blend Cabernet Merlot 2006
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Quiet at first, the aromas expand with air to encompass cherry and mint. It's a smoother, more elegant style that expected given the wine's price point and origin, finishing gently with chalk and toast.
Broad in texture, with tangy acidity against ripe plum and dried tomato flavors, finishing with a touch of rosemary. Drink now through 2008.
Red plum fruit touched by light tannins, pleasantly jammy and forward with that plummy taste right at the tip of the tongue.
Medium and round in the mouth, this Cab-Merlot is reminiscent of Carmenère, with its red-fruit core and loads of barbecue-like spices. There's plenty of clove on the nose, too; what it lacks is subtlety it makes up for with quaffability.
A harmonious marriage of Cabernet, which contributes rich cassis and mint flavors, and Merlot, which provides attractive berry characters with a hint of chocolate.
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