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Ok. Not the best wine I've ever had, but not the worst either. Read more
Rating 87+ hard to tell still closed in. Firm body with plenty of tannins. Good complexity that needs time. Nose is light but very well balanced. ... Read more
An amazing bouquet of spices and flowers, very exotic at this price point and amazingly intense for such a young wine. Would do very well in a blin... Read more
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Ok. Not the best wine I've ever had, but not the worst either.
Rating 87+ hard to tell still closed in. Firm body with plenty of tannins. Good complexity that needs time. Nose is light but very well balanced. Keep for a couple of years and enjoy. Price relationship very good $ 9.-
An amazing bouquet of spices and flowers, very exotic at this price point and amazingly intense for such a young wine. Would do very well in a blind tasting, I"m sure. Give it some time before drinking, but it will open up.
Full bodied. Smooth finish. $14.99 BM
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A slightly jammy style, with juicy raspberry and fig notes followed by spice and licorice hints. Good length. For fans of the style. Drink now.
What Malbec has been for Argentina, Irsquo;m hoping Carmeacute;negrave;re will be for Chile! The Santa Rita is lusher than many others, but with the same intense spice and herbal notes that hallmark the grape. Deep black and red currant notes dominate on the palate, with hints of anise, pepper, allspice and green pepper. Perfect for barbecued items, but also works exceptionally well with heavy mushroom-dishes and roasted meats.
While herbal aromas initially dominate, notes of green pepper and ripe strawberries emerge to lend dimension to this soft wine. For torta pascualina (spinach pie).
Has a fair amount of toast, but overall this is fleshy and sweet, with tasty brier and pepper notes. Nice juicy finish. Drink now.
Great concentration of dark red fruits, with delicate sweet tones of vanilla, cloves and coconut. On the palate, the wine is powerful and concentrated with ripe, soft savory tannins.
Inky ruby. Slightly high-toned aromas and flavors of blackberry, licorice and bitter chocolate. Dense yet lively, with good lift and juicy intensity to the dark berry flavors. The lingering finish features building tannins and notes of dark chocolate and herbs.
Marshmallow sweetness and oak aromas give it a confected nose, while the mouth is weighty, concentrated and sappy, with mildly raspy berry and plum flavors. More spicy than herbal, with sweetness and forward oak on the finish. A full-force wine, but one thatrsquo;s fairly basic.
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