Tall Horse Merlot 2009

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This is a wonderful Merlot that my wife loved. Good fruit and full mouth feel.

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Tall Horse:
Tall Horse is a winery in the Western Cape, at the tip of South Africa, named for the nickname given to giraffes when they were first discovered by westerners when brought to Paris from Africa in the 1820s. Much like these majestic creatures, the wines have made the journey from South Africa to far off lands. The giraffe is symbolic of their environment, eccentric location and their way of dr... Read more
Tall Horse is a winery in the Western Cape, at the tip of South Africa, named for the nickname given to giraffes when they were first discovered by westerners when brought to Paris from Africa in the 1820s. Much like these majestic creatures, the wines have made the journey from South Africa to far off lands. The giraffe is symbolic of their environment, eccentric location and their way of drawing curiosity and wonder. The idea is these wines would draw the same curiosity and reward the consumer with a taste of quality wine. The grapes for the wines are grown on the slopes of the Cape Mountains, benefiting from plentiful sunshine and cool ocean breezes for balanced grapes.  Read less
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Snooth User: anstett
85299896
0.00 5
06/26/2011

This is a wonderful Merlot that my wife loved. Good fruit and full mouth feel.


Snooth User: anstett
85299896
4.00 5
06/26/2011

Four glasses



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