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Caviar Bleu S.A.-Antucura-Calcura-Merlot-Cabernet Sauvignon-Malbec-Vista Flores-Mendoza-Argentina-2006-$15.15-A bold nose of dark fruits and cassis, dark black in color.  A full bodied bold blend, with red currants, black currants, licorice and dark chocolate, a very interesting wine, a bit chunky but with a long finish.                   RP-91                WS-84                 CR-90                Good with meats, chicken, pasta.

 

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Hall Wines-Sauvignon Blanc-Napa Valley-California-2009-$15.99-A nose of grapefruit and some spice, light straw in color.   A light to medium bodied white, please decant or let opened wine sit for an hour, initial pour has too intense grapefruit, softens once opened.    With grapefruit,  honey and vanilla, crisp and dry, good not great.                    WS-88                WE-91                 CR-88                  Good with seafood, cheeses, salads.

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