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Domaine Lou Moural Collection Réservée Minervois 2007 (South West France)
$12.95 (Vintages #175190)
A Grenache, Syrah and Carignan blend. Deep ruby colour with a lovely nose of raspberries and rose petals; medium-bodied with fruity flavours of black raspberry, plum with spicy oak. Great value. **** (88)
Food match: beef casserole; lamb chops

Casa Lapostolle Carmenère 2008 (Chile)
$15,95 (LCBO #168740)
Dense purple colour; creamy blackcurrant nose with a cedary note. Full-bodied, rich mouth-feel with sweet, bright fruit and cocoa powder tannins. (None of that green pepper flavour too often  associated with  this variety.) **** (88)
Food match: steak; beet salad with goat’s cheese

Bodegas Martin Codax Cuatro Paos Mencia 2008 (Spain)
$16.65 (Vintages #39313)
Great value here. Deep purple colour; fragrant, exotic spicy nose of blueberries, herbs and violets; medium-bodied, rich and juicy on the palate with excellent acidity and soft, sweet tannins. ***** (90)
Food match: roast chicken; veal chop

 

 

 

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