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  • Monte Antico Sangiovese Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
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Three wines from the Saturday, December 11th Vintages release:

Monte Antico Sangiovese Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 (Tuscany)
$15.00 (Vintages #69377)
A very contemporary blend from Chianti country. Deep ruby colour with a nose of cherries, smoke, tar and cinnamon; medium to full-bodied, dry cherry and plum flavours with a leather note. **** (88)
Food match: mushroom risotto; roast lamb

Cave Vinicole de Kientzheim-Kaysersberg Anne Boecklin Reserve Gewürztraminer 2008 (Alsace)
$17.95 (Vintages #141226)
A delicious Gewurz at a good price. Straw colour with a lime tint; a nose of lychees and rose petals. Medium-bodied, richly extracted, exotic Turkish Delight flavours with good length. ***** (90)
Food match: light curries; Munster cheese

Bodegas Terras Gauda Pittacum Barrica 2006 (Spain)
$18.95 (Vintages #190751)
Made from the Mencia grape in Bierzo. Dense ruby colour with a nose of blackberry and blueberry with a smoky, floral note; medium-bodied, fresh and spicy with a raspberry flavour; long finish. ***** (90)
Food match: roast beef; mature cheddar

 

 

 

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