Salentein Reserve, Cabernet Sauvignon, Valle de Uco, Mendoza, Argentina, 2012,  14.5% abv

    …, Malbec, Bonarda and Barbera and formerly, the region produced mostly jug wines from Cereza and Criolla Grande. This Cabernet Sauvignon is clear and bright, medium plus ruby with legs. The nose is youthful, vibrant and clean with medium plus aromas of red fruit (raspberry, ripe strawberry and pomegranate), some blackcurrant, clove and sweet tobacco…

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    Villa Maria, Pinot Noir, Private Bin, Marlborough, New Zealand, 2011, C$22

    …, medium ruby with legs. On the nose, it has medium plus aromas of cherries, pomegranate, earth, moss and wood, but is also quite alcoholic. The palate is dry with medium body, medium and ripe tannins with no grain or grip. There’s a medium acidity and medium plus flavours of more red fruit – cherry, plum and pomegranate – alongside licorice fern…

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