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A slightly smoke infused Cab

Friday, June 12, 2009

Brand NameMar y Tierra
Other Wines Reviewed
Wine NameCabernet Sauvignon
Vintage (Year)2006
AVACurico Valley
CountryChile
Wine ClassRed
Wine TypeCabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol %13%
Bottle Size750ml
Price$10 and Under
Site Rating7 (on a scale of 1-10)
  

Another Mar y Tierra release, this was a different breed of cab, meaning it is a little more interesting than the traditional Cabs that I have had in the past. Understanding that this might not be 100% Cab, I am made to believe that there is a little Shiraz in this, as this wine has the lightest whiff of smoky charm in it. Rounding out the taste is a medium amount of black currant and very smooth tannins.

 

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