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A wonderful Cab for the price which beats coffee in the morning

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Brand NameRio Diamante
Wine NameCabernet Sauvignon
Vintage (Year)2008
AVAMendoza Province
CountryArgentina
Wine ClassRed
Wine TypeCabernet Sauvignon
Wine GroupsLow cost party staples
Lovely reds
Alcohol %13.5%
Bottle Size750ml
Price$10 and Under
Site Rating9 (on a scale of 1-10)
  

Okay, so I don't drink coffee in the morning, and rarely drink it at all. However, I was turned onto this wine, and while it has some medium tannins that make it a little rough, this wine contains both a plum jam component and the finest dusting of cocoa on it. While not full bodied, allowing it to sit for a few minutes truly brings out the flavor. The downside is it contains sulfites, but I am also interested to know what it's blended with, I am thinking a little Carmenere.

 

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