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Silk coated velvet

Monday, March 4, 2013

Brand NameFleur De Lyeth
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Wine NameFleur De Lyeth
Vintage (Year)2010
CountryUnited States
Wine ClassRed
Wine TypeCabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot
Dry/Sweet Level
(1-5; 5 being the sweetest)
1
Body Range
(1-5; 5 being full-bodied)
3
Alcohol %13.5%
Bottle Size750ml
Price$10 and Under
Site Rating9 (on a scale of 1-10)
  

I know, that sounds weird like mink covered mink, but that's what this wine feels like.  Combining aspects of dark fruit (plum and cherry) with a little bright strawberry, this wine is a nice diversion from some things which as of late have started to let me down.  There is a little bit of cocoa and more than a little bit of depth with this wine, which makes it a welcome respite from the ennui of life.  Color is a deep carnelian red, aroma/nose is irrelevant, but taste is nice.  Medium-bodied, this wine would pair with red meats, chocolates, or fowl like duck and goose.

 

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