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Rating:
(9/28/2010)
Christian Moueix Merlot 2003
(this vintage is sold out)
Price: $10.49
I would buy this wine again if I understood how reds age, in particular how Merlots age. It tasted a little too tannic for a merlot, and I'm guessing a year or two (?) would bring smoothness to it. I decanted it 2+ hours before we had it, and it was still rough. The nose was clear after 3 hours; with berries and chocolate perceptible with patience. If I had not eaten something with this wine I don't think I would be so exuberant.
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AGC959 - Austin, TX (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/28/2010)
This wine is complex with deep fruit and tobacco notes. it has medium to high tannin, but very smooth and well rounded tannin. first sniff is must and then a wet slate aroma as if it were pulled from a stream. this is not for the novice drinker. this is also not to decant unless you have the proper decanter for this type of wine.
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wineracquet - Middletown, NY (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/18/2010)
Santa Rita Medalla Real Cabernet Sauvignon 2004
(this vintage is sold out)
The 2009 vintage is available for: $19.99
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Wow! Give this baby a few hours of air and congratulate yourself on buying a steal! WS notes are on the $ on this one! Just remember to decant or open early(about 4 hrs)
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Epicurean - Anderson, SC (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/28/2010)
Ringbolt Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
(this vintage is sold out)
The 2012 vintage is available for: $16.99
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I was turned on to this wine about three weeks ago, and I can't get enough of it. It has a nice, fine line between subtleness and complexity. Good fruit and floral nose up-front but not a "fruit bomb" of a wine as some cabernet's can be. Great mid palate, and smooth, long finish. I get a bit of cocoa on the finish which I find to be great. Stands up well to food or a great "sipping" wine as well. I recommend this wine highly, especially for the price range!
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ed4man - Campbell, CA (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(9/28/2010)
Two Angels Petite Sirah 2005
(this vintage is sold out)
The 2009 vintage is available for: $23.99
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Very resonably priced. Drinking well right now!
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Rating:
(4/26/2012)
Definately worthy of its richness and complexity.
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Rating:
(9/28/2010)
I have purchased this before and will purchase again.
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