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    (9/29/2010)
    Zuccardi Q Malbec 2006
    Sold Out $19.99
    2012 vintage available for $19.99
    I fell in love with Zuccardi in 2007 by drinking the 2001, 2002 vintages in Argentina. It is unfortunate that you cannot seem to find Argentina wines (Malbecs) with 5 or 6 years on them (I think they drink it all in Argentina). The Zuccardia Cabs are very nice, too. This one did not have the heavy glycerin I have come to expect but very easy to drink, and inexpensive; an excellent all-occasion wine to buy by the case. I served it with a variety of other reds at a BBQ and it made a good showing against an Australian Shiraz and a red Rhone (Grenache).
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    (9/28/2010)
    Clos du Val Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
    Sold Out $27.29
    2011 vintage available for $24.99
    I can attest to the fact that these Cabernets will age well. I recently had the pleasure of opening a number of 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982, and 1983 vintages. They were all wonderful, especially the 1979 (perhaps the best Cabernet I have ever tasted) which had a full nose of tobacco and was heavenly with capuccino flavored chocolates. I look forward to tasting this 2005 vintage in another 20 - 30 years should I be fortunate enough to live that long.
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