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DRINK OF THE WEEK  -
20th November 2017
Taste the Difference South African Cabernet Merlot
Sainsbury's 7.00
Drinker Rating 89


It's nearly pay day, so for this week it's a good  but very affordable winter red. The New World is making some very interesting wine using the classic Bordeaux varieties,if you get the chance buy a Cab/Merlot blend from Margaret River in Western Australia, many are simply stunning and fabulous examples of what can be done with ripe grapes!

This blend is from South Africa and also includes two of Bordeaux's other red varieties   in Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. It's fruit driven, with lovely hints of black pepper and wood smoke, real old fashioned pencil box aromas. Wonderful stuff and only seven quid!

Cheers!


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