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Revisiting Carmenère

It is some years since I tried any wine made from Carmenère, a grape widely grown in Chile but originating in Bordeaux and belonging to the Cabernet family. It was sometimes mistaken for Merlot. My earlier exposure was not encouraging … Continue reading

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Armenian Lamb with Bag-in-Box Bergerac

The Bergerac came from a French supermarket and works out at around £1.17 a bottle.  It’s very straightforward young Bergerac, fruity and with no obvious oak and limited tannins, but a clear strand of Cabernet Sauvignon and that’s what makes … Continue reading

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