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Santa Rita Reserva Merlot, Maipo Valley Chile
87 Points

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Vintage: 2010
AB: $12.0 + price will vary
BC: $14.99

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -375790
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WineScores' Review

Always a good value weekday dinner red, the Santa Rita Reserva Merlot with sweet and smoky plum notes, briary berries, saddle leather cedar, vanilla, sweet spices and cocoa. It is fresha and juicy in the mouth with plummy flavours rounded out with cedar, spicebox, toasted oak and wild berries.
It has a nice savoury component, which will pair nicely with slow roasted or spicier grilled red meats.

Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Spicy Food, Barbeque

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2013-09-11 14:05:42.0


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