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- TheEngineer - 01-02-2009 09:28 PM

Long name, inexpensive wine [Image: smile.gif]

Decent drinker, initially darker fruits and good acidity, with some older wood, medium body and some saltiness. Good for a sandwich or in my pot roast that is now roasting away [Image: smile.gif] $5 [Image: smile.gif]



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- TheEngineer - 03-12-2009 10:05 PM

Making a bit of a pot roast for tomorrow so needed to cook with this, but had a good 1/4 bottle with some left over pasta for dinner tonight. Worked really well. Workmens dinner really but really honest food and drink really, I mean really really. .. Really!.....great starting to sound like some of my interns at work....


- TheEngineer - 02-08-2010 10:53 PM

Damn this thing gets better with time. BEst $5 I've ever had. Nice funkiness, and character now and remains well balanced. No other change in notes


- TheEngineer - 09-12-2010 09:11 AM

Bargain of the year for sure for me. Have gotten through most of my case (few left). It is a great, cook with it and drink the rest combo. Last night made slow cooked stew with this and drank the remaining half bottle. Not bad at all.


- TheEngineer - 12-20-2010 09:32 PM

Second last bottle,...gosh, should have bought a couple of cases as this thing still has legs to go.