Monthly Archives: January 2011

Legenda Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

From the Cahul region of Moldova comes this surprisingly drinkable cabernet sauvignon. The label notes that the area is producing wines of increasing quality and this an improvement on most other wines from eastern Europe. It brings to mind reds … Continue reading

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Le XV du President 2008

This is not, at first, an easy to drink wine. The XV in the name refers to the alcohol percentage and it shows. I concur with the label description of “powerful”. Once poured the wine has a rich and fruity … Continue reading

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Tittarelli Trophy Reserve Oak-Aged Malbec 2006

With a deep ruby colour you may think this malbec is almost port like, but it does have a lighter body, which makes it very drinkable. It’s strong, but not overly so at 14% ABV. The aroma is powerful and … Continue reading

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