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93 • Quasar 2007 Gran Reserva, Cabernet Sauvignon, Curico Valley$9.90. Best Buy.
Deep ruby black color. Wet clay, crayon, baked tomatoes and dried sour cherry aromas. Soft and silky with a dry-yet-fruity medium body. Finishes with an earthy melange of sautéed mushrooms and shallots, dried tomatoes, and cedar spice box. Great Old World complexity and dusty terroir in table friendly style. (tasted on Sep-13-2010)
90 • Tienen Duende 2009 Garnacha, Campo de Borja $8.99. Best Buy.
Garnet violet color. Vibrantly fruity cassis, boysenberry, and mocha nut gelato aromas and flavors with a supple, fruity medium-to-full body and a zesty spiced apple peel, orange zest, and pencil shaving accented finish. A sensationally fresh and refreshing red; pair with everything! (tasted on Sep-27-2010)
88 • Echeverria 2009 Classic, Cabernet Sauvignon, Curico Valley$8.90. Best Buy.|Find-a-Wine|
Aromas of dried fruits, mocha, forest floor and hung game. Soft with a dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body. Wet cedar, craisin and apple sauce notes on the zippy finish. (tasted on Sep-13-2010)