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89 • Ambiente 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza $5.99. Best Buy.
Vibrant sour cherry, peach compote and orange marmalade aromas. Supple and easy with a fruity-yet-dry medium-to-full body and a nutty, cedar, cracked pepper and spice kissed finish. Very tasty. (tasted on Sep-13-2010)
89 • Aconga 2009 Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza $3.99. Best Buy.
Deep garnet. Black raspberry danish, jasmine tea, and seared bacon fat aromas. Round and supple with a dry-yet-fruity medium body. Spicy poached apple, toasty cedar and black walnut skin notes on the lively finish. Nice flavor at a great price. (tasted on Sep-13-2010)
89 • Quasar 2007 Reserva, Merlot, Curico Valley$7.90. Best Buy.|Find-a-Wine|
Deep ruby black color. Aromas of plum tart, mocha, and sundried tomato. Soft and supple with a dry-yet-fruity medium body. Baked prune and okra and pencil shaving notes add an interesting Old World dimension to this savory, table friendly offering. (tasted on Sep-13-2010)