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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 831: Light Tasting Week but Serious Wines

CVNE Imperial Reserva 2016 (Rioja, $39.95, Vintages #424390) Dense purple in colour; spicy, coconut, strawberry nose with a cedary, lead pencil note; medium-bodied, dry, strawberry and plum flavours with lively acidity and well-integrated oak. (90)

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A Wine Lover’s Diary, part 830: Dealcoholized Wine, Burrowing Owl and Other Delights

As a wine writer, I had never really taken dealcoholized wine seriously. It was rather like driving a Ferrari and never getting out of first gear. But, putting prejudice aside, I decided to accept some samples that were kindly offered … Continue reading

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