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Wine review: Juan Gil Monastrell 2011, Spain


Full, rich and velvety, with a core of sweet, chewy berries and chocolate, this red has a charming candy-store quality that should please a crowd. It pleases me, and I'm not normally into confected styles. Imported in Alberta by Christopher Stewart Wine & Spirits, $21.99 in Manitoba, $22.60 in Quebec, $24.38 in Newfoundland. The equally good 2010 vintages sells for $24.99 in B.C.

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Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More


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