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Wine review: Columbia Crest Grand Estates Cabernet Sauvignon 2011, Washington

Columbia Valley
Cabernet sauvignon

On the vaguely sweet, crowd-pleasing side, this full-bodied red carries rich dark fruit, chocolate and coffee flavours on a smooth frame with supple tannins; $19.99 in B.C., various prices in Alberta, $19.98 in Saskatchewan, $15.99 in Manitoba, $18.40 in Quebec.

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Life columnist

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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