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Wine review: Moon Curser Afraid of the Dark 2013, British Columbia

Rating
90.00
Region
Okanagan
Varietal
White blend
Food Pairing
Dishes with aromatic Indian spicing
Price
$21.90

Afraid of the dark, perhaps, but Moon Curser has no reason to fear the French when it comes to holding this wine up against classic examples from the Rhône Valley. It's made from roussanne, viognier and marsanne, the aromatic Rhône trilogy not commonly found together in New World whites. Medium-full-bodied, it's silky and rich, with drippy peach and orange drizzled with honey and dotted with a speck, just a speck, of ginger. Luscious yet tangy, perfect for dishes with aromatic Indian spicing (www.mooncurser.com).

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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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