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Santa Alicia Reserva Carmenere 2010 (Chile)

Food Pairing
Grilled red meats

When carmenere lacks sufficient ripeness, it can taste green or vegetal. When properly grown, that green quality can turn into a more pleasant, dried-leaf nuance. This bargain offering shows ripe dark fruit, smoke, herbs and tobacco. Nice for grilled red meats. $14.49 in N.S.

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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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