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Wynns Coonawarra Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 (Australia)


I have sampled decades-old vintages of this wine that were splendidly complex, trading their youthful fruit for secondary flavours of earth and tobacco. But like most Australian reds, it's a crowd-pleaser from the start. Full-bodied and succulent, it offers up rich cassis and dark chocolate, hinting at the earthy essence that will build over time. $22.99 in Man.

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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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