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Merlot Falls

Advantages: An ok drink, cheap
Disadvantages: Bitterness

I’m a person that likes to relax with a glass or two of wine; I love my spirits but just adore my red wines. I don’t drink everyday but I will over the week have a couple of glasses and some weekends I will go out with my friends for a cheeky several dri ...

VampirePrincessLizzy 06.10.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Echo Falls Merlot California

I usually drink white or rose in the summer months but...

Advantages: good price good wine
Disadvantages: none for me

Well, I have to say I am not impressed with the English Summer thus far. I usually switch from hearty reds to white, rose or pimms come June, July and August! However, today is so damp and miserable I was drawn to a rustic red and picked up this lovely ...

Ryanellaxx 09.07.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Echo Falls Merlot California

A devilishly dry wine

Advantages: Nice combination of flavours, works well with beef dishes
Disadvantages: Very dry and quite harsh for the first few sips

I've been ill recently and have been on quite large doses of medication for a good few months, this has meant I have not been able to drink alcohol since the end of January (I know, it's shocking!!) but after finally getting the all clear last Friday I ha ...

alliewallie 09.05.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Casillero del Diablo Cabernet Sauvignon Chile

Rich and heavy

Advantages: A very enjoyable flavour, smooth to drink
Disadvantages: It is very heavy

...few glasses of wine with friends at the weekend and it was my turn to buy the wine (we take it in turns) and I chose a bottle of Rosemount Estate Shiraz, an Australian wine where the tasting notes appealed to me (and I also knew that I could r ...

alliewallie 08.07.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Rosemount Estate Shiraz Australia

Such a funky bottle, deserves a better wine to fill it!

Advantages: cool bottle, nice nose
Disadvantages: just doesn't do enough.

If red wine is my passion, then mass producing wine companies are the oversized cotton pyjamas that kill it! Chenet is an example of such a company, who seemingly relish in the destruction of everything good about wine. Gallo, Blossom hill, they all do it ...

giksy21 28.05.2009 · Read full review
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Review of J. P. Chenet Cabernet-Syrah