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A red for everyone

Advantages: INEXPENSIVE AND AVAILABLE
Disadvantages: STATUS

...On my last visit to my parents they gave me an inexpensive bottle of Arniston Bay red 2004 to try. This a new breed of wine from South African grown Shiraz Merlot grapes. It normally retails for under £5.00. PRODUCT The wine comes in a 75cl dark ...

JeffreyB 25.08.2006 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Arniston Bay Dual Varietals Shiraz Merlot

Enjoy a full bodied red with a pretty label!

Advantages: Rich, full bodied, good value, pretty label!
Disadvantages: You shouldn't drink this if you are going to drive

...wine with a meal and I do like a bargain so when I saw the Turner Road Merlot Reserve on offer in Tesco recently for just £3.99 I was keen to pop it in my trolley and head for the checkouts. This is a wine I have tried previously ...

laramax 31.01.2007 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Turner Road Merlot Reserve

Merlot Falls

Advantages: An ok drink, cheap
Disadvantages: Bitterness

Iím a person that likes to relax with a glass or two of wine; I love my spirits but just adore my red wines. I donít 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 young blackbird, ready now, will mature with age

Advantages: A delightful, easy drinking, medium bodied red wine from Mendocino County. Consistent in quality. You may find some bargain prices if you know where to look.
Disadvantages: None

This is the third in a short series of reviews of red wines which have impressed me over the years. These wines do share a common theme. They are medium priced, reasonably easily available, can be found gracing the wine list of a range of restaurants and ...

Newfloridian 06.07.2003 ∑ Read full review
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