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5 November, 2010

Arrogant Frog 2008 Lily Pad Red

Posted in : Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Red Wine on by : becca
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Arrogant Frog 2008 Lily Pad Red Langeoudoc, France The Lily Pad Red is a mix of cabernet sauvignon and merlot, both perfectly good wines for blending but I appreciate best on their own. It smells of beef jerky and cherries. The cherries are more prominent than expected when sipping. There’s not much going on in
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24 March, 2010

Black Opal Cabernet Sauvignon 2008—Wine Review

Comments : 1 Posted in : Cabernet Sauvignon, Red Wine, Wine on by : becca
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Black Opal Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 Southeastern Australia Nose: Plum and spice—most notably, paprika. The spice definitely comes to the forefront when tasting, but it’s much more peppery, though the paprika is still there. For fruit, there’s raspberry and prune, with some of the dense molasses-type of sugar that comes with that dried plum, but not
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