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This wine has a lovely silken mouth-feel. The aroma on the nose is chocolate-covered peppered bacon. It opens with deep mulberry, sweetening to blueberry on the mid-palate, all with the chocolate-bacon hovering in the background. Tannins are sweet. Drink with flank steak.

WHO: Emiliana
WHAT: Red Blend
WHERE: Central Valley, Colchagua Valley, Chile,
WHEN: 2007
HOW MUCH: $29 (Media sample)

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