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Mr. Leebering brought this one to the party, having stashed it in his cellar for a few years.  Unfortunately, it had an oxidized nose.  The good news is that the flavors were not too distorted.  This Red Mountain wine is a Meritage blend of 36% Cab Sav, 32% Cab Franc, 20% Merlot and 12% Petite Verdot- my style of wine!  A very smooth mouthfeel with black fruits and a coffee tinge on the initial attack.  Mellow tannins made it easy to drink with no hint of the 14.4% alcohol.  I wish this wine was not flawed as I feel it had the potential for greatness.  I cannot pass judgement on it as such but a quick look online shows a WS score of 93 making it a good value for the $45 price point.  Salut….

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