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Château des Chaberts Cuvée Prestige 2011, France

Rating
88.00
Year
2011
Region
Provence
Varietal
Red blend
Price
$18.40 in Quebec

For those who like them funky. Horse stable, anyone? There are other, arguably more popular, qualities going on in this red, such as cherry, licorice and herbs, and solid structure from chalky tannins. Admire the rural personality; this is perfectly "real" wine if not technically perfect.

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Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More

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