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Wine review: C’est la Vie! Pinot Noir-Syrah, France

Rating
86.00
Varietal
Red blend
Price
$11.95

An uncommon blend of pinot noir and syrah, this medium-weight red might seem as though Burgundy had a rendezvous with the Rhône on the Mediterranean. Actually this southern French cuvée sort of tastes like a concentrated Beaujolais, with bright berries under a light dusting of cracked pepper. A good value and good house wine for those who like reds on the lighter, crisp, food-friendly side. On sale for $10.95 in Ontario until March 2. Imported in Alberta by Delf Group, $13.95 in Quebec.

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Life columnist

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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