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Wine review: Dominio del Plata Crios Malbec 2012, Argentina


Fine producer, fabulous value. This full-bodied red from Susana Balbo rolls out a cartful of succulent, extremely ripe fruit, with raisin blending in with plum jam, bitter chocolate and spices. The texture is dry and chalky, unfolding with hints of earth and smoke on the finish; $16.99 in B.C., various prices in Alberta.

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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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