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2006 Clos Du Val Merlot

A gorgeous nose of tart cherries and rhubarb is followed by rich, concentrated black cherry and blackberry jam flavors; small additions of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc contribute tannins and structure.

Pairing: Butcher's Ragù with Fusilli

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