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2007 Elgin Vintners Merlot (South Africa, Overberg, Elgin)
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88 points: Plum, black cherry, cocoa, gunpowder, smoke and cedar. A little funky and gamy. Shortly after opened this went through a green phase. Not vegetal, but maybe green peppercorn. It seemed to work itself out. Went well with some wild mushroom ravioli and also stood on its own.
 
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