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Domaine Tournon Mathilda M. Chapoutier Shiraz 2011, Victoria, Australia: Loaded with black pepper, dark spice and intrigue on the nose of this beguiling, full-bodied red wine. Once again, Chapoutier over delivers no matter where he makes wine in the world. This is an incredible price. Dark fruit and smoke on the finish. Drink: 2014-2018. 327395 13.50% XD 750 mL  $19.95 Score: 93/100. June 7, 2014 Top Rated Red Wine. Best Beef Wine Full Review
Delheim Cabernet Sauvignon 2011, Simonsberg-Stellenbosch W.O., South Africa: Rustic and robust with toasty oak. smoke and tart wild blackberry. According to the label, Delheim has been a pioneer in the South African wine industry since 1951. okay. Pair this with an historic (epic?) slab of beef. Drink: 2014-2018. 981357 13.50% XD 750 mL  $18.95 Score: 88/100. June 7, 2014 Best Value Red Wine. Heavenly Hamburger Wine Full Review
Breca Old Vines Garnacha 2010, Calatayud D.O., Spain: Root beer and mocha on the nose of this full-bodied, generously oak red wine made from Garnacha grapes harvested from hillside vineyards 3,000 feet above sea level. Finished with black raspberry liqueur. Perfect for grilled pork chops or blackened chicken. Drink: 2014-2018. 329086 15.50% D 750 mL  $19.95 Score: 90/100. June 7, 2014 Top Rated Red Wine. Best Beef Wine Full Review

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