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89 • Candoni 2010 Merlot, Friuli D.O.C. $9.99. Best Buy.
Deep garnet color. Aromas of spiced plum, currant jelly, and pencil shavings with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium body and and a juicy, flower bed earth accented finish. Very refreshing and easy drinking. (tasted on Mar-19-2012)
84 • Candoni 2009 Merlot, Delle Venezie I.G.T. $9.99. Organically Grown Grapes
Aromas of cranberries, beeswax and smoky cedar with a supple, dry-yet-fruity medium body and tart, tangy sour cherry and spiced chocolate nut finish. A nice everyday table wine. (tasted on Mar-19-2012)
81 • La Cantina Pizzolato 2010 NSA, Merlot, Piave DOC $11.99. Certified Organic|Find-a-Wine|
Aromas of roasted beets, cocoa, and plums with a soft, dryish medium body and a tangy green apple skin and firm, pithy, bark tannin finish. (tasted on Mar-19-2012)