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93 • Amalthea 2007 Europa IV, Outer Coastal Plain $22.99.
Deep ruby black color. Dense aromas of berry cobbler, chocolate fudge, and smoky spiced nuts. Supple and lively with a dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body. Crisp apple and leafy and root vegetable notes round out the savory, chewy tannin finish. A very nice table with great depth and persistence of flavor. (tasted on Aug-16-2010)
88 • Amalthea 2007 Europa VII, Outer Coastal Plain $22.99. Cellar Selection.
Deep ruby garnet color. Dense aromas of berry cobbler, German chocolate cake, and faint crispy bacon. Supple and round with a dryish medium-to-full body. Savory vegetable, baked apple, and dusty earth notes crest on the crisp, powdery tannin finish. Pair with mushroom tarts. (tasted on Aug-16-2010)
86 • Amalthea 2007 Europa III, Outer Coastal Plain $27.99.|Find-a-Wine|
Deep garnet violet color. Aromas of raspberry yogurt, chicken, and spiced plums. Crisp and lively with a fruity medium body. Praline, and honeyed apple and berry notes on the powdery tannin finish. Pair with spicy Asian duck dishes. (tasted on Aug-16-2010)