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89 • August Hill Winery 2009 "Hieland Red", Frontenac, Illinois $17. Cellar Selection.
Roasted nut brittle and cherry butter aromas with a silky, fruity-yet-dry medium body with a savory pickled pepper and cedar accented finish with powdery tannins. A stylish age-worthy red. (tasted on May-04-2011)
89 • Wollersheim 2009 Domaine Reserve, Marechal Foch, Lake Wisconsin $20.
Deep purple black color. Aromas of butter roasted walnuts, sundried tomato, and crusty dark raisin bread with a supple, satiny dryish medium-to-full body and a pencil shaving and spice baked apple finish. A nice elegantly styled red table wine; pair with spicy pork dishes. (tasted on May-04-2011)
87 • Montelle 2009 Cynthiana, Missouri $13.99. Best Buy.
Deep ruby black violet color. Aromas of orchid, grape jam, Nutella and toast with a silky dryish medium body and a tangy craisin and cedar accented finish. A nice table wine. (tasted on May-04-2011)
83 • Mount Pleasant Estates 2010 St. Vincent, Augusta, Missouri $19.54.|Find-a-Wine|
Bright pale garnet color. Aromas of vanilla toffee and cherry butter with a racy, almost spritzy fruity light-to-medium body and a tangy, tannic diet cherry soda and chalk accented finish. (tasted on May-04-2011)