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tewkewl wrote:hmmm... not sure about that. i'm not expecting greatness from 9 bucks a bottle, but at least be better than a 5 dollar barefoot.... unfortunately, the merlot was not better than a 5 dollar barefoot. i will be honest. it was one of the worst i've ever had. the cab... i would say was about what you'd expect from an 8-9 dollar bottle. but when you're going with wine woot, you expect a 15 dollar bottle at a 10 dollar price. otherwise, why not just go to the store?
I tend to believe it was bottle variation or a bad batch. I openned a bottle of the merlot last week and found it outtsanding for the price: fresh fruit, soft tannins, and well-balanced. I would be willing to pay 15-20 per bottle at a wine shop
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