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Today's wine
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Brian Barry, Juds Hill Vinyard (Clare Valley) 1998 Cabernet Sauvignon.

A wine we bought over ten years ago, when very young. Then, at the tasting, it was raw and had a liquorice flavour. Now, after all that time in bottle, it is smooth and rich, with the liquorice reduced to a hint and the blackberry flavour to the fore. A complex wine, now dry and subtle, with the grape kicking in at the very end.
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I'm glad your patience has been rewarded!

With all the variety of wines at our disposal, I'm sometimes surprised how few older wines are offered on sale.

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