NV Santelmo Tawny

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Re: NV Santelmo Tawny

Post by jdaw1 » 22:23 Wed 21 Mar 2012

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Re: NV Santelmo Tawny

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Re: NV Santelmo Tawny

Post by jdaw1 » 22:08 Sun 25 Mar 2012

Santelmo Tawny, costing a mere €4.69 from Lidl.

The colour was astonishingly bright red, but nosing of sugar and nothing else. To taste fake sugar then bitterness. Not good.

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Re: NV Santelmo Tawny

Post by AHB » 22:32 Sat 31 Mar 2012

From Lidl. Mid red colour, 30% opaque. Plastic dominated nose, with some stewed redcurrants. Sweet, artificial impact on the palate, then burning acidity. Waxy and harsh on the long finish. This almost tastes like it's been blended from cheap brandy and fruit concentrate. 66/100.
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