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2006 Windmill Estates Old Vine Zin

I was intrigued by the 7 Deadly Zins tasting notes
and decided, as is my wont, to see what else the
family tree might offer. Often, moving up or down a
product line is pretty revelatory and, furthermore,
late summer...   
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