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Carini Captain Fantasy Red California NV
Chairman's SelectionTM
PLCB Code: 78156
Size: 750ML
Price: $19.99
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Carini Captain Fantasy Red California NV

Region:USA > California
Grape Varieties: Cabernet Franc
Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol Content:14.4%

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Average rating: three_one_half  3.33  (3 ratings)  Add a Rating

Average rating: three_one_half  3.33
(3 ratings)
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Rated by acorelli on May 27, 2016
Very interesting NV red blend, according to the winery primarily Cabernet Franc with some Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, with some wines in the blend from as far back as 2005. Warm and spicy, good red fruits, a delight. If scoring, 91-ish. ($45 from the winery, $20 at your state monopoly.)

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jonradus - June 4, 2016 12:38PM

I thought this wine may have been named after the Ween song. The note on the back of the bottle confirms. Seems my destiny...Captain Fantasy. Great song.

Rated by jlburd on June 12, 2016
Not my cup of tea but pretty interesting. Spicy, a little smoky/flinty from the Cab Franc. Maybe a little hot but only had one glass to judge. For the drinker who likes big Cal juice this is a good value.

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dontime - June 12, 2016 4:42PM

"...big Cal juice..." and acorelli's score do not compute.

Rated by WharfRat on June 12, 2016
Interesting, but too much oak was distracting. Initial petroleum aromas blew off, leaving decent fruit and spice. The older components were evident in a good way, but the wood overpowered.

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