Newton Claret 2008 is the wine this week.

Last time, we talked about Coppola’s Claret and how my friend Fish said “It’s got no distinguishing characteristics whatsoever!”

Well, that ain’t the case for this one. This one is spicy! Sure, it’s got the dark fruit and dark spices that I love so much with my unpolished palate, but it also bites you. If you’re eating nachos with a hot salsa? Have water to relieve the tongue and the wine to make it burn just a little bit more.

Share it with a friend on a night you’re playing Rock Band. Have some nachos with it or the pizza from the place that uses the spicy sauce, not the place that uses the herby sauce.


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