Yangarra Park 2001 Cab

I recently had a couple bottles of Yangarra Park Cabernet Sauvignon Coonawarra Appellation Series 2001. This is a great wine at $17 a bottle. Wine Spectator gave it a 90 rating so at sub-$20 a bottle I decided to check it out. Needless to say, good call by me. This is a wine from Australia that you wouldn’t be able to tell it wasn’t a California Cab if I didn’t tell you. Very fruity tasting – plum and black cherry tasting. One of my favorite features? 14% alcohol so you can get your buzz on tasting this beauty 😀

Pick some up and try it for yourself!

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New Study Finds Moderate Drinkers May Have Superior Cognitive Skills

Yet another benefit to enjoying the wine life. It seems as if everyday there are more and more benefits discovered. This article in Wine Spectator makes note of the recent association with higher cognitive ability, especially in women!

Now, its meant for “low amounts”. High amounts rarely leads to higher cognitive ability. That is actually associated with relative invincibility and reduced ability to discern visual fact and fiction ;).

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