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In which two utterly different wines from two utterly different countries are arbitrarily compared on the grounds that Old Parn sometimes gets their names mixed up.
… has a fair dose of bitterness and a lot of middle-body. A little like a jaded divorcee who’s let himself go to seed.
… is eyebrow-flappingly, toad-paralysingly sweet. Suicide-bombingly sweet. Sweet enough to make the sweetest goddamn kitten photo ON THE WHOLE OF THE INTERNETS seem only mildly touching
… will underwhelm you. But the people selling it to you? They’ll whelm yo’ ass right off.
… has (alas) had much of it winning subtlety beaten out of it — leaving it cowed and wretched, cringing in the corner like a maltreated animal