cf. The Fire Lizard blog 11.18.11 entry http://​​/2011/11/18/​steve-kalecs-slovenian-wine​-stone/ #comments wine diamonds​wiki/Tartaric_acid "stereochemistry: Naturally occurring tartaric acid is chiral, meaning that it has molecules that are non-superimposable on their mirror-images & a useful raw material in organic chemistry for synthesis of other chiral molecules." ... "a muscle toxin, ... in high doses causes paralysis and death. The median lethal dose (LD50) is about 7.5 grams/kg for a human"

Caliterra Reserva 2007 Carmenere

Chile, Colchagua
screwtop, medium dimple
Vineyard: Caliterra Reserva
Color: Red
Year: 2007
Country: Chile
Logged on: 2010-12-01
Region: Colchagua
Grape: Carmenere
Alcohol Content: 14
How Barrelled: 10 months French and American oak
Date Drank: 2010-12-01
Price: $ 5.48
Size: Bottle 750ml
Purchase Location: Grocery Store
Purchase Location Name: Grocery Outlet
Label: "estate grown", "late ripening" "hand harvested"
Taste: Mild fruit, medium dry
Finish: Slight tangy tannin
Nose: Slight plum
Appearance: Dark, not opaque
Positives: uncommon single varietal
Negatives: Chilean
Buy Again? Yes


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