cf. The Fire Lizard blog 11.18.11 entry http:// thefirelizard.wordpress.com/2011/11/18/steve-kalecs-slovenian-wine-stone/ #comments wine diamonds http://en.wikipedia.org/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"
Vineyard: Caliterra Reserva
Logged on: 2010-12-01
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
Buy Again? Yes
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