A wine to be shared on the balcony.

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See what I did there?

Before I get my coat and taxi, my brother-in-law dropped off a bottle of plonk earlier today (a Chilean Merlot grown and bottled in their Central Valley) with a 22 SAS label on the front. It landed on his desk a few days ago. No mention of the regiment in the blurb, although it is imported by Concha y Toro UK who are based in Oxfordshire.

Does any one know anything about this wine eg. association/is it any good?

I have dismissed persec as I believe it's really a bottle of Ribena and no true identity will be compromised.

Not sure when I'll open it but will let you know what it's like.



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FBG, it'll just be a bog standard Chilean red that the messes buy off on importer, and if they do so in sufficient volume ( somewhere around 36+ cases) they can have it relabelled at a small uplift.
Lots of Regts used to do it, and it's common in the catering industry for house wines etc.
 
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Thanks Gremlin, that was my first thought.

Would be nice to know it's journey before landing on my brother-in-laws desk, that will have to stay a mystery I suppose.

I think I can rule out him being on the SAS contact list as a contract killer though, he gets manicures FFS!


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