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Rakuen Wine Box (Red)

Rakuen Wine Box (Red)

Winery : Rakuen
Grape : Blend 
Region : Japan
Alcohol : 12%   Red wine
Price :
Score : 75 by MoIppai (02/11/2010)
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This is the first time I've seen an individual juice carton box of wine and thought it was only a Japanese thing, but apparently some Australian companies have started selling them too.

This is a small, 180ml box and the wine is drunk through a straw.

It's a full bodied wine and compared to the white wine version is actually drinkable (although barely).

It has a very Japanese wine taste to it, very berry like and fruity. Not too dry.

I wouldn't buy this again unless I was really in need of a box carton of wine, but that doesn't happen too often.

Still it was kinda drinkable, at a push.

MoIppai Member Comments :
tbohn
I have to agree with your score. It was /barely/ drinkable. If I recall, I think I actually gagged while drinking it. I shudder even thinking about it. Decent enough to finish the box, but you're not going to like it.
Scores : 75 (MoIppai)   65 (tbohn)  
Average Score : 70

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