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How can a screw top wine taste "corky"?

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How can a screw top wine taste "corky"?

joss2 | Nov 23, 2009 04:05 PM

I bought an inexpensive $8 Spanish red Tuesday night wine. I was supposed to have nice fruit. What I got were musty corky nose and taste. My wine shop took it back. How can I call a wine "corky" when it's a screw top and doesn't have one?

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