Plaza de la Reina red marries three varietals Tempranillo, Grenache and Monastrell into a totally tasty blend that displays a medium ruby hue and aromas of plum and cranberry with some spice. The flavors are surprisingly concentrated for a wine of this price with ripe fruit, nice tannins, and a long finish.
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We finally get around to tasting the blue wine from Spain. Since this is a sunny spring afternoon, it was a good time to pop it open and have a clear palate to see what I can compare it to. Word on the street is it is too sweet and not a good regular drinking […]
A red Italian grape variety that, as of 2000, was the third most-planted red grape variety in Italy. This grape has luscious flavors of ripe cherry and dark blackberry that harmonize with notes of sweet spice and vanilla. This is from the Central Coast of California
This wine offers notes of baked buttered apples and cinnamon almost reminiscent of apple strudel, with hints of toasted almond. The palate is full and lush with balanced acidity. Notes of nutmeg and allspice and a touch of clove. Drink now through 2023.
This is a crisp and aromatic Sauvignon Blanc with lots of citrus and gooseberry aromas. Crisp and refreshing with lemon and lime flavours together with a steely mineral quality. Check out our mention in https://blog.feedspot.com/wine_podcasts/ Feedspot.com ranks the top 30 wine podcasts which does a good job with their criteria. We’re ranked 19th this year
Mendoza, Argentina- Dense and concentrated with a deep red color. This wine offers a rich palate of plums and black cherries. Lively acidity and refined tannins linger for a long finish. Bonarda may refer to one of several grape varieties: Douce noir, known as Bonarda in Argentina and Charbono in California. Douce noir is […]
Bordeaux, France- A great value, this crisp Sauvignon Blanc features flavors of grapefruit and melon and a light body. The wine comes from the area known as Entre-Deux-Mers, famous for its dry white wines and works perfectly as an aperitif or with seafood. France, Bordeaux
Elegant and rich but still bouncing with bright fruit, there’s just something about Russian River Valley Pinot. “It has both subtlety and strength!”. Russian River is a tiny Sonoma AVA of Pinot paradise. With ever-changing levels of sun and fog
Muscadet, Loire, France- What a bouquet! Vibrant aromas of lime, flowers, grapefruit, melon and fig in the bouquet. The palate follows the aromas with hints …
Sonoma County, CA- Fifth-generation Belle Glos Wines winemaker Joseph Wagner has crafted another stunning Pinot Noir. Aromas of cranberry, red apple, toasty cinnamon and vanilla hint at the flavors to come. On the palate bright fruit and light tannins round out the wine nicely.
The color of this wine is a vibrant deep purple/garnet. The aromas fill your senses with black raspberries, plums and floral violets. On the palate, your mouth will explode with seductive forward flavors of black cherries, plums and pepper. Light spice, cassis and toast lead to a soft lingering experience. The finish leads to a […]
A ripe, well-balanced red like this fits the bill for any occasion – rich reds are gunning with rich, ravishing and refined flavors.
Aromas of green apple and spiced black tea lead on this Pinot Gris from Sierra Madre Vineyard. Cheery notes of ripe yellow pear and juicy white melon open up on the palate, followed by a bright and refreshing finish.
2017 Starlight Ridge White Blend joins us from southern Australia’s famed Barossa Valley region, and shines with eye-catching green hues in the glass, sharing aromas of citrus, lemon grass and papaya. The fruit moves to the palate, which has a refreshing lemon acidity
Vinification: The grapes varieties were fermented together and the pulp was left to macerate with the skins, but without the stalks, for about 20 days at a temperature of between 25 and 30 degrees. It was kept in special tanks for 12 months during which time it was decanted on three occasions to remove the […]
The Fincalegre Brut of Bodegas Luis Alegre: a sparkling wine from Cava from the chardonnay, macabeo and viura grapes and presents an alcohol content of 11.8%. This sparkling wine scores an average rate of 4 of 5 points
This deep colored wine is full of jammy aromas of blackberry and black cherry. On the palate, blackcurrant, raspberry jam, and cedar layer over a lush, full body and a slightly peppery finish. Some oak treatment was used during fermentation, and the finished wine was matured for an additional four months in a combination of […]
Vibrant red fruits such as strawberries and currants on the palate and an intense perfume . This masterful achievement shines with fresh and fruity raspberry and cherry liquor flavor. Light, soft, round and thoroughly delightful. This wine is a perfect accompaniment for cheese, charcuterie and traditional holiday fare
Earthy aromas of tilled soil, cooking spices and dark fruit appear in this informal red. The simple palate shows dark berry and star anise flavors alongside loose-knit, fleeting tannins
With an attractive touch of perfumed Muscadelle in the blend, this is a warm-hearted wine. Crisp and refreshing. Earthy herbal character suggesting bell pepper, green fruits and melons.” Beautifully paired with sweet potato and quinoa fritters, pesto, lemon or cilantro sauces.
A dark, saturated color and stout aromas of herbal tomato, basil and oregano give this Cabernet Franc a saucy outlook. Savory pepper and black-fruit flavors share the stage with oak tones, while the finish shows plenty of grip
Beaujolais, Burgundy, France- Le Nouveau est arrivée! Bursting with fresh berry notes, this delicious quaffer is fresh, easy-drinking and designed for fun. Perfect for your holiday parties and dinners, it will pair well with appetizers and poultry dishes. Santé!
True to Southwest France’s legacy of unparalleled quality, this robust Malbec is loaded with layers of raspberry, black currant, and blackberry, with a hint of spice swirling through. Firm tannins make for a smooth wine that holds its own with rich foods. Pair this classic with lamb, skirt steak, dark chocolate, herbed mushrooms, and blue […]
Beaujolais-Villages. An easy-drinking wine made with high quality grapes grown in the southern part of Beaujolais. Soils are light, and allow a light, fresh expression of Gamay. The grapes are handpicked in whole bunches and cold soaking is longer than usual for Beaujolais
These rich reds are gunning with rich, ravishing and refined flavors… and practically bursting with sumptuous charm! Wines that are rounded out with a smidge of oak age are standard here, like Zinfandel, Grenache and Tempranillo.
The finest and best known of Germany’s white varietals. Well balanced and slightly fruity, semi-dry. Harvested from select, very ripe bunches of grapes at the peak of maturity. This is a luxurious, sweet, and full bodied wine with a fragrant, noble, and fruity aroma. A crisp and refreshing wine for seafood, chicken and salads
While almost 90% of the wine produced in France’s legendary Bordeaux region is red, Bordeaux whites are made with the same care and eye for detail as the region’s reds. For example, 2017 Marquis de Bacalan Sauvignon Blanc thrilled us with its sophistication. This vibrant white is a pale lemon color with green tints, a […]
Roasty and toasty Zin, loaded with slurpable dark fruit flavors and added warmth and spice from months aging in rich oak. We can’t get enough.
Made with 90% Sangiovese, 5% Merlot and 5% Colorino, this juicy wine opens with aromas of blue flower, black-skinned berry and a whiff of tobacco. The savory palate doles out Marasca cherry, licorice and black pepper alongside velvety tannins. Enjoy over the next few years.
Pale straw with green highlights. Great nose of subtle white flowers mixed with white fruits. A lovely and intense wine with floral notes, peach and pear flavors