Ana’s top-notch Tempranillo is intensely fruity and flush with plump berry flavors, like taking your pick of the juiciest fruit from bushels of blackberries, cherries and plums, all topped off with a delicate touch of mocha from a year of barrel-aging in fancy French oak.
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Fresh citrus fruit flavors lead on the palate with a nice underlying note of tropical fruit. Since this wine is largely unoaked, the crisp and refreshing acidity comes through on the palate making for a nice thirst-quenching wine
This release is an excellent example, with cherry, baking spice and fresh pine aromas and a wonderful structure with big, deep fruit flavors. 95% Tannat, 5% Sangiovese; Silvaspoons Vineyard, Alta Mesa, Lodi Nose: Cherries, baking spices, fresh pine Taste: Big bodied wine with deep fruit and great structure
Aromatics of red plum and autumn leaves are accented by subtle notes of lavendar and boysenberry. The entry is lively and bright, showcasing the natural acidity of the Battle Creek Vineyard, complimented by concentrated fruit. The mid-palate offers flavors of Bing cherry, and ripe raspberry, finishing with soft, well integrated tannins with a hint of […]
Gum drop laced blackberry and cherry notes are accented with violet, smoke and herb elements. supposedly a hint of banana lingering on the finish. I have to say, not one of my favorites. 2020 really disappointed me.
Pale straw with green highlights. Great nose of subtle white flowers mixed with white peach fruit. A lovely and intense wine with floral notes, peach and pear flavors. $12.99 from the Loire Valley in France
Intense cherry red color. Remarkable aromatic complexity with memories of black fruit and balsamic and toasted touches. Warm and gentle in the mouth, with soft but persistent tannins in perfect balance with the alcohol
This Sauvignon Blanc from California is a little fruitier than it is in France, and a little lighter in body and color than a typical Chardonnay. This very different wine has great notes and flavors of Pears, melons and green apples
Far + Wide explores varietals from the far reaches of the globe, like this Grüner Veltliner, a grape indigenous to Austria. A unique and refreshing white that’s full of acidity, racy fruit, and a bit of spiciness, Grüner is a great alternative to Sauvignon Blanc
This medium-bodied wine offers notes of red cherry, boysenberry, raspberry, vanilla, toast, caramel and baking spice COUNTRY: United States BRAND: Chalkstone Vineyards VARIETAL: Pinot Noir VINTAGE: 2017
Very interesting California Barbera, This one runs more on the soother feel but not as tannic. Blackberry flavors greet you with this wine also with an earth smell that reminded me of a Cabernet Franc. Bright Cellars group of wines. 20 far 2 for 2 ($23.00 price point)
From the Columbia Valley wine region in Washington state, this sweet Riesling features a torrent of fresh fruit flavors that will please any lover of the varietal. On the nose, you’ll find notes of green apple, tangerine, lemon and lime, followed by fresh peach and nectarine on the palate. With balanced sweetness and acidity, think […]
Nice melon and buttery feel to this Chardonnay. The buttery feel is light and the oak doesn’t take a front seat to the introduction to this nicely priced and pretty flavorful wine from the Miller Brothers. great $8.99 price point as well from Naked wines. Winery Brothers Miller Grapes Chardonnay Region United States / California […]
A complex, well-crafted and inviting wine that shows tobacco and vanilla bean notes alongside generous plum, raspberry, and blackberry. The ripe and juicy mouth offers the chocolate cherry flavors typical of Merlot blend with the peppery spice of Cabernet to round out the full body. The finish is bold, gripping, and invites another $24.99 From […]
This soft but full-bodied wine smells like maple syrup and brown sugar and tastes ripe, almost sweet, due to low acidity and plenty of oak treatment
This California Pinot Grigio is a very good crisp white wine. Slightly sweeter than the Italian version but really appropriate for the warm weather. Melon, grapefruit flavors that pop when its slightly lower than room temperature. Chilled takes away the flavor so take your choice.
This wine was a gift from a friend that we exchanged wines. He has very expensive taste. lol, this is a Pinot Noir from France. Coming from one of the most expensive, rich region of Burgundy. Here are some notes: 100% Pinot Noir, on clay, marl and limestone rocks. Aged for one year on average, […]
The Equalizer is medium to full-bodied with a fruit-forward character. The 2015 Equalizer Red Blend is deep purplish to ruby in color. Its nose has plenty of blackberry, black cherry, baking spice and vanilla notes that are both intense yet elegant. The Equalizer Red Blend is comprised of 65% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Syrah, […]
This is one of the featured wines from the Wonderful Wine. co. This white wine from France is clean and mineral focused with notes of green apple, lemon curd, and running naked through a field of white flowers.
Very good Spanish red Blend. Aromas of fresh red fruits, along with a note of burnt sugar, chocolate, spices & tobacco. Hints of wet undergrowth & dry, mineral overtones. Vibrant acidity & well-integrated tannins with solid structure. A wonderful blend of Garnacha Tintorera 70%. Monastrell 30% Region: Spain. […]
This Tempranillo is produced with only 100% Tempranillo, the Spanish red wine grape that is as noble and historic there as the sport of bullfighting, this a young and bright un-oaked version shows the real essence of Tempranillo in its youthful state: fresh cherry and red berry fruit on the nose, with a palate that is […]
Aromas of crystallized honey comb and dried apricot introduce the palate of this full yet subtle dessert wine. Soft notes of honeysuckle and ripe nectarine lead into a decadently long finish of vanilla bean and perfectly ripe white peach. Late harvest wine is winemade from grapes left on the vinelonger than usual. Late harvest isusually […]
A blend of primarily 90% Pardina, also known as Cayetana Blanca and Jaen Blanco, this grape is grown abundantly in northwest Spain even though it is not commonly known in the U.S.. It displays a lemon-gold color, with a subtle nose of pear and fennel, and flavors of citrus and subdued melon in a medium […]
This rich red are gunning with rich ravishing and refined flavors. Rounded out with a smidge of aged oak. Part of the Naked wine collection of wineries.
Soft and light on the palate, it’s a dry winewith a tinge of sweetness – notes of honeysuckle, lemon curd, and stone fruit are balanced with vibrant minerality. Region/Appellation Monterey Country Hierarchy Monterey County,Central Coast,California,USA Grape/Blend Gewurztraminer Wine Style White – Aromatic and […]
Intense ruby red with orange reflections. Bouquet of ripe fruit nose of currants and raspberries with hints of violet. Flavor is balanced with silky, sweet tannins, excellent structure and a long finish. $70 Nebbiolo from Barolo, Piedmont Italy
A cheerful, translucid, lemon-yellow and slightly pétillant white wine, Vinho Verde literally means ‘green wine’ and is named after the northwest Portugese region from which it originates. It is typically a blend of various percentages of Alvarinho, Loureiro, Trajadura, and Pedernã (Arinto) giving it a charmingly light sparkle.
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.
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