Purple-colored, the nose offers up plum and black cherry notes with a touch of black pepper. The palate is soft and round with ripe, saturated berry flavors. Finishes spicy and full with chewy tannins.
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Vidal Blanc grapes are grown from a hybrid of Trebbiano and Seibel varietals. This year, we covered the vines in bird netting to protect the grapes, and cooler summer temperatures let the grapes spend more time maturing on the vine. As soon as we picked the grapes, we chilled them and fermented them to ensure […]
Colour: Clear with a light green hue. Aroma: Delicate stone fruit aromas. Taste: A melange of tropical fruit with elegant pear and guava flavours followed by floral notes. […]
Lois (rhymes with choice) is named after the village of Langenlois where Fred Loimer’s winery is located. The wine is produced from contracted growers who are in conversion to organic viticulture. Lois is intended as a high-quality “regional” expression of Grüner Veltliner and wears the Kamptal DAC appellation on its label. A wine that delivers […]
Shows crisp aromas of green apples, chalk and spring flowers, and fresh, tangy fruit flavors in the mouth with a trace of sweetness that is well balanced by acidity.
Oak Creek Syrah is dark colored, full bodied, peppery and dense. Layered with spicy fruit and streaked with mineral undertones. This is a perfect example of a traditional varietal that has found its home in Arizona and is here to stay. Red meat and Italian food will only be enhanced by this rich and full […]
Tuesday Night Red is 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, and a truly pleasant example at this price. Though typically assertive in flavor as Cabernet is, this one is gentle in style: black fruits, and a slightly ripe fruit edge in the nose and on the palate, with a touch of black licorice and pepper. There is still […]
Beaujolais Nouveau day is marked in France on the third Thursday in November with fireworks, music and festivals. Under French law, the wine is released at 12:01 a.m., just weeks after the wine’s grapes have been harvested. This Beaujolais is a red wine made from Gamay grapes produced in the Beaujolais region of France. This “Beaujolais Day” is accompanied […]
“While the nose is a touch herbaceous, there’s plenty of varietal characteristic to celebrate in this fresh, blossomy Gewürztraminer. Green melon and peach flavors are brightened by a lemony squirt and delicate lace of sweetness on the finish.”
This beautiful wine has aromas as ripe as dried figs, flavors as deep as blackberries falling off the vine. Four Vines Lodi Old Vine Zinfandel: big berry flavors, a hefty dusting of spice and zesty pepper are this Zin’s calling cards.
Ruby red color with gold trim. Bright and deep. Complex aromas. Great balance between fruit (cherries, black plums, ripe blackberries) and clear tones from wood (clove, pepper, vanilla and coconut). The sense of smell is even more intensified with the aromas that develop during aging in bottle. Smooth and balanced on the palate with a […]
Alsace, France- Typical nose, expressive with apricot and mirabelle A nose of lemon and bright citrus hints at the promise of something enticing, and it doesn’t disappoint. Flavors of golden apple, Asian pear & grapefruit with a subtle note of smoke makes this a winner A mouth with a beautiful structure. It can be served […]
This second installment of Urban Wine Life from the Robertson Winery. I try a $6.99 Robertson Winery Sauvignon Blanc. This is a South African wine that normally shows up pretty well (reference the Chenin Blancs and Chardonnays) During this episode, I try this South African Sauvignon Blanc and sadly compare it to the best regions […]
With my first installment of Urban Wine Life as a podcast. I try a $6.99 Robertson Winery Pinotage. This is a South African wine that normally shows up pretty well (reference the Chenin Blancs and Chardonnays) During this episode, I’m feeling out this method of review without doing it as a video podcast. Here are […]
Ripe and balanced with deep dark color and a flood of plum, dark cherry, blue berry, pomegranate and aromas of mocha, vanilla and oak spice. Medium tannins and a nice long lingering finish. 90% Petite Sirah and 10% Syrah. Barrel aged in 20% new French oak for over 9 months
Arneis is a white Italian wine grape variety originating from Piedmont, Italy. It is most commonly found in the hills of the Roero, northwest of Alba, where it is part of the white Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG) wines of Roero. It can also be used to produce DOC wines in Langhe. Arneis (literally: little rascal, in Piemontese) […]
This Zinfandel showcases aromas of spice, black pepper, dark fruits and vanilla. This refined, well balanced Zinfandel has spicy flavors of plum and black cherry along with black pepper and cocoa powder. There is nice acidity and length to the finish.
Garganega is a variety of white Italian wine grape widely grown in the Veneto region of North East Italy, particularly in the provinces of Verona and Vicenza. It is Italy’s 6th most widely planted white grape Throughout the Soave production zone Garganega is the principal grape variety though Trebbiano di Soave and Chardonnay are permitted in varying percentages. While […]
A blend of Mourvedre, Syrah, & Grenache combine for seductive flavors cherry, raspberry and chocolate, with hints of cracked black pepper and plum.
South Africa- Elegant, refreshing and well balanced, displaying aromas that are fresh and fragrant. Filled with tropical fruit, peach and mineral flavors graced with a touch of vanilla on the dry finish. Superb value
Classic Blush is a bright and refreshing sipper. This well balanced wine has bright notes of strawberry and apple flavors with a crisp, tropical finish.
Grape Varietal: 100% Marsanne Soil(terroir) : Limestone soil from the district of Mercurial Aging: 10 months on fine lees (deposits of dead yeast or residual yeast) Tasting: color – Bright pale yellow with hints of green nose – acacia, fresh flowers palate – white peaches, fruity, white pepper Marsanne is the most popular white wine […]
Tart apples and green pears create a refreshing opening. The palate fizzes with uncannily truthful yellow grapefruit peel and white pepper. This is fresh but also holds generous, delicious fruit flavours at its concentrated core. An ultraclean finish makes you crave more
Vermentino – This white wine, obtained from grapes of the same name, is characterized by its fruity and floral fragrance, crispness, and citrus flavors. With its creamy mouth feel and balance it is perfect with seafood appetizers, and grilled or broiled fish. Crisp . Floral . Citrus . Light-bodied
APPELLATION: South Australia COUNTRY: Australia SUB-REGION: McLaren Vale GRAPE VARIETIES: Grenache ALCOHOL: 15% A brilliant Grenache jam-packed with fruit flavours: raspberry, blackberry and plum, mixed with smoke, white pepper and herbal notes. Rich, full and yet never heavy on the palate, with a neat long finish
This white wine, obtained from grapes of the same name, is characterized by its fruity and floral fragrance, crispness, and citrus flavors. With its creamy mouth feel and balance it is perfect with seafood appetizers, and grilled or broiled fish.
Australian Grenache. Dark berry taste herbal notes and heavy textured
This is less well known among this region’s wines. This wine has been climbing in popularity during the year Most White Bordeaux has a 3% mix of Muscadelle. This grape is normally used to contribute a bit of sweetness to a blend, but shows up on the palate with a dried fruit raisin taste. Sauvignon […]
Villa Wolf Gewürztraminer is clean, fruity and wonderfully light on its feet, showing off the aromatic charm of the variety without being heavy or ponderous. It has a deliciously juicy texture and a delightfully delicate aroma of spice and fresh roses. It’s very refreshing to drink on its own
This inaugural Napa Valley Rosé is made from grapes selected from some of our favorite Napa Valley vineyards. At the heart of this wine is Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon, complimented with a little Cabernet Franc and Merlot.