Rick black fruit flavors, plus fig paste and chocolate, waft up from the glass. Blackberries, dried fig, and chocolate lay in a bed of soft tannins. Balance is marvelous, with enough acid to keep the fruit from getting cloying. The blackberry and fig linger forever. This is a marvelous glass
The color is a very pale pink. The nose shows cherries and strawberries. On the palate, candied cherries and strawberries get a bit of balance, tart and bitter, from lemon zest. This is a pleasant warm-weather sipper to pair with hot dogs and a back yard. Recommended. 86 points. DBH
The color is absolutely lovely, a true pink, with amazing clarity. The nose is soft, with fresh strawberries and florals. On the palate, it is full-bodied and fruity, ripe with sweet strawberries and tart cranberry. The finish adds a zing of citrus. This is a terrific value and a very
The nose is lovely, sending up aromas of blueberry pie and coffee. On the palate, the wine takes a minute, starting flat and then showing more subtle dark fruit flavors, blueberry and boysenberry, with some cherry on the mid-palate. Coffee follows from the nose, with some milk chocolate, too. This
The nose is fascinating, and blend of Viognier, with its tropical fruit, and Sauvignon Blanc, with cut grass and white grapefruit. The comparison runs through the palate, too. Unctuous tropical fruit, guava and mango, are counter-balanced by crisp white grapefruit, fresh grass, and lime zest. This is a delightfully balanced
Dark and rich in color, utterly opaque in the center and only hinting at purple and garnet around the edges. On the nose, nutmeg, pencil lead, black currant, and unsweetened chocolate merge. Loads of black fruit shine through on the palate, with blackberry on top and sweet blueberry and mulberry
Jammy nose, blueberry pie and plums. The palate starts with sweet blueberry compote and plum, adds a tart zing of raspberry on the mid-palate, and ends with a flourish of vanilla and brown sugar. Sweet tannins and tart acids give it balance. Drink with portobello mozzarella burgers. Recommended. 87 points.
Put a small green pepper between fresh blueberry pie and cherry pie, and you'll get the aromas coming from the glass. The palate is similar, leading with sweet blueberry pie filling and vanilla-flavored crust, moving toward the same in cherry on the mid-palate, and ending with a touch of green