Our Wine Tonight – 2015 Tenshen Red

Our wine tonight is the 2015 Santa Barbara County Red Wine. Deep purple in color. Opens nicely with 60 minutes of decanting. Bursting of fruit on the nose, black cherry, black plum, wild blackberry, and eucalyptus. Same fruit flavors on the tongue, plum, black cherry, blackberry, spiced rum and coke, fading to a lingering finish... Continue Reading →

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Villa Rosa – Burntshirt Vineyards

Our wine tonight is the Villa Rosa from Burntshirt Vineyards in Hendersonville, North Carolina. A sweet red blend table wine. Soft nose of plum and jam Ripe blueberries on the tongue Lingering finish of coffee and chocolate Personal scoring on the American Wine Society twenty point scale. Appearance: 2.5 Aroma: 4.5 Taste: 5.5 Aftertaste: 3... Continue Reading →

Carménère Review – CityScape Winery

Carménère grape imported fresh from Chilè. Grape hand crushed and destemmed. Single barrel aged. Limited Release, only 300 bottles produced. Dark Crimson in color. Floral and spicy on the nose. Excellent aroma! Medium to Full bodied. Medium tannins. Bold notes of black pepper on the tongue, black cherry, over ripe dark plum, and a strong... Continue Reading →

Meritage [Mer-i-tij] not [Mer-i-tahj]

The Meritage Alliance states on their website, that a Meritage is the very best of a winemaker's craft. A winemaker's top blended wine crafted by blending traditional noble Boudreaux style grapes. Distinguishing the best blends from those more common blends of red table wine. Meritage is currently considered one of the fastest growing wine categories... Continue Reading →

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