Snapped – Elevation 966 Winery

Snapped is a Holiday wine offering from Elevation 966 Winery in Greenville, South Carolina. Grape wine with natural flavors. We would guess a Riesling base. Deep lemon in color. Sweet with nicely balanced acidity. Pronounced nose of cinnamon and nutmeg, with notes reminiscent of holiday spiked eggnog. Flavor notes of freshly baked gingerbread cookies, prominent... Continue Reading →

Classic Rosé 2018 – Chateau Pigoudet

Our wine tonight is the Classic Rosé 2018 from Chateau Pigoudet located in the mountains of Provence, extreme Northeast quadrant of Coteaux d’ Aix.  Classic Rosé 2018 Chateau Pigoudet  Vintage 2018 Blend of 35% Grenache, 35% Cinsault, 15% Cabernet, 10% Syrah, and 5% Ugni Blanc.  Pale copper in color. Strawberry, citrus, and hints of mineral... Continue Reading →

2020 in Our Rearview Mirror!

What could we say about 2020 that hasn’t been said? It’s just time now to put 2020 in our rearview mirror. To do that, let us take one final look back. In prepping for this blog, I arranged 100+ pictures. Well that’s not happening! lol. So we’ll just hit a few highlights! The year started... Continue Reading →

Rosé Blend – Leftie Wine

Our wine tonight is the Final Frontier Rosé Blend from Leftie Wine Company.  Light salmon in color. Red blend that undergoes a secondary fermentation with peach juice. Expressive nose of peach schnapps, bing cherries, apricots, coconut, and buttery. Fruity on the tongue, expressive notes of freshly sliced peaches, vanilla beans, cashews, and finishing buttery and... Continue Reading →

Reserve Merlot – Red Rock Winery

Our wine tonight is the Reserve Merlot from Red Rock Winery. Red Red Winery Non-vintage Vinted by Red Rock Winery in Modesto, California. We’ve found notes though without confirmation of less than five percent Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Sirah blended in. Inky purple in color with a soft purple rim. Nose of red plum, strawberry,... Continue Reading →

Chambourcin – Dover Vineyards

Our wine tonight is the Chambourcin from Dover Vineyards in Concord, North Carolina. Chambourcin Vintage 2019. Estate grown Chambourcin. Winemaker Mark Frizolowski. Decanted 60 minutes. Deep garnet in color with a lighter rim. Nose of blackberry jam, cheerwine, black currant reduction, caffè mocha, almond butter, and dried lavender. Dry and fruity with mild tannins. A... Continue Reading →

Les Cailloux Bordeaux Rouge 2018

Our wine tonight is the Les Cailloux Bordeaux Rouge 2018. Dark ruby in color with a soft purple rim. Red wine from Bordeaux, France. Blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon. Some decanting recommended. Nose expressive of cherries, plum, vanilla, and smoke. Dry with medium plus body and medium plus tannins. Flavor notes of... Continue Reading →

OTTO – Marked Tree Vineyard

Our wine tonight is the OTTO white blend from Marked Tree Vineyard. OTTO = Old Two Tops Oak. Impressive old oak on the property which continues to rise above the farm’s old homestead.  Vintage 2018 Predominantly Vidal Blanc, listed as a blend…so we suspect blended with estate grown Chardonel and Grüner Veltliner.  Light yellow in... Continue Reading →

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