Vouvray – La Vigne Des Sablons

Vouvray. La Vigne Des Sablons Vintage 2018 Produced by Foucher-Lebrun Alligny-Cosne Product of France 🇫🇷 Loire Valley. Appellation Vouvray ContrĂ´lĂ©e 100% Chenin Blanc fruit. 🍇 Pale lemon in color. Moderately prominent nose of apricot, pear, banana’s foster, lemon, with white lily floral notes. Light bodied with high acidity balancing moderately high alcohol. Semi-sweet (demi-sec) onContinue reading “Vouvray – La Vigne Des Sablons”

Mead – Door Peninsula Winery

A couple of really awesome friends brought us this bottle back from a recent trip. Mead from Door Peninsula Winery. Located in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Sweet Honey Wine from 100% Wisconsin Wildflower Honey. Beautiful glimmering color of honey, The nose is exactly what a traditional mead should be, prominent honey with a complex bouquet ofContinue reading “Mead – Door Peninsula Winery”

Els Iced Chocolate Wine

Ernie Els Iced Chocolate Wine Sometimes, you just gotta try it! 🤣 The color is ..,well think YooHoo Chocolate drink! The nose is …..well think YooHoo with alcohol. The flavor..,well it’s chocolate! Again, think YooHoo with an alcohol kick! It isn’t bad, probably excellent to blend with. I’m think a really strong Chocolate Martini, Mudslide,Continue reading “Els Iced Chocolate Wine”

Green Tea Wine – Native Vines

What in the world of oenology is tea wine? Green Tea Wine. Native Vines Winery in Lexington, North Carolina. It’s most likely not what you think! No grape juice, no fruit juice! Just water, yeast, sugar, and tea leaves! 12.5% ABV! That’s not a typo. This is not some light bodied delicate table wine! PaleContinue reading “Green Tea Wine – Native Vines”

Electric Pelican – Hinnant

Electric Pelican from Hinnant Family Vineyards. We last tasted this muscadine wine in 2019. Then, it was light salmon in color, as you can see on the right above. This year, the wine is light orange in color as seen on the left in above picture. Blend of estate grown Norton (Muscadine) and Blanc duContinue reading “Electric Pelican – Hinnant”

Pinot Noir – Eagle Mountain Winery

Non-Vintage Pinot Noir Vintner’s Reserve, Soaring Eagle Collection. Eagle Mountain Vineyards and Winery in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. Pinot Noir juice of Temecula, California. Medium-pale ruby in color.with a youthful light colored rim. Medium intensity nose of cherry, raspberry, red plum, cranberry, and caramel. Medium-Light body with medium-plus acidity and low tannins. High alcohol showingContinue reading “Pinot Noir – Eagle Mountain Winery”

GewĂĽrztraminer – Biltmore

GewĂĽrztraminer. American sourced fruit from varying West coast regions. Limited Release. Baltimore Estate Winery. Vintage 2019. Medium-pale lemon in color. Light almost brilliantly clear rim, showing impressive legs for a white wine. Pronounced nose with a rose, jasmine, and honeysuckle floral bouquet, expressive with big notes of white peach, lemon, and honey. Full bodied wine,Continue reading “GewĂĽrztraminer – Biltmore”

Masala – World’s Edge Meadery

Masala – World’s Edge Meadery. Hendersonville, North Carolina Mead infused with natural Chai Tea flavor. Color of polished gold, very clear. Prominent nose of chai tea with notes of wildflower honey, almonds, and vanilla. Flavor notes of sweet honey, cinnamon, clove, cardamom, nutmeg, cumin, and vanilla. Medium finish with notes of honey and baking spices.Continue reading “Masala – World’s Edge Meadery”

RĂ©vant – Biltmore Estate

RĂ©vant Biltmore Estate Winery White wine blend. Pale lemon in color. Nose of white peach, honeysuckle, lemon, banana, lychee, and cream cheese. Light bodied with medium-high acidity. Labeled as off-dry but drinks more semi-sweet. Flavor profile prominent of white peach, persimmon, banana, paw paw, lemon custard, and cream. The finish is short but pleasant. AnContinue reading “RĂ©vant – Biltmore Estate”

Dry RosĂ© – Biltmore

Dry RosĂ© The Winery at Biltmore Estate. Vintage 2019 Medium pink-orange in color. Medium bouquet of strawberries , cranberries, fresh sliced watermelon, honeysuckle, white peaches, and rose petals. Mildly prominent legs, medium acidity, and nice mouthfeel for a rosĂ©. It’s dry on the tongue though does lend some slight residual sugar. Medium flavor profile ofContinue reading “Dry RosĂ© – Biltmore”