I opened a bottle of New Kent Winery’s, Sweet Virginia, red wine. It was an average wine that was smooth with low acidity and low tannin. The taste was mild, surprisingly for a dessert wine (12.6% ABV). The overall taste was slightly above average.
Today, I opened a bottle of 2018 Marquis Muse bottled by the Hammerstone Cellars Winery located in Orange, Virginia. It’s a white wine composed of Chardonel and Vidal Blanc grapes. Sitting at 12.5 ABV, it has light to medium tannin, and it had a low acidity and body. The overall experience was slightly below average […]
After letting a 2017 First Frost Vidal Blanc from Roger Ford’s Winery breathe, my first couple of sips were met with mixed results. I was pleasantly surprised by its sweetness, but the acidity note on the aftertaste was a negative. The body was light, along with the tannin, and the taste (other than its acidity) […]
I’ve aged this bottle of wine for 5 years (you don’t age Zinfandel) and finally popped the cork because I forgot about the bottle. I purchased this bottle at the Pistachio Tree Ranch in Alamogordo, New Mexico. It’s a white Zinfandel infused with Pistacios. I was not impressed with this wine. It carried a light […]