Dessert Wine

    A Few More Portuguese Wine Values

    After sort of neglecting Portuguese wines for a long time, due to a sometimes troublesome relationship with the Touriga Nacional grape, we were reintroduced to the wines of Portugal at Portugalia Marketplace in Fall River, MA. You can read the outcome of that here. There were some excellent, and I mean excellent, value wines that day.

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    Lucille by Stottle Winery 2012 Late Harvest Viognier @StottleWinery

    A Season for Sweet Lucille. This time of year the sun sets earlier and earlier. Temperatures are gradually dropping and that bit of early fall is slowly shifting my mindset to thoughts of comfort foods and beverages. Enter Lucille by Stottle Winery. Lucille is a late harvest Viognier.

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      Brian Carter Cellars soars with great Washington blends

      Great Northwest Wine - - 1 readers - Brian Carter of Brian Carter Cellars walks through Klipsun Vineyard on Washington’s Red Mountain collecting samples of Cabernet Sauvignon. (Photo by Andy Perdue/Great Northwest Wine) WOODINVILLE, Wash. – For more than three decades, Brian Carter has crafted some of Washington’s best wines and helped launch several wineries. Now, he’s accomplished a remarkable feat.

      Treos Wines 2013 Dry Muscat, Willamette Valley, $21

      Great Northwest Wine - - 1 readers - Monmouth, Ore., winemaker Dave Jepson has a passion and a knack with producing Muscat in a dry style, and for a second straight vintage he’s merited our top rating with it. While he continues to use Muscat Ottonel, he changed up the blend just a bit from last year by substituting Muscat Blanc for the historic Muscat of Alexandria.

      Lone Hen Winery

      Texas Wine Lover - - 1 readers - The post Lone Hen Winery appeared first on Texas Wine Lover. Lone Hen Winery is located in College Station and is owned by Steve and Vicki Kirkpatrick. Their first vines of Blanc du Bois and Champanel were planted in 2004 on their ten acre lot where they live. They continued by planting Cabernet Sauvignon in 2006 and will be replanting with Lenoir soon. They currently have 1.

      Riesling, Oh Riesling – Finger Lakes Riesling Deep Immersion with #WineChat

      Talk-A-Vino - - 1 readers - There is nothing obscure about Riesling. Unquestionably one of the “big three” white grapes (Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling). Celebrated through various social media events – “The Summer of Riesling”, “Riesling Month”. An established, de-facto pairing for the Asian or any spicy cuisine for that matter. “Fastest growing white wine in America”.

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      Lucille by Stottle Winery 2012 Late Harvest Viognier @StottleWinery

      …A Season for Sweet Lucille. This time of year the sun sets earlier and earlier. Temperatures are gradually dropping and that bit of early fall is slowly shifting my mindset to thoughts of comfort foods and beverages. Enter Lucille by Stottle Winery. Lucille is a late harvest Viognier. A well crafted dessert wine, Lucille is sweet but balanced…

      4 readers - By Wild 4 Washington Wine

      Brian Carter Cellars soars with great Washington blends

      … a remarkable feat. So far this year, Carter’s wines have won best in show at three separate Northwest wine competitions. In February, his 2011 Opulento, a fortified dessert wine using Yakima Valley grapes, earned the top award at the Seattle Wine & Food Experience Wine Competition. In May, his 2009 Solesce, a Bordeaux-style red blend, won top…

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      A Few More Portuguese Wine Values

      … and the Douro, along with three bottles of various port styles and a few odd bottles of rose, Moscatel and a sweet dessert wine. So we have red blends without Touriga Nacional, with Touriga Nacional and even a 100% Touriga Nacional. If nothing else we’re going to put to bed whether we like this grape or not. To start we kept to the Alentejano blends…

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      Riesling, Oh Riesling – Finger Lakes Riesling Deep Immersion with #WineChat

      … Spectator – and all 8 are Trockenbeerenauslese, the highest sweetness designation. Thus for lots and lots of wine drinkers, Riesling is a dessert wine, and while we love dessert wines a lot more than we are willing to admit, the dessert wine designation means “only for the special moments”. Can this perception be changed? Of course. How? By educating…

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      Treos Wines 2013 Dry Muscat, Willamette Valley, $21

      … increased production by about 50 percent, and while he packages it in a 375-millilter bottle, don’t confuse this for a late-harvest or sticky dessert wine. Rating: Outstanding! Production: 90 cases Alcohol: 13% Winery website The post Treos Wines 2013 Dry Muscat, Willamette Valley, $21 appeared first on Great Northwest Wine.…

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      Lone Hen Winery

      …) – Brut to Dry style “Juicy!” (sparkling berry wine) – semi-sweet “Sweet!” (blend of Champanel and berries) – dessert wine Sparkling Blanc du Bois – Brut style The Rosé wine is made with Blanc du Bois and Muscat Canelli with the Champanel giving the pink color. Coming soon is a pear dessert wine. You can find their wines at local stores and also…

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