Variety

  • 2010 Antonelli Montefalco Rosso

    … first courses like risotto, tagliatelle, ravioli, rare red meat, and mature hard cheese. My Review: I’ll admit to having been a bit excited when I was offered to try this and another bottle of wine. First of all because Italian wine always has a special place in my heart, and also because it presented the opportunity to try a new grape for me…

    George Perry/ The Good Wine Guru
  • Salwey Pinot Gris – Simply Fabulous

    … a fabulous nose. The palate is also quite nice, offering well balanced pear, apple, lychee and lemon flavors with a creamy mouthfeel. The acidity is just right. It finishes long and luscious with lingering crisp fruit flavors. This is the way pinot gris should taste. Wine: Salwey Grauburgunder Variety: Pinot Gris Vintage: 2011 Alcohol: 13% Rating: 90 Price: $12.00 Disclosure: This wine was received as a sample. AppearanceAromasComplexityFlavorsFruitBalanceMouthfeelVibrancy/acidityFinishOverall impressionsValue…

    7 readers - Tim Lemke/ CheapWineRatings.com
  • Deu La Deu Alvarinho – Mesmerizing

    … tangy lemon-drenched melon flavors up front with some salty mineral flavors hitting the mid-palate and carrying into the finish. And that finish is exceptionally long. While there’s no fizz, it still has a pleasant mouth feel. But most importantly, it’s just yummy. Wine: Deu La Deu Alvarinho Variety: Alvarinho Vintage: 2011 Alcohol: 13% Rating: 90…

    3 readers - Tim Lemke/ CheapWineRatings.com
  • Apothic Dark – Really, Really Dark!

    …, they are rich. And the mouthfeel has a rich, velvety texture too. It is absolutely over the top. The winemakers clearly crafted this wine for richness. It’s a bit gaudy, but it’s fun. It’s not a refined, elegant wine, but I have a feeling a lot of people will love it. And while it’s not totally my cup of tea, I enjoyed it too. Wine: Apothic Dark Variety…

    6 readers - Tim Lemke/ CheapWineRatings.com
  • Louis Riesling – Yummy, Yummy!

    … between Oppenheimer and Nierstein in Germany. All fermentation is done in stainless steel tanks, which is pretty typical for riesling like this. Oak would just not be a good thing for this wine. Intense honeysuckle, pear, apple and flinty aromas make this wine sing even before it touches your lips. And once it does reach your lips the flavors…

    3 readers - Tim Lemke/ CheapWineRatings.com
  • Four Vines Biker Zinfandel – Aggressively Awesome!

    … and a heavy dose of baking spice flavors on the mid-palate. ��The acidity is sufficient and the mouthfeel is nice. ��It finishes fairly long, with spice and fruit flavors lingering. Wine: Four Vines, Biker Variety:��82% zinfandel, 10% petite sirah, 4% grenache and 4% primitivo Vintage:��2011 Alcohol: 14.8% Rating:��90 Price: $18.00 Disclosure: This wine was received as a sample. Find Four Vines, Biker��with��Snooth AppearanceAromasComplexityFlavorsFruitBalanceMouthfeelVibrancy/acidityFinishOverall impressionsValue…

    7 readers - Tim Lemke/ CheapWineRatings.com