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Madeline Puckett
Best Wine for Valentines Day 
 
You'll find me sipping bubbly, maybe some Metodo Classico this year.  Anything vintage that's been sitting on lees for about 5 years will do nicely.  
 
My indispensable Dessert Wine
 
I still lean rather heavily on Tawny Port at the end of the night, although recently I tried a Vin Santo from the Tuscany region that had the same nuanced flavors of fig and date.
 
Madeline Puckett 
 
 

 

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  • Snooth User: Zuiko
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    I have been a fan of dessert wines since the mid 70's and was a bit surprised to not see any Beerenauslese or Australian Tawny listed. Mid to lower Mosel Beerenauslese get my vote. Coming in at a close second are the Tawnies from Morris of Australia. I should mention Wente's Late Harvest Riesling as well, since it is a winner as well.

    Feb 12, 2014 at 5:54 PM


  • Snooth User: orink3
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    I like @Zuiko's choices, but I would suggest a "4 sips of each" tasting between any of those and a bottle of Hirschbach & Sohne's 2011 bottling of Piesporter Michaelsberg Riesling Auslese @ $ 13.00/ bottle... (or less). That addition won't set you back much more and will provide an interesting "bang for the buck" comparison.

    Feb 12, 2014 at 6:18 PM


  • Snooth User: EMark
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    C'mon guys. Is everybody afraid being the one who picks the obvious? GDP came close when he suggested Terra Valentine Cabernet Sauvignon as an alternative to one of the Valentine's Day light meals the other day, but how can nobody pick Terra Valentine Amore?

    -- It has "Valentine" in the name.

    -- It has a heart on the label.

    -- It also has "Love" in the name.

    Sheesh!



    Feb 12, 2014 at 6:26 PM


  • Snooth User: qutiful
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    EMark!!!!!!

    Ditto!!!

    Feb 12, 2014 at 7:09 PM


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