Apothic Red Winemakers Blend 2009
RiceSelect's fragrant Jasmati® is blended with eggs, milk and fall's favorite spices, cinnamon and nutmeg, to create a delicious rice pudding, which is layered on top of fluffy cream cheese and abuttery pecan crust. Pairs well with a bold, tawny port with flavors of dried fruits, nuts, and spices.
This is no Tuesday night wine... but for the price it could be a wine for any night of the week! Smells great and tastes awsome. I'd recommend this especially to those Malbec drinkers out there.... cheers!
Wonderful wine for the U10 crowd. The hint of chocolate hit me right out of the body. Great blend of berry that hits the spot for me. It was a wine that I could drink on its own or also had some cheese and meat appetizers that worked really well. Smooth to the taste with a decent finish
The nose showed fruit cake in brandy with brown sugar, and spicy blue and red fruits. On the palate, it was soft and sweet with flavors of mixed berries, cherry, lots of vanilla and maple that lasts well into the finish along with chocolate and cinnamon. Yes, it's a fruit bomb thats meant to impress with rich, ripe flavors. However, it's also very juicy, with a good balance of acidity, and with a respectable 13.1% alcohol. In the end, it's a great wine to pour at parties, bbq's and events.
Velvety feel on the tongue; sweet (but slightly strong) smell when first opened, kind of like a bitter vanilla. The taste is strong for anyone who prefers sweeter wines, but if you like the bitterness of espresso you'll pick up on the coffee beans in the flavor and enjoy it.
Fruit bomb, but fun.
External Reviews for Apothic Red Winemakers Blend
Apothic Red reveals intense fruit aromas and flavors of rhubarb and black cherry that are complemented by hints of mocha, chocolate, brown spice and vanilla. The plush, velvety mouthfeel and smooth finish round out this intriguing, full-bodied red blend.
Winemaker's Notes - Inspired by an "Apotheca," a mysterious place where wine was blended and stored in 13th century Europe, Apothic Red offers a truly unique wine experience. A masterful blend of rich Zinfandel, flavorful Syrah and smooth Merlot, creating layers of dark red fruit complemented by hints of vanilla and mocha.
Apothic Red reveals intense fruit aromas and flavors of blackberry and dark cherry layered with hints of mocha, chocolate and brown spice. The plush, velvety mouthfeel and smooth finish round out this intriguing, full-bodied red blend. - Winery ** SOLD OUT **
Apothic Red is bold and enchanting, as it captures the dark fruit characteristics of Syrah and Zinfandel. These jammy flavors blend well with the elegant blackberry and black cherry characteristics of the Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. The wine is
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A captivating blend of three distinct grapes, with the dark fruit flavors of Syrah, brambly spice of Zinfandel, and a smooth elegance of Merlot. Apothic Red reveals intense fruit aromas and flavors of rhubarb and black cherry that are complemented by hints of mocha, chocolate, brown spice and vanilla. The plush, velvety mouthfeel and smooth finish round out this intriguing, full-bodied red blend.
Dietary Information: Organic
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