Cupcake Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
The Cabernet Sauvignon was cool fermented with frequent pump-overs in the early stages of fermentation to extract the soft tannins and color during the aqueous phase. Then the grape skins were pressed before the fermentation reached dryness to maintain the wine’s lush tannin structure. The must was kept cool during fermentation to help create a slower fermentation and allowed the wine to retain more aromatic properties as well as complexity of flavor and body. The wine was then aged in premium American oak barrels – adding richness and complexity.
Sweet, light, delicate, and smooth, with a pleasing aftertaste. A great white!
Lots of grapefruit. I know it's cliche for New Zealand but it's true. Great QPR. Perfect for sipping outside in the springtime.
Bright yellow-gold, aromas of apple pear, citrus and vanilla, lively flavor notes of yellow apples, tropical fruits and vanilla spice.
Scent is earthy and tangy lime zest. A bit spritzy, with grapefruit and mild honeysuckle flavors. Has a dry, tart finish.
Just not a fan of this wine.
Chocolate covered dark cherries ... not too complex but it is delicious. A bit sweet on the finish as is the Cupcake style, riper grapes and a bit of residual sugar seem to be the signature style of the winemaker and the Cupcake wines have been very consistently good.
This one is another winner from Cupcake. For 10 bucks it has a very bold and flavorful classic Chardonnay profile with oak, fruit, and butter proportioned just right. A pleasant fruity complexity on the finish is reminiscent of tropical fruits. Highly recommended. I don't even like chardonnay usually but I sure like this one.
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Citrus blossom and grapefruit pith offers fresh, snappy acidity and tangerine-laced flavors that end with a clean, refreshing finish. Drink now.
Appropriately named, Cupcake Chardonnay is what one would think of when eating the delectable dessert... butter, vanilla, rich, creamy with a touch of sweetness. This wine comes from sunny California's Central Coast, undergoing malolactic fermentation to round it out and create a smooth mouthfeel. It is aged in American oak for nine months to grant it a little more structure. It goes beautifully with calamari, crab cakes or fried shrimp. Served in most of the local Allentown restaurants by the glass - save your money and get it here!
Supple ripe pear and white peach notes, with subtle spicy nuances, make this a soft, easy-drinking wine. Drink now.
Cupcake Vineyards works hard to craft the richest, smoothest and elegantly-textured wines. This full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon shows soft tannins, with primary fruit flavors of blackberry, dark cherry and cassis. These levels of dark fruits melt with the tastes of cocoa and toasty oak and ends with a long, smooth and silky finish.
Rich and enticing, the Cupcake Cabernet Sauvignon is a balance between generous profiles of fruit and oak. This full-bodied yet smooth Cabernet Sauvignon displays soft tannins, with primary fruit flavors of blackberry, dark cherry and plums. The dark fruits melt with the flavors of mocha and toasty oak before ending with a long and silky finish.
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Cupcake vineyard works hard to craft the richest, smoothest and elegantly-textured wines. This full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon shows soft tannins, with primary fruit flavors of blackberry, dark cherry and cassis. These levels of dark fruits melt with the tastes of cocoa and toasty oak and ends with a long, smooth and silky finish.
55000 cases produced.
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