Fifth Leg Red 2006

External Review by Premier Wine & Spirits:

Firm in texture, with velvety tannins framing bay leaf-and-olive-scented dry currant and earth flavors. Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Drink now through 2006.

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Layered Rice Pudding

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.

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External Reviews for Fifth Leg Red

External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
05/18/2011

Firm in texture, with velvety tannins framing bay leaf-and-olive-scented dry currant and earth flavors. Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. Drink now through 2006.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
05/18/2011

It's not a big-boned wine, but its powdery tannins give it texture to spare. Mixed plums and cherries are out in full force on the palate. A blend of Cabernet, Shiraz, Merlot and Cabernet Franc.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
05/18/2011

Smooth and generous, offering a cascade of sage-accented cherry and plum flavors, mingling black olive and herb notes as the fruit persists gracefully with a welcome sense of sweetness on the finish. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Shiraz and Cabernet Franc. Drink now through 2008.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
05/18/2011

A Bordeaux blend (plus 28% Shiraz, that is) with pretty blackberry and blueberry fruit flavors. Has earthy aromas, with an edge of Sweet Tart. Not a deep wine, but just fine for everyday consumption.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
05/18/2011

A bright, refreshing style, this has presence and a nice range of currant and plum flavors that linger nicely on the polished finish. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Shiraz and Cabernet Franc. Drink now through 2011.




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