Folie a Deux Menage Trois White St Helena Napa County 2009

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Each appellation partner in our 2009 Ménage à Trois Chardonnay contributes a distinctive quality to the finished blen...

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This is a great go-to wine when you don't feel like searching around. You can find it everywhere. The blend is good and has some good black and r... Read more

This is a very easy-drinking wine, with lots of orange and pineapple flavors. Very refreshing. Read more

For the price, it's a okay. It's not water-y but it's tart and a tiny bitter bitter on the first and second sips. I'd say it's jammy, fruity and ha... Read more

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Snooth User: winejaunt
861874117
3.00 5
07/30/2011

This is a great go-to wine when you don't feel like searching around. You can find it everywhere. The blend is good and has some good black and red berry flavors and some, though not a ton of depth. However, this is an amazing option as a go-to when you want to grab something that a lot of people will like - either for your own or someone else's dinner party, for example.


Snooth User: rjpease
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3.50 5
04/23/2010

This is a very easy-drinking wine, with lots of orange and pineapple flavors. Very refreshing.


Snooth User: julieimagery
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2.50 5
02/11/2012

For the price, it's a okay. It's not water-y but it's tart and a tiny bitter bitter on the first and second sips. I'd say it's jammy, fruity and has a small bite. Just a cheap table wine.


Snooth User: jbechert
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3.00 5
04/23/2011

Menage a Trois - Folie à Deux Ménage à Trois California Red Wine 2009, $ 8 - $10. A very drinkable fruit forward red that makes a nice everyday table wine. There's a lot of yummy, jammy fruit here but may be too simplistic for some (88 pts).


Snooth User: Nurbaby
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0.00 5
05/16/2012

This was recommended by a friend...I found it to be "just okay". Good price though.


Snooth User: Neil Watson
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2.50 5
01/11/2012

As many of the other reviews have pointed out, this red blend is definitely a "play it safe." When you find you need a wine quick to bring/serve at a party or if you just need a wine to go with tonight's everyday dinner, this is a good blend with both aromas and taste of berries. The blending method does allow for distinct taste of the three varietals with each one's unique characteristic subtly shinning through, but not strong enough for my own personal liking.


Snooth User: Chantal Marie
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3.00 5
02/27/2013

Full body cherry red wine. The taste is sweet and a little dry. It smells of black berries over all I like it


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External Reviews for Folie a Deux Menage Trois White St Helena Napa County

External Review
05/11/2011

A marvelous blend of three grapes varietals, Chardonnay, Muscat Alexandria and Chenin Blanc, makes this Menage a Trois White lively and satisfying. Each variety is individually harvested, gently crushed and coldfermented in small stainless steel tanks to preserve freshness and character and retain the juicy fruit aromas. This white blend brings together citrus and tropical fruit flavors with crisp acidity. Dare we say it’s refreshing? With food or without, alone or with two companions, this is one of the most exhilarating experiences imaginable.


External Review
Source: NapaCabs.com
02/06/2013

Winemaker Notes - Three different grapes add up beautifully in our M nage Trois White. Chardonnay lends its firm, rich character, while Muscat shows up wild and exotic, and Chenin Blanc plays a soft supporting role. Together they produce one show-stopping wine.


External Review
10/24/2011

Each geographic partner in our Ménage à Trois Chardonnay contributes a distinctive quality: fresh citrus aromas from Monterey; lush tropical fruit flavors from Santa Barbara; and fine structure from Mendocino. We'd like to say it's a Ménage made in heaven, but to be truthful, it was made in Napa Valley. (Hey, who's splitting hairs?) - Winery


External Review
Source: NapaCabs.com
07/07/2011

Winemaker Notes - Like its siblings, this Chardonnay is a true California M nage Trois, blending fruit from three of the state's top Chardonnay growing regions. With fresh citrus aromas from Monterey County, lush tropical fruit flavors from Santa Barbara County and fine structure from Mendocino County, this is one palate pleaser that's guaranteed to satisfy!


External Review
03/04/2010

Menage a Trois Chardonnay Monterey/Santa Barbara/Mendocino Counties 2007 750ML


External Review
05/14/2011

Three rockin’ red varitetals, Zinfandel, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, are blended together for a red wine that’s silky, succulent and sensational. Fermented separately, to retain their own unique character, the Folie a Deux winemaking team carefully compiled this ripe red blend in perfect proportion for a wine that’s’ supple with rich fruit and lively spice. Perfect for the barbecue or just easy sipping. All for an amazing value price.


External Review
08/20/2010

Even if red wine is not your speed, give our Menage a Trois Red a try. This wine exposes the fresh, ripe, jam-like fruit that is the calling card of California wine. Three saucy grapes make up the blend. Zinfandel adds a juicy character, Merlot mellows and Cabernet adds backbone. Forward, spicy and soft, this delicious dalliance makes the perfect trio.


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Winemaker's Notes:

Like its siblings, this Chardonnay is a true California Ménage à Trois, blending fruit from three of the state's top Chardonnay growing regions. With fresh citrus aromas from Monterey County, lush tropical fruit flavors from Santa Barbara County and fine structure from Mendocino County, this is one palate pleaser that's guaranteed to satisfy!

Tasting Notes:

Each appellation partner in our 2009 Ménage à Trois Chardonnay contributes a distinctive quality to the finished blend: crisp, lemon and lime aromas from Monterey; vibrant, tropical fruit flavors from Santa Barbara; and beautiful structure from Mendocino. The resulting Chardonnay is balanced, welldefined and absolutely satisfying on the finish.

Like its siblings, this Chardonnay is a true California Ménage à Trois, blending fruit from three of the state's top Chardonnay growing regions. With fresh citrus aromas from Monterey County, lush tropical fruit flavors from Santa Barbara County and fine structure from Mendocino County, this is one palate pleaser that's guaranteed to satisfy!

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