About Irish Wine

About Irish Wine

Top Picks for Ireland

Tempted  Irish Craft Dry Cider
94 points
Light gold color. Aromas of tart apple, jasmine, pickling spices, smoked meats, blue cheese, and celery with a slightly chewy, crisp, effervescent, dryish light-to-medium body and an intricate, medium-long dried blood orange, acorn squash, minerals, and eucalyptus finish. A proper English-style cider with table-friendly tannins; deserves a thoughtful pairing.
Tempted  Irish Craft Elderflower Cider
88 points
Yellow color. Spicy aromas and flavors of mint lozenge, candied ginger, pear compote, walnut, potpourri, brie, and almond cake with a round, crisp, effervescent, fruity medium-to-full body and a charming, medium-length finish that presents shades of banana candies, apricot, and pineapple-jalepeno salsa finish. A distinctive, slightly funky fruit cider with a spicy side.
Magners  Original Irish Hard Cider
86 points
Pale topaz orange color. Aromas and flavors of baked apple, white stilton with apricots, water cracker, and muskmelon with a satiny, crisp, spritzy, dryish light body and a polished, brisk finish displaying accents of saffron, pepper, and honey finish. A delicately flavored, approachable English Cider.
Connelly’s NV Caramel Country Cream
85 points
$8.99
Creamy toffee color. Aromas of cookies ’n cream milkshake, coconut macaroon, and butter-pecan with a glycerous, bright, light-to-medium body and a warming, medium-length kit kat bar, Irish butter, parmesan, and dulce de leche finish. A very creamy dessert beverage to serve on ice or spike coffee with.
85 points $8.99
Connelly’s NV Salted Caramel Country Cream
85 points
$8.99
Gold color. Aromas and flavors of toffee and caramel bar with a glycerous, bright, sweet medium body and a smooth, brisk finish revealing touches of whipped cream and coconut cake. A sweet and creamy dessert beverage to spike your coffee with.
85 points $8.99
Connelly’s NV Mint Chocolate Country Cream
84 points
$8.99
Taupe color. Aromas and flavors of creme de menthes thins with a creamy, bright, sweet medium body and a seamless, brisk finish with notes of mint gum and quark. A rich and buttery mint-chocolate beverage for after-dinner indulging.
84 points $8.99
Connelly’s NV Pumpkin Spice Country Cream
84 points
$8.99
Gold color. Aromas of horchata, toffee, greek yogurt, and wafer cookies with a sweet light-to-medium body and a warming, quick pumpkin latte and tvorog with dried apricot finish. A rich, cinnamon kissed dessert beverage.
84 points $8.99
Connelly’s NV Strawberry Country Cream
83 points
$8.99
Creamy pink color. Aromas and flavors of strawberry soft serve ice cream, canned fruit punch, rainbow sherbet, and bubble gum with a satiny, soft, sweet light-to-medium body and a silky, relaxed finish evoking notes of marshmallows and ghee. A creamy, fruity novelty for your inner child.
83 points $8.99