May 2019 - Flavored Wine & Wine Cocktails

May 2019 - Flavored Wine & Wine Cocktails
This month's Wine feature is Flavored Wine & Wine Cocktails Wines

Flavored Wine & Wine Cocktails Reviews

Glunz Wines NV Vin Glögg Winter Wine California
90 points
$14
Best Buy
Pink color. Spicy aromas and flavors of cinnamon, cranberry, anise, and cardamom with a round, vibrant, sweet medium body and a smooth, amusing, medium-length finish evoking notes of orange zest and spiced plum butter with a suggestion of oak flavor. A tasty mulled-style wine that will be delicious hot or ice cold with a splash of soda.
90 points $14 Best Buy
XOXO NV White Sangria Pinot Grigio
89 points
$9.75
Best Buy
Golden yellow color. Aromas and flavors of lime leaf, georgia peach, ginger tea, bay, tangerine, and lemon verbena with a satiny, crisp, moderately sweet medium body and a tingling, compelling, medium-length finish that shows notes of saffron and butter-poached pear with a suggestion of oak flavor. Summer and spice in a glass.
89 points $9.75 Best Buy
Grafton Winery NV Apple Crisp Wine Illinois
89 points
$13.95
Best Buy
Yellow straw color. Funky aromas and flavors of honeycrisp apples, sweet sticky rice, ripe cantaloupe, and apricot-mango yogurt with a silky, moderately sweet light body and a medium-length finish. A soft orchard fruit flavored wine with an all-natural appeal.
89 points $13.95 Best Buy
Glunz Wines NV De La Costa Red Sangria Paso Robles
88 points
$12
Best Buy
Dusty garnet color. Candied aromas and flavors of lime aid, candied lavender, and orange and fruit punch sodas with a soft, crisp, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a graceful, relaxed finish with accents of floral waters, spiced berry relish, and honeyed apples. A tasty sangria with nice fruit an spice character.
88 points $12 Best Buy
Grafton Winery NV Strawberry Wine Illinois
88 points
$13.95
Best Buy
Straw color. Fruity, candied aromas and flavors of strawberry-kiwi smoothie and mandarin orange segments in syrup with a satiny, crisp, fruity light body and a tingling, swift finish displaying notes of strawberry shortcake, rhubarb pie, and peach gummies. A tasty and sweet wine that offers a fun dessert pairing or party refreshment.
88 points $13.95 Best Buy
Just Peachy NV Sparkling Peach-Flavored Wine
87 points
$7.99
Best Buy
Straw color. Aromas and flavors of green apple, melon liqueur, peach preserves, and coconut flakes with a vibrant, very sweet medium body and a medium-length finish. A very peachy number that will be a fun and fizzy option to drink with friends.
87 points $7.99 Best Buy
Sol de Ibiza NV Red Sangria
87 points
$11.99
Best Buy
Garnet black color. Spicy, attractive aromas and flavors of horchata and spiced cranberries and nuts with a supple, bright, moderately sweet medium body and a polished, medium finish displaying touches of fruit punch with ginger ale, spiced apples and oranges and melons with no oak flavor. A fun lively sangria that goes down easy.
87 points $11.99 Best Buy
Glunz Wines NV De La Costa White Sangria Paso Robles
87 points
$12
Best Buy
Straw color. Aromas and flavors of white peach, wheat grass, and cantaloupe rind with a round, crisp, sweet light body and a smooth, brisk finish displaying elements of ginger-peach tea and fruit punch with no oak flavor. A sweet and peachy white sangria that doesn’t skimp on fruit or fun.
87 points $12 Best Buy
Grafton Winery NV Peach Wine Illinois
87 points
$13.95
Best Buy
Straw color. Aromas and flavors of ripe peach, apricot nectar, and white tea with a silky, vibrant, very sweet light body and a swift finish evoking accents of peach pie with no oak flavor. A fruity peachy wine that will be a fun al fresco option for the summer.
87 points $13.95 Best Buy
Grafton Winery NV Raspberry Wine Illinois
87 points
$13.95
Best Buy
Light siam color. Aromas and flavors of watermelon and cherry candies, strawberry creme, and concord grape with a satiny, crisp, sweet light body and a warming, swift finish displaying notes of strawberry smoothie with no oak flavor. A fruity and likeable wine that will really hit the spot for sweet tooths.
87 points $13.95 Best Buy
Grafton Winery NV Cranberry Wine Illinois
87 points
$13.95
Best Buy
Pink color. Fruity aromas and flavors of blackberry gelatin and blueberry sorbet with a satiny, bright, fruity light-to-medium body and a graceful, engaging, medium-length finish that presents suggestions of raspberry smoothie. A juicy, smooth berry-flavored wine that begs for another sip.
87 points $13.95 Best Buy
Stella Rosa NV Ruby Rosé Grapefruit Sparkling Flavored Wine Italy
87 points
$14
Best Buy
Pink coral color. Floral aromas and flavors of gardenia, rose water, orange blossom, almond tea cakes, and strawberry preserves with a satiny, vibrant, spritzy, very sweet light-to-medium body and a seamless, refreshing, medium-length finish manifesting notes of fruit punch and pez candies with no oak flavor. A floral and fruity wine packed with fun flavors.
87 points $14 Best Buy
Glunz Wines NV De La Costa Rosé Sangria San Miguel, Paso Robles
86 points
$12
Best Buy
Amber salmon color. Aromas and flavors of cinnamon potpourri, orange oil, roasted sweet potato, and pickled berries with a satiny, crisp, sweet light body and a sleek, breezy finish with notes of cherry Slurpee with no oak flavor. A fun rose Sangria for outdoor tippling.
86 points $12 Best Buy
Grafton Winery NV Holiday Crapple Wine Illinois
86 points
$13.95
Best Buy
Straw green color. Aromas of mandarin segments in syrup, melon, apricot preserves, banana, white peach, and honey with a satiny, bright, sweet medium body and a smooth, breezy white strawberry, pineapple upside down cake, and buttercream finish. A sweet and fruity wine for fun refreshment; serve with a good chill.
86 points $13.95 Best Buy
Grafton Winery NV Double Berry Wine Illinois
86 points
$13.95
Best Buy
Dusty light ruby color. Fruity aromas of grape soda and concord grape jelly with a satiny, crisp, very sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, rapid crumpets with concord grape jam finish. A simple and fun flavored wine with wide appeal.
86 points $13.95 Best Buy
Grafton Winery NV Blackberry Wine Illinois
84 points
$13.95
Light ruby color. Candied, fruity aromas of raspberry-peach gel and chewable vitamin with a soft, prickly, cloying light body and a sleek, brisk grape Big League Chew finish with no oak flavor. A fun flavored wine; serve on ice and sip al fresco.
84 points $13.95
XOXO NV Red Sangria Canada
83 points
$9.75
Brown brick red color. Tropical aromas of fruit punch, watermelon hard candy, and cranberry relish with a supple, crisp, sweet light-to-medium body and an effortless, brisk cherry soda finish. A crisp and candied sangria that drinks like a fruit punch.
83 points $9.75
Lake Nokomis  Cranberries Cran Cab
83 points
$16
Burnt sienna color. Aromas of cinnamon-dusted cranberry, orange, musk, and breadfruit with an crisp, sweet light-to-medium body and a tingling, delightful, brisk menthol and mulling spices finish with no oak flavor. A juicy, flavored wine best served over a glass of crushed ice and topped with an orange wheel on a hot summer day, a la sangria.
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