April 2020 - Midwest Wine Challenge

April 2020 - Midwest Wine Challenge
This month's Wine feature is Midwest Wine Challenge Wines

Midwest Wine Challenge Reviews

Mount Pleasant Winery NV  Vignoles
91 points
$12
Best Buy
Light gold color. Aromas and flavors of white grape jam, mandarin orange, daffodil, heirloom apple, peach jam, and butter with a satiny, crisp, off-dry light-to-medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium-length finish conveying elements of apricot sorbet and buttercream with no oak flavor. A bold and juicy Vignoles with a charming rustic edge.
91 points $12 Best Buy
Mount Pleasant Winery 2008 10 Year Old Port Meunch
89 points
$90
Golden amber color. Aromas of brown sugar, blended rum, candied orange, spice cake, and crystalized ginger with a round, vibrant, fruity sweet medium body and a warming, delightful, medium-long salted nuts, caramel-covered bananas, apricot pastry, and spiced pineapple finish. An after-dinner wine for rum lovers; a distinctive and delicious treat.
Mount Pleasant Winery NV  Norton
87 points
$12
Best Buy
Violet color. Aromas of milk chocolate, mixed berry compote, and rich custard sprinkled with cinnamon and nutmeg with a creamy, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium-length finish with light oak flavor. A rich and flavorful Norton with big fruit.
87 points $12 Best Buy
Kauffman’s NV Posey Red
86 points
$7.99
Best Buy
Neon siam color. Aromas and flavors of concord grapes, wildflowers, and sugared ginger with a supple, bright, fruity sweet medium body and a smooth, crisp finish. A sweet and grapey refresher to serve ice cold.
86 points $7.99 Best Buy
Mount Pleasant Winery 2012 Vintage Port Augusta, Missouri
86 points
$40
Black garnet color. Aromas and flavors of dark chocolate, roasted nuts, molasses cake with baked raisins, balsamic glaze, and black licorice with a round, sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, appealing, medium-length finish displaying accents of king cake, pot still rum, and dried figs with no oak flavor. A solid Port-style wine that will pair well with chocolates or cheeses.
Reggae NV White
84 points
$6.99
Yellow straw color. Fruity aromas and flavors of peach candies, lychees in syrup, orange blossom, and ripe melon with a supple, bright, sweet light body and a smooth, rapid finish that shows notes of lime candies and mandarins in syrup with no oak flavor. A very fruity, easy-drinking dessert wine that will certainly please your sweet tooth.
84 points $6.99
Reggae NV Sangria
84 points
$6.99
Reddish orange color. Fruity, herbal aromas and flavors of fruit punch, lime popsicle, orgeat, fragrant herbal tea, and licorice with a satiny, lively, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and a polished, medium-length finish with soft tannins and no oak flavor. A fun and fruity red sangria that brings lots of flavor to the party.
84 points $6.99
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