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May 2020 - Flavored Wine

May 2020 - Flavored Wine
This month's Wine feature is Flavored Wines

Flavored Wine Reviews

Giambellino  Peach Bellini Germany
92 points
$5.99
Best Buy
Cloudy apricot color. Aromas of peach custard and sorbet with a sweet full body and a long candied lime and honeyed peaches finish. A superb peach Bellini that delights and satisfies with its rich natural flavor.
92 points $5.99 Best Buy
Kringle Cream NV Latte
91 points
$15.99
Best Buy
Opaque taupe color. Aromas and flavors of chocolate milkshake, malted milk balls, shortbread, and Stroopwafel with a supple, crisp, sweet fat body and a graceful, engaging, medium-long finish conveying hints of butterscotch and white chocolate. A dreamy dessert beverage that packs decadent, creamy flavor in a wine-based cocktail.
91 points $15.99 Best Buy
Barefoot Fruitscato NV Peach California
89 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Pale pink coral color. Aromas of watermelon, fresh peach, honeysuckle, and apricot with a soft, crisp, petillant, moderately sweet light body and a polished, medium-length strawberry candies and ripe peach finish. A fresh and fruity sweet Moscato that will hit the spot.
89 points $9.99 Best Buy
Barefoot Hard Seltzer NV Pineapple Passionfruit Hard Seltzer California
87 points
$1.99
Best Buy
Silver color. Aromas of peach compote and green apple candy with a satiny, crisp, spritzy, off-dry light body and a seamless, breezy raspberry slushie finish. A bright and fruity seltzer-like refresher for the summer months.
87 points $1.99 Best Buy
Barefoot Hard Seltzer NV Peach Nectarine Hard Seltzer California
87 points
$1.99
Best Buy
Silver color. Aromas and flavors of peach gummies, pineapple candies, and lime syrup with a satiny, crisp, spritzy, off-dry light body and a smooth, easy finish conveying suggestions of ripe nectarine and starfruit. A peachy seltzer with kisses of sweetness.
87 points $1.99 Best Buy
Barefoot Hard Seltzer NV Strawberry Guava Hard Seltzer California
87 points
$1.99
Best Buy
White gold color. Aromas of strawberries in cream and melon with a satiny, crisp, spritzy, dry-yet-fruity light body and an even, brisk lime spritzed strawberries finish. A light and crisp seltzer that drinks effortlessly.
87 points $1.99 Best Buy
Barefoot Moscato NV Apple Moscato California
87 points
$5.99
Best Buy
Emerald straw color. Aromas of fuji apple, ripe pear, peach jam, elderflower, and vanilla tea cake with a soft, crisp, spritzy, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and an effortless, easy mango yogurt and naval orange finish. A solid sweet sipper with fun fruit flavors.
87 points $5.99 Best Buy
Barefoot Bubbly NV Sparkling Peach California
87 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Golden straw color. Aromas and flavors of peach gummies, white flowers, honey, and green apple with a supple, vibrant, effervescent, very sweet light-to-medium body and a warming, breezy finish conveying elements of apricot sorbet. A lively, candied, peachy sparkler that brings the fun.
87 points $9.99 Best Buy
Barefoot Spritzer NV Pink Moscato Spritzer California
86 points
$2.99
Best Buy
Pale pink coral color. Confected aromas and flavors of peach gummies and strawberry candy with a satiny, vibrant, spritzy, fruity sweet light body and a smooth, brisk finish with notes of sour berry candies and apple sherbet. A fun candied pink quaffer with a sweet-tart appeal.
86 points $2.99 Best Buy
Barefoot Spritzer NV Red Sangria Spritzer California
86 points
$2.99
Best Buy
Bright violet color. Aromas and flavors of orange peel, fruit punch, and hibiscus cooler with a supple, vibrant, spritzy, sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, medium-length finish. A tangy, bubbly Sangria for cocktails in a pinch.
86 points $2.99 Best Buy
Barefoot Spritzer NV Summer Red California
86 points
$5.99
Best Buy
Bright ruby color. Aromas and flavors of berry Faygo, peony blossom, and watermelon candies with a satiny, crisp, spritzy, fruity medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium-length finish that presents accents of cherry punch. A fun and fruity punch-like cocktail for casual sips.
86 points $5.99 Best Buy
Stella Rosa NV Watermelon Flavored Wine Italy
86 points
$12
Best Buy
Bright pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of cherry jam, lime Jell-O, blueberry yogurt, and cranberry sauce with a satiny, tangy, effervescent, sweet light body and a medium finish. Notes of blueberry and cherry shine in this sweet sparkler.
86 points $12 Best Buy
Barefoot Hard Seltzer NV Cherry Cranberry Hard Seltzer California
85 points
$1.99
White gold color. Aromas of lime, apple cider, white Airheads candy, wax candy, and honeydew melon with a satiny, crisp, spritzy, dry-yet-fruity light body and an effortless, easy spiced apple compote finish. A light refresher with a hint of fruity flavor.
85 points $1.99
Barefoot Spritzer NV Crisp White Spritzer California
85 points
$5.99
Best Buy
Emerald straw color. Aromas and flavors of tinned pears, honey, pound cake, and Capri Sun with a satiny, vibrant, effervescent, fruity sweet medium body and a smooth, medium-length finish that shows notes of orange candies and club soda. A crisp, citrusy refresher.
85 points $5.99 Best Buy
Barefoot Spritzer NV Moscato Spritzer California
85 points
$5.99
Best Buy
Pink color. Aromas of berry candies, peach sorbet, and pineapple gummy bears with a satiny, vibrant, effervescent, moderately sweet light body and a graceful, breezy strawberry soda and tart lemon custard finish. A yummy fruity treat that refreshes.
85 points $5.99 Best Buy
Barefoot Fruitscato NV Strawberry California
85 points
$9.99
Bright ruby garnet color. Aromas and flavors of raspberry jam, hint of menthol, and cacao nib with a satiny, vibrant, effervescent, sweet light-to-medium body and a tingling, interesting, crisp finish manifesting accents of raspberry iced tea. A candied, berry-flavored Moscato that’s sure to please your sweet tooth.
85 points $9.99
Stella Rosa NV Green Apple Flavored Wine Italy
85 points
$12
Pale straw green color. Aromas of ripe cherry, ruby red grapefruit, and coconut-lime with a satiny, spritzy, sweet light body and a smooth, brisk strawberry compote and fruit punch Jell-O finish. A fruit basket of flavor welcomes your sweet tooth.
Barefoot Spritzer NV Rosé California
84 points
$5.99
Best Buy
Pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of cotton candy, strawberry Sno Cone, and strawberry banana yogurt with a satiny, spritzy, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, swift finish evoking notes of strawberry Pez candies and melted popsicle. A light and tangy berry refresher.
84 points $5.99 Best Buy
Barefoot NV Sangria California
84 points
$6.99
Dusty ruby color. Aromas of plum jam, cinnamon, clove, and freshly peeled orange with a satiny, tangy, fruity medium body and a tingling, engaging, medium-length licorice, hints of spiced chocolate, and blackberry jam finish with a suggestion of oak flavor. You can’t go wrong with this simple and juicy Sangria.
84 points $6.99
Carletto NV Ricco Peach Moscato Italy
84 points
$10.99
Steely pink color. Aromas of raspberry La Croix, red apples, and Pez candies with a round, crisp, fizzy, sweet medium body and a smooth, relaxed watermelon gummies finish with no oak flavor. A sweet candied fizzer for sweet teeth.
84 points $10.99
Stella Rosa NV Pineapple Flavored Wine Italy
84 points
$12
Silvery emerald straw color. Aromas of green pear and lime pound cake with a tangy, spritzy, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a breezy green apple finish. A tangy, fruity sparkler for poolside sipping.
Grande River Vineyards NV Lavande Vin Blanc Viognier
84 points
$15.99
Yellow straw color. Aromas and flavors of menthol, honey, lavender oil, alpine herbs, and mango yogurt with a creamy, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, brisk finish with notes of angel food cake with citrus. A distinctively herbal wine with big menthol flavors.
84 points $15.99
Carletto NV Ricco Cherry Moscato Italy
83 points
$10.99
Sunburst amber color. Aromas of cherry cola, strawberry Faygo, and floral soap with a round, fizzy, sweet light body and a medium-length watermelon ice pop and cherry Kool-Aid finish. Juicy summertime wine for sweet teeth.
83 points $10.99
Carletto NV Ricco Mango Moscato Italy
83 points
$10.99
Neon bright gold color. Aromas and flavors of baked pineapple, stewed mango, and white sangria with a round, crisp, spritzy, sweet light-to-medium body and a seamless, swift finish with notes of peach syrup. Soft fruits and a sugary personality; sweet teeth need apply.
83 points $10.99
Barefoot Spritzer NV Pinot Grigio Spritzer California
82 points
$2.99
Silvery emerald straw color. Aromas and flavors of struck match and pineapple gummies with a lean, tangy, spritzy, fruity light-to-medium body and a rapid finish manifesting notes of lime Sno Cone. A bright and tangy refresher for backyard festivities.
82 points $2.99
Barefoot Fruitscato NV Watermelon California
81 points
$9.99
Bright pink coral color. Aromas of whipped cream, grape drink mix, and fondant with a satiny, spritzy, moderately sweet body and a fast mango yogurt and peach iced tea finish. A juicy sweet quaffer.
81 points $9.99
Barefoot Fruitscato NV Apple Moscato California
81 points
$9.99
Straw green color. Aromas and flavors of apple cider, honey-nut Cheerios, and wax with a supple, crisp, sweet light body and a smooth, fast finish with impressions of apple juice and apricot nectar. A apple-y Moscato for fun quaffing.
81 points $9.99
Stella Rosa NV Ruby Rosé Grapefruit Flavored Wine Italy
81 points
$12
Steely orange color. Aromas of dried peach and wood chips with a supple, bright, spritzy, moderately sweet light body and a seamless, brisk peach gummies and popsicle sticks finish. A peachy, bubbly treat with a spontaneous personality.
Stella Rosa NV Blueberry Flavored Wine Italy
80 points
$12
Bright ruby color. Aromas and flavors of ripe fresh raspberries, banana cake, menthol, fertile earth, and perfume with a satiny, bright, spritzy, sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, brisk finish. A rustic berry-flavored wine for emergency refreshment.
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