Full Review
Besitos

Besitos
NV Red Wine, California

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork

Category: Other US Red

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13.5%
90 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$14.99
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Besitos
NV Red Wine, California

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork

Category: Other US Red

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13.5%
Deep purple color. Aromas of tobacco, dried fruits, cedar, and clay with a fruity-yet-dry medium body and a tangy sour cherry and craisin finish. A really tasty and fruity everyday sipper that will cover a lot of bases.
Tasting Info
Wine Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: tobacco, dried fruits, cedar, and clay
Taste Flavor: tangy sour cherry and craisin
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity-yet-Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Baked Ham, Meat Loaf, Lasagna
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A really tasty and fruity everyday sipper that will cover a lot of bases.
The Producer

Rainier Wine

The Producer
2722 Eastlake Ave. E, #100
Seattle, WA 98102
USA
1 206-391-7058
Other US Red
Wine Glass Zinfandel.jpg
Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
'Other Red' is a catch-all category for both uncommon grape varietals and uncommon combinations of varietals. There are little pockets of other red varietals grown throughout the US. In California, Italian varietals such as Barbera, Gignolino, Primitivo, and Nebbiolo and esoteric Rhone varietals like Cinsault and Carignano can be found. Tempranillo, best known as the principal red variety of Spain’s Rioja, can also be found in small plantings in the Southwest where hot grown conditions favor the grape. Many producers throughout the US produce blends of Bordeaux with non-Bordeaux varietals such as Zinfandel, Petit Sirah, Syrah and even hybrids like Chambourcin that fall under our Other US Red category.
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