Full Review

Falkner

Falkner
2013 Luscious Lips Red, California

Pair this wine with:
Beef Game Pork

Category: Off-Dry Red

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 14.5% RS: 3%
80 Points
Bronze Medal
Recommended
$17.95

Falkner
2013 Luscious Lips Red, California

Pair this wine with:
Beef Game Pork

Category: Off-Dry Red

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 14.5% RS: 3%
Dark ruby black color. Aromas and flavors of green bell pepper, smoked cherries, and jalapeño with a crisp, off-dry medium body and a brisk finish with soft, fine, fruit tannins and a suggestion of oak flavor. A fresh and fruit forward red with just a touch of sweetness.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: green bell pepper, smoked cherries, and jalapeño
Taste Flavor: green bell pepper, smoked cherries, and jalapeño
Sweetness Sweetness: Off-Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Buffalo Burgers, Pot Roast, Pepperoni and Sausage Pizza
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A fresh and fruit forward red with just a touch of sweetness.

The Producer

Falkner Winery

The Producer
40620 Calle Contento
Temecula, CA 92591
USA
1 951-676-8231

Their Portfolio

89 Falkner 2015 Chardonnay, Temecula Valley 14.5% (USA) $24.95.
84 Falkner 2014 Vintner’s Reserve, Sangiovese, Temecula Valley 13.7% (USA) $59.95.
84 Falkner 2015 Irresistible Rosato, Temecula Valley 13.2% (USA) $16.95.
92 Falkner 2014 Meritage, Temecula Valley 14.4% (USA) $54.95.
94 Falkner 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, Temecula Valley 13.8% (USA) $39.95.
80 Falkner 2013 Luscious Lips Red, California 14.5% (USA) $17.95.
85 Falkner 2016 Luscious Lips White, California 12% (USA) $17.95.
81 Falkner 2016 Semi-Dry Irresistible Rosato, California 13.2% (USA) $17.95.
82 Falkner 2016 Risque Semi-Dry, Riesling, Temecula Valley 12.5% (USA) $21.95.
88 Falkner 2016 Chardonnay, Temecula Valley 14.5% (USA) $29.95.
96 Falkner 2014 Amante Super Tuscan Style Red Blend, Temecula Valley 13.5% (USA) $54.95.
90 Falkner 2015 Estate Grown Reserve, Cabernet Sauvignon, Temecula Valley 15.5% (USA) $79.95.
88 Falkner 2015 Special Selection Meritage, California 13.5% (USA) $59.95.
90 Falkner 2015 Field Blend Port, South Coast 18% (USA) $39.95.
87 Falkner 2017 Luscious Lips White, California 12% (USA) $17.95.
90 Falkner 2017 Viognier, Temecula Valley 14.3% (USA) $29.95.
93 Falkner 2015 Syrah, California 15% (USA) $49.95.
86 Falkner 2015 Special Selection Meritage, California 13.5% (USA) $59.95.
84 Falkner 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon, California 13% (USA) $29.95.
87 Falkner 2017 Chardonnay, Temecula Valley 14.2% (USA) $34.95.
86 Falkner 2017 Chardonnay, California 13.5% (USA) $26.95.
87 Falkner 2018 Sauvignon Blanc, Temecula Valley 14.7% (USA) $26.95.
90 Falkner 2018 Viognier, Temecula Valley 14.9% (USA) $29.95.
88 Falkner 2016 Syrah, Temecula Valley 15.4% (USA) $44.95.

Off-Dry Red

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Off-dry wines are slightly sweet wines that are great for sipping on their own or throughout a meal. They're different from dessert wines in that they contain considerably less residual sugar and have only a softly perceptible sweetness.