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89 • Red Rose Poem NV Red Wine, Moldova $11.99. Best Buy.
Pale red. Aromas of rose water, red apple, subtle plum and blackberry. Flavors of plums, cherries and sweet watermelon. Sweet with a touch of balancing acidity. Very interesting and balanced. (tasted on Sep-16-2013)
88 • ChocolatRouge NV Sweet Red $12. Best Buy.
Opaque purple black color. Bold aromas and flavors of dark chocolate raspberry cake with a supple, fruity sweet medium-to-full body and a tangy, creamy finish. A very tasty chocolate dessert wine. (tasted on Sep-13-2013)
88 • Barefoot NV Red Moscato, California $6.99. Best Buy.
Garnet ruby color. Aromas and flavors of berry and orange sodas and sorbets with a lightly spritzy, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and tangy apple sauce and mineral accented finish. A nicely balanced sweet spritzy wine. (tasted on Sep-13-2013)
88 • Barefoot NV "Refresh", Sweet White, California $7.99. Best Buy.
Pale silvery straw green color. Aromas of honeyed peach and apple soda with a lightly effervescent, tangy sweet medium body and a refreshing, mouthwatering sweet citrus finish. Quite tasty. (tasted on Sep-13-2013)
87 • Sweet Baronessa 2012 Sweet White, Provincia di Pavia IGT $9.99. Best Buy.
Pale yellow gold. Complex aromas of pineapple, ginger, quince, incense, candied pear, caramel apple, straw, star anise, banana peel, peach pit and almond. Sweet and balanced with pineapple, almond and banana flavors. Complex and balanced. (tasted on Sep-18-2013)
87 • Barefoot NV Sweet Red, California $6.99. Best Buy.
Bright garnet color. Bright aromas of strawberry and cherry jams with supple, fruity sweet medium body and a tangy, honeyed finish. A nice off-dry red. (tasted on Sep-13-2013)
87 • Barefoot NV Pink Moscato, California $6.99. Best Buy.
Pretty pale pink silver color. Aromas of spicy orange sorbet, blossoms, and cherry lip balm with a fruity sweet, slightly effervescent light-to-medium body and a tangy strawberry ice and spice accented finish. A tasty, sweet patio wine. (tasted on Sep-16-2013)
87 • Turning Leaf NV "Refresh", Red Moscato, California $8. Best Buy.
Brilliant ruby color. Aromas of cranberry, apple and raspberry sodas with a crisply effervescent fruity sweet medium body and a tangy orange sorbet and chalk accented finish. A refreshing sweet bubbly. (tasted on Sep-13-2013)
86 • ChocolatRouge NV Dark Red $12. Best Buy.
Opaque garnet violet color. Aromas and flavors of cocoa powder and raspberry torte with a supple, fruity medium body and chewy, blackberry, meringue, and peppery spice accented finish. A drier styled chocolate wine, that will be nice with cheeses. (tasted on Sep-13-2013)
86 • Adirondack Winery 2012 "Red Ruby", New York State $13.95. Best Buy.
Light garnet with aromas of lingonberry, wild raspberry, strawberry and plums. Sweet and fresh flavors of the fruits on the nose are consistent thru the finish. Simple, but well made and in balance. (tasted on Sep-06-2013)
85 • Foxy Roxy 2010 Late Harvest Viognier, Columbia Valley $20/375 ml.
Golden with polished brass glints. Caramelized banana, pineapple, quince, white cherries and yellow flesh peaches on the nose and flavor. Off dry with just enough acidity to balance it. Like a lush fresh fruit salad, balanced enough on its own as the sweet ending to a meal. (tasted on Sep-06-2013)
85 • Adirondack Winery 2012 "Pink Gem", New York State $12.95.
Pale copper with aromas of dusty cantaloupe, ripe charentais melon, peach nectar and candied pears. Melon and peach flavors are consistent with the nose. Low acid makes the wine a bit lopsided, but a tasty sweet sipper for summer. (tasted on Sep-06-2013)
84 • Rex Goliath NV Pink Moscato, Chile $13.99/1.5 L.
Copper amber. Aromas of apricot, musk melon, baked apples and doughnuts. Sweet and luscious with white raspberry flavors. Has just enough acidity to keep the fruit in check. Pleasant balanced finish. (tasted on Sep-16-2013)
84 • Rex Goliath NV Red Moscato, Chile $8.99.
Ruby red. Aromas of cherries, plums and boysenberries with red apple skin and rhubarb. Flavors packed with red fruits and silky acidity. Simple and quaffable, though a touch flabby. (tasted on Sep-16-2013)
84 • Obikwa 2012 Natural Sweet Red, South Africa $7.99.
Cherry red. Aromas of cherry skin, strawberry and pomegranate. Cherry flavors with wild strawberry and plums. Medium sweet with a straight forward cherry finish. (tasted on Sep-18-2013)
84 • Barefoot NV "Refresh", Summer Red, California $7.99.
Light cherry red with spritz. Aromas of cherries, diced strawberries and sugar plums. Sweet and packed with silky red fruits and a bit of spritz. Simple and fun. (tasted on Sep-17-2013)
84 • Gallo Family Vineyards NV Sweet Red, California $4.99. Best Buy.
Ruby red with aromas of red cherries, huckleberries, crushed blueberries and boysenberries. A touch of acidity and light fine tannins help to balance out the berries and cherries. Simple and pleasant. (tasted on Sep-06-2013)
82 • Turning Leaf NV "Refresh", Pink Moscato, California $8.
Copper color with aromas of white peach, strawberries and blueberry. Sweet and lush with peach, strawberry, red plum flavors and lightly spritzy bubbles. Simple finish. Peach forward overall with very little acid structure. (tasted on Sep-17-2013)
82 • Adirondack Winery 2012 "White Diamond", New York State $12.95.
Bright polished brass to rich straw hue. Aromas of musk melon, canned peaches, crushed ripe white grapes and sugar cookies. Simple and fruity with sweet fruit thru the finish. Low acid keeps it from being as fresh as it could as the fruit is on the verge of overripe. (tasted on Sep-06-2013)
82 • Black Willow Winery NV "Black Widow Berry", New York State $11.95.|Next| |Find-a-Wine|
Cherry red with light effervescence. Aromas of sweet concord jam, red cherries, strawberry jelly and cherry lifesavers. Sweet and fruity with flavors of fruit roll-ups, concord jelly, lingonberry jelly and sweet watermelon. (tasted on Sep-03-2013)