About Flavored Wine

About Flavored Wine
Flavored wine is a category of specialty wine products that have added flavors and/or colors. Examples run the gamut from watermelon-flavored Rose to chocolate-flavored Cabernet Sauvignon. These wines are typically sweet, light-hearted products meant for un-fussy enjoyment.

Top Picks for Flavored Wine

Grove Selections NV Pomegranate New Mexico
91 points
$11
Best Buy
Medium ruby garnet color. Aromas of cinnamon stick, anise, red cherry, amaro, wild herbs, and wild flowers with a satiny, lively, petillant, sweet medium body and a warming, interesting, medium-length blackberry, black cherry, black berry, red cherry cola, prunes, and mint leaves finish with fine, soft tannins and no oak flavor. A slightly sweet red with a vermouth-like herbal quality; try as an aperitif or digestif.
91 points $11 Best Buy
Oliver NV Cherry Moscato Indiana
88 points
$12
Best Buy
Pale salmon color. Aromas and flavors of apricot nectar, honeysuckle, and ripe pear with a soft, lively, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a silky, brief finish with notes of strawberry italian ice and fresh lime with fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A fruity, buoyant sipper for those who enjoy the sweeter things.
88 points $12 Best Buy
Oliver NV Lemon Moscato Indiana
88 points
$12
Best Buy
Pale straw color. Aromas and flavors of ginger ale, vanilla, and lily of the valley with a soft, tangy, sweet light body and a smooth, short finish displaying notes of candied lemon and lime sherbet with fruit tannins and no oak flavor. Pops of floral nuance add interest to this sweet Muscat.
88 points $12 Best Buy
Sutter Home NV Fruit Infusions Tropical Pineapple California
88 points
$7
Best Buy
Silvery emerald straw color. Aromas of canned peach, fresh pineapple, lychee, and candied banana with a supple, lively, sweet light body and an effortless, brisk pineapple skin, lemon candy, and banana runts candies finish with no oak flavor. A refreshing and balanced pineapple-forward wine for before or after a meal.
88 points $7 Best Buy
Sutter Home NV Fruit Infusions Tropical Pineapple California
87 points
$7
Best Buy
Silvery emerald straw color. Aromas and flavors of mango and cream paleta, key lime sorbet, and green apple candies with a satiny, crisp, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, breezy finish with no oak flavor. A fruity and bright Flavored Wine that’s never too sweet.
87 points $7 Best Buy
Sutter Home NV Fruit Infusions Sweet Peach California
87 points
$7
Best Buy
Silvery straw color. Aromas and flavors of pear, elderflower, watermelon rind, and sweat pea with a satiny, crisp, petillant, off-dry light body and a smooth, relaxed finish with notes of candied pear, golden jell-o, and candied apricot with no oak flavor. A fun and floral sparkler for beach weekends.
87 points $7 Best Buy
Three Mills  Botanicals Rose, Strawberry & Elderflower Flavored Wine
86 points
$6
Best Buy
Coral orange color. Aromas and flavors of freeze-dried raspberry, strawberry jam, and sweet pea with a soft, bright, fruity sweet light body and a smooth, rapid finish that shows notes of kiwi with fruit tannins. A berry-driven sipper that would add punch to a spritz.
86 points $6 Best Buy
Oliver NV Blueberry Moscato Indiana
86 points
$12
Best Buy
Coral orange color. Aromas and flavors of honey, lychee, ripe nectarine, and elder flower with a soft, moderately sweet medium body and a sleek, short finish that shows impressions of apricot nectar and tart strawberry with fruit tannins and no oak flavor. Playfully fruity, this sweet floral wine finishes with zip.
86 points $12 Best Buy
Petit Coconut NV
86 points
$7.99
Best Buy
Opaque creamy ivory color. Aromas of coconut cream and white chocolate cookie with a creamy, vibrant, sweet light-to-medium body and a warming, breezy buttermilk pie, coconut macaroon, vanilla yogurt, and white pepper finish. A fruity, tangy, creamy treat.
86 points $7.99 Best Buy
Oak Leaf NV Red Blend American
85 points
$3
Best Buy
Brilliant siam color. Aromas and flavors of raspberry jelly, honey, and peach candies with a supple, crisp, fruity sweet light body and a smooth, brisk finish with no oak flavor. A berry-centric Flavored Wine for those with a sweet tooth.
85 points $3 Best Buy