About Flavored Wine

Flavored wines span a broad range of styles, but typically involve the addition of various fruit juices, fruit flavors, and even chocolate to a wine base. They are currently experiencing a surge in popularity in various formats.

Top Picks for Flavored Wine

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.
Awards: 2020 Best Sparkling Flavored Wine
92 points $5.99 Best Buy
Sweet Bitch NV Moscato Peach Bubbly Italy
91 points
$9
Best Buy
Medium old gold color. Aromas and flavors of ripe pineapple, peach, nectarine, and jasmine tea with a round, crisp, finely carbonated, sweet medium-to-full body and a smooth, fleeting finish that presents shades of peach jam, apricot jelly, lavender, vanilla, and coconut with no oak flavor. A summer orchard in a glass - try with brunch or for dessert.
Awards: 2021 Best Sparkling Flavored Wine
91 points $9 Best Buy
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.
Awards: 2021 Best Flavored Wine
91 points $11 Best Buy
Barefoot Bubbly NV Sparkling Peach California
91 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Light silvery straw color. Floral, tropical aromas of peach-mango sorbet, coconut milk, and honeysuckle with a supple, vibrant, effervescent, fruity sweet medium body and a graceful, refreshing, long honeyed apricot and peach cobbler finish with no oak flavor. A delicious peach-flavored wine with rich, natural tasting flavor.
91 points $9.99 Best Buy
Tropical NV Peach Moscato Italy
90 points
$17
Best Buy
White gold color. Aromas and flavors of candied peach, green apple, honeysuckle, and elderflower with a supple, soft, petillant, sweet medium body and a smooth, medium-length finish conveying accents of peach sorbet with no oak flavor. A sweet, delicate and balanced flavored Moscato with hints of peach candies.
90 points $17 Best Buy
AgaVida NV Mango Agave Wine California
88 points
$12
Best Buy
Pale straw color. Aromas of ripe mango, marmalade, and peach preserves with a supple, crisp, sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, breezy apricot-mango yogurt finish. A sweet, fizzy, peachy refresher.
88 points $12 Best Buy
Villa M NV Peach Flavored Wine Piemonte DOC
88 points
$12
Best Buy
Bright pink coral color. Confected aromas and flavors of peach candy and sorbet, honeyed sultans, waxy candy, and pink suede shoes with a supple, vibrant, effervescent, moderately sweet medium body and a silky, interesting, long finish manifesting elements of honeyed dried apricot, raisin cake a la mode, and hint of potpourri. A very fruity, but not too sweet peach flavored Moscato that tastes like a great fresh peach sorbet; try well chilled on its own with with vanilla gelato.
88 points $12 Best Buy
Tropical NV Grapefruit Moscato Italy
88 points
$17
Pink coral color. Aromas of berry candies, honey, and green apple with a satiny, vibrant, effervescent, sweet medium-to-full body and a smooth, intriguing, long bitter orange, cranberry, marmalade, and hints of herbs finish with no oak flavor. A citrusy, bittersweet spritz-like wine that will work well in aperitivo hour.
Tropical NV Lux Passion Fruit Moscato Italy
88 points
$21
White gold color. Aromas and flavors of crisp pear, juicy nectarine, hints of ginger, white flowers, and pineapple with a supple, soft, petillant, sweet medium body and a graceful, medium-length finish with no oak flavor. A clean, sweet and fizzy flavored Moscato that’s easy to love.
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