January 2021 - Cans: Wine

January 2021 - Cans: Wine
This month's Wine feature is Canned Alcoholic Beverages Wines

Cans: Wine Reviews

Bandit Wine Seltzer NV Honeycrisp Apple California
91 points
$8
Best Buy
Silver color. Fruity aromas and flavors of hints of berries in cream and jam with a supple, crisp, effervescent, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, medium-length finish displaying impressions of candied apricot with no oak flavor. A tasty, refreshing, smooth-sipping Seltzer that’s easy to love.
91 points $8 Best Buy
Del Mar Wine Seltzer NV White Peach California
90 points
$8
Best Buy
Pale white gold color. Aromas of peach pie filling and flint with a satiny, crisp, spritzy, fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, medium-length hints of peach gummies and grapefruit zest finish with no oak flavor. A delightful, clean and not-too-sweet refresher with cheerful peach flavors.
90 points $8 Best Buy
Archer Roose NV  Provence
90 points
$14
Best Buy
Steely pink color. Attractive aromas of fresh berries, thyme, and lavender with a satiny, vibrant, fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium-long sugared watermelon and violet finish with no oak flavor. Classic rose flavors shine in this well-executed wine; wide appealing and effortlessly drinkable.
90 points $14 Best Buy
Del Mar Wine Seltzer NV Grapefruit California
89 points
$8
Best Buy
Silver color. Aromas of ginger ale, white grapefruit, rhubarb, flint, and peppercorns with a satiny, crisp, spritzy, fruity light body and a seamless, medium-length lime zest finish with no oak flavor. A zesty, citrusy Seltzer that offers simple, juicy pleasure.
89 points $8 Best Buy
Archer Roose NV  Sauvignon Blanc
88 points
$14
Best Buy
Straw color. Aromas of wet grass, underripe peach, and diced green bell pepper with a satiny, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a graceful, interesting, medium-length pineapple chutney and honey-roasted peppers finish with no oak flavor. Big green notes of Sauvignon Blanc jump from the glass in this expression that will charm fans of the varietal.
88 points $14 Best Buy
Del Mar Wine Seltzer NV Black Cherry California
87 points
$8
Best Buy
Silver color. Aromas and flavors of cherries in whipped cream, marzipan, and pineapple yogurt with a satiny, crisp, off-dry light body and a smooth, medium-length finish with accents of candied cherry and blackberry with no oak flavor. A cherry-berry pop of flavor lifts this easy, crushable Seltzer.
87 points $8 Best Buy
Proscotto NV Semi-Sweet California
86 points
$6.99
Best Buy
Golden straw color. Aromas of pineapple cooler and orange blossom with a satiny, crisp, effervescent, light-to-medium body and a tingling, brisk brioche with honey and marmalade finish with a suggestion of oak flavor. An off-dry toaster to garnish with festive berries.
86 points $6.99 Best Buy
Le Star NV Red Wine Merlot
86 points
$9
Best Buy
Ruby black color. Toasty aromas and flavors of chocolate caramel corn, berry tartlet, and brown sugar with a supple, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a breezy finish with suggestions of roasted apple and nuts, cedar bark, cranberry shrub, and top soil with firm, grippy tannins and moderate oak flavor. A nice mellow Merlot for everyday meals and pleasure.
86 points $9 Best Buy
Le Star NV White Wine Colombard
86 points
$9
Best Buy
Straw color. Smoky aromas of grilled citrus and green apples, roasted nuts, whiff of matchstick, and plantain with a silky, tangy, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a smooth, carefree quince, Meyer lemon, potting soil, and melon rind finish with dusty, earthy, fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A sturdy, dry French white with lively acidity for the table; serve with oysters.
86 points $9 Best Buy
Archer Roose NV Bubbly Veneto
86 points
$14
Best Buy
Emerald straw color. Aromas of granny smith apple, challah, and pickled onion with a satiny, crisp, spritzy, dry-yet-fruity light body and a sleek, buoyant hints of white flowers and almond finish with no oak flavor. A crisp and clean Prosecco for any occasion.
86 points $14 Best Buy
Bandit Wine Seltzer NV Rainier Cherry California
85 points
$8
Silver color. Aromas and flavors of lime cordial, yogurt, fruit cocktail, and strawberry Jell-O with a lean, soft, spritzy, dryish thin body and a smooth, breezy finish conveying impressions of candied cherry with no oak flavor. Bold mixed fruits on the nose lead to a bright cherry-flavored palate in this cheerful and gulpable Wine Seltzer.
WineSociety NV TEMPT Premium Red Blend California
85 points
$9
Bright deep purple color. Aromas and flavors of blackberry cobbler, cigarillos, and salty roasted nuts with a satiny, crisp, fruity medium-to-full body and a tingling, easy finish manifesting nuances of blueberry muffin top with moderate oak flavor. A big fruity, toasty quaffer.
Del Mar Wine Seltzer NV Watermelon California
84 points
$8
Silver color. Aromas and flavors of graham cracker, caramel, pear drops, roasted apple, and candied peanuts with a satiny, crisp, spritzy, fruity light-to-medium body and a seamless, breezy finish with notes of caramelized tropical fruit and apricot jam with no oak flavor. An interesting, somewhat caramelized flavor stands out in this crisp Seltzer.
Archer Roose NV  Malbec
84 points
$14
Deep purple color. Aromas and flavors of berry tea, dried citrus wheels, grape jelly, soy glazed nuts, and clove with a satiny, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, brisk finish with light oak flavor. An easy-going Argentine Malbec.
Archer Roose NV Rodi Rosé Naoussa
80 points
$14
Pale orange salmon color. Aromas and flavors of prunes, earth, and legumes with a supple, soft, dry light-to-medium body and a sleek, fast finish that presents accents of parchment with no oak flavor. A dry and chewy Rosé to serve with a good chill.
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