January 2022 - Cans: Wine

January 2022 - Cans: Wine
This month's Wine feature is Canned Cocktails Wines

Cans: Wine Reviews

Brick River Cider Co.  Homestead Peach Specialty Cider
91 points
$9
Best Buy
Hazy straw green color. Aromas of sweet honeycrisp apples, ripe nectarine, hints of agave nectar, and roasted pineapple with a lightly tannic, vibrant, petillant, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, complex, medium-long honey on biscuit and peach sorbet finish. A delicious, natural-tasting peach flavored Cider with a grown-up vibe.
91 points $9 Best Buy
Day Drinking NV Pontoon Punch Washington
89 points
$6
Best Buy
Amber salmon color. Aromas and flavors of hints of banana, coconut cream, pineapple, mango, and amaretto with a supple, vibrant, spritzy, fruity sweet medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium-length finish that shows notes of cream soda with no oak flavor. A yummy sparkling, tropical cocktail with a Mai Tai vibe; bring the warmth of the tropics to your party.
89 points $6 Best Buy
Sea Wave Wines 2019 Low-Alcohol Pinot Noir
87 points
$4
Best Buy
Dark garnet color. Inviting aromas and flavors of spiced honeyed cherries, marinated beets, and cranberries and caper relish with a supple, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium-length finish that presents accents of balsamic drizzled watermelon, palo santo, and grape pips and skins. A fun, carefree low alcohol Pinot Noir with nice aromatics and flavor; a Beaujolais like appeal.
87 points $4 Best Buy
De La Costa NV Red Sangria California
87 points
$6
Best Buy
Brilliant dark ruby color. Aromas of raspberry coffee cake, sugared orange peel, cherry cola, and baking spices with a satiny, vibrant, sweet medium-to-full body and a smooth, stimulating, medium-length hints of milk chocolate, candied ginger, spiced berry compote, and salted lime finish with a suggestion of oak flavor. A tasty Sangria that delivers toasty oak, juicy berry flavors and the citrusy-spice profile you crave.
87 points $6 Best Buy
House Wine NV Old Fashioned Lemonade Washington
87 points
$6
Best Buy
Emerald straw color. Aromas of lime slushie and green apple with a supple, lively, spritzy, sweet medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium orange peel, hints of warm spices, agave nectar, and shortbread finish. A fun, margarita cocktail with smooth agave flavor.
87 points $6 Best Buy
BAREFOOT HARD SELTZER NV Pineapple Passionfruit Hard Seltzer California
86 points
$1.99
Best Buy
Silver color. Aromas of fresh pineapple, pineapple peel, and yellow plum with a supple, lively, spritzy, dryish thin body and a smooth, short , and coconut finish. Tangy, dry, and crisp; tropical pineapple meets wine in all the best ways.
86 points $1.99 Best Buy
House Wine NV Rose Bubbles Washington
86 points
$6
Best Buy
Bright pale orange salmon color. Aromas and flavors of strawberry shortcake and hints of white flowers with a satiny, crisp, spritzy, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a smooth, fast finish displaying touches of hints of graphite. A creamy, berry-centric Sparkler that’s an easy pleaser.
86 points $6 Best Buy
Line 39 NV Spritzer Sauvignon Blanc
86 points
$12.99
Best Buy
Brilliant silver color. Floral aromas of pear compote, elderflower, candied lemon, fresh pineapple, and white grapefruit with a silky, vibrant, finely carbonated, fruity sweet light body and a graceful, easy sliced apple, lavender, lychee, and lime zest finish with no oak flavor. Candied citrus and bright florals meet in this fun, balanced, and bright spritzer
86 points $12.99 Best Buy
BAREFOOT HARD SELTZER NV Peach Nectarine Hard Seltzer California
85 points
$1.99
Silver color. Aromas of pineapple, lime soda, green apple, and peach rings with a lean, crisp, spritzy, dry thin body and a seamless, brisk lime peel, peach jell-o, and almond jell-o finish with no oak flavor. A refreshing and thirst quenching ready-made peachy spritz.
85 points $1.99
Sea Wave Wines 2020 Low-Alcohol Rose California
85 points
$4
Best Buy
Pale steely amber color. Aromas and flavors of berries and fig with a satiny, crisp, dryish light body and a seamless, sparse finish with elements of hints of sliced lemon with no oak flavor. A light, dry refresher for lower-octane occasions.
85 points $4 Best Buy
Yes Way Rose NV Rose Igp Méditerranée
85 points
$14
Pale silvery pink color. Aromas and flavors of white strawberry, hints of hibiscus, and struck match with a supple, bright, dryish light body and a smooth, delightful, breezy finish with overtones of garrigue with no oak flavor. A clean, easy drinking French rose that hits the spot.
Allure Infusions NV Strawberry Moscato California
85 points
$15
Pink coral color. Aroma of strawberry Smarties with a supple, crisp, petillant, very sweet light-to-medium body and a sleek, breezy strawberry Twizzlers finish with no oak flavor. A fun, candied strawberry quaffer.
Pampelonne NV Blood Orange Spritz California
84 points
$2
Best Buy
Bright minutely hazy pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of flint, thompson seedless grapes, and strawberry candies with a satiny, crisp, petillant, fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, quick finish with notes of raspberry gummies. A fruity refresher in a portable package; serve well-chilled.
84 points $2 Best Buy
Sea Wave Wines 2019 Low-Alcohol Chardonnay
84 points
$4
Best Buy
White gold color. Toasty, smoky aromas and flavors of golden marshmallow, lit wood match, and green fig with a soft, bright, dry-yet-fruity light body and a seamless, breezy finish evoking notes of melon, clementine in cream, and roasted nuts with no oak flavor. An easy, breezy low alcohol white wine with good fruit and nice dash of toasty creaminess.
84 points $4 Best Buy
Adulting NV Red Blend Washington
84 points
$5
Best Buy
Black violet color. Aromas of berry coulis, cola, and milk chocolate with a slightly chewy, vibrant, dryish medium body and a tingling, agreeable blueberry granola finish with moderate oak flavor. A juicy, jammy red that hits the spot.
84 points $5 Best Buy
Twisted Whipz  Chocolate & Vanilla Flavored Wine Shot
84 points
$5
Best Buy
Dark amber color. Aromas of tootsie roll and coffee syrup with a glycerous, soft, fruity light body and a polished, fast beeswax finish. A smooth, easy shooter with light chocolate flavors.
84 points $5 Best Buy
House Wine NV Brut Bubbles Washington
84 points
$6
Best Buy
Straw color. Aromas and flavors of peaches in sweet cream with a satiny, bright, effervescent, off-dry light body and a polished, rapid finish that exhibits notes of pickled apples and lemon pith with no oak flavor. A fun, off-dry bubbly refresher for casual celebrations.
84 points $6 Best Buy
Bollicini NV Italian Lemon Wine Spritzer Italy
84 points
$12
Silvery emerald straw color. Aromas and flavors of thai lime leaf, struck match, cucumber-mint, and 7-up with a satiny, vibrant, spritzy, fruity light body and a polished, brisk finish that presents notes of lime pith, hints of pears, and ginger with no oak flavor. A citrusy quaffer for sipping al fresco.
Miami Cocktail Company  Organic Mandarin Rose Mimosa Spritz
84 points
$12
Cloudy steely orange color. Aromas and flavors of orange zest, orange juice, white pepper, and sweet pear with a satiny, vibrant, fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, medium-length finish manifesting suggestions of orange marmalade on biscuits with no oak flavor. A juicy brunch classic in its most totable form.
Yes Way Rose NV Pink Lemonade Spritz Other
84 points
$12
Topaz gray color. Aromas of lemon lime Smarties with a supple, bright, spritzy, light-to-medium body and a peppery, agreeable pink lady apple and orange finish with no oak flavor. An easy, lightly fruity spritzer that refreshes.
Yes Way Rose NV Peach + Ginger Spritz Igp Méditerranée
84 points
$12
Steely pink color. Aromas of ripe pear, peach cordial, and mango with a satiny, crisp, spritzy, fruity light body and a tingling, medium-length finish. A tropical, fruity spritzer for poolside sipping.
Line 39 NV Spritzer Pinot Noir
84 points
$12.99
Medium light ruby color. Aromas of candied cherry, fresh strawberry, violets, and blackberry compote with a supple, crisp, finely carbonated, moderately sweet thin body and an even, sparse cranberry cocktail, thyme, and raspberry pop tarts finish with no oak flavor. A tangy and crisp red wine spritz for long lunches.
84 points $12.99
Line 39 NV Spritzer Rose
84 points
$12.99
Pale steely pink color. Exotic aromas of candied strawberry, passion fruit, and clementine zest with a silky, crisp, fizzy, sweet thin body and a graceful, quick cherry essence, watermelon, and fresh rosemary finish with no oak flavor. A flavorful spritzer redolent with summer fruit flavors.
84 points $12.99
L+i NV  Chardonnay
84 points
$19
Emerald straw color. Aromas of banana pudding, ’nilla wafers, and buttered popcorn with a supple, soft, fruity light-to-medium body and an even, short-to-medium butter cookies and hints of pineapple finish with moderate oak flavor. A creamy, custardy Chardonnay for a crowd.
L+i NV The Bloc Red Blend California
84 points
$19
Dark garnet color. Aromas of hints of cranberry, red apple, and pomegranate with a supple, vibrant, dryish light body and an even, fast toast and mineral finish with a suggestion of oak flavor. A simple but satisfying juicy and dry quaffer for the table and beyond; nice al fresco with a little bit of a chill.
L+i NV Rose Of Pinot Noir California
84 points
$19
Pale light siam color. Aromas and flavors of watermelon and cherry candies with a supple, bright, fruity light body and a brisk finish imparting shades of hints of green apple and caramel yogurt with no oak flavor. A fruity, quaffable rose to serve with a good chill al fresco.
Streamer NV White Blend Spritzer New York State
84 points
$19
Emerald straw color. Aromas and flavors of hints of pear, dried fruit, nuts, and jicama with a supple, crisp, spritzy, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, quick finish that shows notes of hints of nectarine and parchment with no oak flavor. A gentle, spritzy cider for poolside sips.
Sables D’Azur 2020 Rosé Côtes De Provence
84 points
$26
Topaz gray color. Aromas and flavors of pink lady apples, underripe cherry, and hints of pineapple with a supple, bright, dryish light body and an effortless, brisk finish imparting notes of fresh herbs with no oak flavor. A simple rose pleaser for everyday drinking.
BAREFOOT HARD SELTZER NV Cherry Cranberry Hard Seltzer California
83 points
$1.99
Silver color. Aromas of yellow peach, cherry essence, watermelon jolly rancher, and red gummy worm with a supple, crisp, petillant, dryish thin body and a sleek, relaxed sprite finish with no oak flavor. A crushable cherry-kissed cocktail for a day at the beach.
83 points $1.99
Twisted Whipz  Butterscotch & Vanilla Flavored Wine Shot
83 points
$5
Best Buy
Neon old gold color. Aromas and flavors of orange dreamsicle and cream cheese frosting with a glycerous, vibrant, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and a sleek, brisk finish with notes of beeswax. A fun caramelly, vanilla shooter.
83 points $5 Best Buy
Camp Crush NV White Wine California
83 points
$15
Emerald straw color. Aromas and flavors of hint of tropical fruit with a supple, soft, fruity sweet thin body and a silky, abrupt finish with shades of fruit salad with no oak flavor. A light, mild and fruity quaffer for wine novices.
Allure Infusions NV Apple & Pear Moscato California
83 points
$17
Straw color. Aromas of green apple candy and pineapple with a supple, crisp, petillant, cloying medium body and a sleek, short honey finish with no oak flavor. A sweet apple-flavored wine; try serving on ice.
L+i NV  Pinot Grigio
83 points
$19
Silvery emerald straw color. Aromas and flavors of pear, hints of lemon-lime, and melon with a supple, soft, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, brief finish with no oak flavor. A friendly non-oaky quaffer.
Twisted Whipz  Raspberry & Vanilla Flavored Wine Shot
81 points
$5
Neon orange amber color. Aromas of strawberry vanilla taffy and orange dreamsicle with a glycerous, fruity sweet watery body and a smooth, medium-length finish. A creamy, candied shot.
De La Costa NV Rose Sangria California
81 points
$6
Pale orange salmon color. Aromas of mixed tropical fruit gummies and ginger ale with a supple, crisp, sweet light-to-medium body and an even, compelling, medium-length apple liqueur and bay leaf finish with no oak flavor. A tropical and citrusy flavor bomb; serve on ice.
Camp Crush NV Red Wine California
81 points
$15
Violet color. Aromas and flavors of blackberry jam, mesquite, chocolate chip muffins, and spiced raisins with a supple, bright, petillant, fruity light-to-medium body and a seamless, fast finish with moderate oak flavor. A jammy, oaky red.
La Catrina  Classic Margarita Ready-To-Drink Cocktail
81 points
$17
Hazy golden straw color. Aromas and flavors of pineapple vinaigrette, cotija, and grilled bell peppers with a round, vibrant, sweet light-to-medium body and a warming, complex, medium-length finish manifesting notes of pineapple and tamarind vinaigrette. A funky, tangy RTD for thinking drinking.
Adulting NV Sparkling White Washington
80 points
$5
Straw color. Aromas of dried pear, hints of toast with apricot preserves, and almonds with a supple, crisp, spritzy, light body and a smooth, terse underripe orchard fruit finish with no oak flavor. A simple, spritzy white that could be nice for mixing with a bit of liqueur or topping off cocktails.
De La Costa NV White Sangria California
80 points
$6
Pale straw color. Aromas of lime slushie, ginger-lemonade, and tropical fruit smoothie with a supple, crisp, sweet light body and a silky, interesting, relaxed orange peel and nutmeg finish with no oak flavor. A sweet and potent quaffer for al fresco sips; serve on ice.
Allure Infusions NV Peach Moscato California
80 points
$15
Pink coral color. Aroma and flavors of strawberry cheesecake with a satiny, bright, petillant, sweet light-to-medium body and an even, brisk finish with no oak flavor. Good for the sweet tooth.
Camp Crush NV Pink Wine California
80 points
$15
Amber salmon color. Aromas and flavors of roast pineapple and golden apples with a supple, crisp, petillant, fruity light body and a graceful, brisk finish with no oak flavor. A blush-colored quaffer.
Allure Infusions NV Mango Moscato California
80 points
$17
Emerald straw color. Aromas of fallen mango, fallen lemon, and citronella with a supple, bright, petillant, cloying medium body and a swift green apple candies and sweet tropical fruit syrup finish. A sweet and tropical wine.
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