January 2022 - Flavored Wine & Large Format Wine RTDs

January 2022 - Flavored Wine & Large Format Wine RTDs
This month's Wine feature is On-Demand Wines

Flavored Wine & Large Format Wine RTDs Reviews

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
Rancho La Gloria NV Skinny Lime Margarita Other
87 points
$8
Best Buy
Hazy golden green color. Aromas of lime Sno Cone with a round, lively, sweet medium body and an effortless, interesting, medium-length salted lime paleta finish. A vibrant margarita cocktail with a hint of balancing salinity.
87 points $8 Best Buy
AgaVida NV Peach Agave Wine California
87 points
$12
Best Buy
Clear color. Aromas of sour peach gummies with a round, crisp, moderately sweet light body and a smooth, breezy peach tea and ripe summer peach finish. A tasty peach refresher with a natural vibe.
87 points $12 Best Buy
AgaVida NV Green Apple Agave Wine California
86 points
$12
Best Buy
Slivery straw color. Aromas and flavors of green apple candies and sweet honeydew melon with a satiny, crisp, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and a polished, medium-length finish. A simple, breezy apple crusher with a pleasingly dry finish.
86 points $12 Best Buy
Villa M 2020 Sweet White Piemonte DOC
86 points
$16
Straw color. Aromas and flavors of ripe nectarine, white flowers, and candied lemon peel with a satiny, vibrant, spritzy, fruity sweet light-to-medium body and a seamless, refreshing, medium-length finish with shades of honey on apricot, mango sorbet, and lychee with no oak flavor. A fruity, balanced sweet wine with succulent fruit flavors.
Rancho La Gloria NV Skinny Strawberry Margarita Other
85 points
$8
Bright coral pink color. Aromas and flavors of fruit punch, pineapple, banana, and mango with a satiny, tangy, sweet medium body and a tingling, interesting, medium-length finish displaying suggestions of salted lime. A juicy, fruit punch-like cocktail for poolside refreshment.
AgaVida NV Strawberry Agave Wine California
85 points
$12
Pink color. Aromas and flavors of strawberry candies, hints of lemon, and sweet tea with a supple, lively, moderately sweet medium body and a smooth, intriguing, medium-length finish. A candied, berry pleaser.
Villa M NV Berry Flavored Wine Piemonte DOC
85 points
$12
Dark steelly salmon pink color. Aromas and flavors of cranberry vinaigrette, brazil nuts, and geranium with a supple, crisp, spritzy, fruity sweet medium body and an effortless, medium-long finish with accents of berry seltzer and sorbet and honeyed raisins with no oak flavor. A nice berry accented Moscato for parties and desserts.
Johnson Estate NV Red Ipocras Lake Erie
84 points
$9
Garnet color. Aromas and flavors of mulled wine, raisins, dried apples, and cinnamon-sugar croissant with a supple, crisp, very sweet light-to-medium body and a crisp finish with accents of cinnamon, clove, and bay. A potpourri of warm spicy flavors is sure to please; serve chilled or warm.
Johnson Estate NV Solstice Sangria Lake Erie
84 points
$12
Ruby color. Aromas and flavors of concord grape jelly and sugared peaches with a glycerous, crisp, moderately sweet medium body and a smooth, amusing, crisp finish that shows notes of grape candies and persimmon with no oak flavor. A sweet, grapey number to serve on ice.
Villa M 2020 Sweet Red Brachetto
84 points
$16
Light ruby color. Aroma of berry candies with a supple, crisp, spritzy, moderately sweet light body and a tingling, breezy strawberry granita and honey candy finish with no oak flavor. A sweet and simple berry-flavored sweet sparkler.
Villa M 2020 Sweet Rose Piemonte DOC
83 points
$16
Pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of berry and caramel candy wrapper, raisin box, and fruit cup with a supple, crisp, spritzy, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a medium-length finish with impressions of honeyed grapes and cherry jam and seltzer with no oak flavor. A fun off-dry rose sparkler for mimosas and patio parties.
Johnson Estate NV White Ipocras Lake Erie
81 points
$9
Straw color. Aromas and flavors of flint and pineapple candies with a supple, soft, very sweet light-to-medium body and an even, brisk finish with suggestions of cinnamon-dusted grapes. A sweet cinnamon wine.
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