May 2022 - Flavored Wines

May 2022 - Flavored Wines
This month's Wine feature is Flavored Wines

Flavored Wines Reviews

Barefoot Fruitscato NV Blueberry California
90 points
$6.99
Best Buy
Dark garnet color. Aromas of blueberry acai yogurt, hint of herbal lozenge, berry bubblegum, and lavender jelly with a round, petillant, medium-full body and a medium-long blueberry soda and sorbet finish. A nicely flavored sweet blueberry wine for cobbler fans.
90 points $6.99 Best Buy
San Antonio Fruit Farm NV Semi-Sweet Peach Passion Fruit Flavored Wine Italy
90 points
$16
Best Buy
Clear color. Aromas of elderflower and white tea with a medium-full body and a medium-long jasmine, brown sugar, and capers finish. A floral, slightly sweet wine for affogados.
90 points $16 Best Buy
Barefoot Fruitscato NV Mango California
89 points
$6.99
Best Buy
Silvery pink color. Tropical aromas of coconut ice cream and buttercream, mango sorbet, and fruit salad with a satiny, spritzy, medium-to-full body and a medium-to-long mango nectar, golden raisin cake, and fruit punch soda finish. A robust and purely flavored mango Moscato that delivers sweet pleasure.
89 points $6.99 Best Buy
Stella Rosa NV Semi-Sweet Berry Flavored Wine Italy
89 points
$16
Best Buy
Dusty ruby color. Aromas and flavors of stewed berries, figs and prunes, and cocoa and carob with a supple, bright, finely carbonated, off-dry medium body and an effortless, appealing, medium-length finish manifesting touches of dark berry sorbet with no oak flavor. A unique, sweet sparkler with a distinctive combination of ripe berry fruit and meaty savory flavors to pair with charcuterie.
89 points $16 Best Buy
Dive Bar NV Peach Flavored Moscato California
88 points
$7
Best Buy
Straw color. Aromas of white flowers and cream soda with a medium-to-full body and a medium-to-long candied ginger, elderflower, and basil in brown butter finish. A sweet and floral wine to pair with pie.
88 points $7 Best Buy
Barefoot Bubbly NV Peach California
88 points
$9.99
Best Buy
Emerald straw color. Aromas of peach and lychee salad and elderflower with a supple, medium-to-full body and a medium-to-long mandarin oranges, rose water, and peach sorbet finish. A vibrant and delicious peach flavored bubbly that is sure to please.
88 points $9.99 Best Buy
Soleil NV Mimosa Pineapple American
88 points
$15
Best Buy
Yellow color. Aromas and flavors of canned pineapple and orange with a round, bright, effervescent, fruity sweet medium body and a smooth, charming, medium-long finish with accents of pineapple sorbet with no oak flavor. A fun and easy going pineapple Mimosa for power brunches.
88 points $15 Best Buy
SunPop NV Strawberry Flavored Moscato California
87 points
$6
Best Buy
Reddish amber color. Aromas and flavors of strawberry shortcake and whipped cream with a satiny, crisp, moderately sweet medium body and a smooth, captivating, medium-long finish with impressions of strawberry and raspberry sorbets with fine, crunchy, fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A fun berry-flavored Moscato with bright, attractive flavors and a zippy finish.
87 points $6 Best Buy
Barefoot Fruitscato NV Strawberry California
87 points
$6.99
Best Buy
Light siam color. Aromas of warm strawberry preserves and grape jelly with a silky, petillant, medium body and a medium strawberry shortcake with lemon curd and strawberry phosphate finish. A bold strawberry bomb of a Moscato for fans of dessert in a glass.
87 points $6.99 Best Buy
Liqs NV Margarita Wine Cocktail California
87 points
$13.99
Best Buy
Hazy bright yellow straw color. Sweet, citrusy aromas of lemoncello, vanilla cream with pineapple and marmalade with a silky, medium body and a medium key lime pie and lemon chiffon finish. A quirky and fun margarita RTD that tastes like a mashup of a Margarita and a limoncello cream.
87 points $13.99 Best Buy
Soleil NV Mimosa Pomegranate American
87 points
$15
Best Buy
Pink color. Aromas of beets and dill yogurt with a medium body and a medium pomegranate, cranberry, and tangerine finish. A fun fruit-driven bottled cocktail.
87 points $15 Best Buy
Barefoot Fruitscato NV Peach California
86 points
$6.99
Best Buy
Brilliant pink coral color. Confected aromas of peach candy and tea, soda, raspberry and pear blossoms and nonpareils, and strawberry coulis with a supple, spritzy, medium body and a medium orange blossom honey and hint of chalk finish. A fun peach dessert in a glass.
86 points $6.99 Best Buy
San Antonio NV Semi-Sweet Imperial Red Paso Robles
86 points
$14
Best Buy
Garnet black color. Aromas of bacon wrapped dates, cherry fruit leather, beets and speck with a supple, crisp, off-dry medium body and a tingling, crisp baked apples and roasted nuts finish with a suggestion of oak flavor. A pleasant off-dry red for bbqs and chilling.
86 points $14 Best Buy
San Antonio Fruit Farm NV Semi-Sweet Blackberry Orange Flavored Wine Italy
86 points
$16
Neon garnet color. Herbal aromas and flavors of baby powder, lemon-lavender soap, berry phosphate, and Jell-O powder with a supple, spritzy, moderately sweet medium body and an effortless, captivating, medium-length finish that shows accents of orange sherbet with no oak flavor. An interesting orange and berry-flavored bubbly with a curious herbal streak.
Barefoot NV Sangria California
85 points
$6.99
Garnet black color. Aromas of raspberry candies, hints of baking spices, ripe oranges, and sweet tea with a lightly tannic, petillant, medium body and a medium ripe apple, bananas, and pears finish. A fresh and fruity sangria that’s a party in a bottle.
85 points $6.99
Barefoot Fruitscato NV Sweet Cranberry California
85 points
$6.99
Steely pink color. Aromas of cranberry herb relish, blueberries and mint with a silky, spritzy, medium body and a medium candied ginger herbs finish. A tangy, lightly medicine cranberry Moscato for desserts.
85 points $6.99
Dive Bar NV Blueberry Flavored Moscato California
85 points
$7
Neon siam color. Aromas and flavors of blueberry danish, and berry soda with a supple, bright, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, breezy finish with shades of blueberry and cherry syrups and Kool-aid with no oak flavor. A fun, carefree berry treat for sweet teeth and backyard soirees.
Dive Bar NV Strawberry Flavored Moscato California
85 points
$7
Silvery pink color. Fruity aromas and flavors of strawberry sorbet with whipped cream, strawberry banana, and pickled lemon with a soft, bright, sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, medium-length finish that exhibits notes of cherry and watermelon Italian ice. A dainty and approachable strawberry-flavored, not-too-sweet white wine for parties and punches.
Dive Bar NV Tropical Flavored Moscato California
85 points
$7
Straw color. Aromas of christmas cookies, honeydew and candied lemon and lime peel with a medium body and a medium jasmine, blueberries, lychee, and Peeps finish. A sweet, aromatic wine to be served very cold.
Liqs NV Strawberry Wine Cocktail California
85 points
$13.99
Neon pink coral color. Aromas of watermelon candies, Granny Smith apple, and circus peanuts with a round, medium body and a medium fruit punch, sweet ginger, and agave nectar finish. A sweet, summery refresher to serve on ice, heavily garnished.
85 points $13.99
Soleil NV Mimosa Classic American
85 points
$15
Orange color. Aromas of orange and lime with a medium body and a medium orange juice, fruit box, and tangerines finish. An easy Mimosa cocktail ready-to-drink that saves you from having to mix everything.
Soleil NV Mimosa Mango American
85 points
$15
Yellow straw color. Aromas and flavors of mango nectar and tropical scented candle with a supple, bright, fizzy, sweet medium body and a silky, interesting, medium-length finish with notes of pineapple relish and mango sherbet with no oak flavor. A fun and mango-flavored Mimosa to rock your brunch with.
Narmada Winery 2021 Legacy Virginia
85 points
$27
Light gold color. Aromas and flavors of fresh out of the oven peach pie, cashew nougat, and honey butter with a supple, crisp, moderately sweet medium body and a smooth, medium-length finish that exhibits accents of peach and apricot marmalades on raisin toast, apple-mango sorbet, and tropical fruit punch with fine, crunchy, fruit tannins and no oak flavor. A sweet and cheery fruit bomb of a white wine for sweet-toothed sippers.
SunPop NV Peach Flavored Moscato California
84 points
$6
Best Buy
Straw color. Aromas of grilled pineapple and fruit cup with a light-to-medium body and a short-to-medium jasmine, lime, and thai basil finish. A slightly herbacious, sweet wine to end your meal with.
84 points $6 Best Buy
Barefoot Fruitscato NV Pineapple California
84 points
$6.99
Straw green color. Aromas of pineapple and banana pie, apple sauce, dandelion, and brown paper with a soft, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and an even, breezy canned pineapple slices and Starburst finish with no oak flavor. Simple and elegant flavored Moscato for the everyday or when you want to spice up your sangria.
84 points $6.99
Tropic Mist NV Mango Strawberry Moscato California
84 points
$11
White gold color. Candied aromas of mango and pineapple sorbets and white flowers with a soft, crisp, petillant, fruity sweet thin body and a tingling, short berry punch finish. A fun, uncomplicated wine for complicated times.
San Antonio NV Villadoro White Moscato
84 points
$14
Yellow color. Aromas of jasmine and white tea with a light-to-medium body and a short-to-medium white flowers, elderflower, and white pepper finish. A floral, fun wine to pair with dessert.
Juicy NV Semi-Sweet Sparkle Strawberry Flavored Wine Italy
84 points
$16
Pink color. Curious aromas and flavors of strawberry jelly donut with a supple, bright, frothy, sweet light-to-medium body and a graceful, medium-length finish that exhibits elements of hawaiian fruit punch with strawberry sorbet and honey butter with no oak flavor. A sweet strawberry-flavored bubbly to warm the heart.
San Antonio Fruit Farm NV Semi-Sweet Strawberry Guava Flavored Wine Italy
84 points
$16
Pink coral color. Candied aromas and flavors of strawberry marshmallow cereal, strawberry milk, and Flintstone vitamin with a supple, vibrant, effervescent, sweet light-to-medium body and a smooth, breezy finish revealing nuances of strawberry and watermelon candies with no oak flavor. A bombastically candied strawberry-flavored Moscato for Frankenberry aficionados.
SunPop NV Tropical Flavored Moscato Calaveras County
83 points
$6
Best Buy
Straw color. Aromas of Pineapple and lemon oil with a light body and a short blueberries, fruit salad, and capers finish. A tropical fruit cup in a glass.
83 points $6 Best Buy
Barefoot Fruitscato NV Watermelon California
83 points
$6.99
Pink coral color. Aromas of strawberry lollipop and sour gummy candies with a lightly tannic, spritzy, light body and a short berry smoothie and honey finish. Simple, nostalgic berries n’ cream aromas seal the deal.
83 points $6.99
Barefoot Fruitscato NV Apple California
83 points
$6.99
Straw green color. Aromas of green apple candy and pineapple yogurt with a supple, spritzy, light body and a short finish. A fun and easy apple-flavored Moscato.
83 points $6.99
Liqs NV Mojito Wine Cocktail California
83 points
$13.99
Cloudy silver color. Aromas of mint leaf, lime rice candy, coconut water, bee pollen and shiso with a silky, light body and a short lime sorbet and limeade finish. A tasty, well balanced Mojito that goes down easy.
83 points $13.99
San Antonio NV Cardinale American Sweet Red Paso Robles
83 points
$14
Violet color. Aromas and flavors of grape and berry sorbet with a silky, bright, fruity sweet medium body and a smooth, agreeable finish with suggestions of honeyed spiced cherries with crunchy, fruit tannins and no oak flavor. An adult grape juice box of a wine for sweet teeth to try in sangria.
Juicy NV Semi-Sweet Sparkle Blueberry Flavored Wine Italy
83 points
$16
Neon electric blue color. Aromas of berry pancake syrup on buckwheat-hemp pancakes, and caramel vanilla fudge with an light body and a somewhat odd, fast blueberry popsicle, potpourri flavored oil, diet fruit punch, and seltzer water finish with no oak flavor. A neon sign of a wine that is a beacon for adventurous sweet-toothed revelers.
Narmada Winery NV Jubilee Virginia
83 points
$28
Ruby black color. Aromas and flavors of meaty pasta sauce, smoked bison and bacon jerkys, blueberry cobbler, and eucalyptus incense with a supple, bright, moderately sweet medium body and a smooth, odd, medium-long finish with suggestions of berry lozenge, smoked nuts, and goji berries with well-integrated, crunchy tannins and moderate oak flavor. A curious smoky, meaty and fruity wine for adventuresome pairings.
Black Box NV Red Sangria N/A
82 points
$19.98
Burnt sienna color. Aromas of sweet cinnamon candy, cola, and cardamom with a supple, thin body and a quick caramel and cherry finish. A simple Kalimotxo-like Sangria for effortless sipping.
82 points $19.98
Tropic Mist NV Raspberry Pink Moscato California
81 points
$11
Brilliant steely pink color. Aromas and flavors of Bomb Pop, Kool-aid, and cherry cola with a gritty, bright, moderately sweet light body and an effortless, somewhat odd, brisk finish with elements of diet fruit punch with chalky tannins. A candied, fruit-punch-like wine for sweet teeth.
Tropic Mist NV Blackberry Merlot California
80 points
$11
Pale ruby color. Candied aromas and flavors of berry Kool-aid with a soft, crisp, petillant, off-dry light body and a smooth, brisk finish displaying overtones of dark berry soda and fruit punch with chalky tannins and no oak flavor. A sweet and chalky berry-drink-like wine.
Tropic Mist NV Exotic Fruits White Zinfandel California
80 points
$11
Pink color. Aromas of Starburst, mint bubblegum, and frozen orange juice concentrate with a watery body and a swift cherry bubble gum and brown sugar finish. A fruity, melted popsicle of a wine for fans of a sweeter style.
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