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Dubbonnet

Dubbonnet
Rouge Wine Aperitif

Category: Wine Specialty

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 19%
94 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$17
Best Buy
2022 Top 2 Wine Specialty

Dubbonnet
Rouge Wine Aperitif

Category: Wine Specialty

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 19%
Ruby color. Aromas and flavors of ripe red cherry, stewed strawberry, herbs, quinine, and violets with a full body and a long finish displaying impressions of cherry cough drops, grilled herbs, and light citrus. Poured over ice, used in cocktails, or as an excellent addition to a punch, this is sure to please.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Fruity, Spicy, Herbal & Bitter
Aroma Aroma: ripe red cherry, stewed strawberry, herbs, quinine, and violets
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with impressions of cherry cough drops, grilled herbs, and light citrus
Smoothness Smoothness:
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails and on the rocks
Cocktail Cocktails: Amaretto Sour, Pimm's Cup
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Poured over ice, used in cocktails, or as an excellent addition to a punch, this is sure to please.

The Producer or Importer

Heaven Hill Brands

The Producer or  Importer
4500 Bowling Boulevard
Ste 300
Louisville, KY 40207
USA
1 502-348-3921

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Wine Specialty

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Serve in a Copita
Wine Specialty is a category for higher alcohol wine based on aperitifs with a variety of flavorings that are sold in the spirits channel, but are not traditional fortified wines. This includes fruit aperitifs from Poland at 36 proof made from cherry and peach; Pineau des Charentes, a French aperitif made from wine grapes and Cognac eau-de-vie, and spiced dessert wine, made from herbs steeped in sweet wine. These specialty wines can have multiple purposes, be it drinking on their own, use in cocktails or even in cooking.