Wine Folly put together this informative color chart. Not only does it name the colors of wine, it tells you what the colors mean for flavor
Ruta 22 2013 Malbec Argentina Price: $11.99 You know I like my red wine to have junk in the trunk. Malbec—especially Malbec from Argentina—has junk in the trunk. Ruta 22 is no exception. It is deep purple in the class. The nose yields cherries and blackberries. This wine is jammy and round. The palate reveals… Continue reading Ruta 22 Malbec : Wine Wednesday Review
I am a red-head. No, I’m not a ginger. I mean that I like red wine…a lot. If you have been reading my wine reviews, you already know that I like wines with ‘junk in the trunk’. If you’re new (Hey!), junk in the trunk is my term for a full-bodied red wine.
No matter if you like your red wine to have junk in the trunk, or if you prefer something a little lighter, this cheat sheet can help you find what you’re looking for.
Pontificis 2012 40% Grenache, 40% Syrah, 20% Mourvedre Vin Pays d’Oc, Languedoc-Roussillon, France Price: $6.99 This is the last wine from my Trader Joe’s haul. Parting is such sweet sorrow. GSM stands for Granache, Syrah, Mouvedre. This is a classic red wine blend—and one of my favorites. Pontificis did not disappoint. It is a deep… Continue reading Pontificis GSM 2012: Wine Wednesday Review
Tribunal Red Wine North Coast 2012 Red Blend California Price: $9.99 Today’s Wine Wednesday review is another red from my most recent Trader Joe’s haul. A crew member recommended Tribunal Red Wine North Coast when I asked for a wine with ‘junk in the trunk’. Okay—he initially looked perplexed when I said ‘junk in the trunk’.… Continue reading Drink—Wine Wednesday Review Tribunal North Coast Red
The Original Dark Horse Big Red Blend Malbec, Syrah, Tempranillo, and Merlot Price: $7.99 One great thing about visiting Virginia is that the Trader Joe’s grocery stores sell beer and wine. So I make a point to make a wine run on my way back any time I visit. For those of you that are… Continue reading Drink: Wine Wednesday Review — The Original Dark Horse Big Red Blend
My wine club did a tasting at Vino Rosina, a fabulous wine bar in the Harbor East neighborhood of Baltimore. This tasting had a definite Spanish flair. Each wine was paired with a small bite that brought out its best flavor notes. First up was Xarmant Arabako Txakolina, 2010 paired with Cojonudo — a chorizo and… Continue reading Feast: Vino Rosina