Bordeaux Wine Reviews
I drank these 2 wines and tasted black fruit, blue fruit, butterscotch, creamy, grippy tannins, honey, leather, marmalade, red fruit. The wines are aged, dessert wine and came from The Decanter Magazine Wine Club by Wine Access, SomMailier Wine Club.
Wine reviews by: Jessyca Frederick |
From the moment we opened this bottle containing orange-colored and even orange-smelling wine (not the same as the “orange wine” fad), I knew we were in for something different.
Tasting notes: creamy, marmalade, butterscotch, honey
On the palate I tasted red fruits, blue fruits, black fruits (all the fruits, no, not really). The tannins were slightly grippy.
Tasting notes: red fruit, leather, grippy tannins, black fruit, blue fruit
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