Wine: Satin Red
Grape Content: Undisclosed/ Guess: Frontenac
Recommended Pairing: Hard cheese/ fruit
Winery: Von Stiehl
Location: Algoma, WI
Appearance: 2- Good, clear with the characteristic color.
- Comments: Dark purple, opaque.
Aroma: 4 -Good characteristic aroma. Admirable bouquet.
Taste: 5 -Strong characteristic flavor. Excellent balance and body but not outstanding.
- Comments: Jammy, fruity, plum
Aftertaste: 3 – Lingering outstanding aftertaste.
- Comments: Lingering.
Overall Impression: 2– Excellent.
- Comments: Very transitional, slightly sweet on the finish. Nice balance.
Total Score: 15- Excellent.
- Comments: Wish grape variety/blend content was disclosed on label or website. Although their website recommends this semi-dry red to pair with spaghetti and meat, I find it to be too sweet of a wine and suggest it be a sipper with cheese or dessert.
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