Von Stiehl: Satin Red

General Information

Wine:  Satin Red

Vintage: 

Grape Content: Undisclosed/ Guess: Frontenac

Price: $13.00

Recommended Pairing: Hard cheese/ fruit

Winery:  Von Stiehl

Location: Algoma, WI

Acquired: Gift

Kara’s Scorecard

Appearance:  2- Good, clear with the characteristic color.

  • Comments: Dark purple, opaque.

Aroma:  -Good characteristic aroma. Admirable bouquet. 

  • Comments:

Taste:  5 -Strong characteristic flavor. Excellent balance and body but not outstanding.

  • Comments: Jammy, fruity, plum

Aftertaste:   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.

To find out more about Von Stiehl Winery, and try their wines for yourself, visit their website here.

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