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:  4 -Good characteristic aroma. Admirable bouquet.  Comments: Taste:  5 -Strong characteristic flavor. Excellent balance and body but not outstanding. … Continue reading Von Stiehl: Satin Red

Michael David Winery: Freakshow

General Information Wine:  FreakShow Cabernet Sauvignon Vintage: 2013 Grape Content: Cabernet Sauvignon Price: $20.00 Recommended Pairing: Dark chocolate Winery: Michael David Location: Lodi, CA Acquired: Gift Kara's Scorecard Appearance:  3 -Brilliant with a characteristic color. Comments: Remarkably dark, opaque, black Aroma:  4 -Good characteristic aroma. Admirable bouquet.  Comments: Fruity, earthy, cherry Taste:  6 -Wonderful characteristic flavor. Outstanding balance. Smooth, full-bodied. Comments: Very … Continue reading Michael David Winery: Freakshow

Entwine: Cabernet

General Information Wine: Cabernet Sauvignon Vintage: 2013 Grape Content: Cabernet Sauvignon/ Undisclosed Price: $12.99 Recommended Pairing: See menu pairing on website below. Winery: Wente Vineyards Location: Livermore, CA Acquired: Gift Kara's Scorecard Appearance:  3 -Brilliant with characteristic colour. Comments: Dark, Purple, Heavy Aroma:  5 -Excellent, strong characteristic aroma. Complex bouquet. Good balance. Comments: Woodsy, jammy, cherry + raspberry Taste:  5  -Strong characteristic flavor. … Continue reading Entwine: Cabernet

The Next Winery

I have accepted a position at another local winery after receiving news that my current winery residency will be ending at the end of the month. My current coworkers and I have known about the retail closing since December but we did not have a definitive date. In the previous months, I have experienced a … Continue reading The Next Winery

65 Vines: Shuttle Buns

General Information Wine: Shuttle Buns Vintage: 2013 Grape Content: 100% Marechal Foch Price: $20.00 Recommended Pairing: Blackberries, Salmon, Dark Chocolate. Winery: 65 Vines Location: Rogers, WI Acquired: Gift Kara's Scorecard Appearance:  2 -Good with clear characteristic color. Comments: Ruby/Purple, Bright, Slight Reflect, Medium Body+ Translucence Aroma:  4  -Pleasant/ Good. Characteristic. Comments: Strong, Earthy, Fruity, Faint oak. Taste:  … Continue reading 65 Vines: Shuttle Buns