Barboursville Vineyards – Malvaxia Passito 2008 – White Table Wine – Virginia

Barboursville Vineyards – Malvaxia Passito 2008 – White Table Wine – Virginia

A very elegant , fine, intense and aromatic wine. The nose shows notes of candied pearand exotic fruits (especially pineapple), dried fruits, sweet quince and spices (especially tea). The palate shows a beautiful elegance, finesse, complexity and balance. The fruity aromas are well defined. It reveals notes of caramelized apple, pear, sweet citrus, small dried…

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Trump Winery – Cru – Aperitif Wine NV

Trump Winery – Cru – Aperitif Wine NV

The nose reveals notes of exotic fruits (papaya, pineapple), sweet citrus, white fruits and toasted notes. The palate is round quite dynamic. In mouth this wine reveals aromas of nectarine, citrus notes, a small vegetal, light notes of coconut and vanilla flower. Also hints of crisp apples at the end.

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Desert Rose Ranch & Winery – Starboard 2011 – Virginia

Desert Rose Ranch & Winery – Starboard 2011 – Virginia

(Port Style Wine 100% Norton) The nose reveals notes of plum and notes of prune associated with notes of truffle, pepper and a little more slight minty note. The palate is round, fleshy. It reveals notes of ripe black fruits (cherry, plum ..) and cocoa (in particular on the finish).

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Desert Rose Ranch & Winery – Desert Delight 2013 – Virginia

Desert Rose Ranch & Winery – Desert Delight 2013 – Virginia

(Late Harvest Vidal Blanc) The nose is expressive. This wine reveals ripe citrus (pink grapefruit, lemon), nectarine, pineapple, caramelized pear and almond. A fruity wine with a long finish. The finish reveals suddenly a hint of acidity.

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Desert Rose Ranch & Winery – Cabernet Franc 2011 – Virginia

Desert Rose Ranch & Winery – Cabernet Franc 2011 – Virginia

The nose reveals notes of black fruits (especially blackcurrant), red fruits and spices accompanied by a small woody note. In mouth this wine is mineral, fruity, marked its terroir and reveals a little complexity. It reveals notes of plum, cassis and slight red fruits notes and spicy notes. A little acidity on the finish. A…

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Desert Rose Ranch & Winery – R.E.D. Chambourcin 2012 – Virginia

Desert Rose Ranch & Winery – R.E.D. Chambourcin 2012 – Virginia

(RED = Retired and Extremely Dangerous) The nose reveals notes of red fruits (especially cherry), small spices and slight black fruits notes. The palate reveals precise notes of red fruits (strawberry, cherry, raspberry) associated with hints of plum, fig and spices.

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Desert Rose Ranch & Winery – R.E.D. Chambourcin 2011 – Virginia

Desert Rose Ranch & Winery – R.E.D. Chambourcin 2011 – Virginia

(RED = Retired and Extremely Dangerous) The nose reveals notes of black fruits (cassis, black cherry) associated with herbal notes and more lightly spicy notes. In mouth this wine is fruity and reveals fresh aromas of black fruits combined with spicy and warm notes.

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Desert Rose Ranch & Winery – Sparky 2012 – Virginia

Desert Rose Ranch & Winery – Sparky 2012 – Virginia

The nose reveals notes of red fruits (currant, raspberry, sweet cherry). The palate is fresh, with a slight sweetness and fruity. It reveals notes of fresh red fruits and candy. The finish is long and fruity.

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Desert Rose Ranch & Winery – Ole Moo Moo 2012 – Virginia

Desert Rose Ranch & Winery – Ole Moo Moo 2012 – Virginia

(Viognier, Vidal Blanc) The nose reveals notes of ripe fruits, citrus, quince combined with notes of almonds and honey. In mouth this wine is fruity, elegant, smooth and semi-dry. It reveals notes of citrus and slightly spices and honey.

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Desert Rose Ranch & Winery – Unhitched Chardonnay 2012 – Virginia

Desert Rose Ranch & Winery – Unhitched Chardonnay 2012 – Virginia

(75% Chardonnay, 25% Viognier) The nose is fresh and fruity. It reveals notes of flowers, linden tree, citrus (grapefruit, orange) and lemon zests. The palate reveals a little complexity. It is well-balanced, aromatic and has a nice slightly creamy texture. Good length.

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