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Winery : Hazlitt’s Red Cat Cellars
Winemaker : Tim Benedict
Three Word Taste Summary : cherry , raspberry , tart
Food Pairings : Burgers, wings, pizza, nachos
Storage Instructions : Store in a cool (46-65 degrees fahrenheit) dry area.
Opens with a sweet sangria-style taste and finishes with a tangy mouth-watering bite.
Winery : Texas Hills Vineyard
Winemaker : Gary Gilstrap
Three Word Taste Summary : pineapple , fruit , pear
Food Pairings : Summer cuisine – salads, aged gouda, mild nutty cheese
Suggested Drinking Window : Between 2011 and 2015
Storage Instructions : Keep constant cool (under 70 degrees F)
A great wine just to have around, it’s a blend of Chenin Blanc and Pinot Grigio, from the Texas High Plains. The wine has a crisp & fruity intensity, expressing crisp summer pear with tropical fruit overtones hinting pineapple.
Winery : Rutherford Ranch
Delicious flavors of ripe pear, Meyer lemon and creamy butterscotch. The texture is rich and round, with a crisp finish.
The 2014 vintage was nearly ideal. The moderate temperatures throughout the growing season gave us grapes of wonderful concentration and good balance. In general, yields were slightly above average and the quality of fruit truly outstanding. This wine pairs beautifully with herb-baked chicken, grilled or poached salmon, mac & cheese, or a Caesar salad. Delightful by the glass or on its own. This wine is a bright gold color with aromas of Meyer lemon, pear and apple, with vanilla and cinnamon. Delicious flavors of ripe pear, Meyer lemon and creamy butterscotch. The texture is rich and round, with a crisp finish.
Winery : Original House Wine
Winemaker : Hal Landvoigt
Three Word Taste Summary : jasmine , apricot , honeysuckle
Food Pairings : Spicy foods
Fragrant nose of honeysuckle, jasmine and hints of apricot. The palate leads in with notes of clover honey, golden delicious apple and apricot. There is a hing of ripe nectarine on the finish
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Winery : Warner Vineyards
Winemaker : DurrantWarner
Three Word Taste Summary : apple , apricot , peach
Winery : Dark Horse
Winemaker : Beth Liston
Three Word Taste Summary : dark berries , caramel , chewy
Blend is big and mouth-filling with dark fruit flavors, notes of caramel and chew tannins on the finish.
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