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Categorized | Dessert, Portugal, Sherry & Port

CORKSCREWs REVIEWs Top Dessert Wines Of 2010


DSCF0190 thumb CORKSCREWs REVIEWs Top Dessert Wines Of 2010                                       DSCF0189 thumb CORKSCREWs REVIEWs Top Dessert Wines Of 2010


Symington Family Estates-Warre’s-Warrior-Special Reserve-Porto-NV-Portugal-$11.99-A ripe nose of spice and dark fruit, very dark, blackish in color.  A sweet full bodied port, dark fruit, spice, a good value for it’s price range, a bottle will last up to one month in frig after opening.               WE-87           WS-82             CR-87             Good with desert or alone.

Quinta and Vineyard Bottlers-Croft-Distinction Porto-Special Reserve-Portugal-NV-$15.99-A sweet nose of raisins, dark black in color.  A full bodied port, raisins, chocolate, figs, long flavors, lasted a month in frig.              WE-88                CR-90                 Good with desert, ice cream.

Europa-ChocoVine-Chocolate & Red Wine-Holland-NV-9.99-A nose of cocoa liquor, looks like Nesquick.  A delicious concoction of chocolate and red wine that somehow really works, great over ice, kinda like Bailey’s but lighter.           NR               CR-88                Good as a desert, or over ice cream.

Jackson-Triggs Estate Wines-Proprietors Reserve-Vidal Icewine-Niagara Peninsula-Canada—2006-$22.99-A rich nose of sweet honey, golden honey in color.  A sweet wine, honey, lemon, caramel, apricot, a nice desert wine.            WS-90          CR-88          Good with cakes, ice cream.

Symington Family Estates-Warre’s-Late Bottled Vintage-Porto-Unfiltered-Portugal-2000-$19.99-A nose of sweet dark spicy fruit, dark black in color.  Black raspberry, cassis, a full bodied desert wine, sweet milk chocolate, smooth and full bodied and very enjoyable.                    RP-90              WS-90              WE-88               CR-90               Good with dessert.      

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