Saturday, May 23, 2009

May 22 Wine Taste

Darren had the female wine theme going this evening with Seven Daughters Wine Makers Blend Red from California and Mad Houswife (which his wife was a couple weeks ago after too much wine) 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon. The Seven Daughters is a blend of 50% Merlot, 17% both Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, 11% Zinfandel, 2% of Syrah and Carignane and finally 1% Sangiovese. Definate dark berry flavor at first with just the right hint of vanilla. Silky smooth and preferred as the nights favorite. The Mad Housewife Cabernet was also a smooth wine with cherry flavor in the beginning and what tasted like plum towards the finish. The longer we drank it one in the group said its not a fruit flavor at the end but something else. In research it might be the mocha which makes sense. Both excellent selections once again this week.

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