When mixed with water, this tastes mostly like water. Jesus is just alright with that. "A swell pizza wine" --Bill Ward

"Great inky purple. Nose of dark Cherries. Palate has dark plum and cherries. Pleasantly Tart. Dark chocolate. Mild oak. Nice medium tannins. Great with egg rolls and Chinese food. 91 points" --Renato on empirewine

Hey, Renato... All that and only four stars?

 Possibly too acidic, bed time will tell.

"...it would benefit from some red meat" -- Merky_Waters on cellartrackers.com

“Judging a wine by a dark color is for stupid people” -- Gianfranco Soldera

One reviewer said, "I am not a wine drinker by nature and I have no idea where I got this wine but had it here at the house so served it up to a visiting relative.." This wine deserves better than that.

"Really really love this wine!" --Shannon Breniman dePrado

So, Shannon, we should be friends!!

One local liquor store has begun tagging their wine selections with  "drink by" date.      It makes me laugh every time.

“Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.”
― Louis Pasteur

...new selections added often and carelessly.

Not a unanimous choice, but fine for a Thursday night. If you find a chocolate kiss in your sock drawer you should eat it anyway.

Nothing but like for this one, a lot of like. "Beauuuutiful balance," say the wine thumbs.

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