Which brings me to my wine review of the week:
$7.99 (Costco), Twist Off, Italy
The back of the bottle says:
“Fonte al Sole is produced from grapes grown in the beautiful Tuscany region. This medium bodied, ruby red wine reveals both structure and grace with a fragrant bouquet of plums and spicy hints and a soft, well balanced taste of ripe fruit.”
This definitely sounds like one of those super-taster wine expects wrote the description, and that they are very classy. They must think the wine is also very classy.
Which made me feel uber classy while drinking it. I held the glass with my pinky finger sticking out and spoke in a very sophisticated accent all night. I even wore my eye glasses and read a book by the fire. It was just great.
I thought this wine was very solid, for the “expensive” price of $7.99. I was going to save this wine for a special occasion, but I got home the other night and Chef Jeff was using it in one of his recipes. This gave me an excuse to have a glass. Yum. I thought this red blend was a great change to the typical Merlot or Cab Sav (I think I could tell a difference…. but I’m no expert). I *think* I can identify the spicy hints but yet I can taste the bold fruit more easily. This is a winner and it makes me feel nice and warm inside. Or is that the fire I was sitting next to?
What is your favorite type of wine? How much are you willing to spend?