Cupcake Vineyard- Black Forest Wine (4 out of 5)



D gave this bottle to me for Thanksgiving. He felt I could use a new wine. New inspiration, a new blog post. Thanksgiving, friends. That was a month ago! I haven’t posted on the blog since October. That was the Honey Bourbon that I was enamored with. So almost two and a half months since I posted here. To my followers who have emailed me (I love you all) about why I wasn’t on here, full disclosure- a bad depression period between October and November. and then the holidays. I know, it doesn’t fully start until December for most of you, but I work RETAIL. And that starts in October. So.. I’ve been busy…and I’ve also been drinking less. But in the spirit (of spirits), I have begun drinking here and there again, in moderation. So you will see more posts here and there. This is a new Cupcake Vineyard entry. I saw black forest, and thought of cake. So good job, Dylan- you know me well! It wasn’t as wonderous as a big honkin’ piece of cake would be, but I will not complain, because it’s magically delicious.

This is a mixture of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Zinfadel, Petite Sirah, and Petite Verdot. It’s quite a blend. It’s a heady blend, on the heartier side. The nose is also quite pungent when you uncork it. After aerating it, still packs quite a wallop a hour and half later. This wine is a beautiful purple hue that speaks widely of berries, spice, and hints of chocolate. 13.5% alcohol content guarantees a punch, and it delivers in spades. This is definitely a wine that is best paired with a steak, prime rib, or some spicy tenderloin. I would highly recommend it for the wine lover/carnivore who demands an elegant, full-bodied wine to match their nightly meal.


About generationgbooks

I read a ridiculous amount of books in a ridiculously quick amount of time. I read everything- fiction, history, sports, political science, fantasy, young adults, kids, romance- everything. I have worked in books almost half of my life now, and I never get bored with them. I need an outlet for books, where I can reach many people who may or may not give a fig about my opinions. I'm kind of known for rambling about books, so I figure it's about time I get off my lazy ass and take it to the blogosphere, where I have had the great luck of meeting many wonderful people inflicted with this book-disease. Personal stuff? Not much. I work too much, I'm single so I have more time to deal with this and less to deal with BS. I'm a die-hard Duranie and 80's fan. I am way too entertained with social media and astrology(for those of you who give a fig, I'm a Capricorn, or the sexier description- a seagoat.) for mine and the world's- own good. Only insanity can result from me blogging. That said, here goes!

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