Monday, October 15, 2012

A post about wine... for a change!

It's been a while since I last posted something about wines...  that does not mean I have not tasted wine all this time, LOL!!!

These are some wines I tasted about a month or two ago... It was an invitation from a scrapbooker friend who also loves wine and she frequently attends activities with a group.  

This Albariño was interesting...  


And this Albillo was very good...  (first time for me trying this white grape).


Another Albariño, which I liked even more.



White Merlot? Yes, you read right...
I learned white merlot is made the same way as White Zinfandel.  The red grapes are crushed, and are left to have very brief contact with the skin... which results in a pink liquid or juice to be fermented.  Very refreshing.  People often describe a hint of raspberry.



These are the reds we tried that day...






This was my favorite among them all... named Solpost.   It was a blend of Grenache (Garnacha), Carignane (Cariñena), and Cabernet Sauvignon (these are all red grapes).  For me, it was a very well balanced wine... Just the right strength and fruitiness... But you know... the beauty of tasting wines is that the best one is the one in your glass...


This is my friend Nilsa and I...


And this is a photo she took of my husband and I... like we were inside the glass, isn't it cool?

Cheers!



Have  a great week!


4 comments:

Zaira Ivette Sierra said...

Myra,

My favorite wine so far is a Zinfandel. Any good recomendations?

Scrapper Myra said...


Two of the red zinfandel wines I have tried and liked a lot are Loló and V. Sattui.

If you mean white zinfandel, I've tried Corbet Canyon and Sutter Home and have been satisfied.

Hope this helps. But remember it all depends on your tastes.

Sonia said...

Myra gracias por toda la info de wine, wow!. Love the photo, thanks for the idea. I think our fav are White Zinfandel and some times Urraca. May be I wrote the wrong name, lol!
I sent you an email, check as soon as possible.

Corey Glenn said...

With all the flavors of wine and the process to produce it, I am really fascinated with White Merlot! It was made out of merlot grape, but was not in contact with the skin during the fermentation so it didn’t absorb the color of the grape. I really love this wine as I can drink it along with different kinds of food, especially on summer because it can be serve chilled!

~Corey Glenn