Each week I review and recommend a wine and send it to my Where the Wine is Weekly Newsletter subscribers. Here are the wines I reviewed in March!
These wines were purchased by me.
3 Horse Ranch Vineyards 2014 Syrah Single Vineyard Eagle Foothills AVA. Another terrific wine made by Idaho winemaker Greg Koenig. This wine was recommended by the winery owner, Martha Cunningham, as a true expression of the Eagle Foothills terroir. This wine is 14.6% alcohol by volume and priced at $40.00.
Appearance: Dark purple.
Aroma: Black cherry and cassis with hints of vanilla and leather.
Palate: Full-bodied with medium acidity and strong tannins.
Finish: Lovely and long lasting.
Rating: Outstanding! A-
Ste. Chapelle Winery Moscato Chateau Series. From the Muscat Blanc grape sourced in the Skyline Vineyard of the Snake River Valley. This Moscato has 6.5% residual sugar; it’s the wine I chose when I made the Quick Wine Cake and was a nice pairing for dessert as well. This wine is 12.8% alcohol by volume and priced at $10.00.
Appearance: Pale straw.
Aroma: Fruity of aromas citrus and melon with a nice floral hint.
Palate: Light bodied and medium sweet with apricot flavors.
Finish: Medium finish with a lingering honey note.
Rating: Excellent! B+
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