• rupertm wrote: (76 points)

    July 31, 2012 - Very sweet and a little sickly. Would be fine in small doses with a chocolate dessert.

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  • underwds wrote: (85 points)

    April 11, 2010 - More raspberry wine than grape. At first it was kind of refreshing, although very sweet. As the bottle sat there, the fruitiness started to muddle. I kind of wish I had another bottle to try an experiment: reduce it down and add some chocolate as an ice cream or cake topping.

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  • sayward wrote: (85 points)

    April 17, 2009 - This tastes like a raspberry wine. Very sweet to the point of being a little disgusting. We drank it after roasted chicken, ladies liked it, guys hated it.

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  • Meerlust wrote:

    February 15, 2009 - This dessert wine was as expected - sweet with black raspberry and a bit of stemminess. Uncomplicated but it paired beautifully with chocolate lave cake.

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  • Green wrote: (75 points)

    December 30, 2007 - Not nearly as great as I thought it would be. Hopefully decanting would help... but our crowd was unimpressed with its flavor and lack of complexity. Secretly hoping it was the framboise... Oh well.

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  • rkwine wrote: (90 points)

    September 23, 2007 - yummy, as always. a bit on the sweet side.

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  • EricFromMD wrote: (80 points)

    July 9, 2007 - Not my cup of tea although some may like it. Super sweet with lots of alcohol and black rasberry flavors. Like jell-o that didn't jell.

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  • RomanKJ wrote: (82 points)

    July 8, 2007 - Dark purple color. Raspberry and blackberry flavors, but very, very sweet. A touch artificial. My bro's TN ("like jello mix that didn't set") nailed it. I wasn't crazy about it and it wasn't a big hit with the family. If I had any more I'd let them age and see what happens.

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  • jmoskow wrote: (82 points)

    June 4, 2007 - Very viscous and sweet. This is very chewy and heavy. Not subtle at all.

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  • davetong wrote: (87 points)

    March 12, 2007 - Left half the bottle on the counter; didn't bother to refrigerate because I wanted it to oxidise a bit. It definitely made a positive difference. I'm thinking a couple of years in the cellar or an hour or two in the decanter will pay dividends.

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