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Golden Nectar Port

Golden Nectar Port Wine Details
Price: $22.99 per bottle

Description: A truly unique wine made from Mission grapes from vines that go back to the gold rush days. A port with a beautiful honeyed yellow color and an inviting brandy bouquet. The finish brings out the subtle flavors of honey, mango, and buttery caramel with nutty/almond notes. This wine is best paired with fresh fruits and berrys but it is great poured over ice cream. Orange Muscat Port Code:2221 Price: $17.99 Quantity in Basket: none Orange Muscat Port - Made from 100% Orange Muscat grapes, this wonderfully rich, fruity, refreshing wine. Neutral wine spirits fortify Orange Muscat Port preserving the delicate, light, fruity character of this delicious wine which is best served chilled. 01 Barbera Port Code:3152 Price: $19.99 Quantity in Basket: none This port is loaded with ripe, rich, dark, chocolate-cherry tones. This distinctive port is a perfect balance of Barbera fruitiness and brandy-inspired fortification. Harvested at peak ripeness, it resulted in a wine of great intensity. Blended with brandy during fermentation, the finished product retained varietal character and sweetness with full-bodied complexity. BRONZE METAL WINNER - 2005 Orange County Fair

Varietal Definition
A red-wine grape of Italian origin that produces sturdy, tannic wines capable of aging. Barbera is widely planted in Italy’s Piedmont region, where it accounts for half the total acreage. Most California Barbera is grown in the Central Valley and finds its way into generic or proprietary blends. The Sierra Foothills, Paso Robles, Santa Clara and Sonoma, where very warm days are moderated by cool nights, produce some of the state’s best varietal Barberas. The fruit is naturally high in acid, which it retains very well, even in hot climates. Barbera grapes are also high in anthocyanins, but only low to moderate in tannin content. The resulting wines are deep, purplish black in their youth, but tend to early browning and lightening as they age. Tannin from oak aging can help somewhat to stabilize color.
Earliest grape planted in 17th century in what is now the state of California. Thought to have arrived in the America's by Spanish conquistadores importation. Known to be identical with the Pais grape widely grown in Chile and thought to originate from the Monica grape of Spain and Sardinia.
Muscat, thought to be one of the oldest grape varieties, is grown worldwide. It is vinified in a multitude of styles, from still to sparkling, and dry to sweet to fortified. Also called Moscato, Moscatel and Muskateller, it is a sweetly aromatic, fruity grape that has many genetic variations and colors. It probably originated in Greece but maybe the independent sultanate of Muscat in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula had something to do with it. Over 200 different varieties and derivatives to the Muscat family exist today. Muscat Canelli, Orange Muscat and Black Muscat are varieties most planted in California, which makes primarily still wine. More unusual is Muscat fermented to total dryness, which leaves greater alcohol levels and no residual sugar. Some Muscats are aged in oak to provide additional complexity.Today’s recommended Muscats represent many of these styles, so use the tasting notes and percent of residual sugar - listed if provided by the winery - to find a wine you’ll enjoy. The more sugar and the lower the alcohol, the sweeter the wine, though wines above 10 percent alcohol can also be somewhat sweet.


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