Kind of cool drinking a wine from Texas. Light golden in color. The nose has a bit of a sweet scent to it along with minerals and slight petrol. At first I thought it was a Riesling. On the palate, this is sweet. A bit disjointed but not bad. It is sweet with some minerals and a candied lemon note to it. Worked pretty well with a salad. I believe it cost around $20 which is fine for a fun wine and something different. While I am not familiar with this winery or wine, I suspect it was better a year or two ago.
Light golden in color. On the nose, this has nice red apples and slight peach. Medium bodied. Slightly sweet. It has a nice minerality with a touch of apples on the palate. Clen finish.
Autumn is here and for most of us, that means shifting from the lighter summer rosés, whites and BBQ Reds into something that matches with heartier food or sitting by the fire on a chilly fall evening. At every party though there is someone who says they only drink white wine. Sometimes he or she means sweet, but often dry wines work too. Just like red wines, however, there are white wines that work great for the autumn season too.
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