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- Innkeeper - 01-06-2009 04:23 PM
Candia (NH) Vineyards, Good King Robertâ€™s Red. Alcohol level: 13%. This one was somewhat fuller than Mystery Wine #1.
It gave a strange aroma on the nose. I asked True Love to give a sniff and she gave it a pass (thought it might be oaked, but it wasnâ€™t). Letâ€™s say it was black fruit on the nose and upfront. In the middle it was more complex than MW#1, but gave a slightly grainy mouth feel that I sometimes find in Hybrids. It finished nicely.
Matched it with lamb shank meat that had been cooked in the slow pot and had bones, fat, and sinew removed; and then returned to tomato sauce it had been cooked in. And spaghetti. The wine went very well with it.