Posts tagged ‘Blend’

August 2, 2011

Apothic Red

Before we moved, we lived next door to a wine distributer who worked for Gallo. And we didn’t get nearly enough free wine out of it. 🙂 We became friends with our neighbors, who oddly enough had the same first names as us. But, after we moved, we were invited to a little party at their house. On the way out, we were handed a bottle of her new wine (there were 4 cases stacked up at the door for the taking). Yes, please.

Apothic is a winemaker’s blend, and it’s one of the smoothest red wines I’ve ever had. It’s a blend of syrah, zinfandel and merlot. Very oaky, like a good oaked chardonnay, it has all the good stuff a great Californian red should have – vanilla, dark chocolate and cherry. I prefer it right out of the bottle, undecanted, but it may be too much for those used to drinking lighter wines. Let it breath a bit, and you’ll love it too! An excellent and easy-drinking wine for the price.

2009 Apothic Red – Winemaker’s Blend



Disclaimer: I do not claim to be a sommelier. I am in no way and expert. This “review” is because I liked it and think maybe you will like it too. No one can tell you what type of wine you like. Take it with a grain of salt. Try it and see if you like it too.