Taste/Nose: Big bold wine with soft chewy tannins. Rich, darkly sweet nose…nose of black cherry and plum.
Food Pair: Any robust meal, yet does well on its own! Pair with a simple meat or bold cheese.
Label: Son Anthony’s photo of a Sunset by the Delaware Bay in south Jersey.
Misc: Aged in Oak for over 30 months. This wine is not meant to be shared with just anyone. It’s for you and wine-appreciative friends!
1. The Thompson Seedless grape is most likely the most planted grape in the world, primarily used as a table grape, but 10-30% is used for wine and brandy (880,000- 1,000,000 acres).
2. Second on the list, or first on the list of grapes used primarily for wine, is the Spanish grape, Airén, used for making cheap white wines and brandy (756,000 acres).
3 & 4. Next in popularity is the Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, with close to 721,000 acres each worldwide,Cabernet Sauvignon having a slight edge on Merlot.