Blackberry, cherry, bittersweet chocolate, and a slight warming tinge of vanilla, washed down with a tannin structure worthy of a cabernet. This California take on sparkling shiraz is refreshing, and even tasty when warm.4 stars out of 5. Sweetness=1 out of 10 (dry to sweet). $15
Taylor is a self-proclaimed Southern foodie, turned Californian food, wine, and gardening hipster.