Here’s a style of wine I don’t drink to much. I usually am not a fan of sweet dessert wine. However, lately I have acquired a taste for well crafted dessert wine. By well crafted, it’s to my taste buds. I don’t like it overly sweet and syrupy.
This Paperbirch 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon Fine Ruby Dessert Wine is from Hudson-Chatham Winery in Ghent, NY. This wine is 18% alcohol.
On the nose you get that sweet smell with raisins and alcohol. This wine had nice balance and a soft and silky feel in my mouth. It was not overly sweet. The flavors that came out were cherry and raisins.
I really enjoyed this wine after dinner. We had it with apple pie and I think it will go real well with something chocolate.