Top Ten Wines
111 S. Ninth St.
Las Rocas Granacha, $12.
Owner Paul Vernon says, “It’s full-bodied, has lots of fruit and is slightly spicy.”
2703 E. Broadway
Castello Farnetella Lucilla, $16.
Owner Kevin Goodwin says: “It is a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Sangiovese. It is very silky and vibrant with elegant fruit, a voluptously textured wine.”
10 W. Nifong Blvd, Suite E
2005 Robert Hall Rhone De Robles, $20.
The wine is a blend of eleven different kinds of grapes. “If you like a sweeter wine, you’ll be able to enjoy this. It has good fruit to it,” says manager Nathan Todd.
The Nostalgia Shop
819 E. WalnutSt.
Owner Tim Flynn says, “I’m not a wine drinker, but this is by far the most popular wine.” He says he has been told the Chardonnay has a nice oak flavor.
Joe’s Wine and Spirits
2001 Corona Road
Adam Puchta Vignoles, $16.
According to owner Joe Strawn, the wine, made from sweet Missouri grapes, is “the most popular, without a doubt. It is a sweet, dessert-style wine. It has a kiwi and grapefruit taste.”
Les Bourgeois Vineyards
12847 W. Highway Bb, Rocheport
Riverboat Red, $10.
Marilyn Ellsasser, manager of the tasting room, quotes the tasting notes, saying the sweet, Concord based wine is “infused with aromas of raspberry and cherry.”