name that wine

Our game generator randomly picks four wines from our database and mixes them up. Can you match each tasting note to the wine it describes? Test your knowledge and play again and again...

Tasting notes:

  • Combines firm, structured tannins and acidity, framing a juicy core of dark berry fruit that's intense. Ends with a floral black licorice edge. Best from 2013 through 2026. 180 cases made.

    Drag a wine name here from the list below
  • A rich red, offering cherry and blackberry flavors, backed by bright acidity and dense tannins. Delivers direct fruit and moderate length. Drink now. 500 cases made.

    Drag a wine name here from the list below
  • This juicy style sports raspberry and cherry flavors on a fluid, balanced profile. Firms up on the finish, remaining persistent and tangy. Drink now through 2018. 1,650 cases made.

    Drag a wine name here from the list below
  • Smoke and earth notes underscore the tangy prune, black licorice and burnt chocolate accents in this moderate red, with light tannins. Nerello Mascalese, Nerello Cappuccio, Nero d'Avola and Nocera. Drink now. Tasted twice, with consistent notes. 400 cases made.

    Drag a wine name here from the list below

1.- Fairchild Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Sigaro 2009

2.- Marchesato degli Aleramici Rosso di Montalcino 2011

3.- G.D. Vajra Freisa Langhe Kyè 2010

4.- Tenuta Enza La Fauci Faro Oblì 2010

   Play a new game

What Am I Tasting?

Test your tasting skills in our mystery-wine game.

New: Do you have a hunch about this red with solid range and character?
Wine Challenge

Test your knowledge with our fun, biweekly quiz.

New: How Do You Spell That Wine Word? Part 5, October 16, 2014
Wine Spectator School: All courses are FREE for Members

Learn from the experts and get the most out of each sip. Take one of our online courses or take them all—from the ABCs of Tasting to in-depth seminars on Food Pairing, California Cabernet, Bordeaux, Tuscany, Sensory Evaluation and more.

Browse our course catalog
Check out the professional wine sales and service courses
Learn Wine Forum: Got questions? Get answers


= members only

Keep me logged in      Forgot Password?

Free Email Newsletters

Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions

» View samples
» Or sign up now!
» Manage my newsletter preferences


The marketplace for all your wine needs, including:

Wine Storage | Wine Clubs
Dining & Travel | Wine Auctions
Wine Shops | Wine Accessories