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...
A dark, muscular style, with cocoa powder and coffee up front, followed by dark plum, currant and blackberry fruit flavors. A strong toasty edge holds sway on the finish. The dense fruit will allow this to cellar. Best from 2014 through 2020. 1,750 cases made.
Shows a broad anise- and apple-filled core, harnessed by salted butter, chamomile and lanolin hints on the finish. Reveals a buried acidity, but seems likely to develop quickly nonetheless. Drink now through 2014. 48 cases made.
Soft and fruity, with cherry and berry flavors. A hint of earth and tobacco intertwines on the finish, accented by light tannins. Drink now through 2016. 12,000 cases imported.
Opens on a distinctly spicy note, with tobacco leaf, toasty cedar and cinnamon notes. The sandalwood, cranberry and raspberry flavors firm up on the finish. Drink now through 2027. 2,000 cases made.
1.- Cecchi Chianti 2011
2.- Highfield Pinot Noir Marlborough 2011
3.- Silver Thread Riesling Seneca Lake STV Estate Vineyard 2012
4.- Château La Croix Lartigue Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux 2010
Test your tasting skills in our mystery-wine game.New: Can you get to the heart of this white with direct peach, ginger, melon and shortbread notes?
Test your knowledge with our fun, biweekly quiz.New: Time for a Great Northwest Adventure, January 22, 2015
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.
Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions