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This inexpensive ($11.95) wine from the McLaren Vale region of Australia was a pleasant change from our usual round of Sauv Blanc and Chardonnay. I didn’t know quite what to expect from a blend of Marsanne, Riesling, Rousanne and Sauv Blanc.


In the glass, the wine gave off a piña colada aroma–a very pleasing way to begin! The wine is one of those that leaves a coating on the glass. The mouthfeel matched the piña colada experience: creamy coconut and pineapple with a hint of sweetness. The taste was slightly spicy like a Gewürtz. It is a light and refreshing wine, but not astringent.

My only reservation is that  after all that excitement in the mouth, there’s not much of a finish. Still, I would happily go for this one again.