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89 • Tomasello NV Sparkling Blueberry, New Jersey $18.
Bright ruby color. Bright aromas of blueberry compote, bold cinnamon, mocha follow through on a lively entry to a fruity-yet-dry medium-full body with clementine and menthol notes. Finishes with a long, spicy fade. Tasty. (tasted on Jun-18-2009)
83 • St. Clair NV Mimosa, New Mexico $9.99.
Sunny yellow orange color. Aromas of orange concentrate and peach fuzz follow through on a round frothy entry to a fruity sweet medium-to-full body with a touch of mineral water and children's aspirin on the brisk finish. A decent mimosa. (tasted on Jun-18-2009)
81 • Montezuma NV "Pintail" Carbonated Rhubarb Wine, New York State $14.99.|Find-a-Wine|
Pale silvery golden color with a peachy cast. Curious herbal and vegetal aromas of pickled cauliflower and Brussels sprouts, cottage cheese,and rhubarb butter follow through on a soft entry to a fruity sweet medium body with praline and melon rind notes. Finishes with a chalky strawberry vinaigrette-like fade. Odd; maybe with cheeses? (tasted on Jun-18-2009)