Cupcake Red Velvet

by Mary Maynard
(Monument, CO)

Cupcake Red Velvet

Cupcake Red Velvet

What Possessed Us To Open Wine?

We had gone to Happy Hour and then dinner. Still needed something for dessert and why not open a bottle with the names Cupcake and Red Velvet?

What Did The Label Want Us To Know?

I love that they use a word/food picture to describe their wine! “Blackberry chocolate cupcake with a mocha coulis.” Yeah, I want to drink this IMMEDIATELY. It is interesting that nowhere do they say what grapes they used! Is it a secret?

What’s So Great About It?

David thought smooth and full-bodied but not in a kick you in the face way. He thought it had kind of a spicy taste and would be great with a strong cheese. I really liked it. Easy to drink and very pleasant. I’m buying a case of it next time!

Fantasy This Wine Engendered:

I pour the beautiful red wine into my favorite glass. Suddenly before my eyes it turns into a Blackberry Chocolate Cupcake with a Mocha Coulis. Each bite is pure heaven. There are no carb consequences, however.

Conversation This Wine Engendered:

Why do all dogs chase and retrieve balls? Genetic?
How the moon affects high and low tides.
Sandra Bullock way back (Speed and Demolition Man)

By Mary Maynard

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