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Desert Moon Vineyards Fireside Ruby

Region: United States, West, Colorado, Grand Valley

Vintage: 2008


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Type of Grape: Port
Style: Port / Sherry
Price: $20

Description: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon 40% Merlot, this Ruby Port is made with grape spirits. Hand harvested just before the first frost to intensify the ripe flavors and sugars this dessert wine displays a dense ruby color and indulgent, dark cherry and currant flavors with a hint of caramel from the oak barrels. Warm and velvety with a long finish, this is perfect for sipping beside a roaring fire with dark chocolate and bleu cheese.


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Jeff S Cameron

Jeff S Cameron / SommelierEnthusiastMerchant

Classification: Fortified (Port, Sherry, Madera); Smell: Fruity; Taste: Fruity; Body: Medium-Full; Finish: Medium;

A lighter port than I usually favor, the Fireside Ruby makes up for that with a lot of rich fruit flavor and a touch of caramel in the finish. I miss the raisin flavors in a traditional port but this... Read more

reviewed 7 years 5 months

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