Red Velvet is a blend of Zinfandel, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petite Sirah; each variety lending structure, aroma, depth of flavor and a long creamy finish to this wine. The grapes were harvested from some of the finest vineyards of California’s viticultural areas; each picked for their ability to engender these grapes with distinct characteristics that will add to this blend. Each varietal was fermented separately and later blended and put through a unique oak regime that imparts a certain creaminess.
This red wine is very interesting. Very very smooth, deep red and absolutely very Velvety all the way through. I bought the 2011 and you can drink it now, open it an hour or two before will enhance the experience. Put it away for a couple of years more, will only do this wine good.
I am planning to buy more of "Cupcake" wine they are all very good 'bang for your bucks"
Our first blended red wine for Cupcake Vineyards has over the top aromas of chocolate, deep rich blackberries, red fruits that follow through the palate to a creamy mocha finish that is unmistakable in its intensity and length, with a hint of coconut. It’s reminiscent of a blackberry chocolate cupcake with a mocha coulis
Enjoy with barbecue short ribs, blackberry reduction sauce over filet mignon or venison. Go Ahead, Live Deliciously.