The color of new oak. Nose if oak and clove. Spicy clove, anise, pepper and apricot fruit mouth. Oily and spicy. Best served neat. (Not a mixer). Given 97.5 points by whisky expert Jim Murray in his 13th Annual Whiskey Bible.
Much better than regular Crown Royal which suffers from a harshness from its corn mash origin. This is more like the more expensive XO Crown Royal.
Dark ruby red in color with violet hue. Nose of wood, coffee and spice. Powerful structure with a mouth of blackcurrant, jam, prune and a long licorice finish. Great for game, red meat and strong cheese.
Did you know: The name ASKA was the Etruscan word for a vessel, and was used for things such as wine or oils.
Name: ASKA Bolgheri Rosso
Grape: Predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon with Cabernet Franc.
Ruby in color with the aroma of fruit, marmalade and spice. Sweet flavor of blackberries with the expected Spanish tartness from the Tempranillo grape. Good food wine. Would pair well with pasta or paella.
Dark ruby red in color with a great nose of plum, tar, earth and dark fruit. A full mouth of spices, plums and cherries with a long balanced peppery finish. Truly a great wine. The only Chateau Neuf still made from all 13 variatals allowed. Number 8 of 2008.
Name: Chateau de Beaucastel
Grape: 13 varieties including mourvedre, grenache, sinsaut and others