Bake Like A Ninja Rotating Header Image

Wine Wednesday|Grifone Primitivo

Ooh delicious!

It’s Wednesday again, so time to crack open another bottle and give it a try.  Today, we have a winner!

Originally, my new “plan” for Wine Wednesday was to work through different varietals in the store and compare and contrast.  Since we liked zinfandels so much the last round, I thought we’d start there.  Then, someone at work said that this Grifone was such a great wine and such a steal (at $3.99) that it’s a perpetual hit with the staff when we can get our hands on it…

Ok, I’m a sucker for a great wine at a great price.  So fine, I brought a bottle home, even though it wasn’t really lining up with the plan.

And we loved it!  The Grifone is…wait, let me look at my notes.  Delicious!  Yummy!  We wish we could drink it all the time!  Our overall unanimous conclusion is that it was a great everyday wine.  Lots of berry flavor, a little heat (but not overwhelming), tasting of smoky raspberry and chocolate.  This wine is very even, smooth and tasty – making it almost too drinkable*.

Looking over my notes, I was thinking “well, not so bad to deviate from my plan when we got to enjoy such a great little bottle.”  And then, because I knew nothing about primitivos, I did a little googling to learn more.  As it turns out, PRIMITIVO IS THE SAME THING AS ZINFANDEL!  At least according to Wikipedia.

So we haven’t technically veered off course.  And we’ve discovered a lovely new wine to enjoy…when we can get our hands on it.

Until next Wednesday!

Cheers.

Box Wine Rating Recap:

Grifone Primitivo (from old vine zinfandel)

Rating: ★★★★☆ 

*Which of course means it’s perfect for Thanksgiving – we’re open all Wednesday – come and get some if we have it!

5 Comments

  1. John Rickel says:

    the 2010 was good and well worth the money, the 2011 was very disappointing, a typical 3-$4 wine

  2. I though he was so funny because he thought he was really going fast, but he was only on the Bunny Hill! HaHa!Kenneth practiced everyday, he wasn’t the type to just learn something then go have fun with it. Great things are happening around you in the next couple of weeks. Therefore, your money will enjoy the tax obligation delayed compounding. Most of these centre around the axle and increasing spin times to allow more complicated and advanced tricks to be performed. Wholesale Jerseys . The pro

  3. Or else you can usually proceed to websites which are dedicated to providing online consumers with coupon codes. Would you workout and eat correctly? Giving an answer to these kind of an other inquiries might help the thing is that your shortcomings so you can use these or around them. And when you find them to be too much of a hassle,adidas nmd city sock ireland, you can usually cancel them. The regular wage earner can only dream of fairy tale weddings, but bridestobe are not wanting in creativ

  4. Getting the A+ certificates, soon after passing the CompTIA A+ certification examination can be a seriously prestigious affair for your IT professionals. It unplugs the pores and releases the contaminants that are dependable for producing pimples. Visitors recognize when you’re just lazily placing affiliate ads on your web internet site. Even if these cameramen tend to besitting at the far finish of the corridor, they are able to catch any brilliant moment with the help oftheir far-focusin

  5. Choose gold – not low interest ratesWorld banks look set to keep interest rates low for several more years at least, and financiers who take the long view reckon it will take many years yet to effect a full financial recovery,Wholesale Soccer Jerseys, so with savers being forced to find alternative means of gaining interest from their hardearned savings, more and more people are turning to the purchase of gold bullion. no material whether its final yearis design and style or perhaps these

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

CommentLuv badge