Saturday, April 14, 2012

Austin Wine Merchant - Duchman Family Winery Tasting

Duchman Family Winery Vermentino 2010, Driftwood, TX - $13.75

This is an Italian varietal commonly grown in Piedmont and Sicily, according to winemaker Dave Reilly. The wine undergoes all stainless steel fermentation.

Aroma - light citrus, clean
Taste - light citrus, good acid

Dave says that his would be great with seafood. It's really so yummy!

Duchman Family Winery Viognier 2010, Driftwood, TX - $13.75

Aroma - peach and honey
Taste - peach, light honey, slightly fuller bodies than the last, clean finish with good acid

Duchman Family Winery GSM 2010, Driftwood, TX - $18.75

This wine is a blend of 62% Grenache, 18% Syrah, and 20% Mourvèdre

Aroma - sweet red fruit
Taste - red fruit, dark chocolate, dry, moderate fruit

All three are so nice! I bought two bottles of each!

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