Silverside Blueberry Dessert Wine (Port Style) – Cobble Hill, BC, Canada

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  • My Rating: A-

Blueberry Dessert Wine (Port Style) (NV) – Silverside Farm, 18.0% ABV – 375ml., (Cobble Hill, BC, Canada)

on the back label:

“The rich flavour of this wine  comes from the Sweet blueberries picked in British Columbia and ripened to perfection in the long days of summer.”

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  • Style: (Blueberry) Fortified Dessert Wine
  • Taste: Luscious blueberry-black raspberry fruity warm alcoholic
  • Where I got it : Legacy Liquor Store
  • How much: $24 (after 5% off), ($20 online) – 375ml., March 2014
  • Do I love this enough to buy it again: unlikely
  • Would I recommend this to dessert wine aficionados: yes, but be prepared for the alcohol hit

Visual:All Canadian Wine Championships Silver“. Pours deep magenta, some miniscule cork floaties on the surface.

Nose: Fragrant pressed blueberry juice, very berry-esque. (lvl-7)-pungency

Attack: incoming deep dark fruit, alcohol

Mid-palate: (lvl-8)-sweetness, (MAIN) blueberries, black raspberry, alcohol detection, raisin -> wine acidity/medium tangy/zing

Finish: medium tart, alcohol warmth, berry fruit finish with lingering tartness.

Summary: Great depth of blueberry flavoured paired with balanced alcoholic warmth. Supremely sippable.