Wine Selections

Cabernet Sauvignon

Bronze Medal

2016 NM State Fair Wine Competition

 

 

The Cabernet Sauvignon is a strong and heavy, dry, red wine with flavors of dark cherry, cedar, and black currant. Enjoy this wine at room temperature for full bodied flavor, with spicy foods, red meats, and pastas.

 

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Chardonnay

Silver Medal

2016 NM State Fair Wine Competition

 

 

The Chardonnay is a classic, medium dry white wine, with crisp, rich, varietal flavors. Because it is aged in stainless steel, instead of oak, there is less of a dry, tannin flavor. It is best served with white meats, poultry, pork, and veal

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Corazón Gitano

Bronze Medal

2016 NM State Fair Wine Competition

 

Gypsies throughout the world have a zest for life; their freedom, their passion, racing through their veins with every heartbeat. Each of us has a little Gypsy in us. This vintner select dry wine, blended with classic red grapes, provides the bold, rich flavors inspiring the romantic in each of us. To live each day, with the Heart of a Gypsy - Corazón Gitano. Label artwork - Carol Cavalaris.

 

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Gewürztraminer

Gold Medal & Best of Show

2016 NM State Fair Wine Competition

 

Gewürztraminer is a classic sweet white wine. Complex with spicy overtones, it is excellent paired with poultry, pork, seafood and veal. Serve slightly chilled.

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Malvasia Bianca

 

 

Spanish settlers brought vines to New Mexico in the early 1500's making New Mexico one of the oldest wine producing regions in the United States. Enjoy the flavor of this land of enchantment. Produced from one of the world's oldest variety of grapes, our semi-sweet Malvasia Bianca has a definite modern twist. Fresh and fruity with overtones of honey, it pairs well with spicy dishes.

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Merlot

 

 

The Merlot is a soft, fruity, and smooth red wine. Its supple flavor is easy on the pallet and there is no heavy aftertaste. It is a moderately dry red wine, paired well with steak, veal, and salmon. There are ripe berry components in the bouquet, with a cherry flavor in the finish of the wine. Enjoy the full bodied flavor of this wine served at room temperature.

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Pistachio Rose`

Bronze Medal

2016 NM State Fair Wine Competition

 

 

The Pistachio Rose` is the Heart of the Desert Vineyards signature wine. It is a semi-sweet wine made with a nice blend of white zinfandel and chenin blanc grapes, and pistachio extract. It has a light, fruity aroma and a nutty flavor in the finish of the wine. It is excellent served chilled and enjoyed before or after dinner as a conversation wine.

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Riesling

 

 

A bouquet of white flowers and ripe pears delights the palate, while natural sugars account for the pleasing finish. The taste is rich and sweet with expected flavors blending with the soft mineral elements of the vineyard. Heart of the Desert’s Riesling is a beautiful accompaniment to any meal.

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Viva La Roja

Silver Medal

2009 NM State Fair Wine Competition

 

 

The Viva La Roja is a smooth, red table wine, made from a delightful blend of Zinfandel, Merlot, and Muscat grapes. Serve this medium sweet, light wine chilled, or at room temperature. Enjoy with spicy foods or cream sauces and butter dishes. This wine is very similar to the Spanish Sangria.

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Royal Zinphony

 

The rich blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon and 50% Zinfandel grapes features the light, fruity flavors of juicy raspberries, cranberries, and dried cherries. This wine is well structured with balanced notes from each varietal. Enjoy by itself or with your favorite foods.

 

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White Zinfandel

Silver Medal

2016 NM State Fair Wine Competition

 

 

This floral, moderately sweet wine is sure to be a crowd pleaser. The nose hints at strawberries and rose petals. The crisp white peach and melon flavors will tickle your taste buds. Our White Zinfandel is an approachable easy drinking wine. Pair with light, fresh meals or your favorite cheese.

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