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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Popcorn and a Glass of Fifty Shades of Grey White Silk!

Hello again my wine lovers!! Hope you are keeping up the drinking, as it is a civic duty of a wine lover. :) Now grab some popcorn, (I really do enjoy a bag of the Skinny Girl Popcorn. My husband got it for me and it's so delicious!) and then hit the store for a bottle of today's wine tasting!

Okay, so yes, I will admit, I read the book when it first came out, and went to see the movie Valentine's weekend. My two cents: book definitely better, but the movie did a pretty good job too! And yes, I went to Alamo Drafthouse and had a glass of this white blend while watching the movie too. Don't judge me. I like wine and I am sticking to it!

Now when I found out about the Fifty Shades of Grey wine a while back, I was surprised that a white blend (well now that I think about it, Grey does drink a lot of white in the movie and I believe in the book too...) would be made (there is also a red blend, called Red Silk, which I will hopefully be trying soon!). However, I think this blend hits it just right!

A blend of Gewürztraminer (as I mentioned in Rose Wine tasting, the one that usually has a defined Lychee taste) and Sauvignon Blanc, this crisp white blend is light and full of flavor! 

Clear with a light golden hue, this white opens up with lychee on the nose, a little pear and crisp honeysuckle; but blows your mouth with even more lychee (it's like you just bit down on one! Mmmm), grapefruit and a slight creamy butterscotch

So what are you waiting for??! Grab that popcorn and a bottle and enjoy all for under $15!

Perfect to Pair With: Popcorn, light pizza, fruit and cheese plates, white fish, and of course, just by itself!

Average Price:$12.99- Available at Albertsons, CVS (yep, the drugstore!), Total Wine, World Market and other wine retail locations!

Cheers my Wine Lovers!! 

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