Cupcake Sparkling Red

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Total Wine & More, $8.99

Wine-Searcher Pricing


Aaron: Don’t buy this if you’re looking for complexity, buy it if you’re looking for a party.  This is really sweet, like super sweet strawberry juice laced with sugar.  Personally, I don’t like grapefruit, but if you cut this with about 1 part grapefruit juice and 2 parts cupcake you’ve got a pretty tasty cocktail.  86 points

Teri: Cupcake makes some quality wines that are easy to find and reliable but this one didn’t impress me. This sparkling red comes close to the wine’s name itself, it’s sweet. Not a viscus texture but the sweetness reminds me of what you get with late harvest wines. The predominant flavors are cherry and strawberry with some holiday spice. If you like sweet (or a newer wine drinker) this is the bottle for you. Other than that, I’d use it in mixed cocktails and make sure to balance it out with some tart flavors like lime or grapefruit. 84 points 

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