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WTN: 2009 Cupcake 'Red Velvet' Red wine

by Jenise » Fri Nov 25, 2011 3:15 pm

BARF!
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Re: WTN: 2009 Cupcake 'Red Velvet' Red wine

by Bob Parsons Alberta » Fri Nov 25, 2011 3:23 pm

Looks like something for a lingerie party.

http://www.cupcakevineyard.com/#
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Re: WTN: 2009 Cupcake 'Red Velvet' Red wine

by Robin Garr » Fri Nov 25, 2011 3:40 pm

Jenise wrote:BARF!

Can you be any more specific? :lol:
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Re: WTN: 2009 Cupcake 'Red Velvet' Red wine

by Paul Winalski » Sat Nov 26, 2011 5:37 pm

Jenise, it can't possibly be as bad as the Tepusquet Vineyards 1982 cabernet sauvignon. This is the one that Robert Parker gave a score of 52, and called "the vinous equivalent of Liquid Plumber". I disagree with that assessment--Liquid Plumber is safe to pour down the drain, but our tasting group was wondering what the Tepusquet might do to the pipes. If the EPA knew about it, it would probably qualify for hazmat disposal.

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Re: WTN: 2009 Cupcake 'Red Velvet' Red wine

by Jenise » Sat Nov 26, 2011 7:24 pm

Paul, you win. :)

This wine is just everything words like "Cupcake" and "Red Velvet" imply, which for a strategy of attracting female buyers is great marketing. But it's too sweet, soft and fluffy for anyone on this board. (No I didn't buy it, it showed up on Thanksgiving.)
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Re: WTN: 2009 Cupcake 'Red Velvet' Red wine

by Paul Winalski » Sun Nov 27, 2011 1:07 pm

Jenise, I'd been wondering about the name every time I've seen something from Cupcake Vineyards on the shelf. I never bought any because the name put me off--it conjured images of excessive sweetness. Unfortunately it seems I wasn't far wrong.

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Re: WTN: 2009 Cupcake 'Red Velvet' Red wine

by James Roscoe » Sun Nov 27, 2011 1:22 pm

You have to give them points for truth in advertising though. It is what it says it is. Unfortunately that is total crap. If I want to drink Dr. Pepper or Mountain Dew I will do so. :roll: :roll: :roll: :cry:
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