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2019 GIV After Dark Cabernet Sauvignon Aperitif Wine
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2019 GIV After Dark Cabernet Sauvignon Aperitif Wine
2019 GIV After Dark Cabernet Sauvignon Aperitif Wine

Ruby red W/ a hint of orange in colour. Aromas of currant, chocolate, hay & Angelica root. Well balanced with a bit of sweetness followed by luscious warming sensation. Finishing W/ a burst of berry & coffee.

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After being bottle aged for almost six months, we are very excited to release the new vintage of Grand Island Vineyard's Afterdark. The Afterdark is a Vin Doux Naturel fortified wine.  We used Cabernet Sauvignon grapes from the estate vineyard and fortified them with neutral grape spirits during fermentation.  The fermentation finished with a light residual sugar and sat on skins for the next 7 months in an open bin.  If you haven't been to the winery to taste this wine before, you should definitely come by to taste it now.  I use it as an aperitif before dinner and have also used it to replace sweet vermouth in some cocktails like a negroni or manhattan.
 
This wine pours a ruby hue with a hint of orange in the meniscus.  The aromas from this wine are currant, chocolate, hay, and some angelica root.  The wine is well balanced with a light sense of sweetness followed by a luscious warming sensation.  The acidity of the wine powers into a burst of berry and coffee on the finish with a hint of roasted burdock.