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August 14, 2018 | By

Serve Decadence this Holiday Season!

Just in time for the holidays, our five decadent Cru Specialty seasonal releases are available for a limited time at your local RJS Craft Winemaking retailers. This year’s line up also features a NEW flavour, crème brûlée! Each kit makes 12 litres of the most delightful dessert wines, ready to enjoy in just 6 weeks. Cru Specialty wine kits offer a decadent dessert wine experience – because special meals are best completed with something sweet. Read on to learn more about each of the limited release dessert wines, and our pairing recommendations.

Ps. If you’re looking for gifting ideas, these make for wonderful holiday gifts or wedding favours *wink wink*!

Crème Brûlée Dessert Wine

This full-bodied dessert wine features aromas of caramel, vanilla pods, and raisins with a subtle toasty character, like that of crème brûlée on the palate. Enjoy an intense mouthfeel that balances this wine’s decadent aromas.

Pair with crème brûlée (no surprise there!), fruit tart, and apple pie.

Black Forest Dessert Wine

Bursting with rich aromas of red and dark cherry, this full-flavoured dessert wine also has a delicious chocolatey finish.

Pair with cherry Brownies, or cherry jellyroll cake.

Coffee Dessert Wine

Notes coffee, burnt marshmallow, and chocolate will entice you and follow through to a palate which finishes with lingering notes of vanilla.

Pair with coffee truffles or coffee cake.

Toasted Caramel Dessert Wine

Intensely creamy and pleasantly sweet, this full-bodied dessert wine combines rich caramel aroma with the robust flavors of red fruit. The buttery caramel notes give this wine a roundness and texture on the palate.

Pair with salted caramel nut brittle, Comté cheese, or apple cake with caramel glaze.

Raspberry Mocha Dessert Wine

Aromas of dark chocolate and coffee blended with ripe, juicy raspberry. Sweet on the palate with nuances of cocoa powder and coffee.

Pair with raspberry chocolate mousse, or ganache and raspberry tart.

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