Wine for the Weekend: Cline Cashmere

Cline Cashmere


Ixel Balamke’s wine notes

Color – Dark Ruby

Aroma –  lush red fruits and spice

Initial taste – Raspberries and cherries with notes of chocolate

Finish – a lovely medium body wine with lush cherries, chocolate, and hints of anise.

53% Mourverde 25% Syrah and 22% Grenache from Oakley and Sonoma Vineyards.   A steal for $15.   FYI, Cashmere is a premium wine offering by Fred & Nancy Cline. With over $270,000 donated to breast cancer research and an active partnership with Living Beyond Breast Cancer, Cashmere is the wine that gives back.

Ixel Balamke

Ixel Balamke was one of the two founding members of Sekhet-Bast-Ra in Oklahoma City. Currently living in the Twin Cities, she is currently the LBM of Leaping Laughter Lodge. She also is a Meanad and lover of fine wines. Her life long partner Hunahpu and she are well known for their Wine Tastings at NOTOCON. Together they have a small wine cellar that currently holds over 300 bottles.

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