Wine for the Weekend: Dona Paula Black Label Red Blend 2012 $20

Dona Paula Black Label Red Blend 2012


Ixel Balamke’s Wine Notes

Color – Dark purple

Aroma – Plummy with lots of spice

Initial Taste – Big rich plums with red pepper spice

Finish  –  Long finish with balanced tannins and lots of big plums hints of chocolate and nutmeg at the very end.

Price – $20

The wine is 60% Malbec, 37% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Petit Verdot.


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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