Wine for Valentine’s Day: NV Trentadue Winery Merlot Chocolate Amore $20

NV Trentadue Winery Merlot Chocolate Amore

Ixel Balamke’s wine notes

Color – dark ruby

Aroma – lush blueberries and chocolate

Initial Taste –  Blueberries and rich chocolate

Finish – long finish with blueberries, dark chocolate with notes of  mocha and coffee bean.  Lovely tannins.

NV Trentadue Merlot Chocolate Amore is a port that has it all including chocolate.  Yes a small amount of dark chocolate extract is put into the Merlot port before bottling.  It makes a wonderful decadent dessert for Valentine’s day.  It is only $20 a bottle.


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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