Tag: Arizona

Aridus Wine Company Graciano 2018, Arizona

Inky in color with a short purplish rim.

Strong nose of black currants, black plums, cherries, earth, light oak, vanilla, licorice, Indian spices, turmeric, curcumin, chocolates, pencil lead and black pepper.

Medium plus in body with medium plus acidity and fat legs.

Dry on the palate with sour cherries, red currants, bitter chocolates, light wood, spices, dark coffee, vegetables, herbs, peppercorn and alcohol.

Short finish with fine tannins and tangy raspberries.

This is a very interesting red wine from Arizona. Still young and a little hot, but I enjoyed the fruity nose.

Good right out of the bottle and feels like a bolder Southern Italy red.

A good food wine that I paired with cheeses and meats. Will pair nicely with pizza.

15.3% alcohol by volume.

87 Points.


Aridus Wine Company Viognier 2018, Arizona

Yellow in color with a light golden hue.

Pretty nose of citrus, lemons, apples, light apricots, white flowers and light honey.

Medium plus in body and refreshing, with medium acidity.

Very dry on the palate with grapefruits, pears, melons, spices and white pepper.

Tangy finish with limes.

This is a nice and easy drinking Viognier from Arizona. Crisp and refreshing. Nicely balanced with a soft mouthfeel.

A good pool wine and good for parties.

Good by itself or with food. I paired it with cheeses and smoked salmon.

12.7% alcohol by volume.

89 points.


Aridus Wine Company Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Arizona

Pale lemon in color.

Fruity nose of lemons, citrus, pineapples, minerals, kiwifruit, light white flowers, green apples and white pepper.

Medium-plus in body with medium plus acidity. Crisp and refreshing.

Dry on the palate with lemon juice, green apples, grapefruits, herbs, spices, limes, tropical fruits and pineapples.

Nice length on the finish with tangy limes.

This is a very tasty surprise. This is my first Arizona wine and that’s a good start.

An easy drinking and well balanced Sauvignon Blanc. Tangy and enjoyable by itself or with food.
Neither tart nor bitter, just the way I like it.

Good right out of the bottle and good as a sipping wine.

I had it all by itself, by the lake.

12.4% alcohol by volume.

89 points.