American Wine Labels
The first wine label here is an example of all the required information. The label above is from the Scott Harvey vineyard in Sonoma, California. The information is illustrated so that you can understand all the information on this label. (Harvey)
This wine label shows the name of the wine “Red”, the vintage year 2004, the winery is St. Francis, the bottle capacity is 750ml. The grape varietal is actually a mixed blend in this wine; it contains “60% Merlot, 29% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Cab Franc and 4% Zinfandel, all 100% is Sonoma County grown fruit according to Winemaker Tom Mackey.” (S. F. Vineyards)
Tasting Notes: Appearance: Deep purple ruby, translucent. Aromas: Sweet spicy oak notes overlay dried cherry, redcurrant and loganberry liqueur, backed by earthy forest notes. Medium-bodied and dusty dry; the spicy fruity flavors are balanced by enough structure and an earthiness that work together in a charismatic finish. (S. F. Vineyards)
I found this label to be very informative about the region where the grapes are grown. The varietal types of grapes used to make this blend.
Sauvignon Blanc is a California wine from R.H. Phillips vineyard in Esparto, California. , “Vincor's R. H. Phillips Winery does an admirable job with their Night Harvest Sauvignon Blanc from Dunnigan Hills, delivering a 1.5 Liter bottle at about the 750 ml. price. Dunnigan Hills is over the Coast Range from Calistoga, some 30 miles to the east. The climate is warmer during the day so harvest takes place at night.” (Winery)
“Tasting Notes: Appearance: Pale golden straw. Aromas: Quince, lime, cold blossoms, sage/grass. Light-bodied and nicely tart, the citrusy herbal flavors are refreshing in the clean dry finish which also shows a slight glint of flint.” (Winery)
This label contained the majority of the information to assist in making a decision on the wine. It shows that the wine was bottled by R.H. Phillips vineyard in Esparto, California. The varietal...