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03.13.2012

The Essence of Wine: Tropical Fruits

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Image © 2012 Leigh Beisch

The languid allure of the tropics finds some of its most sensuous expression in the fruits of its forests. Equatorial flavors have a sunny perfection about them, an impossibly pleasurable ripeness, that can evoke anyone's idea of paradise. Pineapple, papaya, jackfruit, and guava. Banana, mango, passionfruit, and cherimoya. You don't have to go far to find such flavors in wine, which are no less pleasurable and evocative in the glass than they are on a plate, or better yet, dripping down your chin on a sunny day. Sometimes paradise is only a sip away.

Johanneshof Reinisch Rotgipfler, Thermenregion, Austria
Monastero Suore Cistercensi "Coenobium Rusticum" White Blend , Lazio, Latium, Italy
Leeuwin Art Series Chardonnay, Margaret River, Australia
Calera Viognier, Mount Harlan, California, USA
Chateau Lafaurie-Peyrauguey Sauternes, Bordeaux, France
E. Guigal Condrieu, Rhone Valley, France


This is part of an ongoing series of original images and prose called The Essence of Wine

Comments (3)

Lee Alderman wrote:
03.16.12 at 6:06 AM

I'm really enjoying this series on the Essence of Wine. What a great idea. As a person who loves wine but doesn't always pick up all of its subtle flavors and aromas, I am finding this very helpful.

07.21.14 at 5:18 AM

You have a very good point of view here.Forskolin originated
from a place located throughout India, Asia and Indonesia and used found in Ayurvedic medicines.
This plant appearance can be yellow and pumpkin shaped.

The best common company name for this herb is usually Gambooge.
In Asia or throughout other parts of the universe,
this flower is used to keep various food items as nicely as a preparation for precise meal delicancy.

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07.21.14 at 6:55 PM

Earth tones in green, brown, and yellow make decorating easy to coordinate.
Children are usually are busy playing and do not take the time to stay hydrated.
The more disappointment, fear, and struggle you've been through, the longer your journey may take.

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