At Rolf's we taste and code nearly every wine we put in this guide (and in the store for that matter) so you can have a good idea of what to expect in each bottle you buy. Characteristics like body, fruit, oak, acidity, and tannin are coded on a scale of 0 to 9. Definitions for the characteristics and the scale's numbers are as follows:
||The weight and feel of the wine in your mouth.
||The distinct aroma and flavor of fruit.
||1 - 3
||Lends flavors (mocha, toast, cedar, and vanilla) and complexity to the wine.
||4 - 6
||The backbone of White Wine.
||7 - 9
||The backbone of Red Wine
|The coding for each wine refers to its characteristics in this order: Body, Fruit, Oak, and Acidity (Whites) or Tannin (Reds).
|All of our wines are recommended, but some wines are deserving of special recognition and are marked with a