Here’s a relatively new addition to the Kirkland wine portfolio that we’ve been putting off on tasting and reviewing, mostly because we prefer less sweet wines. But this one turned out to be a real winner.
We know a lot of readers may enjoy this style, and the price is right at only $7.99. So let’s see what we’ve got.
It is a DOCG (Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita) wine as indicated by the band on the other side of the screw cap (can’t see in our pictures) and it is also mentioned on the side label. We weren’t expecting to see the highest designation on this bottle.
And even more interesting is the inclusion of “Nutrition Facts” like you see on food labels, and other beverages but rarely on wine. We love this and would like to see it more wide spread.
You can see the huge sugar level right away at 20g for one 5 oz serving; 20g of carbs too, so a few glasses of this will really rack up the sugar and carbs compared to drier wines.
Getting into the wine, it is really delicious, a treat onto itself and could serve as dessert for us. Tons of citrus, green apple, peach and honey; it is very sweet, has a little effervescence to it, and some good body too.
Moscato fans should really take to this one, not only for the taste but the super low price. We’d say we have another Kirkland winner on our hands here.
CostcoWineBlog.com Rating: 88 points
Costco item number: 1664894
Purchased at Costco in: Atlanta, GA (Kennesaw)