This wine is made from 100% Bainbridge Island raspberries, grown
by our next-door-neighbor Akio Suyematsu at the Day Road Farm.
It's somewhat like a port, somewhat like a liqueur.
Unfortunately we cannot use either of these terms on the label,
so it's called simply a dessert wine. It's only slightly sweet
with an excellent balance of acidity to keep from being
cloyingly sweet like a typical dessert wine.
The name "Frambelle" is our own mishmosh of the French words
for raspberry (framboise) and beautiful (belle).
We release it annually at our Valentine's Day open weekend.
Tasting notes: You're greeted with stunning fresh raspberry
aromas, and on the tongue a touch of sweetness (only 5% RS) with just
enough acid to keep it lively. This wine is more like a liqueur at
17% alcohol, so be sure to sip it lightly to enjoy it to the
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This wine label features a commissioned artwork. Please visit our
page with more information about
Dianne Gardner of Port Orchard and her work, including a photo
of her daughter, who is the model for the lovely lady in the