This wine is made from 100% Bainbridge Island raspberries, grown
by our next-door-neighbor Akio Suyematsu at the Day Road Farm,
with grape neutral spirits added. 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
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.
We're using an unusual square bottle (see right).
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Tasting notes: You're greeted with stunning fresh raspberry
aromas, and on the tongue a touch of sweetness with just enough acid
to keep it lively. This wine is 19% alcohol, so be sure to sip it
lightly to enjoy it to the fullest.
This label features a commissioned artwork. Please visit our page
with more information about Dianne
Gardner of Port Orchard who painted this lovely cluster of