30 March 2011

Spring Wine


The fermentation begins, slowly.

The ice wines of white lilacs
sweeten alongside a muscat of wild violets. 
A buttery chardonnay of daffodils 
chills in lush green grass.

An iris-laced merlot, full and rich
beneath a new spring moon,  
crab-apple beaujolais
ripening in the dawn.

Proseccos of narcissus and lily-of-the-valley
bubble over new shoots of lemon green
adding sparkle to the blush
of a rhododendron rosé.

Riotous aroma of sangiovese tulips
blending with the quiet
rustic bouquet of a vin de pays
of bleeding heart.

Intoxicating elixer, spring.

4 comments:

  1. feeling a bit spring tipsy after that sip...smiles. ahh...nice smells as well...

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  2. very pretty, as are the brilliant flowers.

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  3. Hi Diana,
    Nice to see you using my photo with some words. I had forgotten that one lol! I'd remind you however to please follow the CC license terms (attribution for free use)which are posted on my profile page of my Flickr account ( http://www.flickr.com/people/23045224@N04/ ).
    Cheers,
    'Athena's Pix'

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  4. Thanks much Athena and changes made :)

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