'Fifty Shades of Grey' author to release novel-themed wine

Fifty Shades Limited

 (Fifty Shades Limited)

The author of "Fifty Shades of Grey" wants you to drink like Anastasia and Christian.

E.L. James has personally blended, along with California wine makers, a collection of wines dubbed Red Satin and White Silk --inspired by her racy novels.

“Wine plays an important role in Fifty Shades of Grey, adding to the sensuality that pervades a number of scenes,” E L James said in a release.  “I’ve always had a penchant for good wine, so combining two of my passions to blend Red Satin and White Silk was a natural extension of the series. I hope my readers curl up with a glass as they enjoy the romance between Anastasia and Christian.”

The bottles come adorned with a simple black label framed by a metallic diamond-shaped pattern and run with the tagline: “You. Are. Mine.”

According to the release, The Grey Red Satin is a blend of Petite Sirah and Syrah that has been aged in a combination of new and seasoned French oak barrels. The tasting notes include black cherry, cocoa powder, caramel, vanilla, leather and clove spice.

The White Silk, a blend of Gewürztraminer and Sauvignon Blanc, includes flavors like lychee, honey, tempered by flavors of crisp grapefruit, mineral and lush pear with a faint hint of butterscotch.

Each bottle is available for $17.99 or together in a box set for $45.99 and is goes on sale in the U.S. in October.

This is latest in a string of merchandising that was inspired by the blow-out best seller, which have included a cookbook, a clothing line and luxury hotel packages.