This wine was sitting in a bin with a Merlot and a Chardonnay by the same vintner all half bottles and a sign that was pushing them—2 for $6.
Since I had not heard of this winery, I thought I would give it a try. (Some of these wines can really surprise you.)
There is light fruit in the bouquet with fresh cherries at the rear. The bouquet reminds me a bit of a red jug wine. It is shallow but certainly drinkable. With a few minutes of air, this wine actually gives up a cinnamon spice in the nose which is both stunning and quite nice. This wine would be less than $6 for a full bottle and frankly you can do a lot worse.
Raise a glass to cheap value quaffs.
My friend and I tried this wine tonight and it was not really that great. It is comparable to a fermented watered down apple juice. We paid $ .99 for a half bottle for this less than exuberant chard. I cannot spell out chardonnay for this wine because it does not deserve such an elegant title.
My friend said if a grape is going to be stomped on, please take off your socks.
I took a chance on the little half bottle and well I was unimpressed. It has a decent peppery finish but the intial blast at the tip of the tongue is maybe half tobacco/half mildew.
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