Cost: $12.95 (on sale $11.95 until April 1, 2013
Grape Variety: Merlot
Category: Red Wine
Location Bought: LCBO General List
Country: USA
Region: California
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Robert Mondavi Winery
Alcohol: 13.5 %

Description: Medium bright ruby in colour with medium to medium+ intensity.

A nice inexpensive bottle to have on hand when you don’t want to open something more expensive, yet something that’s easy to drink and tasteful.

Positives: Bright bramble fruit notes with expresso, light oak, tobacco leaf, red pepper, asparagus and pepperettes. Medium body and tannins with good acidity and a fairly long length.

Negatives: None

Drink now on its own or pair it with spagetti Bolognese.

Tasted: 12 March 2013

Best Buy

Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 9.5/10, Total: 18.5

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+