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.
Drink now on its own or pair it with spagetti Bolognese.
Tasted: 12 March 2013
Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 9.5/10, Total: 18.5
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+