Casarena Estate 2016 Red Blend

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
Casarena Estate 2016 Red BlendRed blend from Mendoza, Argentina. 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Malbec. full bodied. Strong aromas of blackberry and black cherry. A lot of black fruit. Strong cedar in the mouth. Tangy, with mild flavors of blackberry, cherry, coffee and leather. Fairly strong tannins. 14% ABV. Price: $17.99.

Mazet de la Polumbiere 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
Mazet de la Polumbiere 2018 Cabernet SauvignonCabernet Sauvignon from France. full bodied. Very fruity aromas with black cherry on the nose. Very fruity with black cherry, oaky and leathery in the mouth. very bold and acidic. Sweet on the tongue and dry at the end. Lots of tannins. Very bold, tart and acidic. Silky smooth finish. Silky with steak. Fairly easy to drink. 15% ABV. Price: $12.99.

Knuttel Family 2016 Pinot Noir

Rating: 3.9 out of 5 stars (3.9 / 5)
Knuttel Family 2016 Pinot NoirPinot Noir red wine from Sonoma Coast, California. Also known as Bill’s Hidden Track. Medium bodied. Cherry, raspberry and a hint of strawberry on the nose. Cherry, strawberry and a hint of plum with oak in the mouth. Well developed, aged dry wine with mild tannins. Light to medium acidity with a smooth finish. Pairs well with a burger or pizza. 13.3% ABV. Price: $14.99.

Filus Reserve 2017 Malbec

Rating: 3.9 out of 5 stars (3.9 / 5)
Filus Reserve 2017 MalbecMalbec red wine from Mendoza, Argentina. Medium bodied. Blackberry, blueberry and pepper on the nose. Blueberry plum and black pepper with a hint of licorice in the mouth. mild tannins. Slightly acidic. Smooth finish. Easy to drink. Pairs well with grilled steak and cheese. 13.9% ABV. Price: $12.99.

Kirkland 2018 Malbec

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
Kirkland 2018 MalbecMalbec red wine from Mendoza, Argentina. Full bodied with a dark complexion. Black fruit and spicy on the nose. Spicy with blackberry, black cherry and coffee in the mouth. Light tannins. fairly smooth, with a very light finish. Easy to drink. Pairs well with a variety of food. Disclaimer: received as a gift from friends for a fair and honest review. 13.5% ABV. Price: $6.99.

Escorlada 2018 red wine

Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars (4.2 / 5)
Escorlada 2018Garnacha Tintorera red wine from Spain. Full bodied and bold. Black cherry, blackberry and earthy on the nose. Black fruit, plum and smoky in the mouth with a lot of tannins. fairly smooth, lingering finish. Note: Painting on the label of the bottle is from the British National Maritime Museum and depicts the British Navy defeating the Spanish fleet. 14.5% ABV. Price: $19.99.