Category: $15

Any wine that typically retails for $15-$20

Lockwood Cabernet Sauvignon Monterey 2014 review by (PB)

Cranberry jelly hue with aromas of nose tightening (what?), dark berry fruit with good spice and a perfumy air of sweet flowers. Palate–Nice pronounced, slightly tart, slightly sweet ripe fruit with a nice balance of yeasty bread, a slight touch of chocolate cream, and a nice lingering finish. I paid $9 for this gem from…

Wente Southern Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 review by (PB)

Black cherry hue with aromas of jammy Christmas tree, OK, spruce, cedar, and evergreen, laced blackberry, blueberry and a hint of cocoa trying to leak out on the end. Palate–Actually full bodied, full flavored, rich, juicy fruit filled black cherry and dark berries with a touch of tar and a decent finish.  Wow– a surprise.…

Klinker Brick Old Vine Zinfandel 2014 review by (PB)

This robust black-cherried hue Zin from Lodi has aromas of tantalizing chocolate mint, cinnamon red hots candies and loads of zesty blackberries and blackberry jam. On the palate this wine is surprisingly supple with all the above coming through in the mouth with a satisfying lingering finish of spicy brambly berries. I am not a…