Category: Cabernet Sauvignon

  • FishEye Cabernet Sauvignon 2003

    Since everyone loved my review of the Fish Eye Merlot, I figured I’d give the Cab a shot. Ringing in at 13.5% alcohol by volume, this cheap wine was an equal match to the FishEye Merlot. From Ripon, California, this wine lets the fruit speak for itself. Along with the dark plum taste, I also […]

  • Charles Shaw (Two-buck-chuck) Cabernet

    When people find out that I enjoy cheap wine enough to devote a website to it, they usually ask me if I have been to Trader Joe’s. My response, until last week, has always been “No, not yet”. Well, I finally caved and took a trip to Detroit, the nearest Trader Joe’s location for me […]

  • Glen Ellen Cabernet Sauvignon 2003

    Glen Ellen Reserve 2003 Cab was the cheap wine of the night last night. Just destroying my pocketbook at a whopping $4.99, this wine provided a nice pairing with the pizza I had delivered. After I popped the artificial cork, the cherry and tannins were very noticeable. Not very dry, but rich in flavor. I […]

  • Marcus James Cabernet Sauvignon 2004

    This cheap wine is a delicious wine for the price ($4.79!). This Argentinian wine really has more to offer than you would expect from a wine that costs less than 5 dollars. Deep ruby-red in color, this cheap wine was very dry and crisp and had a very agreeable finish that seemed not to overstay […]

  • Long Neck Cabernet Sauvignon 2003

    If you liked the Goats Do Roam Red that I reviewed a while back, also from South Africa, then you’ll probably like Long Neck Cabernet. The Long Neck website could win awards. It is the best wine site I’ve seen so far. But I’m here to review the wine, not the website! The bottle had […]