Archives: 'Red Wine'

linuxdave — January 31, 2006, 12:21 am

Purple Moon Shiraz 2004

I picked up a nice bottle of good cheap wine: Purple Moon Shiraz from Trader Joe’s. This wine, made in Manteca California, was a pretty typical Shiraz with an atypical price tag. For only $3.99, this turned out to be one of many fantastic selections I made at Trader Joe’s. I enjoyed this Shiraz with […]

linuxdave — December 20, 2005, 1:09 pm

FishEye Merlot 2003

A review of FishEye Merlot wine – fruity, cheap and a good match for a pasta dinner!

linuxdave — December 10, 2005, 11:29 pm

Fortant White Merlot 2003

I really wasn’t sure what to make about this whole white Merlot thing. Seems like they are playing a bit of catch-up to the White Zin here in America. Nevertheless, I thought I’d give a fair shot here on Cheap Wine Reviews. This one came from southern France. I guess it was a little sweeter […]

linuxdave — November 10, 2005, 9:00 pm

Cheap Red Wine

One of the highlights of visiting my parents these days is getting to try a new wine with them. I am usually the bringer of good sprits and good cheap wine, but this time my own dear mother supplied the wine. As a regular reader of Cheap Wine Reviews, she figured a wine with this […]

linuxdave — November 9, 2005, 9:18 am

Chateau Chantal Pinot Noir 2004

Last Friday on my way home from work I stopped by Dusty’s Cellar to get lunch and a bottle of wine. I picked out this Pinot Noir from northern Michigan to go with my Italian sub sandwich. Perfect match! Lots of oak in this Pinot, and it was spicier than most I’ve had. This one […]