Cellar 8 Cabernet Sauvignon(4 out of 5)




Ok. I cannot tell a lie. I liked the bright red label. Out of the dowdy wine shelf at my local Target, this one stuck out. You know I had to like the label, to buy a cabernet out of nowhere. It’s a normal retail value of around $11.99, but Target has had it retailed at $8.99 as of late. It’s well worth it.

When you let it breathe and take a first whiff, it’s quite a noseful that you inhale. It’s dark, it’s deep, it’s musty(but thankfully, not rotting wood like my living room that was unearthed this past weekend). I had to go back and smell it twice after I had it breathing for a hour, before I even got a clue of what I was smelling. Something very deep and mysterious, like oak meeting dark chocolate in a wine-infused tango of bliss. 

The taste? Not too far off of that heavenly vision presented above. Blackberries, currant, dark chocolate, oak, black cherries, I’m surprised the motherfucking kitchen sink wasn’t in there as well! It’s a incredibly smooth, dusky flavor of many different flavors all at once. I loved the combination of flavors and it’s a potent little cab, clocking in at 13.9% alcohol level. You hold it up to the light- it’s black as night, This isn’t a lighter color red like a pinot, it’s a dark cabernet. And it’s luscious in its fruitness. The most important characteristic that I came away with was that it didn’t taste of any leftover nasty. It was rich, fulfilling, flavorful, like that bucket of porno popcorn you snuck in at the Studio Movie Grill in Wheaton. It satisfies, time and time again, and there is no funky aftertaste. None. It is divine. Try it. You won’t be sorry. 


About generationgbooks

I read a ridiculous amount of books in a ridiculously quick amount of time. I read everything- fiction, history, sports, political science, fantasy, young adults, kids, romance- everything. I have worked in books almost half of my life now, and I never get bored with them. I need an outlet for books, where I can reach many people who may or may not give a fig about my opinions. I'm kind of known for rambling about books, so I figure it's about time I get off my lazy ass and take it to the blogosphere, where I have had the great luck of meeting many wonderful people inflicted with this book-disease. Personal stuff? Not much. I work too much, I'm single so I have more time to deal with this and less to deal with BS. I'm a die-hard Duranie and 80's fan. I am way too entertained with social media and astrology(for those of you who give a fig, I'm a Capricorn, or the sexier description- a seagoat.) for mine and the world's- own good. Only insanity can result from me blogging. That said, here goes!

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