Speaking of Value Wines- 2010 Big House Red

Speaking of wines under $20, I have decided to feature 3 wines throughout the rest of this week that are all around the $10 mark.  I was just graciously given a bottle of Big House Red and Big House White from Big House Wine Company.  I have reviewed a couple of their wines before and, to be honest, wasn’t expecting much.  But each bottle I have tried provided a nice, simple, and smooth wine for the price.  Both the 2010 red and white are nice values that are easy to find.  I will review the Big House Red below and the White will follow later this week.

About the Wine- From the Winery

Big House Red is a blend of several varieties from California.  It has 13.5% alcohol and retails for $9.99.  For more information see www.BigHouseWine.com

Now the Fun Part- Tasting the Wine

2010 Big House Red pours a garnet color in the glass.  The nose is packed with fruit including dark berries, cherry, and plum along with a some hints of cedar.  The dark fruit continues into the palate (as the label says, this is definitely a fruit bomb) along with vanilla and a little spice in the finish.  A simple and fun Red that is better than most at $9.99.

My Wine Rating- B

Food Pairing Suggestions- This wine pairs well with casual fare such as burgers, grilled pork chops, and pizza.

*This wine was given to me as a sample for the purpose of review.



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