But when it comes to my wine, I have a little bit of attitude. I don't care if it's cheap or expensive, I just want the wine makers to deliver a good product.
So, when I saw the Wily Jack website I was worried. Their homepage focuses on the label and not the wine. Here is the first sentence of their homepage -- I kid you not:
Wily Jack wines have packaging that is graphically compelling and entertaining, with stories that chronicle the life and wisdom of Wily Jack.Yeah, their website boasts that their wine bottlesthey have stories that chronicle the life of Wily Jack -- a fictional character. Seriously, if I wanted to read while drinking -- I'd stick with
Click the jump to read the rest of the review and the score.
But aside from the pretty label -- that these guys take waaay too seriously -- it's a really solid red wine.
This Cabernet has less fruit and much more serious flavors like tobacco and leather. But there is just a hint of fruit and currant, while the nose has some green pepper along with the tobacco and leather flavors. In addition, it has a really nice lingering finish.
And for about $7.99 (on sale at Harris Teeter), the price is right -- VERY RIGHT.
This wine could have a permanent place on my shelf next to one of my favorite cheap wines Pine & Post. You'll find me stocking-up on this wine almost every week.
Price: $ (under $10)
2008 Cabernet Sauvignon
240 Gateway Road West
Napa, CA 94558