Eyzaguirre 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon

Chilean Wine in the Sack

Price: Around $7

Color: Deep red

Nose: Spicy and berries

Taste: Nice soft tannins right up front.  On the dry side with a balanced long lasting finish.

Summary: This wine feels pretty well balanced for being a sub $10 cabernet.

This wine will pair very well with a nice pasta dish. I’m actually enjoying it with a hearty tomato based vegetable stew that I cooked up two days ago.  The base is mostly leeks with tomato and carrot.  It also has potatoes, corn, Peruvian beans, cilantro, a little lemon juice, pepper and salt.   It is wonderful going down with this wine.

At $6.99 pick up a bottle or two. By the way the little burlap sack is a throwback to olden days when glass jugs in Chile were covered with burlap to help carry them and maybe buffer each jug from the other and breaking from contact.

If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed!

Comments

comments

One Response - Add Comment

Reply