Your New Wednesday Night Cabernet


We tasted a dozen or so California Cabs under $15 looking for the one we wanted to get in your hands. Value coupled with quality in California, especially, in Cabernet, can be elusive. The 2015 Cartlidge & Browne is quite the package.  $11.99

This is classic Cabernet! The nose reveals a cornucopia of fruit and invites serious attention; plum, cherries and rhubarb pie notes coast alongside a savory edge of dusty, dried herbs. Best part? The mouth-filling, suede textured, lingering finish.

This Cabernet’s sleek lines belie its power and endurance — capable of pairing with a juicy grilled rib eye, lamb chops, or even pasta with sausage and mushrooms.

Kristian Denis