Friday, January 19th, 2007 at 9:45 am in Uncategorized.
This weather is perfect for hearty cabs and syrahs. And boy have I find one. I’m constantly impressed with the quality, value and sustainability of bottles from the Mendocino Wine Company, and the Big Yellow Cab is no different. The cherries are dry, not bright and jammy, there’s smoky cigar, earth and herbs and the finish is long. This wine would stand up to some of the spices in my mom’s Persian stews. Chipotle in Mexican food and red pepper-based pasta sauces can also take the heat. I absolutely love the North Coast terroir of this wine and how it’s good to go right out of the bottle. At only $10.99, I’ll be likely to hail this cab again and again.