Visually, this wine is an intense pomegranate red. It has a thick robe with violet and purple flecks. In the nose, it is at first a mix of red and black berries with mineral and balsamic overtones. Entrance in the mouth is fresh, with sweet, mouth filling sensations with hints of tannin. All the aromas described in the nose come back on the back-palate, leaving a trail of textures, reminding us of grapes, balsamic and fine toast.
Bad wine taste like vinegar
The case I bought had a weird taste, maybe it was aged in an older barrel, not something I could give a good review .
...and don't pay any attention to that 5 star review listed (by:Douglas). i'm pretty sure it is the wine chateau supervisor andy. a false/incorrect review and rating to try to boost the sales of this bad wine. pretty shady if you ask me. reviews by jreville and albert were dead on.
Hello NIC, I am very sorry to hear that you did not like the wine at all. I do agree that this wine is no where comparable to many of the wines out there hence the price of less than $5 per bottle. However, please don't misunderstand Wine Chateau as we have been in business for over two decades and would NEVER ever write our own reviews on products. Plus, I don't think it would benefit us at all by doing that since we only have 4 bottles in stock currently. Customers are our true reviewers and that is what counts. Again, we do absolutely apologize for your experience. You are more than welcome to send the entire case with the empty bottles back to us and we will refund you in full. Cheers!
i did send back the 2 cases i bought. ALL 23 bottles. minus that one bottle that couldn't be finished and i was going to re cork with what ever was inside it and include it in the return as well. but what bothered me even more then the bad wine, was that wine chateau took over 3 weeks to get my money back to me. i had to press and press. never ever as easy as you just implied. never! there were no explanations, no clarity and no excuses. after repeated phone calls and i was just being avoided probably in the hopes that i maybe be fed up of trying and just keep the wine and settle with/for the lose. a lot of aggravation and not once did they reach out to me at any time. but that's fine, i don't expect anything from wine chateau. obviously, if there only 4 bottles left, then some other poor fellow got stuck with the bad 2 cases i had! and probably more too. shameful. bad across the board wine chateau. very bad experience with you guys.
Pretty decent bottle of everyday type wine. Nothing to write home about but for under $5 it's a good quality bottle. Enjoy.
This is a great wine because its a great deal for a quality wine. This wine is less than five dollars, yet it retails for nearly $16. I would compare it to some $20 wines. The trick, and it's important, is that this wine needs to breathe (at least thirty minutes to an hour) to be appreciated. It is flavorful with tannin and balsamic overtones that require breathing. There are some red wines that are not as good tasting immediately out of the bottle. This is one of them, but not because its a poor wine. In general, the Aeration Rule of Thumb: the more tannins and balsamic a wine has the more time it will need to aerate. I recommend this wine.....and take your time with it.
Wine Maker Notes
Full-bodied and juicy, the Sa_Ra_Da Seleccion is an excellent value red from Spain...with a really interesting name. Crafted from 70% Garnacha Tintorera and 30% Monsatrell, sourced from high-altitude vineyards located in the south eastern Albacaete province, surrounding the small medieval towns of Almansa and Bonete. The name "Sarada" comes from the variable wind that blows through the vineyard during favorable weather. It's a cooler breeze that brings freshness to the air on a hot day, of which there are many in the stony vineyards of Spain.