Bota Box Shiraz 2009

Member Review by Shirazzer:

Not much aroma, ok taste. This costs the equivalent of $4.60 per bottle, which is more than the $2.75 per bottle of Oak Leaf Shiraz I normally buy at Walmart. I prefer the Oak Leaf to this Bota. Time will tell if the freshness advantage of the box is worth the premium.

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Great Wine Shouldn't Cost the Earth   Premium wine in a box? You bet! Bota Box produces premium California wine in 3-liter box and 500ml Tetra Pak, both made from environmentally-friendly packaging. Bota Box 3L is packaged in 100% recyclable, unbleached, post-consumer fiber printed with soy-based inks. Using state of the art FlexTap™ technology, our wine is kept fresh for up... Read more
Great Wine Shouldn't Cost the Earth   Premium wine in a box? You bet! Bota Box produces premium California wine in 3-liter box and 500ml Tetra Pak, both made from environmentally-friendly packaging. Bota Box 3L is packaged in 100% recyclable, unbleached, post-consumer fiber printed with soy-based inks. Using state of the art FlexTap™ technology, our wine is kept fresh for up to six weeks after opening, allowing consumers to enjoy a glass of our award-winning wine without worrying about waste or spoilage. Bota Box offers nine popular 3-liter wines: Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Shiraz, Old Vine Zinfandel, and a red blend called RedVolution.   Lightweight Bota 500ml Tetra Paks boast a smaller carbon footprint than the equivalent amount of 750ml glass bottles. The smart, alternative packaging and size reduce greenhouse gasses by 75% and waste by 50%, cut fuel emissions due to its lighter shipping weight, and are produced primarily from paper which is a renewable resource. Our 500ml Tetra Paks are available in Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Grigio, Chardonnay, Old Vine Zinfandel and Moscato. Read less
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Snooth User: Shirazzer
6680228
3.00 5
12/07/2010

Not much aroma, ok taste. This costs the equivalent of $4.60 per bottle, which is more than the $2.75 per bottle of Oak Leaf Shiraz I normally buy at Walmart. I prefer the Oak Leaf to this Bota. Time will tell if the freshness advantage of the box is worth the premium.


Snooth User: alaroux
8313744
1.00 5
04/30/2011

Previously, I have had a good experience with Bota wines. The Shiraz 2009 tastes almost artificial, almost infused with too much vanilla. Disappointing.




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