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Charles Shaw Nouveau California 2008

Member Review by J Mo:

The best wine I've tasted so far.... What a bargain! This red wine is not sweet, but there is a fruity taste to it. So far my favorite from Charles Shaw. I went back to Trader Joes and bought more.

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Region: USA » California » Napa

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Color: Red
Variety: Nouveau
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Charles Shaw Winery:
The Charles Shaw label is best known for producing wines of “extreme value.” These became popular when marketed exclusively out of Trader Joe’s grocery chain for $1.99, known commonly as “Two Buck Chuck.” It is owned by the Bronco Wine Company out of Ceres, California. The wines are produced from the usual suspect grapes, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Chardo... Read more
The Charles Shaw label is best known for producing wines of “extreme value.” These became popular when marketed exclusively out of Trader Joe’s grocery chain for $1.99, known commonly as “Two Buck Chuck.” It is owned by the Bronco Wine Company out of Ceres, California. The wines are produced from the usual suspect grapes, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Zinfandel (as White Zinfandel “blush” wine). The Valdiguie style is produced to mimic Beaujolais Nouveau wines, and Pinot Grigio in limited quantities.  Read less

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Snooth User: J Mo
14202824
4.50 5
03/19/2009

The best wine I've tasted so far.... What a bargain! This red wine is not sweet, but there is a fruity taste to it. So far my favorite from Charles Shaw. I went back to Trader Joes and bought more.


Snooth User: BigL417
6690506
3.00 5
12/08/2010

For it's value, this is actually a good wine and I enjoyed it. As with all of the "Chuck" wines, I of course preface the statement with "for it's value" because if the bottle was over 9 dollars I would have been a little disappointed. But still, I really recommend this. It has a novel, unique flavor. I keep wanting to say there is almost a hint of mango, but only for lack of a better description. Not too sweet, but not dry or strong, it's good for lovers of reds and whites because of its mild unique flavor. Even if you don't like it, it only put you out 2 bucks


Snooth User: Darcie5
7242333
5.00 5
01/09/2011

I put the Charles Shaw "Nouveau" in a large pot of red chili and loved it. In fact, before you add the Nouveau red wine, taste your chili first, then add about a cup, yup a cup. Stir your red chili let it simmer about a minute then taste it. Wow, what a difference. The wine brings out all the other herbs and seasonings. Now drink the rest of the bottle and after that, everything tastes great with Charles Shaw Nouveau :)


Snooth User: Rod loves wine
7606113
5.00 5
02/06/2011

The Best best best of it's kind for the the value, I had it with friends the first time, then I went to trader Joes and I purchased a case. very good wine


Snooth User: aljorma
3065732
1.50 5
11/22/2009

One and a half glasses




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