A smashingly fun to drink wine for just $12 a bottle, the Smashberry Paso Robles Red Blend.
Have we got an undeniably tasty one today!
This unique blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Merlot, Lagrein and Grenache from Paso Robles is both delicious and exceedingly fun to drink. It also gets a huge overall score on our rating system.
I have to admit that when I first saw the label I was a bit worried as to what kind of sweet fruit bomb might be inside. Luckily it only took one sip to put my fears at ease. While this wine does indeed have a lot of fruit, it also has only 4.9 g/L of residual sugar.
And with our Insider Deal price of just $12 a bottle, there's no reason not to stock up.
Through today's deal you can get 6 bottles for just $71.99, or $12 a bottle, plus just $5 for shipping.
As we mentioned above, thanks to this low price and a Taste Rating of 9 this one not only ranks out as a Bulk Buy, but with an overall score of 8.5 on our rating scale which ties it for the highest overall rating we've ever offered in one of our Insider Deals. (Wilfred Wong evidently agrees giving this vintage 90 points.)
This 6-pack deal is available to ship to the following states: AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, ID, IA, IL, KS, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, NE, NH, NM, NV, NY, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA and WY. (These states are dependent on the individual licenses of the offering winery. Future deals may have more or less states available.)
This is a limited time, winery direct offer facilitated by our friends at Wine Country Connect. Sale ends Tuesday 3/9 at noon (PST) unless it sells out sooner. Shipping is a flat $5 per order no matter how many 6-packs you buy.
Clicking on the buy button above will take you to the site winedealmaker.com for checkout. If you don't see the embedded buy box click here to order. Once there you can also adjust the quantity of 6-packs in your order by using the "Click To Update Cart" link at the top of the screen.
The Smashberry Red Blend is 42% Cabernet Sauvignon, 26% Syrah, 16% Merlot, 8% Lagrein and 8% Grenache from Paso Robles, California. 25% of the wine was aged in French and American oak for 9 months.
From the winery:
Aromatics: Cabernet dominant, with cassis, blackberry, and sweet pipe tobacco. Hints of grape cotton-candy from the Grenache, and denser-than-usual structure from the rare Lagrein grape.
Palate: Delicious from first sip to the last, red & blackberry fruits, cassis and sweet black grape.
Food Pairing: Enjoy a glass by itself or with Prime Rib, BLT, Grilled Cheese, or any comfort food.
The 2018 Smashberry Paso Robles Red Blend opens with lots of berry aromas just as you would expect from the name but also nice touches of spice, coffee, tobacco and a little earth. It's an excellent start.
Taking a sip reveals a smooth and undeniably tasty wine featuring lots of ripe, juicy fruit, great structure, nice touches of spice and dusty tannins. With just a bit of sweetness to it, this is quite an attractive blend. (And at only 4.9 g/L of residual sugar, you get that nice touch of sweetness but still end up with less than 1 gram of sugar per glass.)
It ends dry, long, chewy and delicious. Not only is this quite fun to drink but its got a decent amount of complexity to it as well.
2018 Smashberry Paso Robles Red Blend
And here's what people are saying about our previous Insider Deals:
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"thanks for the deal...this wine is spectacular for $12.50/bottle. I am used to buying big, bold, young cabs or old vine zins and paying considerably more multiples of this price."
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