JAMES BARLOW’S 12 UNDER $12 FOR AUGUST 2021

LuLu Rose

Washington State

Cash Price $9.99

A light, bright and refreshing dry Rosé that offers flavors of raspberry and pomegranate with hints of savory herbs on the finish. Pair with a hot day at the beach.

Girasole Sangiovese

California

Cash Price $12.99

But with a $1.00 Key for the month

This 100% Sangiovese offers ripe flavors of cherry and plum with just a hint of violets.  Licks of spice and huckleberry show with whiffs of black pepper and sage. 100% Organic and ready to drink. Pair with spaghetti and meatballs.

Castellblanc Semi Seco sparkling

Spain

Cash Price $8.99

Soft and citrusy from the first sip, this light sparkler flows easily into hints of buttered toast and sweet corn on the finish.  Use this party bubbles as an aperitif to kick the festivities into gear.

Verraco Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon

California

Cash Price $11.99

There is something to be said for finding Value Cabernet Sauvignon when prices seem to be soaring. This everyday Cab exudes flavors of blackberry and currant with hints of vanilla and cedar. Pair with take-out steak Fajitas.

Ca’Momi Rosso Di Napa Red

California

Cash Price $9.99

Napa Valley wine for under $10? Yes Please! This red blend boasts flavors of boysenberry and plum with tickles of black cherry. Whiffs of oak show on the finish. Pair with pepperoni pizza tonight!

Ca’Momi Sauvignon Blanc

California

Cash Price $9.99

A perfect refresher for hot weather, this pleaser offers flavors of white peach and lychee with tropical fruit oozing from the palate. The crisp finish begs for some well-seasoned crab legs.

Fog Bank Chardonnay

California

Cash Price $9.99

This is an easy-drinking wine for Chardonnay lovers! Flavors of green apple and citrus combine into a bright profile with hints of toasted oak and a rich finish. Pair with shrimp scampi.

Perimeter Merlot

Washington State

Cash Price $9.99

This tasty everyday Merlot offers cherry and plum with medium intensity. Unctuous notes of blackberry, vanilla and mocha flow seamlessly into a long finish.  Pair with Mom’s Tuesday night special.

Michel Schlumberger Pinot Noir

California

Cash Price $10.99

A plush and pleasant Pinot Noir that offers flavors of black cherry and cola with tingles of exotic spice. Hints of pomegranate and raspberry show on the finish. Pair with a Caribbean Jerk chicken sandwich.

Hayes Valley Zinfandel

California

Cash Price $11.99

I love Value Zinfandel! Flavors of juicy red fruit zing into hints of pepper and sage. The finish shows whiffs of molasses and jammed plums.  Pair with jalapeno and cheddar sausages on the grill.

Breca Garnacha de Fuego

Spain

Cash Price $8.99

This 100% old vine Garnacha is delicious! Fuego is a fruit bomb that offers black cherry and blackberry with whiffs of roasted herbs and licorice. Pair with sloppy sauced baby back ribs.

Liberation de Paris Malbec

France

Cash Price $10.99

French Malbec is making a comeback!  Dark, thick flavors of blackberry and plum sink deftly into hints of black tea and pepper.  It’s a meal wine that would love a big ribeye with all the fixings.

James C. Barlow, CWE, CSS

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