This is one of several releases in the Octavin Home Wine Bar system. The wine in a box, billed as eco-friendly, delivers the equivalent of four standard bottles of wine. This is a blend with minute quantities of other grapes from several parts of California’s Monterey and Paso Robles areas. The wine has a deep purple color with hints of blackberry and raspberry. It is a very light-flavored glass of cabernet but no finish for the serious drinker. This wine stayed consistent from week one to week six as promised by the company.

WHO: Monthaven
WHAT: Red blend – Cabernet Sauvignon (75%), Petite Sirah (5%), Carignan (4%), Tempranillo (4%), Petit Verdot (4%), Zinfandel (3%), Merlot (2%), Mourvedre (1%)
WHERE: Central Coast, California
WHEN: 2008
HOW MUCH: $18-24 (media sample)

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