I was impressed with the smoothness, and great quality of this Cab, and the price is unbeatable. I usually spend double the price for my everyday Cabs, and was pleasantly surprised that I didn't have to compromise flavor at this price point.
Was not as heavy as we usually like our Cabs to be. We like our Cabs almost opaque, this was too light. The taste had nothing horribly wrong. It was very simple and to me it tasted more like a cheaper Pinot or Malbec. Sweeter than a cab should be. I liked it but know many better wines in this price range. I don't need to buy it again for a few years but would if i found myself with in a store with limited selection. I also would buy again just because of the sustainability practices. I have to give them some points there! Good wine to introduce white wine drinkers or beginner wine drinkers to red.
After being open for an hour it has a nice aroma of berry fruit with just a hint of vegetal. The taste starts with fruit then has that South American earthy flavor. Finish is dry and medium length
Disappointed to say, this wine was one of the worst cabs I've ever tasted. Definitely not what I was expecting for a 90 point wine. I was excited because it is also labeled as a "green" wine, but my hopes were shattered after the first sip. It lacks body and is very acidic; not very structured, especially for a cab. I prefer jammy, full-bodied reds, and this did unfortunately did not foot the bill. I don't even mind earthy, woody wines, but this one was not balanced at all, in my opinion.
Gave it a go, regretted it. Ew.
The only thing this wine maker got right was the color. this wine smells like a pair of jim shoes and dosen't tase much better
This is an excellent Cabernet at any price. At this price it is a bargain, great Cabernet flavor, good body, just the right amount of tannin. This is one of the best of the viniferas.
What a fantastic wine this was for the price! It def deserves the 91 rating! I usually am hesitant when buying cheaper wines. But this one surprised me. Gotta try it at least once if you dont like spending too much.
- Hot Springs National Park, AR
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I'm no expert, just know what I like... and I really like this Cab - good price, too.
I was looking for the malbec on wine.com but was surprised not to find it. I have not had the Tilia cab yet, but I found the malbec to be quite lively. For $8.69 this is a great wine. Lots of black fruit on the nose. Rounded with cigar and licorice. This is a big and bold wine to the taste. Mirrored black fruit with bright young tannin. At this price a great value!
I agree that this is not a bad wine. It isn't very bold (which I like) and has a nice smooth taste. And personally, I like screw cap tops. They are becoming more and more popular now a days and don't necessarily signify a bad cheap wine.
During dinner the wine's initial mouth feel was like water: very weak. At the end, a somewhat bitter aftertaste. Next day my wife decided to use the leftover wine for cooking. Actually tasted better the day after. Maybe it needed a day to breathe.
I would not by this wine again. Not sure how it got such a high rating
I bought this because I didn't notice it was a screw-cap. They might as well have used a poured concrete cork because this bottle of wine shouldn't be opened, ever.
Just ordered another case! This is a very good value and easily drinkable now.
This is a nice affordable Cabernet- perfect for everday drinking or entertaining. Organically farmed is a plus.
Deep color, fruity and dry, much better than I thought - don't be put off by screw-top
An extremely solid cabernet that is very pleasant to drink. Has a wonderfully smooth quality. Hints of bing cherry and spice complement this very tasty wine. Exceptional value for 8.99. My love for wines from South America has not been diminished...
Bold taste and great value.
I don't know if this is a legit 91 rated cab.... but you can sure pay a lot more for a lot less. This is not a big, round California-style cabernet, but it still fairly full on the palate with good fruit. Thin but clean on the back end. It holds up well with grilled meat. At the price, you can't beat it. It's our new "house red."
Nice, drinkable, decent finish. Good wine for this price.
A bread dough smell, thick legs and a sweet berry taste. With that said I think this cabernet was no show stopper and really made me question drinking cabs again.
This is a rather light on the taste cab with cherry and cassis fruit forward. Very light on the tannin acidity. It is a decent everyday wine for people that don't like big, bold cabs.
In my own experience "wine & spirits" it is just as reference. I never take my buying decitions because them. Anyways I try Tilia cab. and its just Ok good price but NEVER 91 pts
Can't believe this was recommended. Will not trust this rating org again