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    The "2 Buck Chuck" Thread!

    Charles Shaw wine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    This is my first bottle of "2 Buck Chuck". In this thread I will will try all that is available in this area.

    The first selection is Merlot. Served with swiss cheese and crackers.

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    For $2.99 it was pretty good. Definitely better than Barefoot Merlot.
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    I must be the only person alive who doesn't drink wine...............LOL
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    Boy you filled your glass awful high. A good wine should please other senses too. You want to enjoy the aroma and bouquet of the wine. I have gotten into wine making and for about $60 I can make 30 bottles so it is actually the real 2 buck chuck. The last two batches I made are very comparable to $15 - $20 bottles.
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    Quote Originally Posted by IMGreat101 View Post
    For $2.99 it was pretty good. Definitely better than Barefoot Merlot.
    When we rarely buy wine that is what we get so I will have to see if this is available around here.

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    I don't drink wine. Can't even stand the smell. I used to live in wine cou try and hated the smell of the grapes fermenting.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Reca View Post
    Boy you filled your glass awful high. A good wine should please other senses too. You want to enjoy the aroma and bouquet of the wine. I have gotten into wine making and for about $60 I can make 30 bottles so it is actually the real 2 buck chuck. The last two batches I made are very comparable to $15 - $20 bottles.

    True!

    That is awesome, Reca! So how does one go about getting a tasting from Reca Vineyards?

    The Charles Shaw wines aren't bad at all, although they're closer to three bucks than two anymore. Try that merlot with Gouda cheese, it'll taste even better.




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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    I don't drink wine. Can't even stand the smell. I used to live in wine cou try and hated the smell of the grapes fermenting.
    I much prefer reds to whites, although I recently had an excellent Pinot Gris and a great Chardonnay that I really liked. The only white wine that I drink regularly is "Evolution 9," a white meritage from Sokol-Blosser in Oregon.




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    Boy you filled your glass awful high.
    I couldn't help it, I was so excited.

    My first bottle of 2BC!

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    Is it wrong that when I first saw the title of this thread I got all excited for ground chuck recipes
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    Bc do you drink sweet our dry reds
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    Put the bottle into a blender for 20 seconds.

    Aerate the crap out of it, and it turns out to be pretty good wine for $2.50.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MacLean View Post
    Put the bottle into a blender for 20 seconds.

    Aerate the crap out of it, and it turns out to be pretty good wine for $2.50.
    Thats what you think.....I was just too polite to say it at your table.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Reca View Post
    Bc do you drink sweet our dry reds

    I generally prefer dry but there are some sweeter reds that I like, one of them is Starry Night Zinfandel.




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    Quote Originally Posted by MacLean View Post
    Put the bottle into a blender for 20 seconds.

    Aerate the crap out of it, and it turns out to be pretty good wine for $2.50.
    That's a good idea!

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    $2 Buck Chuck

    Shiraz with mild cheddar

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    Quote Originally Posted by MacLean View Post
    Put the bottle into a blender for 20 seconds.

    Aerate the crap out of it, and it turns out to be pretty good wine for $2.50.
    How do you separate the glass fragments?









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