Here is my quick review of Esser Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 Monterey.
Upon opening, the nose shows plum/cherry and subtle tobacco, all of which hold throughout drinking.
The strongest flavor in this wine is sweet black plum. Overall wine is mellowed with a hint of buttery oak. A light note of licorice is also present. Smooth and gently dry.
This is a great wine to serve with a steak, game meat, Portabello mushroom or with spicy ethnic foods.
Price as purchased: $8.99