For the whites, we sipped the Chardonnay, Moscato, Pinot Grigio and Riesling. In our trial of the reds, we tasted through Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec, Old Vine Zinfandel, and the red blend Redvolution. Best Red Wine from Bota Box: Old Vine Zinfandel. 016 Bota Box Vineyards, Manteca, California 95336. We work hard to make sure Bota offers the perfect wine for any occasion, and we’re proud to offer award-winning, vintage-dated varietals. The Wines. The problem is that I don’t have a good boxed white wine to fall back on.
75 different box wines tasted to bring you the very best! At last, our long awaited series on box wine is here! Over the last several weeks we’ve been hard at work tasting every imaginable box wine we could find, ranging in price from 10 to 50+ and coming in a wide assortment of unique and engaging packages, to bring you the very best of the bunch. Hyperlinks have been added to the wines we recommend, click on the wine name to see the full review or start with or our first recommended box here. Bota Box Cabernet Sauvignon. Bandit NV Chardonnay (California) 3. Bandit NV Pinot Grigio (California) 4. Bota Box 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon (California) 8. Bota Box 2012 Pinot Grigio (California) 9. Wine Enthusiast Magazine The latest wine reviews, trends, and recipes. Per their website, Bota Box produces premium California wine in 3-liter box and 500ml Tetra Pak, both made from environmentally-friendly packaging. In addition to these 2 varietals, Bota Box also offers Chardonnay, Moscato, Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Shiraz, Old Vine Zinfandel, and a red blend called RedVolution.
The advantages of boxed wine are pretty obvious — convenience and ease of use. Bota Box pinot noir is from Chile and the malbec is from Mendoza, Argentina. Both of these countries have high quality and high production. Mike McVittie reviews wines available in Anchorage. This versatile wine goes with everything, or like in my college days, all on its own. You’ll see mixed reviews for all of the Bota Box varieties (people seem to love it or hate it), but I’m a fan. We conducted a blind tasting of 16 of the best available boxed wine (8 white, 8 red).
Breaking Into The Box
Bota Box 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Review. Coolers, comfy flip flops, sunscreen, and, of course, boxed wine. Noticeably lacking is the sickly sweetness or stomach-curdling acidity that often accompanies super cheap wines, and for this alone I really can’t recommend it enough. One complaint about boxed wines is that they don’t last but Bota Box uses FlexTap technology, which makes it possible to keep premium wine fresh for more than a month after opening with no exposure to light and air. Bota Box Malbec: average rating 6.1 I had written this wine off, but it was better than I remembered. Wine Spectator associate editor Tim Fish says box wines aren’t so square after all. The Bota Boxes still did okay, but the really interesting wine measured by tails was the Alta Vista, the most expensive wine. But the high-priced wines we chose got high ratings! I’m talking about boxed wine. Despite the almost reflexive elevation of noses at the mention of boxed wines, one significant detail undermines these smug dismissals: the idea of putting wine in a box, or more accurately, in a bag within a box, is brilliant.
Once Looked Down On, Boxed Wines Gain Respect For Quality And Cost
The goal was to ferret out a few bag-in-a-box wines that are so good most of your friends would assume they were drinking high-quality bottled wine. I asked the crew at Bota Box, one of the other high-rating box wineries. The staff lined up to taste boxed vs. bottled and found box wines offer the same quality as popular bottles for a fraction of the price perfect for large parties. Try our 4 affordable red and white wine picks at your next holiday party. Bota Box RedVolution: Unlike the previous two brands, Bota Box is a little hit or miss. United States – Chardonnay – Bota Box Chardonnay presents bright citrus green apple and honeysuckle aromas. This light-bodied wine is refreshing and crisp with vibrant flavors of lemon lime green apple and pear leading to a juicy finish. There are currently 0 reviews for this product.
The results: Bota Box received five votes for the buyers’ top favorite overall pick. Either way, collectively the group valued these wines at 15 per bottle.