This is our Barefoot Cabernet Sauvignon review.
Are you after an easy drinking Cabernet Sauvignon with black and red fruit flavors and soft tannins?
And what if I tell you that it pairs well with a vast variety of dishes at it’s very affordable too?
Well, this is the wine you have been looking for!
Find below our Barefoot Cabernet Sauvignon review along with our food pairings recommendations, serving tips, curiosity, and where you can buy it.
Our Barefoot Cabernet Sauvignon Review
Barefoot Cabernet Sauvignon review: What's its color?
Barefoot Cabernet Sauvignon wine has a deep ruby color with thick legs.
If you want to know more about how to taste wine and the lingo that goes with it, check out this article: How To Taste Wine Like a Pro in 4 Steps.
Barefoot Cabernet Sauvignon review: What are the flavors?
Barefoot Cabernet Sauvignon is entirely from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes.
On the nose blackberry, spice and oak are the most prominent aromas.
On the palate blackberry jam, currant, and raspberry, with a vanilla, spice, and licorice finish.
It’s a medium body wine, with medium acidity and soft tannins.
Is Barefoot Cabernet Sauvignon wine sweet?
No, it’s not sweet. Barefoot Cabernet Sauvignon wine is a dry wine.
Dry wine contains less than 15 g/L.
Learn more about wine sweetness level here.
Barefoot Cabernet Sauvignon review: Which food pairs well with it?
Barefoot Cabernet Sauvignon is a bold wine with intense flavors, as such, we recommend to pair with equally strong flavor dishes.
Classic appetizers are pasta with veal ragu, grilled vegetables, onion, and mushroom to name some.
Meat wise you have a wide selection here from veal, beef, stew, lamb, and poultry for example.
If you are a cheese lover our recommendations for you are hard and blue cheeses like Pecorino and Gorgonzola.
Barefoot Cabernet Sauvignon review: What's its alcohol content?
Barefoot Cabernet Sauvignon wine’s alcohol content is 13.5%.
In case you wonder about alcohol content or more precisely Alcohol By Volume, i.e. ABV, measure the alcoholic strength of a drink.
There is a direct relationship between the sugar left in the wine after the alcoholic fermentation has taken place, i.e. Residual Sugar or RS, and ABV.
During alcoholic fermentation, the yeast transforms the sugar in the grape juice into alcohol.
Grapes with high residual sugar will therefore produce dry wine with a high ABV.
How many calories are in a glass of Barefoot Cabernet Sauvignon wine?
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture  a 5-ounce glass will contain about 120 to 130 calories.
Alcohol contains 7 calories per gram. So a wine with high ABV will have a higher calories per glass than a wine with low ABV.
Furthermore, sugar contributes to the calorie count.
A dry wine will usually have 4 calories per grams vs a sweet wine that will have around 20 calories per grams of carbs, which include sugar.
What is Barefoot brand?
Here is an extract from the Barefoot website itself:
“At Barefoot, we’ve always marched to the beat of our own grapes. How do you become the world’s most loved wine brand?
You start with a belief that wine should never be taken too seriously and a conviction that when you follow your heart there’s no limit to how far your vine will grow.“
This is an easy drinking and soft Cabernet Sauvignon that for less than $10 makes it perfect for any casual occasion.
Blackberry jam, currant, and raspberry, with a vanilla, spice, and licorice finish will complement many dishes from veggie, pasta, a large variety of red meats, and our beloved cheeses.
Try it with veal ragu, roasted vegetables, BBQ, or Pecorino cheese and it’ll be a delight.
If you have never tried it, I’m not entirely sure what are you still waiting for?
Once you had it, we’d love to know your opinion, so reach out and let’s know what you think! Enjoy!
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