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Deadbolt 2012 Red, Winemakers Blend, California
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  Deadbolt 2012 Red, Winemakers Blend, California
Item Number:28 20 185 11
Regular Price:$14.95
Sale Price:$13.95 - 7% off!
Discounted Case Price:$155.40 - 7% off!
($12.95 per bottle)
Total Savings: 13%
Availability: IN STOCK 
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Deadbolt 2012 Red, Winemakers Blend, California
Here's another succulent, seductive red blend from California. This is a style of wine that's really grabbed onto the taste buds of wine drinkers everywhere and it's no wonder. Particularly in the case of this Deadbolt Winemakers Blend, because the Winemaker really knows his stuff. Philip Laffer is a legendary winemaker from Australia, leading such iconic brands as Lindemans and Orlando's Jacob's Creek. At Jacob's Creek he made a science of putting ripe, solid, expressive, good-drinking wines into the bottle that could sell for a bargain price. Working with a lot of the same varietals he used in Australia, here in California with Deadbolt, he's doing it once again. This blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Zinfandel, Petit Sirah and Shiraz is so delectable, smooth and satisfying you'll wonder why you'd ever pay more for a great everyday red.

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Deadbolt 2012 Red, Winemakers Blend, California
 
3.9

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

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    (1)

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    (1)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Smooth (4)

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    Best Uses

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (13)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Easy

      I found this red wine easy to drink due to its smoothness and no tannins. I went an bought more bottles. Good with everyday dinner. No feeling of bitterness that usually makes red...Read complete review

      I found this red wine easy to drink due to its smoothness and no tannins. I went an bought more bottles. Good with everyday dinner. No feeling of bitterness that usually makes red vines less attractive to me (said by not a wine expert, just sharing my feelings). This red is not complicated at all, and quite enjoyable. I recommend it.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Disagree

      I usually agree with Josh on his virtual tastings, and will buy on his reviews. However I'm wondering if someone switched the wine in the bottle prior to his review of Dead Bolt....Read complete review

      I usually agree with Josh on his virtual tastings, and will buy on his reviews. However I'm wondering if someone switched the wine in the bottle prior to his review of Dead Bolt. I found the wine to be confusing with no defined taste or structure. The long finish was very displeasing as I couldn't wait to get the taste out of my mouth. Just goes to prove that CA can't produce a decent sub $20 bottle of wine.

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      (4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Disagree

      By Wine Snob

      from NJ

      Verified Buyer

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            Comments about Deadbolt 2012 Red, Winemakers Blend, California:

            I usually agree with Josh on his virtual tastings, and will buy on his reviews. However I'm wondering if someone switched the wine in the bottle prior to his review of Dead Bolt. I found the wine to be confusing with no defined taste or structure. The long finish was very displeasing as I couldn't wait to get the taste out of my mouth. Just goes to prove that CA can't produce a decent sub $20 bottle of wine.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Deadbolt 2011

            By Iapala

            from Manchester nj

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • None really

            Cons

            • Flavors Muddled

            Best Uses

            • Can't think of one

            Comments about Deadbolt 2012 Red, Winemakers Blend, California:

            Not impressed at all. Save your money for another and better choice

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great wine for the price.

            By Like my Big Reds!

            from Connecticut

            Verified Reviewer

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                  Comments about Deadbolt 2012 Red, Winemakers Blend, California:

                  Nice blend of Cab, Zin, Merlot and others. Well balanced wine with tad of spice on the finish. Good value, and cool label. Have given as a gift twice with good results.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Good product for frequent users.

                  By shiskabab

                  from West virginia

                  Verified Buyer

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                        Comments about Deadbolt 2012 Red, Winemakers Blend, California:

                        Wonderful taste.
                        Nice for daily drink with dinner.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Excellent blend, smooth and refined

                        By Witzman

                        from New York

                        Verified Buyer

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                          Cons

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                              Comments about Deadbolt 2012 Red, Winemakers Blend, California:

                              Bought multiple bottles as gifts...saved one for us...all thoroughly enjoyed.

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • Yes

                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Easy

                              By AK

                              from Los Angeles

                              Pros

                              • No Tannins

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Deadbolt 2012 Red, Winemakers Blend, California:

                                  I found this red wine easy to drink due to its smoothness and no tannins. I went an bought more bottles. Good with everyday dinner. No feeling of bitterness that usually makes red vines less attractive to me (said by not a wine expert, just sharing my feelings). This red is not complicated at all, and quite enjoyable. I recommend it.

                                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  4.0

                                  A Warm Blend for Winter

                                  By Eric The Red

                                  from New Jersey

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • A Lot Of Berries
                                  • A Touch Of Chocolate
                                  • A Very Smooth Blend

                                  Cons

                                  • Drink At Room Temperature
                                  • May Turn Liquorice If Age

                                  Best Uses

                                  • On Fall And Winter Days
                                  • With Meats

                                  Comments about Deadbolt 2012 Red, Winemakers Blend, California:

                                  Great wine for Thanksgiving dinner

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

                                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Excellent for the price!

                                  By Seymoursally

                                  from Palm Desert, Ca

                                  Verified Reviewer

                                  Pros

                                  • Smooth

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Deadbolt 2012 Red, Winemakers Blend, California:

                                      Had to give this a five! For the price, this is one of the best out there if you like smooth dark berry! Really good. Bought four bottles to try it...just bought another case!

                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No

                                      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      4.0

                                      Great have bought more than once

                                      By Wine Lover

                                      from Ovando Mt

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Very Tastee

                                      Cons

                                      • none

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Good With Anything

                                      Comments about Deadbolt 2012 Red, Winemakers Blend, California:

                                      Delivery is always on time very well packed also

                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No

                                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      4.0

                                      jammy,awesome

                                      By cindy

                                      from treasure island, Fl

                                      Verified Reviewer

                                      Pros

                                      • Complex
                                      • Full Body
                                      • Jammy
                                      • Smooth

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Deadbolt 2012 Red, Winemakers Blend, California:

                                          we one 1st place in a blind wine tasting against 22 other red wines!!!

                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                          • No

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                                            First try at your wine, love the label and the price. Confused though, the wine fizzed for at least a minute when we opened it, didnt expect this, also lacked aroma wondering if this could be a faulty bottling?? Taste was flat, we were afraid it may be "spoiled?" Will await your answer, thank you,
                                            Asked on 2/14/2014 by jill chillin with wine from west bend wi

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                                              A:

                                              Hi Jill-- It sounds like you got a bad bottle. We'll be reaching out shortly to replace it for you. Sorry for the poor experience! This wine should not fizz.

                                              Answered on 3/4/2014 by Strumerika from Mount Kisco
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