Alexander Valley Vineyards 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon, $18::
This wine has a flavorful nose of black cherry along with hints of cocoa. For a moderately priced Cabernet, this bottle delivers rich flavors of dark fruit and chocolate enveloped by soft tannins.
Where to find it:
Good Eats in East Sacramento (goodeatsgrocer.com) and BevMo (bevmo.com) on Arden Way in Sacramento.
What to eat with this wine:
The Good Eats bistro steak is a 6-ounce filet mignon topped with blue cheese hollandaise and a battered-and-fried poached egg accompanied by garlic green beans.