Club W is a new wine subscription box that delivers 3 – 6 different wines to you based off your taste profile. I love my wine, but always pick out the same few brands each time, so when they kindly offered me this box to review, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity!
The Cost: $13 or $14+ a bottle (3 bottle minimum), free shipping for 6+ bottles
The Products: Each month, Club W will select three wines for you to try based off your taste profile and your ratings for previous bottles you’ve tried. \
The Shipping: Currently Club W does NOT ship to: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, Hawaii, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Dakota, and Utah
2011 #TBT Pinot Noir, California – Retail Value $13
The classic cherry flavor of the wine is sweet and spicy without ever being overpowering
I have not had the chance to try this bottle yet, but the description is certainly calling my name! I am going to experiment with this wine during the weekend.
2011 The Specialist Cabernet Sauvignon, California – Retail Value $13
a bold example of a fruit-forward wine that demands regal regard. You are going to want something substantial like a dark chocolate cake or a hearty rack of ribs to play off the earthy clove and bell pepper flavors that lurk beneath the jammy top layer.
As you can see from the photo, I finished this bottle of wine before I could even take a photo. This was absolutely amazing and I would love to have it again. I opted to go for the chocolate, pairing this with a chocolate chili pepper ice cream and it was divine. The wine was smooth, but the flavors robust and divine. (Obviously, I don’t do much wine tasting or describing!)
2012 Chateau Allégret Blanc – Retail Value $13
“…aromas of pineapple and apricot. Lemon custard flavors and a touch of bright grapefruit create a glass with ripe freshness and balanced acidity. It’s a dry wine that would be great to drink a little warmer than your usual chill to round out its flavors.
I have since tried this wine and was really impressed. I am not much a white wine person, but chose to try this one because it was recommended to me. I could definitely sense the citrus notes they described and found the wine to be very smooth and pleasant to enjoy on its own after a long day.
Thoughts: So far, I am really enjoying my Club W subscription. I think this is a great subscription to discover new wine if you are someone like me who tends to go for the same wines over and over again. They have a diverse selection beyond what they recommend for you on your profile, which means someone who is a little more advanced in their wine drinking would be able to pick and choose wines they know would fit their tastes. After taxes and shipping (on 3 bottles) a box is about $50 a month which I think is worth it to be able to try three nice bottles of wine and you have the option to try out their more expensive bottles as well.
What do you think about Club W? Is this a wine subscription you would be interested in trying?