Your spouse called and said your in-laws are coming for a casual dinner and you need to bring home a bottle or two of wine. It seems simple enough, except the mother-in-law likes sophisticated wines that are usually French and the old man tends to like easy drinking reds on the dry side. So what do you do now?

Too late to get new in-laws (just kidding), and remember – I said casual so you want to keep the price down as well. So what is the solution? It’s simple, really. Drop on by our store and check out the 2009 Chateau de Mendis Bordeaux for the jaw dropping price of $8.99.

This Bordeaux is made up of 80% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 10% Cabernet Franc. It has plenty of white pepper and sweet spice on the nose with a hint of sour cherry and a strong dose of blackberry. The dark berry notes continue on the palate with a bit of mocha on the finish.

So if you’re having roast beef, steak, even lentil soup, this wine will work just fine. The in-laws will be having meatloaf with baby peas and mashed potatoes. Both will be pleased by this wine choice.