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2018 Kirkland Signature Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

2018 Kirkland Signature Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

It’s been a little while since we reviewed the Kirkland Alexander Cab. I’m not sure how we missed the past few vintages, but glad we could get back into it with the 2018 vintage that is in stores now.

Since the 2013 vintage, the price has remained the same at $9.99, and we’ve rated the past few vintages 87 points.  This remains a solid buy in California Cabernet under $10, which is pretty hard to find most of the time.

Kirkland Alexander Valley Cabernet

The wine pours a medium to deep ruby in the glass with aromas of black tea, dark fruit and herbs; in the mouth are flavors of mostly dark fruit, some blackberry and black cherry, little mocha; good dose of acidity into a dusty finish.

This is a very drinkable and enjoyable California Cab at a solid price.  It’s perfect for a mid-week meal when you need to pair with a red or can easily be enjoyed on its own.

Kirkland Alexander Valley Cabernet

CostcoWineBlog.com Rating: 88 points

Costco item number: 223343

Purchased at Costco in: Atlanta, GA

Alc. 14.0%

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Shawn

Saturday 28th of August 2021

Hi! Love this blog. Been following it for many years now. Do you have a spreadsheet of all the different types of Kirkland wines, their vintages and ratings? Was thinking of making one myself for just the Kirkland wines but didn’t know if you had one already.

Thanks for all you do! Shawn

Shawn

Saturday 4th of September 2021

@Editor, this is it! Thank you so much! I LOVE reading about the Kirkland wines. I think these could be steals for some types! Thank you for all that you do!

Shawn

Editor

Saturday 28th of August 2021

Right on. Glad you enjoy the site. And yes we do have something like that. Check out this link. Need to keep it updated which is the challenge but it should be what you’re looking for https://costcowineblog.com/the-definitive-guide-to-costcos-kirkland-signature-wines/

Judy

Wednesday 25th of August 2021

Thank you! I love this wine and look forward to the release every year. It is my go to daily enjoyment. To Dallas I must go! Kennesaw did not have last time I checked.

Editor

Wednesday 25th of August 2021

Just found the new Kirkland Stags Leap there too. Hope to taste and get something up Saturday. It’s usually a winner.

Judy

Wednesday 25th of August 2021

Kennesaw or Woodstock?

Editor

Wednesday 25th of August 2021

Actually, the new store in Dallas, GA