I saw this interestingly sized bottle of Carlo Rossi red wine on the
shelves – it’s between a long necked beer bottle and a 750 ml wine
bottle with normal dimensions, so the diminutive size is quite
noticeable. I also got the unusually smaller bottle to the right, but
haven’t sampled it yet.
Carlo Rossi is a well known local brand due to its competitive
pricing structure (a pretentious way of saying that its cheap ass wine
;)). I’ve had this particular label quite a number of times, and while
it’s nothing to write home about, I can’t argue with the value. Carlo
Rossi red wine comes in the normal bottles and larger 3 liter ones as
This small bottle costs RM 11.65 and contains 187 ml of red wine. It
was dusty when I got it off the shelves…I wonder if it’s meant for
sale or rather as a free gift. Nevertheless, it was collecting dust on
the shelves of the local supermarket, so I decided to relieve it of its
Carlo Rossi red wine contains 14% alcohol. That’s on the higher
range when it comes to wine (not counting port or brandy), so it comes
out as a pretty good value for the price range.
Download: Carlo Rossi 187 ml [sixthseal.com].
I drank the small bottle of Carlo Rossi red last night, and found that it was the perfect size for after work quaffing.
That’s right…you don’t sip Carlo Rossi…you quaff it. ;)