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Inexpensive wines that just taste pricey

There's hardly a better way to kick off the summer season than kicking back with a wonderful glass of wine.

But you don't have to pay top dollar for that perfect summer taste, as Food & Wine magazine Executive Wine Editor Ray Isle proved on "The Early Show on Saturday Morning" at the start of the unofficial start of summer, Memorial Day weekend.

The wines Ray brought to the set - only taste like they're expensive!

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He went through five categories, giving co-anchor Rebecca Jarvis a taste of each, asking which she liked better, then revealing how much they cost - with one "splurge" and one "steal" in each category.

The wines put to the taste test:

Sauvignon Blanc

2010 Montgras Sauvignon Blanc

2010 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc


2009 Bogle Chardonnay

2009 Sonoma Cutrer Sonoma Coast Chardonnay


2009 Domaines Ott Rosé Chateau de Selle

2010 Mas Carlot Rosé

French Red

2008 Ghislaine Barthod Bourgogne Rouge

2009 Georges Duboeuf Julienas


2008 Cameron Hughes Lot 211 Cabernet Sauvignon

2008 Paul Hobbs Cabernet Sauvignon

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