Red wines are made from the juice and skin of black grapes. They range in colour from intense violet to brick red and brown for older red wines. The main grape varieties used to make red wine are shiraz, merlot, cabernet sauvignon, malbec, pinot noir, zinfandel, sangiovese and barbera.
A delicious bottle of wine! On the nose, I get smoky, bacon fat. On the palate, I get rustic, smoky, meat and a hint of blueberry. You can tell this is Syrah from the Rhone. It is somewhat reminiscant of a Cote Rotie.
With blackfruits on the nose, full bodied and silky, dense and pleasant tannins. You can enjoy it now with red meats. In the same range, you may also taste Private Reserve Margaux, Graves, Saint-Emilion and Saint Julien.
This is amedium bodied wine with intense flavours of crushed black fruit, cassis, vanilla and dark chocolate. The tannins are very soft and silky with fresh acidity and a focused, linear flavour profile. The wine has a persistent and long lasting finish.
Mendel is an old bodega situated at Drummond, Mendoza, built in 1928 and which was bought by the Sielecki family in 2002. They employed the highly respected Roberto de la Mota to make the wines. The wines are quite European in style, firm and structured as opposed to the more usual soft and fruity style, and are designed to develop in bottle. These wines are best enjoyed with food and benefit from decanting 30 minutes before drinking.
Powerful and full-bodied red with aromas of cassis, blackberry, cedar, spice and coffee. On the palate flavours of blackberry, chocolate and spice dominate with notes of vanilla and smoke. A long finish both layered and complex.
This full-bodied merlot is bright and has a lovely red colour. its nose is intense with ripe berry notes, very well complemented with some vanilla and cacao. in the mouth it is rich, sweet and balanced. it has a medium body and soft tannins, with a nice aftertaste.
Brilliant color, intense, lovely red fruits, silky and rich attack. Deeply coloured with purple reflection. Fruity on the nose, dominated by morello cherry and almond paste. Medium-bodied on the palate, priority is given to the fruit. Turning more intense on the finish with good tannins
Ruby colour. shiny aspect. Charming nose dominated by violets, round and velvety on the palate with black fruit aromas. Silky and delightful. Delicate on the finish, tannins are soft and ripe. Medium-long finish this wine comes from an exceptional soil located in the Pauillac appellation.
Celebrating 125 years of making wine in 2015, Bodegas Riojanas has produced this fruity, juicy and enormously appetising red for glugging slightly chilled. The winemaking technique of carbonic maceration brings delightful lifted aromatics - bright red and blue fruit - and soft tannins. Drink now for its youthful exuberance.
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Ruby-red in color, this Rosso di Montalcino offers juicy aromas of blackberries, black cherries and a hint of vanilla. This pleasantly fragrant wine is medium bodied, with well balanced tannins and a persistent, aromatic finish.
It is ideal with pasta Bolognese, herb roasted chicken, barbecued ribs or cheeses such as Parmigiano Reggiano.
An Argentine full bodied , fresh Malbec that is true to its type. Flavours that suggest cherry, violet, and sweet blackberry; which incorporates the best of every piece of land in Mendoza in a continuous search for tasty fruit flavour and depth .
A toasty, leathery, baked-fruit bouquet is sultry and includes hints of popcorn and caramel. In the mouth, this is tannic and full-bodied, with flavors of bacon, hickory smoke, blackened spices and blackberry as the canvas. Minty, dark and oaky on the finish, with heat.
Aromas of blackberry liquor, bramble fruit and poached fig. On the palate, this medium-bodied wine offers flavours of juicy blackberry tart, dark plum, with a lengthy finish of coconut and vanilla from 10 months of American oak ageing.
Situated inthe northern part of the commune of Saint-Estephe, on the slopes facing the Gironde, the vines of this Château have their vines planted on a generous soil made of gravel and clay according to the grape variety. The slope effect is a very good natural draining and the proximity of river keep stable temperature comparing to the land-heart. These ideal geographic conditions in addition to a clement weather, has given a great Saint-Estephe wine.
wine with high-personality, turning into a very elegant and fine wine with typical Saint Estephe appellation aromas. Spices, blackberry, pepper come along with the tasting. Persistent on the finish Owned by the Braquessac family for more than a century, the vineyard is divided in 20 plots situated in the northern part of the commune of Saint-Estephe , on slopes facing the Gironde.