Good Red Wine Brands
I frequently hear questions like, what is a good red wine? How to choose best red wine brands? Are cheap brands worth to taste? So I decided to write a post about these topics and somehow answer these questions.
I’ve already mentioned in my post Best Wine Brands, that expensive ones aren’t always the best choice. That means people don’t try some of the cheap red wines are making mistake, there are some good cheap ones that take place in the world known best wine lists.
Of course there is a difference between expensive and cheap wines, but when there are thousands of cheap red wines in the market, you really can select a bottle that fits your taste. But don’t forget that here you need some experience in choosing good wines.
When someone looks at the shelf he may ask, why a bottle should have so low price. At this moment he forgets the difference between the rare grapes and grapes that are available for wineries at a low cost and therefore the price per bottle is low.
Every person needs and loves a bottle of good wine, never mind its price. There are some “rules” for choosing best red wine for you. When selecting some good brands, first you should decide what you need it for. It all depends on your taste, are you looking for dry or sweet red wines, the ones that have more fruit flavor, or you want to pair it with your chicken meal or even dark chocolate and so on. There are tons of different wines pairing according to taste. I’ll talk about all these topics about good brands later in my new posts. But now I’ve picked some good red wines and sharing it with you.
Top 5 Good Red Wine Brands
Covenant Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 – It has dark purple color and flavor of sweet black fruits and dark chocolate is produced with Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley region. It’s best enjoyed on its own rather paired with some food.
Chateau Ste Michelle cold creek vineyard 2006 – Full-bodied Chateau Ste Michelle made from Cabernet Sauvignon and just 1% of Merlot grapes, having flavors of cherry and currant. It has been aged in French oak barrels for 21 months. When tasting it you feel the taste of black-cherry, cassis and rose petal. It pairs perfectly with red wine porcine sauce.
Seven hills Merlot 2008 – made by Merlot grapes grown in Columbia Valley. Aged in French oak for 20 months. It has a medium garnet color. Full bodied Merlot has the flavor of red berries, plum and chocolate.
Belle Glos Pinot Noir 2009 Las Alturas Vineyard – rich and full-bodied wine from Las Alturas Vineyard in California. It has a flavor of dark chocolate, vanilla and black cherry. Belle Glos pairs well with spicy foods.
Fiddletown cellars Bent Bow Zinfandel 2007 – A medium to full bodied red wine from Sierra Foothills region in California. This brand has the aromas of rap berry and vanilla.