Easy Drinking Reds


Enter the name for this tabbed section: Carménère
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Selection™ Chilean Carménère
Deep crimson, with dark cherry aroma, red fruits and berry notes running to a smoky, spicy finish with notes of dark chocolate and tobacco. With medium body and moderate tannins, Carmenère drinks well young and improves with age.
Drink with grilled beef, pizza, or dark chocolate.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: medium-full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Cellar Craft Showcase Carménère
Oak produces soft tannins, subtle toast, and vanilla, providing a terrific backdrop to the aromas and flavours of blackberry, black cherry, tropical fruit, and spice from the grapes. Notes of coffee, mocha, and tobacco can be expected along with a mineral tang that forms as part of the lengthy finish. The wine is medium to full-bodied with bright ruby colour.
Ready in: 9-10 weeks
Aging: 6-8 months
Body: medium-full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 13.5%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN
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Enter the name for this tabbed section: Nebbiolo
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KenRidge Classic Nebbiolo
A respected Italian wine that is rich and robust, has an ample bouquet of ripe berries up front and rich flavours of black fruit and leather complemented with firm tannins. This full-bodied wine is excellent with grilled steaks and hearty beef stews.
Ready in: 5-6 weeks
Aging: 1-2 months
Body: light-medium
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 12%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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AtmosphereItalian Nebbiolo
Lively, complex palate of red cherry, strawberry and licorice, with fleshy tannins, and a long finish.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 14%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Selection™ Nebbiolo
Large and robust, this style is the one that lovers of big wines are looking for. Made famous in Italy's Piedmont region - highly regarded for its finest wines - this Barolo is rich in flavour and deep in colour, with a rounded oak aroma that lingers on the finish. Not surprisingly, Barolo is a consistently popular offering year in and year out.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: medium-full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Eclipse Italian Piedmont Nebbiolo
A burly and assertive wine with dark cherry iridescence. Intense and robust with notes of strawberries, a hint of dark tar, and floral aroma complemented by rich, earthy truffles.
Ready in: 9-10 weeks
Aging: 6-8 months
Body: full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 14%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN
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Includes crushed grape skins
Enter the name for this tabbed section: Merlot
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KenRidge Classic Merlot
Gentle fruity bouquet with subtle undertones of oak. A soft, mellow, fruity palate full of juicy blackberries and strawberries with light spice. A mellow, easy drinking wine that pairs well with roast beef and meat lovers pizza. Includes premium American oak.
Ready in: 5-6 weeks
Aging: 1-2 months
Body: light-medium
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 12%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Cheeky Monkey Chilean Merlot
YO, YO, YO, THIS IS ONE TASTY MAIR-LO! This South American treat tingles the senses with its deep brick-red colour and rich fruity blackberry & plum aromas. The real CHEEKY-ness is found in the taste where flavours of fruit, cedar, earth and spice join to create a well structured wine with moderate tannins. For some Chilean attitude pair this wine with native dishes that include roast beef, lamb or pepper stir fry!
Ready in: 5-6 weeks
Aging: 1-2 months
Body: medium-full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 13%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Legacy Merlot
The popular Merlot grape produces an exceptionally soft, low tannin wine rich in flavours of strawberry, plum and spice. Partners well with lamb chops and beef stews.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 2-3 months
Body: medium
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol 13%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Cellar Craft Sterling Merlot
The wine releases aromas of raspberry and cherry, and a subtle toasted note followed by flavours of raspberry and strawberry. Gentle tannins and well-integrated oak contribute structure to the fruit-driven profile without being too aggressive. This soft red pairs with red meats and will work well with roast chicken.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: medium
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 12%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN
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AtmosphereFrench Merlot
Plum and red currant aromas with soft plum and cherry flavours; vanilla & light spice on the finish.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: medium
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 13%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Selection™ French Merlot
Direct from the vineyards of southern France, this classic varietal is rich with ripe fruit and berry flavours, yet soft and elegant. Dry, full-bodied and deeply coloured, with a complex velvety taste accentuated with premium French oak.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: medium
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Selection™ California Merlot
The plump, lush fruitness of this respected grape translates into a wine which perfectly balances berry and spice flavours with a smooth, supple texture. Mouth-filling and delicious; a standout with grilled meats.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: medium
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Cellar Craft Showcase Washington Merlot
Bold, yet elegant. This Yakima Valley Merlot is big and full with up-front waves of raspberry, blackberry and plum. Subtle notes of cedar and mocha follow the fruit. Dark, rich and intense.
Ready in: 9-10 weeks
Aging: 6-8 months
Body: medium-full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 13.5%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN
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Eclipse Napa Valley Stag's Leap District Merlot
Light warm oak accentuates a spicy aroma with a soft, supple and fruity palate of plums and red berries. Rich, round flavour provides an elegant lingering finish.
Ready in: 9-10 weeks
Aging: 6-8 months
Body: full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 14%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN
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Enter the name for this tabbed section: Montipulciano
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Legacy Montipulciano Style
Widely grown throughout Italy, this deep coloured, medium-bodied red wine has spicy, fruit-forward flavours. It is smooth and mellow and possesses good aging potential. Try this with grilled steaks or beef shish kabobs.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 2-3 months
Body: medium
Oak: none
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol 13%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Selection™ Italian Montipulciano Style
Montepulciano is a vigorous red grape variety widely planted over much of east-central Italy, capable of creating deeply coloured, rich red wines with blackberry fruit flavours and spicy, peppery tannin levels. Montepulciano generally produces wines that are smooth and mellow yet robust and mouth filling, with dependably high alcohol content. Superb with veal and pasta an Italian gem you won't want to miss.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Cost: $$$$$$ FN
Enter the name for this tabbed section: Pinot Noir
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Cheeky Monkey Chilean Pinot Noir
CRY NO MORE FOR A GREAT PINOT NOIR! Intensely aromatic, with notes of violets, rose petals and red berry fruits this is a perfect CHEEKY choice. You'll love the violet colour and medium body with notes of toasted vanilla on the nose and palate. Be sure to show it off with your signature grilled chicken pasta dish!
Ready in: 5-6 weeks
Aging: 1-2 months
Body: medium
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 12.5%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Legacy Pinot Noir
An elegant red wine with ripe red berry flavours, particularly cherries and strawberries. A medium-bodied, easy drinking wine best enjoyed with gourmet pizzas, mushroom based dishes or as a sipping wine.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 2-3 months
Body: medium
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol 13%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Atmosphere New Zealand Pinot Noir
An elegant, medium bodied red wine with good structure and understated tannins. Look for raspberry, sour cherry, red plum and earthy notes on the nose and a fabulously round finish. A very versatile food wine that is excellent paired with your favourite grilled seafood dish and also makes a great partner to roast pork, duck or goose.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: medium
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 13%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Selection™ New Zealand Pinot Noir
New Zealand's finest. A delicate wine with aromas of violet and luscious red fruit characteristics of cherry, strawberry and raspberry. Silky tannins grip your palate and end with a velvet, smooth finish. An elusive aftertaste of spice & toasty vanilla makes you long for more.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Selection™ Chilean Pinot Noir
Winexpert's Selection Chilean Pinot Noir is a bright ruby colour with delicate aromas of red berry flavours. Medium bodied and supple with a hint of herbiness, the mouth feel is very elegant with soft tannins and a subtle oak finish. Vibrant and food friendly, this wine is excellent with salmon, roast beef and lamb.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: medium
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Eclipse Sonoma Valley Pinot Noir
A rich, silky wine that blends notes of truffle, toast and herbs with black cherry and raspberry flavours and a hint of black spice. Earthy, well-balanced, and very food-friendly.
Ready in: 9-10 weeks
Aging: 6-8 months
Body: medium
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 14%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN
Enter the name for this tabbed section: Sangiovese
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AtmosphereItalian Sangiovese
Cherry, cranberry, and subtle earth aromas; cherry, red currant, raspberry flavours, velvety texture & a hint of cocoa.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 14%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Selection™ Sangiovese
The pride of Italy's Tuscany region, this blend is famous for its full, dry character and elegant flavours of cherries and blackberries. Sturdy and robust, with tangy undertones and a slight spiciness. Ageing uncovers its complex depth of flavour.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: medium-light
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Cost: $$$$$$ FN
Enter the name for this tabbed section: Valroza
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California Connoisseur Valroza
Full, rich fruit flavours are driven from this ruby red Italian styled wine. Dry, light to medium bodied.
Ready in: 5 weeks
Recommended Aging: 1-2 months
Body: light
Oak: none
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol/Volume: 11.5%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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KenRidge Classic Valroza
Velvety soft and round with gentle aromas of cherry and flavours of plum. This wine has a smooth texture from start to finish. Cedar planked salmon, tomato sauce pastas and take-out pizza are excellent matches for this mellow red. Includes premium American oak and Elderberries.
Ready in: 5-6 weeks
Aging: 1-2 months
Body: light-medium
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 12%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Cheeky Monkey Italian Valroza
THIS WINE WILL HAVE YOU SINGING AMORE! Blessed with the great colour and taste only a true Italian Amarone has, you'll go APE over this wonderful red! Aromas and flavours of plum and cherry are offered throughout this soft and smooth tasting wine. Great food pairings include red sauce pastas and meat lovers pizza.
Ready in: 5-6 weeks
Aging: 1-2 months
Body: medium-full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 13.5%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Legacy Valroza
This ruby red wine is fresh and dry with rich fruit flavours and is perfect to be consumed early. Great with warm roast beef sandwiches and pastas.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 2-3 months
Body: medium
Oak: no
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol 12.5%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Selection™ Valroza
Italian style wine with a delicate bouquet and a rich texture. Ruby red colour. Fragrant and fruity. The addition of oak enhances its aroma.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: medium-light
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Cost: $$$$$$ FN
Enter the name for this tabbed section: Zinfandel
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Cellar Craft Showcase Lodi Zinfandel
It starts with an up-front core of blackberry and dark cherry aromas, followed by suggestions of blueberry, raspberry, cranberry and dried plum. Undertones are of chocolate, almond and exotic spice. Ends with an unmistakable black pepper sensation.
Ready in: 9-10 weeks
Aging: 6-8 months
Body: medium-full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 13.5%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN
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Eclipse Lodi Old Vines Zinfandel
Premium French oak meets spice to create this bold, rich and exciting blend of zesty aromas and ripe berries playing on the tongue.
Ready in: 9-10 weeks
Aging: 6-8 months
Body: full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 14%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN
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