Popular Red Blends

Over the years the red blends have become increasing popular. Cabernet Sauvignon is blended with many other varietals giving one lots of choice. Shiraz, Malbec and Zinfandel also have several unique blends to try.

Enter the name for this tabbed section: Cabernet Merlot Blends
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KenRidge Classic Cabernet Merlot
A traditionally blended, medium bodied red with a smoky bouquet with aromas of blackberry, currents, green pepper and spice. Medium tannins, black fruit and herbaceous flavours round out this fine red wine. Guest will enjoy sharing a bottle over peppered tenderloin, gourmet pizza or lamb. Includes premium un-toasted oak.
Ready in: 5-6 weeks
Aging: 1-2 months
Body: medium
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 12%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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KenRidge Classic Trilogy
Our own unique blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. A well balanced, fruit forward wine with flavours of red berries, black fruit and a touch of spice. This wine has firm tannins and will match well with braised lamb and prime rib with portobello mushrooms.
Ready in: 5-6 weeks
Aging: 1-2 months
Body: medium
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 12.5%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Cheeky Monkey Cabernet Merlot Garnacha
THIS DEEP RED IS SURE TO SEND YOU RUNNING FOR THE BULLS! A bouquet full of currants, white pepper and spices, this dry, medium to full-bodied blend has soft silky tannins and moderate acidity. Flavours of blackberries and cherries fill the palate as the lingering finish exhibits a kick of zesty red fruit.
Ready in: 5-6 weeks
Aging: 1-2 months
Body: medium-full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 13%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Legacy Cabernet Merlot
A classic blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot - rich, dry Cabernet and fruit-forward soft Merlot. Warm, full-bodied with a red and blackberry bouquet. A great companion for spicy beef or lamb.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 2-3 months
Body: medium
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol 13%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Atmosphere Australian Cabernet Shiraz Merlot
This oak aged, full-bodied red has velvety tannins and a rich mouth feel. The Cabernet offers up black currant, blackberry and a touch of eucalyptus notes, while the Shiraz provides ripe black fruits, cocoa and spice notes. The Merlot adds plum and cherry characteristics which soften and round out the mouth-feel. enjoy with marinated red meats, saucy barbecued ribs and beef brisket.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 13.5%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Selection™ California Cabernet Merlot
This popular blend combines the plump, fruity, earlier ageing Merlot grape with the robust Cabernet Sauvignon grape for a powerful match.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: medium-full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 12.5%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Cellar Craft Showcase Walla Walla Cabernet Merlot
The Walla Walla appellation is very special. Its outstanding reds were what first put Washington on the world wine map. Our offering is the classic Bordeaux blend of Cabernet and Merlot but typifies the unique Walla Walla profile of intense fruit and spice flavours and aromatics. Notes of currant, cherry and plum are backed by hints of black pepper, anise and coffee. Oaking nicely mellows the tannins and adds a suggestion of toastiness.
Ready in: 9-10 weeks
Aging: 6-8 months
Body: medium-full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 13.5%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN
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Includes crushed grape skins
Enter the name for this tabbed section: Cabernet Malbec Blends
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Atmosphere Chilean Cabernet Malbec Carménère
The rich black fruits of Cabernet, along with the spice and full mouth-feel of the Malbec, and the smooth plumy fruit notes of the Carmenere showcase a perfect balance of flavour, texture and structure to this blend. Heat up the grill and enjoy with steaks, lamb chops and cheese burgers.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 13.5%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN
Enter the name for this tabbed section: Cabernet Shiraz Blends
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KenRidge Classic Cabernet Shiraz
A blended red wine exhibiting rich black currant fruit flavours from Cabernet Sauvignon, and blue plum and spice notes from Shiraz. The soft delicate tannins and rich fruit forward styling suggests meat pies, grilled steaks with barbecue sauce, marinated lamb chops or barbecued back ribs as the perfect accompaniment.
Ready in: 5-6 weeks
Aging: 1-2 months
Body: medium
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 12%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Atmosphere Australian Cabernet Shiraz
A rich, full-bodied wine with ripe fruit such as plum and blackberry, a spicy nose and silky tannins complemented by toasted oak. Superb choice for beef tenderloin and spicy red meats. Includes premium American toasted oak and Elderberries.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 13.5%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Atmosphere Australian Cabernet Shiraz Merlot
This oak aged, full-bodied red has velvety tannins and a rich mouth feel. The Cabernet offers up black currant, blackberry and a touch of eucalyptus notes, while the Shiraz provides ripe black fruits, cocoa and spice notes. The Merlot adds plum and cherry characteristics which soften and round out the mouth-feel. enjoy with marinated red meats, saucy barbecued ribs and beef brisket.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 13.5%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Selection™ Australian Cabernet Shiraz
The blend that made Australia famous. Cabernet Sauvignon's structural intensity perfectly complements the ripe fruit and chocolate flavours of Shiraz, for rich, complex and hearty red wine of outstanding character. Big, bold and dark a luxurious treat.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: medium-full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 13%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Cellar Craft Showcase Yakima Cabernet Shiraz
A rush of blackberry, plum, cherry and candied orange fragrances followed by flavours of currant, fig, cedar and spice intertwined with a beautiful balance of toasted oaks. Rich, elegant finish.
Ready in: 9-10 weeks
Aging: 6-8 months
Body: medium-full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 13.5%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN
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Includes crushed grape skins
Enter the name for this tabbed section: Château du Pays
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Cellar Craft Showcase Château du Pays
Rich flavours of cherry, raspberry, blackberry and plum combine with notes of pepper and chocolate. The finish shows a subtle herbaceous note and a suggestion of cedar and violets.
Ready in: 9-10 weeks
Aging: 6-8 months
Body: medium-full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 13%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN
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Includes crushed grape skins
Enter the name for this tabbed section: Shiraz and Syrah Blends
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Cheeky Monkey Sangiovese Syrah
OPPOSITES REALLY DO ATTRACT (when it comes to wine anyway). Slightly feminine Sangiovese brings strawberry, plum and delicate spice notes to this "BELLISSIMO" of a marriage, while Syrah wears the pants offering intense blackberry, currant and black pepper spice character. Deep ruby red, this full-bodied wine is perfect with meat lasagna, pastas in marinara sauce and pepperoni & mushroom pizza.
Ready in: 5-6 weeks
Aging: 1-2 months
Body: medium-full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 12.5%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Cheeky Monkey Zinfandel Shiraz
YEE HAW FOR THIS GREAT WESTERN WINE! A popular California blend of Zinfandel and Shiraz captures the big, bold & beautiful western winemaking spirit. Zinfandels fruity red characteristics of raspberry jam, cranberry, black cherry and licorice blend well with the black currant, blackberry and pepper notes found in Shiraz. Grilled steaks or hearty beef stews make are a perfect match.
Ready in: 5-6 weeks
Aging: 1-2 months
Body: medium-full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 13%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Cellar Craft Sterling Grenache Syrah Mourvèdre
Bright fruit and violet aromas define the nose. Blackberry, black cherry, fig, cocoa, and licorice flavours intermingle on the palate. The finish lingers with more fruit, herbs, and a suggestion of spice. Pairs well with chicken, pork, and roasted vegetable dishes. Stands up well to grilled or roasted beef.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 11.5%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN
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Includes crushed grape skins

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Cellar Craft Sterling Malbec Shiraz
The finished medium-bodied wine is bright red with purple hues and is inflected with juicy red and black fruit notes, subtle spice (black pepper), and an inviting vanilla accent. The flavours are in fine balance with the natural fruit acids and soft tannins, making a very pleasant and quaffable red. It matches well with a wide variety of foods. Always at home with beef, pork, and chicken from the BBQ, pastas, and pizza.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: medium-full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 12.5%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN
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Includes crushed grape skins

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Selection™ Australian Grenache / Shiraz / Mourvèdre
The blending of these three grapes is a classic, originating in the South of France where Côtes du Rhone and Chateauneuf du Pape concentrate on these varieties. The small, thick skinned berries are deep blue-black in colour, high in extract, flavour, aroma and tannin.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: medium
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 13.5%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN
Enter the name for this tabbed section: Vieux Château du Roi
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KenRidge Classic Vieux Château du Roi
A classic blend creating a rich full-bodied wine with a bold bouquet of ripe fruit and complex flavours of berries, spice and plums. Try this fruit forward blend with grilled red meats and aged Canadian cheddar. Includes premium American oak and Elderberries.
Ready in: 5-6 weeks
Aging: 1-2 months
Body: medium
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 12%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Legacy Vieux Château du Roi
A big, full-bodied complex blend with a generous bouquet of ripe blackberries, black cherries and plums which also carry through on the palate. Your family will love this wine with stews, full-flavoured cheeses and grilled beef. Includes Elderberries.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 2-3 months
Body: medium-full
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol 13%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN

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Selection™ Vieux Château du Roi
Full-bodied, yet soft and quick to mature, this is the perennially popular French red wine blend that continues to keep them coming back with its smooth, easy charms. A Winexpert specialty blending a host of grape varieties, each contributing to the layers of aroma and flavours that make this so special. Complex and full of character, yet supple and easy drinking.
Ready in: 7-8 weeks
Aging: 4-6 months
Body: medium
Oak: yes
Sweetness: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Alcohol: 13%
Cost: $$$$$$ FN
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