When someone asks, "What kind of wine do you like?" Can you answer? Red wine can seem challenging, but use this list of the finest red wines for beginners as a starting point!
When you're unfamiliar with wine, being questioned about your preferences can seem like a quiz for which you are completely unprepared. Perhaps you are aware of your preference for red wine but are unsure of the specific variety. Maybe you always purchase the same bottle from the store, but you are unable to pinpoint your preferences.
You won't face criticism for being a wine novice, I promise. That was how we all began.
The best course of action if you want to learn more about wine is to sample a wide range of various varietals. That's accurate. We're encouraging you to push yourself outside your comfort zone as soon as you find anything you like. Although terrifying, it's a fantastic way to learn. The finest varietals to sample are those that are generally popular; avoid starting with a rare wine that only experts would appreciate in order to learn more about your personal preferences. Because of this, you ought to start with these 11 varieties which you can find on the Juicefly menu 24/7
1. Cabernet Sauvignon
ABADIA RETUERTA SELECCION ESPECIAL
A multitude of expertly chosen mulberries, blackberries, citrus, vanilla, and licorice can be found in abundance in this magnificent wine. robust, full-bodied, and rich in dark fruit, but with strong tannins. The aftertaste is chewy and prolonged.
ARCANUM IL FAUNO DI ARCANUM
This stunning red contains flavors of fiery Cabernet Franc and luscious Merlot. The vintage's cooler region is highlighted by the nose, which also includes nutmeg and cinnamon spices as well as notes of cypress, mushrooms, and forest floor. Fruits are rich and robust on the palate, with juicy black cherry and plum taking center stage. Soft, smooth tannins and lively acidity balance each other out in the mouthfeel. A positive finish with lingering tobacco, dark chocolate, and citrus hints.
This wine is a deep ruby red and is harmonious and well-balanced thanks to two French varietals: Malbec adds nuance to the mix with gentle, sweet tannins, enhancing a distinctive combination of fruity flavors and aromas, while Cabernet Sauvignon contributes its full-bodied character
4. Pinot Noir
CAMBRIA PINOT NOIR
An appealing, easy-going wine that will drink well with little cellaring is Cambria Pinot Noir. A large part of 2015's appeal stems from its smooth tannins and delicate, fragrant aromatics. The smooth, subtle finish is characterized by lingering overtones of bright red/purple berry fruit and spice.
ALTO MONCAYO CAMPO DE BORJA VERATON
Brilliant purple describes Alto Moncayo Campo de Borja Veraton 2017. Black and blue fruits, vanilla, candied flowers, cola, and intensely fragrant, spice-tinged fruits all come through on the nose along with a smokey component that intensifies with air. Upon entry, it is broad and fleshy and offers tastes of luscious cherry cola, blueberry, and mocha that are jolted by a kick of fiery white pepper. The extremely long, intense finish, which includes lingering floral and mineral flourishes, strongly reflects the blueberry and spice notes.
PIERRE ROUGON CÔTES DU RHÔNE 2020
The Pierre Rougon Cotes du Rhone 2020 is a stunning garnet red wine made from Grenache, Syrah, and Carigan. This is derived from the finest Cotes du Rhone terroirs. The strong aroma of spices and red fruits are having a balanced, round mouth, you pay close attention. Pleasant freshness and lovely mouth-feeling length. is a good complement to common foods, red meats, and cheeses. Enjoy it when you're young or wait two to three years for it to get better.
VILLA ANTINORI CHIANTI CLASSICO RISERVA
Ruby crimson describes Villa Antinori Chianti Classico Riserva. Along with well-integrated notes of toasted wood and tobacco, ripe cherry, red currants, and wild berry fruit, as well as a hint of balsamic sensations, the nose exhibits highly fruity aromas. The flavor and texture on the palate are plush and enveloping, savory, with gentle tannins. Long and lingering are the finish and aftertaste. Sangiovese makes up 90% of the blend, while Cabernet Sauvignon makes up 1%.
VEGA SICILIA ALION
This is a classy wine that has all the certainty of Vega Sicilia's high caliber. This wine is well-regarded on its own, and it was never meant to be its second, as was demonstrated when the very first vintage from 1995 made the list of the top 100 wines of that year published by Wine Spectator.
CHATEAU BRANE CANTENAC MARGAUX ROUGE
The nose of the 2014 Chateau Brane Cantenac Margaux Rouge exhibits a tremendous intensity with uncommon apricot, pineapple, and peach notes. The second nose reveals hints of red fruits and white pepper. The smooth, delicate tannins have a round attack. The wine has an exquisitely silky texture, is incredibly long, and has a powerful fragrant finish.
SEGHESIO SONOMA COUNTY ZINFANDEL
Sonoma Zinfandel provides an excellent first impression with the scent of wood, spice, and sun-ripened blackberries. On the palate, it is powerful and wonderfully textured, with notes of wild blueberries, plums, and black currants demonstrating the intensity and purity of the fruit. Fresh, juicy acidity propels a long finish that is supported by a little dusting of tannins.
MONTI BENENTI NEBBIOLO LANGHE D.O.C. 2018
Fresh fruity aromas of cherry and blackberry are present in Monti Benenti Nebbiolo Langhe Very, together with flowery undertones of rose and violet. This wine has a youthful, nimble expression on the tongue that is balanced, endowed with a nice body, and has a lengthy finish.