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Red Wine

Increasingly, red wine is a stand-alone drink, consumed without food. And sometimes that is a bit unfair, as many red wines are made to accompany a meal, being too tannic and structured to make comfortable drinking on their own, for this reason alone being overlooked. In these days of instant gratification wine drinkers appear to want each and every red wine to be all things to all men i.e. sufficiently versatile for consumption at a) a wedding breakfast, b) a rugby club dance, c) watching a test match on the telly, d)…well, you get the picture. Here’s the thing: red wine that will perfectly accompany your plated lump of the expired animal of your choice will probably not be the same wine to drink whilst sitting in a deckchair staring at the clouds and pondering whether Nietzsche simply got out of bed on the wrong side at birth.

What is sure is that red wine is good for you. The skin of grapes contains resveratrol and it is believed that this phytoalexin is capable of lowering blood sugar, preventing cancer and generally doing good things to one’s cardiovascular system. Apparently, this has yet to be proved, but I say “Do I really care?” I don’t actually need scientists to tell me that red wine is good for me!
 

Red Wine
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2018 Kratosija
Wine Variety: What a fascinating thing is this grape. It's most long-standing sy…
from: £8.50
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2018 Kratosija

Grape Variety
Grape Variety:
Zinfandel
  Style
Style:
Red - medium-bodied
Country
Country:
Republic of Macedonia
  Alcohol Content
Alcohol Content:
13.5%
Region
Region:
Tikves
  Bottle Size
Bottle Size:
75cl
Producer
Producer:
Tikves Winery
  Serving Temperature
Serving Temperature:
16°C
Appellation
Appellation:
not specified
  Drink By Date
Drink By:
2021
Colour
Colour:
Still Red
  Food
Food:
  • Asian/Spicy
  • Casseroles and Stews
  • Duck
  • Game
  • Lamb
  • Pasta
  • Pork
  • Vegetables
 
2018 Nero d'Avola Vitese
Wine Variety: By some distance, Nero D'Avola is Sicily's most widely plante…
from: £9.50
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2018 Nero d'Avola Vitese

Grape Variety
Grape Variety:
Nero d'Avola
  Style
Style:
Red - full-bodied
Country
Country:
Italy
  Alcohol Content
Alcohol Content:
14%
Region
Region:
Sicily
  Bottle Size
Bottle Size:
75cl
Producer
Producer:
Colomba Bianca
  Serving Temperature
Serving Temperature:
16°C
Appellation
Appellation:
not specified
  Drink By Date
Drink By:
2019
Colour
Colour:
Still Red
  Food
Food:
  • Asian/Spicy
  • BBQ
  • Beef
  • Casseroles and Stews
  • Lamb
  • Pasta
  • Vegetables
 
2016 Mencia Joven
Wine Variety: Mencia is an old grape variety widely grown in the north of C…
from: £10.50
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2016 Mencia Joven

Grape Variety
Grape Variety:
Mencia
  Style
Style:
Red - full-bodied
Country
Country:
Spain
  Alcohol Content
Alcohol Content:
13.5%
Region
Region:
Castilla y Leon
  Bottle Size
Bottle Size:
75cl
Producer
Producer:
Bodega Cobertizo
  Serving Temperature
Serving Temperature:
16°C
Appellation
Appellation:
Bierzo
  Drink By Date
Drink By:
2021
Colour
Colour:
Still Red
  Food
Food:
  • BBQ
  • Beef
  • Casseroles and Stews
  • Lamb
 
2017 Ancellotta Pixels
new this month
Wine Variety: Ancellotta probably hails from Emilia Romagna,  where it…
from: £10.50
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2017 Ancellotta Pixels

Grape Variety
Grape Variety:
Ancellotta
  Style
Style:
Red - full-bodied
Country
Country:
Argentina
  Alcohol Content
Alcohol Content:
13%
Region
Region:
Mendoza
  Bottle Size
Bottle Size:
75cl
Producer
Producer:
Corbeau Wines
  Serving Temperature
Serving Temperature:
16°C
Appellation
Appellation:
not specified
  Drink By Date
Drink By:
2021
Colour
Colour:
Still Red
  Food
Food:
  • BBQ
  • Beef
  • Casseroles and Stews
  • Game
  • Lamb
  • Vegetables
       
2016 Cadarca
On Sale
Wine Variety: Locally, Kadarka (or Cadarca...) is considered to be indigeno…
from: £8.80 was £11.00
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2016 Cadarca

Grape Variety
Grape Variety:
Kadarka
  Style
Style:
Red - medium-bodied
Country
Country:
Romania
  Alcohol Content
Alcohol Content:
13%
Region
Region:
Transylvania
  Bottle Size
Bottle Size:
75cl
Producer
Producer:
Balla Geza
  Serving Temperature
Serving Temperature:
17°C
Appellation
Appellation:
Minis
  Drink By Date
Drink By:
2021
Colour
Colour:
Still Red
  Food
Food:
  • BBQ
  • Beef
  • Duck
  • Lamb
  • Pasta
  • Vegetables
 
2016 Graciano
Wine Variety: Graciano is a widespread variety having a great many synonyms, bot…
from: £11.50
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2016 Graciano

Grape Variety
Grape Variety:
Graciano
  Style
Style:
Red - medium-bodied
Country
Country:
Spain
  Alcohol Content
Alcohol Content:
13.5%
Region
Region:
La Rioja
  Bottle Size
Bottle Size:
75cl
Producer
Producer:
Bodegas Ondarre
  Serving Temperature
Serving Temperature:
17°C
Appellation
Appellation:
Rioja
  Drink By Date
Drink By:
2021
Colour
Colour:
Still Red
  Food
Food:
  • Beef
  • Duck
  • Lamb
  • Pasta
  • Vegetables
 
2016 Lagrein Dunkel
Wine Variety: There are some very early mentions of a grape variety called …
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2016 Lagrein Dunkel

Grape Variety
Grape Variety:
Lagrein
  Style
Style:
Red - full-bodied
Country
Country:
Italy
  Alcohol Content
Alcohol Content:
13%
Region
Region:
Trentino-Alto Adige
  Bottle Size
Bottle Size:
75cl
Producer
Producer:
Bottega Vinai, Cavit
  Serving Temperature
Serving Temperature:
17°C
Appellation
Appellation:
Valle del Sarca
  Drink By Date
Drink By:
2022
Colour
Colour:
Still Red
  Food
Food:
  • Asian/Spicy
  • Beef
  • Casseroles and Stews
  • Game
  • Lamb
  • Vegetables
 
2017 Carmenère Pedregoso
Wine Variety: Carmenère is an historic Médocain grape variety…
from: £11.75
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2017 Carmenère Pedregoso

Grape Variety
Grape Variety:
Carmenère
  Style
Style:
Red - medium-bodied
Country
Country:
Chile
  Alcohol Content
Alcohol Content:
14%
Region
Region:
Coquimbo
  Bottle Size
Bottle Size:
75cl
Producer
Producer:
Tabali
  Serving Temperature
Serving Temperature:
17°C
Appellation
Appellation:
Limari Valley
  Drink By Date
Drink By:
2021
Colour
Colour:
Still Red
  Food
Food:
  • Asian/Spicy
  • BBQ
  • Beef
  • Casseroles and Stews
  • Lamb
  • Vegetables
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