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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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2017 Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Le Salare
Wine Variety: Montepulciano is an important red variety of central and sout…
from: £9.50
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2017 Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Le Salare

Grape Variety
Grape Variety:
Montepulciano
  Style
Style:
Red - medium-bodied
Country
Country:
Italy
  Alcohol Content
Alcohol Content:
12.5%
Region
Region:
Abruzzo
  Bottle Size
Bottle Size:
75cl
Producer
Producer:
SABA
  Serving Temperature
Serving Temperature:
15°C
Appellation
Appellation:
not specified
  Drink By Date
Drink By:
2020
Colour
Colour:
Still Red
  Food
Food:
  • Canapés
  • Chicken
  • Duck
  • Pork
  • Salads
  • Vegetables
 
2017 Nero d'Avola Vitese
Wine Variety: By some distance, Nero D'Avola is Sicily's most widely plante…
from: £10.00
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2017 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
 
2015 Kratosija Classic
Wine Variety: What a fascinating thing is this grape. It's most long-standing sy…
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2015 Kratosija Classic

Grape Variety
Grape Variety:
Zinfandel
  Style
Style:
Red - medium-bodied
Country
Country:
Republic of Macedonia
  Alcohol Content
Alcohol Content:
12%
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:
2019
Colour
Colour:
Still Red
  Food
Food:
  • Asian/Spicy
  • Casseroles and Stews
  • Duck
  • Game
  • Lamb
  • Pasta
  • Pork
  • Vegetables
 
2016 Grenache Le Paradou
Wine Variety: Ubiquitous, old variety that has proven prone to producing sp…
from: £10.50
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2016 Grenache Le Paradou

Grape Variety
Grape Variety:
Grenache
  Style
Style:
Red - light
Country
Country:
France
  Alcohol Content
Alcohol Content:
14%
Region
Region:
Rhône
  Bottle Size
Bottle Size:
75cl
Producer
Producer:
Château Pesquié
  Serving Temperature
Serving Temperature:
17°C
Appellation
Appellation:
not specified
  Drink By Date
Drink By:
2020
Colour
Colour:
Still Red
  Food
Food:
  • Asian/Spicy
  • Duck
  • Lamb
  • Pasta
  • Pork
       
2017 Blaufrankisch
Wine Variety: The suffix -frankisch has for centuries denoted a grape/wine …
from: £11.00
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2017 Blaufrankisch

Grape Variety
Grape Variety:
Blaufrankisch
  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:
16°C
Appellation
Appellation:
Minis
  Drink By Date
Drink By:
2021
Colour
Colour:
Still Red
  Food
Food:
  • Beef
  • Duck
  • Lamb
  • Pork
  • Vegetables
 
2013 Bonarda Estate
Wine Variety: Oh what a tangled web! The vine grown as Bonarda in Argentina…
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2013 Bonarda Estate

Grape Variety
Grape Variety:
Bonarda
  Style
Style:
Red - full-bodied
Country
Country:
Argentina
  Alcohol Content
Alcohol Content:
14%
Region
Region:
Mendoza
  Bottle Size
Bottle Size:
75cl
Producer
Producer:
Chakana
  Serving Temperature
Serving Temperature:
16°C
Appellation
Appellation:
not specified
  Drink By Date
Drink By:
2018
Colour
Colour:
Still Red
  Food
Food:
  • Beef
  • Casseroles and Stews
  • Game
  • Vegetables
 
2013 Jaspe
Wine Variety: This is made from a pretty typical blend for The Lebanon i.e. Cabe…
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2013 Jaspe

Grape Variety
Grape Variety:
not specified
  Style
Style:
Red - medium-bodied
Country
Country:
Lebanon
  Alcohol Content
Alcohol Content:
13%
Region
Region:
Bekaa Valley
  Bottle Size
Bottle Size:
75cl
Producer
Producer:
Château Oumsiyat
  Serving Temperature
Serving Temperature:
16°C
Appellation
Appellation:
not specified
  Drink By Date
Drink By:
2019
Colour
Colour:
Still Red
  Food
Food:
  • Beef
  • Duck
  • Lamb
  • Pasta
  • Vegetables
 
2016 Grignolino
Wine Variety: Grignolino has been around in the Asti/Monferrato region for …
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2016 Grignolino

Grape Variety
Grape Variety:
Grignolino
  Style
Style:
Red - light
Country
Country:
Italy
  Alcohol Content
Alcohol Content:
12.5%
Region
Region:
Piedmont
  Bottle Size
Bottle Size:
75cl
Producer
Producer:
San Silvestro
  Serving Temperature
Serving Temperature:
17°C
Appellation
Appellation:
not specified
  Drink By Date
Drink By:
2021
Colour
Colour:
Still Red
  Food
Food:
  • BBQ
  • Beef
  • Duck
  • Lamb
  • Vegetables
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