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    Hawkes Ridge Syrah 2014
    • Variety Syrah
    • Vintage 2014
    • Brand Hawkes Ridge
    • Cellaring 3-5 Years
    • Wine Type Red
    • Alcohol Percentage 13.0% Alcohol
    Hawkes Ridge Syrah 2014
    "A boutique, family owned & operated winery in the Hawkes Bay, exquisitely age..."
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    Aitken's Folly Pinot Noir 2017
    • Variety Pinot Noir
    • Vintage 2017
    • Brand Aitken's Folly
    • Cellaring 5-10 Years
    • Wine Type Red
    • Alcohol Percentage 12.5% Alcohol
    Aitken's Folly Pinot Noir 2017
    "A perfumed pinot noir bursting with red berries, herbs and spice, with well-i..."
    $42.99
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    Twin Totara Kumeu Cabernet Franc Merlot 2014
    • Variety Cabernet Blend
    • Vintage 2014
    • Brand Twin Totara
    • Cellaring 3-5 Years
    • Wine Type Red
    • Alcohol Percentage 12.0% Alcohol
    Twin Totara Kumeu Cabernet Franc Merlot 2014
    "A delightfully small single-vineyard site close to riverhead Forest in the ba..."
    $26.99
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    • Robert Parker's
      93 points
    Pelassa Barolo DOCG 2017
    • Variety Nebbiolo
    • Vintage 2017
    • Brand Pelassa
    • Cellaring 15 Plus Years
    • Wine Type Red
    • Alcohol Percentage 14.5% Alcohol
    Pelassa Barolo DOCG 2017
    "Pelassa bring the unbelievable elegance, richness and ageability of Nebbiolo ..."
    $84.99
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    Alegro Rioja Gran Reserva 2012
    • Variety Tempranillo
    • Vintage 2012
    • Brand Alegro
    • Cellaring 10-15 Years
    • Wine Type Red
    • Alcohol Percentage 13.0% Alcohol
    Alegro Rioja Gran Reserva 2012
    "An iconic red wine from the heart of the Rioja DOCa, faithfully reflecting ce..."
    $54.99
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    • Vinous
      94 points
    • Robert Parker's
      91 points
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    Bodegas Salentein Finca La Pampa Single Vineyard Malbec 2017
    • Variety Malbec
    • Vintage 2017
    • Brand Bodegas Salentein
    • Cellaring 3-5 Years
    • Wine Type Red
    • Alcohol Percentage 14.5% Alcohol
    Bodegas Salentein Finca La Pampa Single Vineyard Malbec 2017
    "Single Vineyard La Pampa 2017 is distinguished by the complexity of its mingl..."
    $79.99
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    Hawkshead Pinot Noir 2022
    • Variety Pinot Noir
    • Vintage 2022
    • Brand Hawkshead
    • Cellaring 5-10 Years
    • Wine Type Red
    • Alcohol Percentage 12.5% Alcohol
    Hawkshead Pinot Noir 2022
    "Bright youthful ruby colour and an inviting fragrance of red and dark fruits,..."
    $49.50
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    • Vinous
      94 points
    • James Suckling
      92 points
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    Bodegas Salentein 'Primus' Malbec 2018
    • Variety Malbec
    • Vintage 2018
    • Brand Bodegas Salentein
    • Cellaring 10-15 Years
    • Wine Type Red
    • Alcohol Percentage 14.5% Alcohol
    Bodegas Salentein 'Primus' Malbec 2018
    "Aromas of blackberries, raspberries and blueberries, combined with floral hin..."
    $89.99
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    • Raymond Chan Wi
      98 points
    Valli 'Gibbston Vineyard' Pinot Noir 2021
    • Variety Pinot Noir
    • Vintage 2021
    • Brand Valli
    • Cellaring 10-15 Years
    • Wine Type Red
    • Alcohol Percentage 13.5% Alcohol
    Valli 'Gibbston Vineyard' Pinot Noir 2021
    "Bright garnet hue with aromas of plum, mulled spices, rosemary, peppercorn, a..."
    $74.99
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    • Sam Kim
      97 points
    • Raymond Chan Wi
      96 points
    • Cameron Douglas
      96 points
    • Bob Campbell MW
      96 points
    • James Suckling
      96 points
    Valli 'Bendigo Vineyard' Pinot Noir 2021
    • Variety Pinot Noir
    • Vintage 2021
    • Brand Valli
    • Cellaring 10-15 Years
    • Wine Type Red
    • Alcohol Percentage 14.0% Alcohol
    Valli 'Bendigo Vineyard' Pinot Noir 2021
    "Bright garnet hue with an array of savoury, dark fruit, and floral aromas inc..."
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    • Raymond Chan Wi
      100 points
    • Cameron Douglas
      96 points
    • Sam Kim
      5 points
    • Bob Campbell MW
      95 points
    Valli 'Waitaki Vineyard' Pinot Noir 2021
    • Variety Pinot Noir
    • Vintage 2021
    • Brand Valli
    • Cellaring 5-10 Years
    • Wine Type Red
    • Alcohol Percentage 13.5% Alcohol
    Valli 'Waitaki Vineyard' Pinot Noir 2021
    "A unique “matte” garnet hue with aromas of wild strawberry, cassis, and mulbe..."
    $84.99
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    • Michael Cooper
      5 points
    • Raymond Chan Wi
      19 points
    Maison Noire Home Block Syrah 2021
    • Variety Syrah
    • Vintage 2021
    • Brand Maison Noire
    • Cellaring 1-3 Years
    • Wine Type Red
    • Alcohol Percentage 13.0% Alcohol
    Maison Noire Home Block Syrah 2021
    "This deep ruby coloured and very complex Syrah, made from the outstanding 202..."
    $69.99
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    Tread Softly ‘Everything Except’ Pinot Noir
    • Variety Pinot Noir
    • Vintage 2022
    • Brand Tread Softly
    • Cellaring 3-5 Years
    • Wine Type Red
    • Alcohol Percentage 0.0% Alcohol
    Tread Softly ‘Everything Except’ Pinot Noir
    "Tread Softly is a contemporary range of wines seeking to deliver delicious, i..."
    $13.00
    Ash Ridge Estate Syrah 2019
    • Variety Syrah
    • Vintage 2019
    • Brand Ash Ridge
    • Cellaring 3-5 Years
    • Wine Type Red
    • Alcohol Percentage 13.0% Alcohol
    Ash Ridge Estate Syrah 2019
    "A stunning value for money Syrah from the Bridge Pa Triangle in Hawkes Bay, s..."
    $24.99
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    • Sam Kim
      95 points
    • Ray Jordan
      95 points
    • Ken Gargett
      95 points
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    Secret Deal Barossa Shiraz 2020
    • Variety Shiraz
    • Vintage 2020
    • Brand Secret Deals
    • Cellaring 10-15 Years
    • Wine Type Red
    • Alcohol Percentage 14.5% Alcohol
    Secret Deal Barossa Shiraz 2020
    "A captivating wine that embodies the essence of the renowned Barossa Valley i..."
    $49.99
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    • Vinous
      92 points
    Vieux Chateau Saint Andre 2019
    • Variety Merlot Blend
    • Vintage 2019
    • Brand Vieux Chateau Saint Andre
    • Cellaring 5-10 Years
    • Wine Type Red
    • Alcohol Percentage 14.5% Alcohol
    Vieux Chateau Saint Andre 2019
    "Montagne is a Saint Emilion ‘satellite’, a neighbouring village making wines ..."
    $74.99
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    Hills And Rivers Syrah 2020
    • Variety Syrah
    • Vintage 2020
    • Brand Ash Ridge
    • Cellaring 3-5 Years
    • Wine Type Red
    • Alcohol Percentage 13.5% Alcohol
    Hills And Rivers Syrah 2020
    "Made by the critically acclaimed winemaker Lauren Swift in the Bridge Pa Tria..."
    $19.99
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    Caduceus Nagual de la Naga 2019
    • Variety Sangiovese
    • Vintage 2019
    • Brand Merkin Vineyards
    • Cellaring 5-10 Years
    • Wine Type Red
    • Alcohol Percentage 14.0% Alcohol
    Caduceus Nagual de la Naga 2019
    "Blend of 90% Sangiovese, 5% Souzao, 5% Negroamaro. The project of Maynard Jam..."
    $175.00
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    Bodega Volcanes De Chile Reserva Carmenere 2022
    • Variety Carmenere
    • Vintage 2022
    • Brand Bodega Volcanes de Chile
    • Cellaring 3-5 Years
    • Wine Type Red
    • Alcohol Percentage 13.5% Alcohol
    Bodega Volcanes De Chile Reserva Carmenere 2022
    "Exclusively imported by United Cellars from a winery focused on pure expressi..."
    $27.99
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    Porter's Estate Pinot Noir 2017
    • Variety Pinot Noir
    • Vintage 2017
    • Brand Porters
    • Cellaring 3-5 Years
    • Wine Type Red
    • Alcohol Percentage 13.5% Alcohol
    Porter's Estate Pinot Noir 2017
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    "This is classic Martinborough - Elegant, fragrant and so easy to drink. Compl..."
    $44.99
    • Bob Campbell MW
      94 points
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    Ata Rangi Martinborough 'Crimson' Pinot Noir 2021
    • Variety Pinot Noir
    • Vintage 2021
    • Brand Ata Rangi
    • Cellaring 3-5 Years
    • Wine Type Red
    • Alcohol Percentage 13.5% Alcohol
    Ata Rangi Martinborough 'Crimson' Pinot Noir 2021
    "Ata Rangi is perhaps the most iconic New Zealand Pinot Noir. A bright, elegan..."
    $34.95
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    Bodegas Salentein Portillo Malbec 2021
    • Variety Malbec
    • Vintage 2021
    • Brand Bodegas Salentein
    • Cellaring 1-3 Years
    • Wine Type Red
    • Alcohol Percentage 13.5% Alcohol
    Bodegas Salentein Portillo Malbec 2021
    "Exclusively imported by United Cellars, this outstanding value Argentinian Ma..."
    $24.99
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    Te Mata Awatea 2021
    • Variety Cabernet Blend
    • Vintage 2021
    • Brand Te Mata Estate
    • Cellaring 5-10 Years
    • Wine Type Red
    • Alcohol Percentage 14.0% Alcohol
    Te Mata Awatea 2021
    "Awatea takes its name from the historic ship SS Awatea (a Maori word meaning ..."
    $39.99
    • Sam Kim
      97 points
    • Raymond Chan Wi
      95 points
    • Michael Cooper
      5 points
    • Bob Campbell MW
      94 points
    • Cameron Douglas
      95 points
    Valli 'Bannockburn Vineyard' Pinot Noir 2021
    • Variety Pinot Noir
    • Vintage 2021
    • Brand Valli
    • Cellaring 10-15 Years
    • Wine Type Red
    • Alcohol Percentage 13.8% Alcohol
    Valli 'Bannockburn Vineyard' Pinot Noir 2021
    "Bright garnet hue with a lifted fragrance that mingles dried florals, fresh m..."
    $74.99
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Red Wine

Red wine is made from dark-colored grape varieties. The juice from these grapes is used to make red wine, and during the fermentation process, the juice is in contact with the grape skins, which gives red wine its color. The most common types of red wine include Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot Noir, and Shiraz/Syrah. The flavors of red wine can range from fruity to spicy, and the tannins (a naturally occurring compound that can make wine taste dry) can range from low to high. Red wine is typically served at room temperature and is often paired with red meat and strong cheeses.

Red wine is typically aged in oak barrels before it is bottled, which can add flavors and aromas such as vanilla, spice, and toast to the wine. The aging process can also affect the tannins and acidity of the wine, making it taste smoother and more balanced. Different types of red wine are typically enjoyed with different types of food. For example, a bold, full-bodied red wine like a Cabernet Sauvignon is often paired with red meat, while a lighter, fruitier red wine like a Pinot Noir is often paired with fish or poultry. In addition, there are also variations in red wine depending on the region of production, for instance, red wine from Bordeaux region of France are known for its complexity and aging potential, whereas red wine from Tuscany region of Italy are known for its rustic and earthy notes.

Red wine can be made using a variety of techniques and methods, each of which can affect the final taste and quality of the wine. For example, some winemakers use "cold soak" techniques to extract more color and flavor from the grapes. Cold soak is a method in which the grapes are left to macerate in the juice at a low temperature for a period of time before fermentation, this can extract more color and flavor from the grape skins without extracting too much tannin from the seeds. Other winemakers use "whole cluster fermentation" techniques to extract more complexity and depth from the wine. Whole cluster fermentation refers to fermenting the grapes with the stems included, which can add more tannin and structure to the wine.

The alcohol content of red wine can vary, but it is typically around 12-15% alcohol by volume (ABV). Some red wines, particularly those from warmer regions or those made using certain techniques, can have a higher alcohol content. For example, some Zinfandel wines produced in California can reach up to 16% alcohol by volume.

The flavor and aroma of red wine can be influenced by many factors, including the grape variety, the terroir (soil, climate, and topography) of the vineyard, and the winemaking techniques used. For example, a Pinot Noir from a cool climate region will have a high acidity and fruity flavors, while a Shiraz from a warm climate region will have a higher alcohol content, a more full-bodied texture, and a more spicy and black pepper profile.

Different styles of red wine can be enjoyed at different occasions, for example, some red wines are best consumed young and fresh, while others are meant to be aged for several years. For example, a young and fresh Beaujolais wine made from Gamay grapes can be consumed within a year or two, while a Bordeaux wine made from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes can be aged for several years.

Different types of red wine are typically enjoyed with different types of food. For example, a bold, full-bodied red wine like a Cabernet Sauvignon is often paired with red meat, while a lighter, fruitier red wine like a Pinot Noir is often paired with fish or poultry.

Different regions also have their signature red wines, for instance, red wine from Bordeaux region of France are known for its complexity and aging potential, whereas red wine from Tuscany region of Italy are known for its rustic and earthy notes.

 

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