Best Rich Red Wines
January 2, 2009
Australia $29.99 +094433
[ Best of Category ] A blend of the five Bordeaux red grapes, but the taste is Barossa all the way with blueberry, smoke, leather, and black-licorice flavours. Delicious wine, great value.
Australia $16.99 +588855
Bright, balanced, quaffable Aussie Shiraz.
Chile $19.95 +287805
Perfectly balanced Cab with pure cassis flavour.
Italy $19.99 +481838
Delectably old-fashioned pruney intensity.
B.C. $19.99 +593053
Big gulp of sagey-dusty B.C. Merlot.
USA $22.98 +037275
Pure Golden State sun-blessed Zin.
USA $22.99 +527184
Ripe, generous, berry-flavoured California red.
B.C. $24.99 +989376 (private wine stores)
Impressive black currant, herbal, earthy aromas.
B.C. $25.99 +984097 (private wine stores)
Very rich mocha, coffee, smoky, plummy fruit.
B.C. $25.99 +572040
Gobs of brambly coffee-mocha flavour.
Argentina $26.90 +128710
Supple, highly polished red from Michel Rolland.
B.C. $27.99 +897629 (private wine stores)
Very special South Okanagan Cabernet.
B.C. $29.99 +584433 (private wine stores)
Classic Zin flavours, classic B.C. freshness.
Australia $29.99 +608216
Very stylish wine with lots of cherry and leathery flavour.
B.C. $29.99 +220145
Intriguing mix of coffee, cherry, and smoky/leathery flavours.
Australia $29.99 +699785
Clever cool-climate Shiraz lifted with Viognier.
B.C. $30 +646190
Very serious smoky, leathery Syrah.
Australia $32.99 +090779
Timeless Shiraz from a Barossa icon.
B.C. $33.99 +987818 (private wine stores)
Memorize this: a world classic in the making.
B.C. $34.99 +984773 (private wine stores)
Dusty, herbal, smoky desert-grown Syrah.
B.C. $35 +417949 (private wine stores)
Seamless, sleek, dense, dark, and rich.
B.C. $40 +573683
Astonishing cool-climate Merlot.
B.C. $45 +077453
Elegant, beautifully structured, claret-like B.C. red.
Italy $67.99 +153023
It doesn’t get richer than this.