Cards of Wine

Light Red Wines

Light tannins, bright acidity, and medium alcohol.

Typical Flavors:

Cranberry

Cranberry
Raspberry

Raspberry
Strawberry

Strawberry
Red Currant

Red
Currant

Cherry

Red
Cherry
Black Cherry

Black
Cherry
Black Currant

Black
Currant
Blackberry

Blackberry

Plum

Plum
Jam

Jam
Herbs

Herbs
Spices

Spices

Bardolino (Italy)
Beaujolais (France)
Beaujolais Nouveau (France)
Blauburgunder (Austria)
Blaufränkisch (Austria)
Bourgogne / Burgundy (France)
Cerasuolo (Italy)
Cinsault (France)
Côte de Beaune (France)
Côte de Nuits (France)
Counoise (France)
Etna Rosso (Italy)
Gamay (France)
Gamay Noir (USA)
Lambrusco (Italy)
Lemberger (Austria)
Nerallo Mascalese (Italy)
Pinot Nero (Italy)
Pinot Noir (France)
Schiava (Italy)
Spätburgunder (Germany)
St.Laurent (Austria)
Trollinger (Germany)
Valpolicella (Italy)
Vernatch (Austria)
Zweigelt (Austria)

Medium Red Wines

Medium body, medium tannins, medium alcohol, and balanced acidity.

Typical Flavors:

Blackberry

Blackberry
Red Cherry

Red Cherry
Black Cherry

Black Cherry
Plum

Plum

Herbs

Herbs
Pepper

Pepper
Spices

Spices
Leather

Leather

Oak Added Flavors:

Vanilla

Vanilla
Caramel

Caramel
Toast

Toast
Barrel

Barrel

Barbarano (Italy)
Barbera (Italy)
Brunello di Montalcino (Italy)
Cabernet Franc (France)
Cabernet Franc (USA)
Cannonau (Italy)
Carignan (France)
Carménère (France)
Châteauneuf-du-Pape (France)
Chianti (Italy)
Côtes du Rhône South (France)
Dolcetto (Italy)
Garnacha (Spain)
Grenache (France)
GSM Wines (France)
Merlot (France)
Merlot (USA)
Montepulciano d'Abruzzo (Italy)
Negroamaro (Italy)
Primitivo (Italy)
Ribera del Duero (Spain)
Rioja (Spain)
Rosso di Montalcino (Italy)
Rosso di Montepulciano (Italy)
Sangiovese (Italy)
Tai Rosso (Italy)
Tempranillo (Spain)
Teroldego (Italy)
Tinta de Toro (Spain)
Vino Nobile di Montepulciano (Italy)
Zinfandel (USA)

Bold Red Wines

Full body, much tannins, high alcohol, dark fruit, and other strong flavors.

Typical Flavors:

Blueberry

Blueberry
Blackberry

Blackberry
Black Cherry

Black Cherry
Plum

Plum

Rasins

Rasins
Herbs

Herbs
Pepper

Pepper
Spices

Spices

Oak Added Flavors:

Vanilla

Vanilla
Toast

Toast
Tobacco

Tobacco
Caramel

Caramel

Tea

Tea
Coffee

Coffee
Coconut

Coconut
Barrel

Barrel

Aglianico (Italy)
Bandol (France)
Barbaresco (Italy)
Barolo (Italy)
Bordeaux (Left Bank) (France)
Bordeaux (Right Bank) (France)
Cabernet Sauvignon (France)
Cabernet Sauvignon (USA)
Côtes du Rhône North (France)
Crozes-Hermitage (France)
Dão Touriga Nacional (Portugal)
Douro Tinto (Portugal)
Lagrein (Italy)
Lebanese Red (Lebanon)
Malbec (Argentina)
Malbec (France)
Monastrell (Spain)
Mourvèdre (France)
Nebbiolo (Italy)
Nero d'Avola (Italy)
Petite Sirah (USA)
Pinotage (South Africa)
Shiraz (Australia)
Super Tuscan (Italy)
Syrah (France)
Syrah (USA)
Valtellina (Italy)

Appassimento Wines

Appasimento refers to the process of drying grapes to make wine.

Typical Flavors:

Blueberry

Blueberry
Blackberry

Blackberry
Black Cherry

Black Cherry
Plum

Plum

Rasins

Raisins
Pepper

Pepper
Herbs

Herbs
Spice

Spices

Amarone (Italy)
Primitivo Passitivo (Italy)
Ripasso (Italy)