Cards of Wine

Light Red Wines

Light tannins, bright acidity, and medium alcohol.

Typical Flavors:

Strawberry
Strawberry
Raspberry
Raspberry
Redcurrant
Red
Currant
Blackcurrant
Black
Currant
Cranberry
Cranberry
Cherry
Red
Cherry
Black Cherry
Black
Cherry
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)
Nerello 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)
Bonarda Oltrepo Pavese (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)
Frappato (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)
Vespolina (Italy)
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)
Colli Euganei Rosso (Italy)
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)