Red Wines

You love bold, strong flavours and aren’t afraid to try something new. Our red wine varieties and blends are sure add a sense of adventure to your palate.

Our Red Wines

Click the tabs below for information on each wine and their unique blends.

Amarone

What Do I Eat With Amarone?

Serve Amarone with heavy meat like beef or lamb with gorgonzola sauce.

AMARONE VARIETIES:

          CRU SELECT          

Italy Amarone – Sophisticated Blend, Worldwide Sourcing

This classic Italian style wine is packed with rich raspberry, blackberry and cassis flavours. Deep, dark, and inviting, the finish is long, lingering, and full of ripe tannins.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Heavy Oak | Full Body | Dry |

            EN PRIMEUR            

Italy Amarone – Our Platinum Wine Collection

A spicy bouquet with black cherry, tobacco, licorice, and coffee notes. The palate is big, round, and flavourful with delicious dark fruit, leather, cassis, and pepper notes.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Medium Oak | Full Body | Dry |


  WINEXPERT RESERVE

Italy Amarone

Black fig, black cherry and chocolate notes.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Medium Oak | Full Body | Off Dry |

WINEXPERT PRIVATE RESERVE

Veneto Italy Amarone – With Grape Skins

Rich aromas of dark fruit and spice with layers of cherry, plum, mocha, dried fruit flavours, warm oak and a firm, lingering finish.
Details: 6-8 Weeks. Labels Included. | Full Oak | Full Body | Off Dry |

Cabernet Sauvignon

What Do I Eat With Cabernet Sauvignon?

Serve Cabernet Sauvignon with roasted vegetable pizza or roast chicken with mushroom sauce and mashed potatoes.

CABERNET SAUVIGNON VARIETIES:

               CRU INTERNATIONAL                 

Australia Cabernet Sauvignon – New & Old World Grape Varieties

A classic Cabernet Sauvignon with a nose of blackcurrants, dark chocolate, and subtle toasty notes with hints of coffee and vanilla notes on the palate.
Details: 4 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

             CRU SELECT             

Australia Cabernet Sauvignon – Sophisticated Blend, Worldwide Sourcing

Soft yet fruity, this Australian style Cab shows more complex varietal fruit flavours, including cherry and blackberry than its Old World counterpart.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

              EN PRIMEUR              

Australia Cabernet Sauvignon – Our Platinum Wine Collection

This complex, full-bodied wine has an appealing aroma of plump blackberries, sweet vanilla, and fresh violets while cherries, pepper spice, and rich tannins grace the palate.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Medium Oak | Full Body | Dry |

               EN PRIMEUR               

Winemaker’s Trio Red – Our Platinum Wine Collection

A modern, new world style wine featuring a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Zinfandel. Aromas of vanilla, red berries and black cherries and sweet flavours of ripe raspberry, chocolate and cherry.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

WINEXPERT PRIVATE RESERVE

Californian Cabernet Sauvignon – With Grape Skins

Black currant and dark cherry flavours enhanced with notes of baking spice and toasted oak. Big in flavour and structure with well-integrated tannins.
Details: 6-8 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Full Oak | Full Body | Off Dry |

Carmenère

What Do I Eat With Carmenère?

Serve Carmenère with spare ribs and BBQ sauce or roasted chicken and peppers.

CARMENERE VARIETIES:

EN PRIMEUR

Carmenère Chile

Raspberry, plum and vanilla notes. 
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Medium Oaked | Medium Body | Dry |

WINEXPERT RESERVE

Carmenère Chile

Raspberry, plum and vanilla notes. 
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Medium Oaked | Medium Body | Dry |

Malbec

What Do I Eat With Malbec?

Serve Malbec with spaghetti and meatballs, beef burritos, or ribs and BBQ sauce.

MALBEC VARIETIES:

               CRU INTERNATIONAL               

Chile Malbec – New & Old World Grape Varieties

Warm spice notes and aromas and flavours of ripe blackberry and blackcurrant. Chile is well known for these chewy, deep, rustic red wines with intense cherry flavours and blended oak undertones.
Details: 4 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

                CRU SELECT               

Chile Malbec – Sophisticated Blend, Worldwide Sourcing

Aromas of crushed blackberries and vanilla follow through to a densely packed palate boasting chocolate and abundant oak tones. This wine showcases the Malbec grape at its best.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Heavy Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

              EN PRIMEUR             

Chile Malbec – Our Platinum Wine Collection

A brilliant bouquet of dark fruits with subtle hints of oak, vanilla, and spices. Strong plum and berry flavours balanced by moderate tannins on the palate.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

CRU INTERNATIONAL

Argentina Malbec Syrah – New & Old World Grape Varieties

Argentina’s best known and cherished red grape, Malbec, is blended with spicy Syrah to create a wine with pleasant toasty aromas and hints of cherry and dark fruit on the palate.
Details: 4 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

               CRU SELECT               

Chile Cabernet Malbec Carménère – Sophisticated Blend, Worldwide Sourcing

Strong notes of green pepper, dark fruit, and leather define this rich dark wine. Smooth tannins grace the palate followed by blackberries and spice.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

WINEXPERT CLASSIC

Malbec Style – Everyday Table Wine

This popular rustic red wine has a soft, rich texture, silky tannins, and fills your palate with ripe plums, currants, cherries, and red berries.
Details: 4 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

Meritage

What Do I Eat With Meritage?

Serve Meritage with bison burgers with blue cheese, garlic lamb chops with chickpea purée, or triple cream cheese.

MERITAGE VARIETIES:

                 CRU INTERNATIONAL               

Okanagan Meritage – New & Old World Grape Varieties

This dry, medium-bodied wine opens on the nose with delicious aromas of red currant, cassis, vanilla, cigar box, and spices. On the palate, it unveils a round mouthfeel with polished tannins for a supported finish.
Details: 4 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

Merlot

What Do I Eat With Merlot?

Serve Merlot with homemade hamburgers, roast chicken, thyme and onion, or portabello mushrooms.

MERLOT VARIETIES:

                CRU INTERNATIONAL               

Chile Cabernet Merlot – New & Old World Grape Varieties

A robust bouquet of warm dark fruit and tobacco leads to elevated aromas of ripe black currants and cherries. Layers of coffee and dark plum notes unfold to reveal a traditional Chilean dry wine with supple tannins.
Details: 4 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

CRU INTERNATIONAL

Washington Merlot – New & Old World Grape Varieties

A cooler climate style Merlot from Washington, this wine features classic flavours of cassis and chocolate. It is dark and rich with complex notes of blackberries and velvety tannins.
Details: 4 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

              CRU SELECT            

Australia Cabernet Shiraz Merlot – Sophisticated Blend, Worldwide Sourcing

These three noble grapes, grown in Australia’s warm climate, have produced an elegant wine with aromas of leather and black pepper and intense jammy flavours of blackberries.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Heavy Oak | Full Body | Dry |

           CRU SELECT           

France Merlot – Sophisticated Blend, Worldwide Sourcing

Impressive aromas of farm fresh strawberries, violets, and vanilla framed with soft silky tannins. Powerful notes of ripe raspberries, cherries, and dark fruit on the palate. A true French classic wine.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

             EN PRIMEUR             

Chile Merlot – Our Platinum Wine Collection

A classic wine with a rich aromatic bouquet of fresh red cherries, toasted oak, and herbs. Expressive flavours of dark ripe plums, berries, and silky tannins on the palate.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

WINEXPERT CLASSIC

Chile Merlot

Black cherry, fruitcake and smoke notes. 
Details: 4 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Full Oak | Medium Body | Off Dry |

WINEXPERT PRIVATE RESERVE

Stag’s Leaps District, California Merlot – With Grape Skins

Juicy plum and raspberry combine with savoury spice, smooth tannins, and oak for a lush, polished texture.

Details: 6-8 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Full  Oak | Full Body | Off Dry |

Nebbiolo

What Do I Eat With Nebbiolo?

Serve Nebbiolo with Italian pastas such as gnocchi or wild mushroom and risotto.

NEBBIOLO VARIETIES:

CRU INTERNATIONAL

Italy Nebbiolo – New & Old World Grape Varieties

Luxurious flavours of dark plums and chocolate greet the nose, while hints of blackberries, toasted oak, and spices are found on the palate of this great Italian classic.
Details: 4 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

CRU SELECT  

Italy Nebbiolo – Sophisticated Blend, Worldwide Sourcing

Made from the prized Nebbiolo grape, this wine features flavours of violet, cherries, and cocoa. Undertones of toasted oak, dark fruit and firm acidity dominate the long finish.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

WINEXPERT PRIVATE RESERVE

Piedmont Italy Nebbiolo – With Grape Skins

Earthy and floral notes add depth to the cherry and red fruit character of this intense red. Firm tannins with solid structure and a big personality.

Details: 6-8 Weeks. Labels Included. | Full  Oak | Full Body | Off Dry |

Pinot Noir

What Do I Eat With Pinot Noir?

Serve Pinot Noir with butternut squash soup, chicken with raisins and pine nuts, or green lentil curry.

 

PINOT NOIR VARIETIES:

CRU INTERNATIONAL

British Columbia Pinot Noir – New & Old World Grape Varieties

As one would expect from a BC style Pinot Noir, this wine features aromas of black cherries and fresh strawberries. Silky tannins while subtle notes of pepper and spice round out the palate.
Details: 4 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

CRU SELECT

California Pinot Noir – Sophisticated Blend, Worldwide Sourcing

This New World California style Pinot Noir features a bouquet of rich tobacco and ripe dark cherries. The, hint of oak and velvety tannins on the palate are a pleasant surprise.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Light Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

EN PRIMEUR

Australia Pinot Noir – Our Platinum Wine Collection

An elegant wine bursting with flavours of ripe black cherries, red berry fruits, and delicate spice notes on the palate superbly balanced with oak.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

WINEXPERT CLASSIC

California Pinot Noir 

Strawberry, cherry and earthy notes. 
Details: 4 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Medium Oak | Light Medium Body | Off Dry |

WINEXPERT PRIVATE RESERVE

Marlborough, New Zealand Pinot Noir 

Black cherry and raspberry with herbs, dark spice, and earthy notes. Silky texture and balanced acidity make this very food-friendly.
Details: 6-8 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Off Dry |

Rosso Grande

What Do I Eat With Rosso Grande?

Serve Rosso Grande with meaty pizza or pasta and tomato sauce.

 

ROSSO GRANDE VARIETIES:

CRU SELECT

Italy Rosso Grande – Sophisticated Blend, Worldwide Sourcing

Deep ruby-garnet colour and spicy oak aroma and bursting with vibrant flavours of ripe berries and black cherries. This is classic, food-friendly Italian style red wine.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Medium Oak | Full Body | Dry |

EN PRIMEUR

Italy Rosso Grande Eccellente – Our Platinum Wine Collection

A delectable bouquet of sweet ripe berries, spices, and farm cherries, and firmly structured tannins. This assertive wine is bold in all aspects.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Medium Oak | Full Body | Dry |

Sangiovese

What Do I Eat With Sangiovese?

Serve Sangiovese with Italian sausage, tortellini soup, or chicken parmigiana.

 

SANGIOVESE VARIETIES:

CRU INTERNATIONAL

Italy Sangiovese – New & Old World Grape Varieties

Perhaps Italy’s best loved grape from Tuscany, this wine is expressive on the palate with lively cherry fruit and a brisk acidity supported by ample smooth tannins with a deep and lingering finish.
Details: 4 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

CRU SELECT

Italy Sangiovese – Sophisticated Blend, Worldwide Sourcing

This deep ruby red wine with aromas of tobacco, ripe plums and black cherries will remind you of Tuscany. The palate offers explosive notes of blackberries, prunes, and vanilla.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

WINEXPERT CLASSIC 

Italy Sangiovese 

Plum, red cherry and fig notes. 
Details: 4 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Light Oak | Medium Body | Off Dry |

Shiraz/ Syrah

What Do I Eat With Shiraz?

Serve Shiraz with meat lover’s pizza, grilled steak, or burgers with grilled onions and gouda cheese.

 

SHIRAZ  “ALSO KNOWN AS SYRAH” VARIETIES:

CRU SELECT

Australia Shiraz – Sophisticated Blend, Worldwide Sourcing

Deep and dark in colour with a rich bouquet of fruit and a hint of cassis, this is the Shiraz that put Australian wines on the map. It will age into a velvety wine of pure elegance.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Heavy Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

CRU SELECT

Australia Cabernet Shiraz Merlot – Sophisticated Blend, Worldwide Sourcing

These three noble grapes, grown in Australia’s warm climate, have produced an elegant wine with aromas of leather and black pepper and intense jammy flavours of blackberries.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Heavy Oak | Full Body | Dry |

EN PRIMEUR

Australia Shiraz – Our Platinum Wine Collection

Warm black fruit and berries entice the nose, while concentrated flavours or red fruit, oak, and chocolate round out the experience of this satisfying medium-bodied wine.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Heavy Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

EN PRIMEUR

Australia Cabernet Shiraz – Our Platinum Wine Collection

A fruit forward blend with firm tannins and notes of cassis and toast and vanilla flavours from the American oak create a balanced classic wine.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Medium Oak | Full Body | Dry |

WINEXPERT CLASSIC

Grenache Shiraz Mourvedre, Australia

Blackberry, dark chocolate and spice notes. 
Details: 4 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Full Oak | Medium Full Body | Off Dry |

WINEXPERT RESERVE

Australia Shiraz

Blackberry, sweet spice and leather notes. 
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Medium Oak | Full Body | Off Dry |

WINEXPERT RESERVE

California Classic Shiraz

Raspberries and peppery spice notes.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Medium Oak | Full Body | Off Dry |

CRU INTERNATIONAL

Argentina Malbec Syrah – New & Old World Grape Varieties

Argentina’s best known and cherished red grape, Malbec, is blended with spicy Syrah to create a wine with pleasant toasty aromas and hints of cherry and dark fruit on the palate.
Details: 4 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

California Syrah – New & Old World Grape Varieties

Raspberries and peppery spice blend in harmony to create an elegant flavor with soft, balanced tannins and a lingering, smooth finish. This is a California wine at its best.
Details: 4 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Medium Oak | Full Body | Dry |

CRU SELECT

California Cabernet Syrah Zinfandel – Sophisticated Blend, Worldwide Sourcing

This is a classic big, bold California red blend. It exudes pronounced flavours of black cherries and berries layered with toasted oak, vanilla, and rich notes of dark chocolate and coffee.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Heavy Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

EN PRIMEUR

Spain Grenache Syrah – Our Platinum Wine Collection

A nose and palate brimming with spicy black pepper notes, dried dark fruit, earth, and a hint of tobacco, with a lengthy and elegant finish.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

EN PRIMEUR

Winemaker’s Trio Red – Our Platinum Wine Collection

A modern, new world style wine featuring a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Zinfandel. Aromas of vanilla, red berries and black cherries and sweet flavours of ripe raspberry, chocolate and cherry.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

Super Tuscan

What Do I Eat With Super Tuscan?

Serve Super Tuscan with slow-cooked beef and pork or sharp aged cheese.

SUPER TUSCAN VARIETIES:

EN PRIMEUR

Italy Super Tuscan – Our Platinum Wine Collection

An assertive wine with aromatics of fresh raspberries supported by subtle hints of vanilla and earth. A concentrated palate of blackberries and black pepper with firm tannins.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Heavy Oak | Full Body | Dry |

Valpola

What Do I Eat With Valpola?

Serve Valpola with ground turkey burgers, pepperoni pizza, or stuffed mushrooms.

VALPOLA VARIETIES:

 CRU INTERNATIONAL

Valpola Style – Everyday Table Wine

An intense, deep-coloured red wine boasting a velvety yet fruity flavour with a long, lingering finish. Aging will only add to the complexity of this food-friendly wine.
Details: 4 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

CRU SELECT

Italy Valpola – Sophisticated Blend, Worldwide Sourcing

An aroma reminiscent of farm fresh cherries backed by streaks of dark chocolate. Toasted oak on the palate helps it age into an Italian style wine of award winning potential.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

EN PRIMEUR

Italy Valpola – Our Platinum Wine Collection

A fruit forward nose with aromas of raisins, dark cherries, and toasted oak. Notes of sweet chocolate, prunes and firm tannins grace the palate.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

Vieux Château du Roi

What Do I Eat With Vieux Château du Roi?

Serve Vieux Château du Roi with lasagna and pesto or spaghetti and meaballs.

VIEUX CHÂTEAU DU ROI VARIETIES:

CRU INTERNATIONAL

Vieux Château du Roi Style – Everyday Table Wine

A complex blend of grape varietals, this rich wine is dark in colour and high in tannin, leaving a hint of plum on the palate.
Details: 4 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

WINEXPERT CLASSIC

California Vieux Château du Roi

Raspberry, cherry and ripe plum notes. 
Details: 4 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Off Dry |

WINEXPERT RESERVE

California Vieux Château du Roi

Raspberry, cherry and ripe plum notes. 
Details: 4 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Off Dry |

Zinfandel

What Do I Eat With Zinfandel?

Serve Zinfandel with teriyaki beef or Shanghai stirfry and cabbage.

ZINFANDEL VARIETIES:

 CRU INTERNATIONAL

California Zinfandel – New & Old World Grape Varieties

Zinfandel creates a wine with a luscious bouquet of ripe black cherry and delicate spices. The palate boasts a hint of toasted oak with well-rounded, berry fruit, and a long finish.
Details: 4 Weeks. Labels Not Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

CRU SELECT

California Cabernet Syrah Zinfandel – Sophisticated Blend, Worldwide Sourcing

This is a classic big, bold California red blend. It exudes pronounced flavours of black cherries and berries layered with toasted oak, vanilla, and rich notes of dark chocolate and coffee.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Heavy Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

EN PRIMEUR

Italy Zinfandel – Our Platinum Wine Collection

A bouquet of black cherries and plump dark fruit are framed by the ample aromas of tobacco and dark coffee. Fruit forward with an array of spicy flavours on the finish.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Medium Oak | Full Body | Dry |

 EN PRIMEUR

Winemaker’s Trio Red – Our Platinum Wine Collection

A modern, new world style wine featuring a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Zinfandel. Aromas of vanilla, red berries and black cherries and sweet flavours of ripe raspberry, chocolate and cherry.
Details: 6 Weeks. Labels Included. | Medium Oak | Medium Body | Dry |

WINEXPERT PRIVATE RESERVE

Lodi Old Vines, California Zinfandel – With Grape Skins

Crushed berry and smoky aromas, full of dark berry flavours, nuanced oak and spice. Rich, fruity and bold with a lingering finish. 

Details: 6-8 Weeks. Labels Included. | Medium Oak | Full Body | Off Dry |