About Other Red Red Wine

About Other Red Red Wine

Top Picks for Other Red

H/H Estates 2012 Coyote Canyon Vineyard Michael Andrews Reserve Red Blend Horse Heaven Hills
96 points
$56
Black ruby color. Savory aromas and flavors of olive tapenade with cheese, figs and gherkins, goji berry and leather, and bacon wrapped dates with a supple, bright, dryish medium-to-full body and a warming, delightful, medium-long finish displaying impressions of blackberry tart, vanilla yogurt nuts and raisins, herbs and peppercorns, and cherry tea with well-integrated, dusty tannins and a suggestion of oak flavor. A round, mature Gran-Reserva-Roija-like red that will be stellar with a meaty meal or on its own.
Lorenzi Estate 2018 The Catalyst IX Reserve Red Blend South Coast
95 points
$65
Deep purple color. Aromas and flavors of berries with balsamic, chocolate toffee and raisins, and toasted tomato focaccia with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity fat body and a graceful, layered, very long finish with notes of olive and pepper relish and spiced nuts with crunchy, well-integrated tannins and moderate oak flavor. A brilliantly structured and spicy Amarone-like red blend with generous high-toned fruit and crunchy, appetizing tannins.
Mercer Estates 2021 Spice Cabinet Vineyard Rosé Grenache
95 points
$15
Best Buy
Pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of mixed berry salad, pickled melon, dainty dried flowers, and hint of bubblegum with a round, bright, fruity medium-to-full body and a graceful, delightful, medium-long finish that shows accents of cherry and watermelon sorbet with no oak flavor. A beautiful, round and juicy, fruit-packed rose that is deliciously pleasing.
95 points $15 Best Buy
Mount Pleasant Estates NV Tawny Port Library Volume XX Augusta, Missouri
95 points
$58
Medium steely amber color. Aromas of candied walnut, soy sauce, pecans, and brine with a fat body and a polished, layered, medium-long white peppercorn, marzipan, sesame oil, butterscotch, and burnt honey finish with no oak flavor. A sweet, savory and nutty Port-style Fortified Wine; well-balanced and perfect to elevate all kinds of dessert pairings.
Awards: 2021 Best Port-Style Wine
Lobo 2019 Howl Custom Red Blend Napa Valley
94 points
$70
Ruby color. Aromas and flavors of dark berry pie, nougat, pickled tomato and plum, and chocolate brownie with a satiny, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a smooth, nuanced, long finish with notes of roasted nuts, jam on toast, and chocolate covered cherry with fine, silky tannins and moderate oak flavor. A sleek and seamless red blend that delivers oodles of juicy fruit in a well-poised package.
Good Natured 2020 Balanced Red Blend Niagara Peninsula VQA
94 points
$10
Best Buy
Ruby black color. Aromas and flavors of chocolate toffee, grilled beets and carrots, pencil eraser, and bacon with a supple, bright, dryish medium-to-full body and a silky, medium-length finish manifesting notes of cranberry, plum pie, spiced nuts, and cedar with dusty tannins and moderate oak flavor. A lovely, well-balanced lightly smoky, meaty red for grilling and chilling.
94 points $10 Best Buy
Smith Devereux 2018 Zetta Red Meritage
94 points
$64
Deep purple color. Inviting aromas and flavors of stroopwafel, cashew butter on raisin toast, cassis pie a la mode, and fresh parsley with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a graceful, intricate, long finish with overtones of vanilla toffee, spiced nuts, and earth with fine, chewy tannins and moderate oak flavor. A supple and delicious Merlot-forward red blend that is drinking delightfully now and will do so for some time.
Porterhouse Winery 2016 Reserve Lot Red Blend Santa Ynez Valley
94 points
$60
Brown brick red color. Aromas and flavors of exotic herbs and spices, baklava, palo santo, rose water, and cola with a satiny, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a seamless, complex, long finish revealing notes of Craisins and dried apricot, salted heirloom tomato, spiced nuts, and pomegranate with chewy tannins and moderate oak flavor. A muscular, chewy Red Blend with tantalizing waves of spice, fruit and savory flavors.
Duck Pond 2021 Rosé Oregon
93 points
$14
Best Buy
Silvery pink color. Unusual aromas and flavors of strawberry, red delicious apple, raspberry, and rose petal with a silky, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, eccentric, agreeable finish with overtones of strawberries in milk, watermelon, and blood orange. A complex and enjoyable surprise of a rose with zippy acid that makes this a great summer sipper.
93 points $14 Best Buy
Portlandia 2021 Rosé Columbia Valley
93 points
$17
Best Buy
Pale pink coral color. Aromas and flavors of banana gelato and melon balls with a silky, vibrant, fruity medium body and a smooth, captivating, medium-long finish with touches of strawberries in vanilla cream with no oak flavor. A sleek, rich and delicious rose that is bursting with fruit and is sure to please.
93 points $17 Best Buy