About Other Red Red Wine

About Other Red Red Wine

Top Picks for Other Red

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
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.
Cantina Zaccagnini 2014 San Clemente Montepulciano dAbruzzo DOC
94 points
$49.99
Ruby black color. Aromas and flavors of ripe plum, dried figs, almond tart, dark chocolate, and sage with a round, vibrant, fruity medium-full body and a graceful, complex, long finish with elements of orange liqueur and chocolate ganache with moderate oak flavor. A rich, ready-to-drink Montepulciano with great concentration of fruit and well-developed flavors.
94 points $49.99
Galil Mountain 2018 Yiron Red Blend Galilee
93 points
$38
Ruby black color. Aromas and flavors of prune, black currant, fresh rosemary, and adobo pepper with a tannic, lively, dry full body and a peppery, nuanced, long finish that presents suggestions of blueberry, cured meat, kalamata olive, and cigar box with firm, drying, well-integrated tannins and moderate oak flavor. Savory and herbal notes mingle with hints of soft vanilla in this wine that culminates in a long, complex finish.
Hangar 17 NV Red Blend Finger Lakes
93 points
$9
Best Buy
Dusty ruby color. Aromas and flavors of lingonberry preserves, candied ginger, strawberry-rhubarb tart, and apple cobbler with a satiny, vibrant, fruity medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium-length finish with moderate oak flavor. A juicy, never-heavy red with elegant oak nuance and great food-affinity.
93 points $9 Best Buy
Portal del Priorat 2018 Negre de Negres Priorat
93 points
$38.99
Medium violet color. Aromas and flavors of purple fruit, black plum, black cherry, and barnyard with a supple, lively, dry medium body and a warming, delightful, medium-length finish with elements of violet, leather, and black pepper with fine, chalky tannins and no oak flavor. A Priorat that balances savory and black fruit notes, superbly balanced in every way.
93 points $38.99
Red Thread 2018 Estate Red Blend Howell Mountain, Napa Valley
93 points
$65
Black ruby color. Aromas and flavors of dark chocolate, creamy caramel, licorice, freshly roasted espresso beans, and chai latte with a lightly tannic, lively, dry-yet-fruity full body and a hot, complex, long finish with overtones of coconut and lemon curd with moderate oak flavor. A bold, bright and commanding Howell Mountain Red that turns heads.
Pedroncelli 2017 Sonoma Classico Red Blend Other Red
93 points
$18
Best Buy
Black violet color. Earthy aromas and flavors of wild raspberry, macerated cherries, spiced almonds, horse blanket, tarragon, and thyme with a slightly chewy, vibrant, dryish full body and a smooth, complex, medium-long finish. An earthy but bright Red Blend that will shine with French fare.
93 points $18 Best Buy
Jip Jip Rocks 2019 Shiraz Cabernet Padthaway
93 points
$19
Best Buy
Black ruby color. Interesting aromas of cured meats, intense berry concentrate, oregano, ginger-honey-lemon lozenge, eucalyptus, hints of bacon, and raspberry cake with a round, crisp, fruity medium-full body and a warming, intriguing, medium-long ripe plum, blistered berries, rooibos tea, and hint of tropical fruit finish with moderate oak flavor. A bold and balanced Australian red that’s drinking beautifully now.
93 points $19 Best Buy
Jacob Franklin 2016 Camusi Vineyard #6 Mon Chou Napa Valley
93 points
$70
Dark deep purple color. Inviting aromas and flavors of cedar, rambutan, pickled ginger, black tea, tobacco, and violet with a lively, dry-yet-fruity full body and a tingling, complex, very long finish with notes of crushed blackberries with drying, firm tannins and heavy oak flavor. A cascade of enticing aromas evolves into complex, long lasting flavors; likely to significantly improve with age.