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  1. $203.40

    Colognole

    Italy (Italy), Tuscany (Italy)

    12 x 750 ml

    Breads, Cured Meat, Hard Cheese, Red Meat, Roasted Vegetables


    Sinopie refers to the guide lines that artists drew on the walls in preparation to paint large fresco's. Our own guide lines for making Sinopie Chianti are the crispness of its fruit, the vibrancy of acidity and its genius for pairing with foods. Such is the Sangiovese in the style of Classic Chianti. The wine exhibits bright cherry and raspberry fruit aromas with a hint of dried herbs. The palate is light to medium bodied with fresh cherries and a salty black licorice finish. > Learn More

  2. $203.40

    Luigi Righetti

    Italy (Italy), Veneto (Italy)

    12 x 750 ml

    Breads, Cured Meat, Hard Cheese, Roasted Vegetables, Vegetables


    Valpolicella is the quintessential pizza and pasta wine, grown in the Veneto region of Italy, just north of Verona. Aromatic wine with cherries and a hint of almond. Lighter-bodied and predominantly fruity, it shows unusually good fruit concentration for Valpolicella, with lovely cherry fruit flavours, violets and a hint of white pepper. > Learn More

  3. $208.50

    Henry Of Pelham

    Canada (Canada), Niagara (Canada), Ontario (Canada)

    6 x 750 ml

    Breads, Cured Meat, Hard Cheese, Red Meat, Roasted Vegetables


    The Speck Family Reserves hail from the estate’s oldest vineyards in the Short Hills Bench, shovel planted by the Speck Brothers starting in 1988. These thirty-plus-year-old vines are among Canada’s oldest of any consequence. This age further restricts the yield per vine while adding in even more complexity of flavour. Typically the SFR wines are composed from their most interesting, dry-farmed vineyards, which enjoy southern exposure. All vines are clonally selected except in a few special cases where the plantings are old enough to predate this practice, making these unique vineyard blocks an opportunity to add qualities that cannot easily be reproduced.

    2012 was a vintage of the decade for reds, the best year since 1998. The summer was long, warm and dry, creating excellent ripeness and sugar levels.

    Taking home GOLD at the 2015 Wine Align National Wine Awards, this wine displays a wonderful concentration of dense brambly fruit (raspberry, blackberry and currant) while the palate shows staunch structure within a velvet glove. A wine worthy of long cellar aging.

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  4. $209.70

    Tawse Winery

    Niagara (Canada), Ontario (Canada)

    6 x 750 ml

    Breads, Cured Meat, Ham, Red Meat, Roasted Vegetables


    Bottle Price Was: $49.95
    Bottle Price Now: $34.95 ($15 OFF per bottle)

     

    Case Price Was: $299.70
    Case Price Now: $209.70 ($90 OFF per case)

     

    "Tawse has been producing wines from the organically farmed Laundry Vineyard since 2002 and until now the Merlot has always been used in our red blends. 2013 sees the debut of the first single vineyard Merlot from that site, as a replacement for the beloved David’s Block. Aged in 40% new oak barrels, the colour is beautifully brilliant with a nose bursting with blackberry jam, alongside notes of vanilla, toasty oak and cardamom. Big, bold yet approachable tannins are experienced at the start before the toast and spice notes hit mid-palate. The finish is long, smooth and satisfying." - Paul Pender, Winemaker

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  5. $209.70

    Château Lagrave Paran

    Bordeaux (France), France (France)

    6 x 750 ml

    Breads, Red Meat, Vegetables


    The 2012 Cuvée Géraldine instantly opens to aromas of dark fruits, damp soil and roasted coffee with hints of tar and hints of wet stones. On the palate this offers a gorgeous medium-plus body with beautifully polished, nicely integrated tannins and a lush mouthfeel. This shows a lovely combination of fruit and acidity with is underlined by a mineral streak through the long finish. Lingering flavours of dried fig, black pepper, and chocolate raspberry fudge finish with crunchy tannins. This is drinking remarkably well now; but should also hold up a few more years in the cellar.

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  6. New Barolo Cannubi Riserva DOCG 3L (Double Magnum) by Fratelli Borgogno 2013 Barolo Cannubi Riserva DOCG 3L (Double Magnum) by Fratelli Borgogno 2013

    $399.00

    Fratelli Serio & Battista Borgogno

    Italy (Italy), Piedmont (Italy)

    1 x 3000 ml

    Breads, Cured Meat, Hard Cheese, Pasta, Red Meat, Roasted Vegetables


    The wine exhibits ruby tones in its youth, but will develop garnet hues and orange reflections over time. The ethereal bouquet is intense and persistent with lush fruit and spice notes. The palate is rich and elegant with firm tannins and a long finish. > Learn More

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At WineOnline.ca we travel the world to ensure we can offer our clients the best red wine, along with the best red wine to be found anywhere. There are all sorts of types of red wines. To name some we have, dry red wine, sweet red wine, full bodied red wine, medium bodied red wine, light red wine, tannic red wine and structured red wine. There is a litany of words used to describe red wine types. There are 10’s of thousands of red wines produced all over the world. There are 1000's of different red grape varietals. Italy, on its own, has over 2000 indigenous grape varietals used to produce red wines of differing style. The most famous grape varietals used in the productions of top red wines are likely those from Bordeaux which include; Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petit Verdot. Pinot Noir is another very popular red wine varietal which is the only red grape they use for red wine production in Burgundy. In Burgundy, they do not even label the wines with the varietal, but rather the vineyard from which the grapes were grown. A few of the famous ones are Romanee Conti, La Tache, Vosne Romanee, Nuits St Georges, but there are many more good red wine types. At WineOnline.ca, one of our many, but perhaps our most important, job is to taste as many of these wines as possible, and bring in the best, along with the best values, in order to make them available to our clients. It's a tough job, but somebody has to do it.

When it comes to red wine, people’s preferences can be all over the map. Some people choose to take the safe road when it comes to drinking red wine. We do not advocate this approach. Different red wine is going to be appropriate for different times of the day/night/evening etc. The food you are eating is going to affect the taste of your red wine and the taste of your red wine is going to change the flavour of your food. The trick is to find the best red wine takes some experimentation. Don’t just go with the tried and true as you are missing out. Pinot Noir with your fish can be delectable. Nebbiolo with lamb is divine. How could you not love a little Chianti, (Sangiovese), with your eggplant Parmesan? We encourage experimentation. We consider it our job, to help you improve your wine life.