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  1. $179.40

    Yvon Mau et Fils S.A.

    Bordeaux (France), France (France)

    12 x 750 ml

    Breads, Red Meat, Soft Cheese


    With the new Le Petit Grand range, Yvon Mau’s goal is to make the legendary wines of Bordeaux accessible to everyone. This collection captures the essence of the region’s great estates, in a format which is approachable and enjoyable even for wine-lovers who know nothing about Bordeaux. 

     

    Drawing on more than a century of family tradition and expertise, Yvon Mau (est. 1897) is proud to present a new vision of Bordeaux: wines that are fruity and accessible, showcasing the grape varieties which have become emblematic of our appellation. Just like the little rabbit on the label, that small creature with such great nobility, this wine captures the essence and the elegance of Bordeaux’s greatest wines.

     

    A dense, brilliant ruby-purple robe. Expressive and fruity nose. Ripe, well-rounded fruit and a smooth, indulgent texture, with prominent blackberry and blackcurrant notes. Ready to be enjoyed now, served at 18°C as an aperitif, with roast beef or chicken or with a good soft cheese.

     

    Gold Medal - Concours International Gilbert & Gaillard 2016

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  2. New Viña Jaraba Cosecha by Pago de la Jaraba 2016

    $179.40

    Pago de la Jaraba

    Castilla La Mancha (Spain), Spain (Spain)

    12 x 750 ml

    Cured Meat, Ham, Red Meat, Vegetables


    "The 2016 Viña Jaraba Cosecha is produced from a cépages of eighty percent tempranillo and ten percent each of cabernet sauvignon and merlot. It sees only four months in a combination of French and American oak casks prior to racking into tank and eventual bottling. The wine offers up a very good bouquet of black cherries, cassis, a bit of cigar smoke and a nice base of soil tones. On the palate the wine is full-bodied, focused and shows good mid-palate depth, with a bit of backend tannin and good length and grip on the finish. This is not overly complex, but it has depth and plenty of personality and sells for the princely sum of ten dollars a bottle here in the US, so it is an excellent value! 2018-2025+."

    John Gilman, View from the Cellar, May/June 2018

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  3. $166.80

    Vineland Estates Winery

    Niagara (Canada), Ontario (Canada)

    6 x 750 ml


    2012 is the vintage that keeps on giving. Perfect growing conditions gave life to a bounty of fully matured grapes profoundly anchored to the soil that bore them. Our treasured Bo-Teek vineyard calls out from every glass of this Elevation Cabernet with a sound that stirs our soul and draws us near to the nuanced depths of dark berries, premium chocolate, lightly roasted coffee and cigar box. A full structure of meticulously resolved tannins interlaced with a bright acidity gives this wine a current heft plus a promise for a great future. Cradle a splash of this wonderful vintage in your glass and instantly fall in love. > Learn More

  4. $179.70

    Konzelmann Estate Winery

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

    6 x 750 ml

    Breads, Red Meat, Soft Cheese


    Our Meritage is a classic blend consisting of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc. This reserve wine showcases the perfect harmony of these three varietals which each bring their own unique character and complexity. Harvested in the late fall to allow for maximum ripening this powerful wine displays rich, bold flavours. Notes of vanilla and spice from aging in oak barrels compliments the profound fruit flavour of black currant, raspberry and plum.

    Gold Medal - Ontario Wine Awards 2019

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  5. $179.70

    Fratelli Serio & Battista Borgogno

    Italy (Italy), Piedmont (Italy)

    6 x 750 ml

    Hard Cheese, Pasta, Red Meat, Vegetables


    Cardinal red tending towards purple. Complex but fresh on the nose. Fruity to start, complimented in time with elegant spicy highlights. The palate is complex and fruity, with soft tannins suggesting the balanced presence of wood, and finishing with a hint of cherry. A generous wine that sits well with strong savoury dishes, light fried courses, roasts, grilled or boiled meats and well aged cheese.

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  6. $179.70

    Godelia

    Bierzo (Spain), Spain (Spain)

    6 x 750 ml

    Breads, Cured Meat, Ham, Hard Cheese, Red Meat, Roasted Vegetables, Salted or Marinated Mushrooms


    "Ripe black-fruit aromas are cuddly and reflect the warm conditions of 2012. Tight and ribbed on the palate, this has the structure to handle blackberry, chocolate and peppery spice flavors without seeming overripe or jammy. A saturated finish benefits from the right amount of acidity. Drink through 2023."
    93 points - Wine Spectator, 4/1/2017

     

    "Sexy nose of ripe black fruit, red flowers and mineral undertones. Hints of chocolate, too – not to mention toasted oak. Full body, soft tannins and fresh acidity that leads to a herbal and spicy finish. Pure mencía. Balanced. Drinkable now but better in 2018."
    92 points - James Suckling, Dec 2016

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  7. $179.70

    Peninsula Ridge

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

    6 x 750 ml

    Hard Cheese, Red Meat, Roasted Vegetables


    Boasting impressive aromas of black tea, white pepper and lavender. This wine is medium bodied with firm but ripe tannins and rich flavours of red currant and cranberry with well balanced acidity. Outstanding! > 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.