Red Wine Blends

Red Wine Blends

Iconic, world-famous blends and once-in-a-lifetime creations are part of what makes our red blends unique. Floral aromas, bold flavors, and even a few Make Wine With Us specially crafted blends will have your friends and family talking about your handcrafted wine for years to come. Paint the town red and raise a glass - your future red blend will be worth the wait.

Barbera/Petite Sirah

Flavors/Aromas: Fruity with a hint of pepper
Color: Deep ruby
Body: Full
Tannins: High
Acidity: High
Characteristics: A dry tannic sensation with smoky finish, softens well with age
Pairs Well With: Big, well-seasoned meals

Cabernet Sauvignon/Old Vine Zinfandel

Flavors/Aromas: Berries, fruity, even Cabernet and Zinfandel blend
Characteristics: The Old vine will soften the Cabernet, making it available to drink earlier

Cabernet Sauvignon/Cabernet Franc

Flavors/Aromas: Tobacco, raspberry, bell pepper, and cassis with a peppery perfume 
Color: Cherry
Tannins: High
Acidity: High
Characteristics: Complex and floral component and a hint of spice for a finish
More Info: This beloved Bordeaux blend has been adopted by wine lovers the world over for its amazing flavor, rich aroma, and easy drinkability

Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot

Flavors/Aromas: Hint of blueberries, cassis, mocha, and sweet/spicy aroma
Tannins: High
Characteristics: Supple texture, long, slow dark chocolate finish. Due to their complex structures, this blend ages well

Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Syrah

Flavors/Aromas: Green pepper and black currant
Body: Full
Tannins: High
Characteristics: The dominant quantities are from the Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot but the spice added by the Syrah gives the wine its own unique life

Cabernet Sauvignon/Sangiovese

Flavors/Aromas: Flavorful, powerful black cherries and wild berries
Characteristics : This blend is characterized by the acid and tannins that lend itself to a smooth finish

Chateauneuf de Pape

Flavors/Aromas: Berries with a spicy finish
Color: Burgundy 
Characteristics: Based on the French Rhone Valley Style with a jam-like consistency when ripe, elegant and structured

Chianti

Flavors/Aromas: Robust, fruity
Color: Light ruby - garnet
More Info: There are many types of Chianti available – Classico, Reserva, and Superiore – each with their own required alcohol content, storing requirements, and necessary fermentation period.

This Chianti blend has been designed and perfected by the Make Wine With Us professionals.

Italian Table Wine

Flavors/Aromas: Earthy/fruity, with notes of leather, violets, cherries, and blueberries
Body: Medium - bold
Characteristics: Light, unique aromas and flavors deliver an amazing tasting experience

Meritage

Meritage (Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon)

Flavors/Aromas: Bold flavors that highlight this Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon blend
Body: Full
Characteristics: Meritage ages incredibly well in the bottle for a smooth finish.
More Info: A Meritage must be blended entirely from traditional Bordeaux varieties in order to be called a Meritage.  Red or white, a Meritage cannot be made of more than 90 percent of a single grape.

Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon

Flavors/Aromas: Hints of berry, plum, and currant
Body: Medium
Tannins: High
Characteristics: Soft and “fleshy” finish

Old Vine Zinfandel/Ruby Cabernet

Flavors/Aromas: Fruit laded, berry-like with light, spicy notes
Body: Full
Acidity: High
Characteristics: Oak aged and intense, these 50 Year old Zinfandel vines blend well with the fruit flavors of the Ruby Cabernet. Enjoyable for any occasion.

Sangiovese/Cabernet Sauvignon

Flavors/Aromas: Rustic, sour, tangy cherry with earthy forest floor-aromas
Characteristics: Considered a “Super Tuscan” wine, blends the rich structure of a Sauvignon and berry flavors of the Sangiovese to make a unique taste

Sangiovese/Merlot

Flavors/Aromas: Sweet, fruity, tangy cherry
Characteristics: This blend features almost identical flavor profiles native to the Tuscany wine region, a smooth flavor that is delicious and never overpowering

Sangiovese/Old Vine Zinfandel

Flavors/Aromas: Blends soft and spicy, with berry-like flavors and a sour undertone
Characteristics: The taste of a classic Tuscan combined with a fruit-laden profile allows this blend to pair well with almost any meal

Vino di Cinque Uva

Flavors/Aromas: Honey, dried apricot, pastry cream, candied tangerine, hazelnut, and dried sage
Body: Full
Characteristics: This is a Make Wine With Us Custom Blend with a smooth finish that is truly a once-in-a-lifetime wine.
History: The wines of Cinque Terra, the 5 remote towns in the Italian Riviera, are among the most costly, and difficult to make in the world.
The winemaking is done by hand throughout these rugged, steep mountainous communities. Called Sciacchetrà (pronounced shahk-eh-TRA), this rare nectar is made with grapes that are grown closest to the sea. Locals dry these berries out on mats for several months before making the tiny amounts of precious wine for the lucky connoisseurs.

Cabernet Sauvignon/Syrah

Flavors/Aromas: Fruity 

Tannins: High

Characteristics: Delivers an enjoyable fruity finish. Tremendous drinkability throughout the lifespan of the wine - corked or uncorked.

Bordeaux Cab60%Merlot30%CabFranc10%

Flavors/Aromas: Berry-laden, fruity

Characteristics: Perfectly mimics a true French Bordeaux, with notes of Zinfandel and Syrah for a distinct flavor