Best Red Wines

With so many wonderful red wines to choose from, it can be a daunting task to choose just the right one. Here's a list of tried and true winners of some of the best that should be in your wine chiller that won't break the bank, all are under $20.

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Cabernet Sauvignon

337 - A very nice California Cabernet with balance and style that offers black cherry, ripe currants, lightly roasted coffee intertwined with sweet herbs and accents of black pepper spice in the 2009 and 2010 vintages. Available in most supermarkets and under $20.

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Blackstone - This is a go to red wine to always have on hand. Ripe berries and plums, very budget friendly at under $10, available in most supermarkets.

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Healdsburg Ranches - Full bodied offering warm spice and berries. Under $15 at the wine shop.

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Blackstone - Blackberry, currant, and plums with flavors in that same dark-fruit range. The wine is big and bold, with lots of smoky, toasty oak. Around $10 at most supermarkets.

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Ménage à Trois - Blackberry and raspberry jammy flavors. A superb bland of Zinfandel, Merlot, and Carbernet. Goes with everything! Under $15 at most stores.


Chocolate Box - 2008 Dark Chocolate. A wine that truly lives up to its name...Chocolate. A perfect combo of bold red wine and dark chocolate. One of the best red wines on the market. About $15 at the wine shop.

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These are just a few suggestions to help get you started and hopefully keep your heading from spinning when browsing for wine and trying to decide on which one to take home and uncork from the infinite choices available.

Most eveyone has their own personal favorite, its as individual as you are!

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