Here are 15 red wines, with quick notes in restaurant menu style.
All are bargains that you can find on the shelves right now. You do not need to break the bank to enjoy good wine.
These are food friendly too!...and under $15 retail.
Drink these over the next year or so. Go ahead and count on this list... no vintage is listed.
These wines are from some of the top wineries/producers year in and year out; Have fun seeking them out!...
Luzón Verde, Spain Bold red cherry and strawberry flavors are the highlight in this Monastrell
Sierra Cantabria Tinto Rioja This Tempranillo wine offers robust black-fruit flavors and a satisfying herbal edge.
Bodegas Hijos de Juan Gil Juan Gil JumillaA fleshy, new world style of Monastrell with rich flavors and generous mocha and vanilla.
An earthy red whose steady tannins, spice and acidity make it ideal for picadillo, lamb or steak.
Well rounded Grenache and Syrah blend good plum and brown spices come together nicely
Perrin & Fils Côtes-du-Rhône Villages, France Vivaciously fruity, with raspberry and sweet cherry tones.
Fontanafredda Briccotondo Barbera, Italy
Juicy and supple and delicious with bright red berry fruit flavors.
A supple, energizing blend of Sangiovese and Cabernet.
Jammy, deep and concentrared; sourced from higher-elevation vineyards.
Montes Limited Selection Apalta Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon-Carmenère Rich, generous and spiced, well concentrated fruit with a full bodyCline Cashmere, California
This lush Mourvèdre, Grenache and Syrah blend yield chocolate and cherry flavors
Foxglove Zinfandel, California Extravagantly oaked, with caramel, chocolate and cedar flavors layered with blackberry fruit.
Liberty School, Paso Robles, California
Fruit driven and smooth; juicy red plums with supple black cherry, plum and violets
Monte Antico, Italy
Leather, cherries and plums a mighty valued Super Tuscan that delivers