5 Red Wines for a Rainy Day
Gloomy and wet rainy days can be quite the dampener. Times like this there is a need for something to warm you up. We are listing 5 red wines which are just right for the job.
Marques De Riscal Rioja Reserva
From Spain’s most well renowned wine region, Rioja, and one of the biggest producers Marques de Riscal, comes this Reserva wine. Distinctive robustness of a typical Spanish wine is enhanced with the balsamic notes of the wine. The ripe wine reminds of jams and sweet spices.
Price: Rs 3712.
Zampa Chêne Grand Reserve
This Indian red blend from Grover Zampa, closely follows typical characteristics of a Spanish wine with its rich voluptuousness. The wine is full of sweet spices, cocoa and oak on the nose with plenty of dark fruits along with vanilla and cocoa on the palate.
Price: Rs 1700.
This garage wine by Jean-Luc Thunevin from St Emilion has just the perfect complexity of a Merlot from Bordeaux. A beautifully oaked wine with notes of ripe red berry fruits along with licorice and spices.
Price: Rs 5355.
Cono Sur Biciclata Pinot Noir
A Chilean wine to the core, this Pinot Noir has bold red berry fruits like cherries and strawberries dictating the palate. To that add great tannin component which provides structure to the wine.
Price: Rs 1600.
Nederburg The Winemaster’s Reserve Shiraz
A well crafted Shiraz from South Africa which gives you earthy notes of chocolates and cigar box on the nose along with berries and raisins on the palate. There are also hints of spices in the background which rounds of the wine really well.
Price: Rs 1895.
Prices mentioned are indicative of those in Mumbai only.