Wine is the king of drinks and the guest of honor at parties or functions. And if it is red wine, you do not need anything else. The consumption of red wine is surely an art in itself which not only heightens your enjoyment of wine but also enhances your knowledge with the different kinds of red wine and how they are being made.
The practice and knowledge will not only give you the chance to indulge yourself in various kinds of red wines, but also turn you into a wine connoisseur.
There are many wine lovers who feel pride in knowing the various kinds of red wines, being able to tell between a Merlot and Shiraz. They also have a very good knowledge of the correct technique of tasting, assessing and drinking the wine.
Various Kinds Of Red Wine
Cabernet Sauvignon: Cabernet Sauvignon is said to be the world’s most well-known red wine variety. This wine is deep purple and garnet in color along with its parents’ bell pepper and oak aromas.
The grapes which are being used in this wine are renowned for their hardiness and also for the resistance to harsh water conditions and diseases. The good thing is that this wine is produced all over the world and specially in Australia, France and California.
Merlot: Another popular red wine is Merlot. Merlot is a good kind of wine for all the people who are drinking red wine for the very first time. Merlot has been described as a pleasant wine to drink with its very soft flavors of blackberry, cherry, plum, and herbs.
This popular red wine can accompany just about any dish. Merlot is usually produced in places like California, Australia, Chile, Romania and Italy.
Syrah Or Shiraz: The third popular red wine is Syrah or Shiraz. Syrah is a medium body wine and is blended with other wines such as Cabernet. Like Merlot, Syrah is not very acidic because of which it has become very popular among entry level red wine drinkers.
It is also popular among those who do not like overwhelming aroma. This wine is mainly produced in France, Australia and California.