$30-40 Other Red Varietals Tasting Notes

Page contains tasting notes Other Red Varietals for wines priced in the range of $30-40.



$30 | 2011 Luis Pato Vinhas Velhas Beiras Baga
cherry, plum, dark berry, herbal, savory, mineral. structured tannins.

Bordeaux Blends

$33 | 2009 Podere Sapaio Bolgheri Volpolo
ruby red. black plum, cherry, earth, smoky meats, spices, dark chocolate. medium acid.

Cabernet Franc

$38 | 2013 Left Bend Winery Cabernet Franc
deep red color. raspberry, black currant, spice, sweet oak. med+ acid.


$36 | 2013 Anthony Thevenet Morgon Gamay
strawberry, raspberry, cherry, spice, black pepper. fresh fruit.


$34 | 2010 Finca Adalgisa Malbec
dark cherry, blackberry, plum, leather, dusty earth, spice.


$33 | 2009 Carlisle Winery Mourvèdre
inky color. plum, blackberry, cherry, earth, spice. full body, balanced finish.


$30 | 2011 Proprieta Sperino Uvaggio
ruby. sour cherry, leather, earth, wood planks, grilled herbs.

Petite Sirah

$32 | 2008 Vina Robles Jardine Petite Sirahr
inky purple, in color. blueberry, cinnamon, baking spices. med+ acid, silky tannins.


$34 | 2014 Ridge Vineyards Lytton Estate Primitvo
blackberry, plum, fig spread, black licorice ropes, pepper, savory quality.

Red Blends

$37 | 1997 Chateau Montelena Calistoga Cuvee
dried blackberry, plum, dried earth, savory, faded spice.


$33 | 2012 Mocali Brunello di Montalcino
sour black cherry, plum, blackberry, herbs, leather. astringent tannins.


$32 | 2010 Cune Gran Reserva Rioja
cherry, raspberry, plum, leather, spice, tea, vanilla, licorice. fantastic aromas.

$35 | 2007 Vina Ardanza Rioja
sour cherry, sour plum, tobacco, dill, clove, black pepper, leather. Elegant example of varietal.