Red Wines

Austrian

Austrian

The venue: the quaint cellar room of the über-Victorian Norwich Inn, in Norwich, Vermont. The host: Rafael Flores, director of Artisanal Cellars, a boutique wine…

Daughters of the Revolution

Daughters of the Revolution

Channing Daughters Sculpture Garden 2007 12.7% ABV | Price: about $30* This wine is 88% merlot and 12% blaufränkisch, from a winery in the…

Sancerrious

Sancerrious

Franck et Jean-Francois Bailly Sancerre “Cuvée Chavignol” 2007 13.0% ABV | Price: about $25* Red Sancerre is made exclusively, in accordance with France’s AC…

Distinctly Liminal

Distinctly Liminal

St. Supéry Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 13.9% ABV | Price: about $30* This Cab’s a deep inky red—on the purple side despite its…

Rosso

Rosso

Collemattoni Rosso di Montalcino 2007 14.5% ABV | Price: about $28 This wine is 100% sangiovese, from the Brunello clone. Rosso di Montalcino is…

Quietly Ringing

Quietly Ringing

Jean-Marie Arnoux Vacqueyras “Vieux Clocher” 2004 14.0% ABV | Price: about $21 This wine has aged a bit and sports a brickish rim. On…

One Hundred Percent

One Hundred Percent

Alain Paret Côtes-du-Rhône Valvigneyre 2007 13.5% ABV | Price: about $15 Inky red-black, this wine smells like violets and black pepper and a raspberry…

Clean

Clean

Jordan Vineyard and Winery Cabernet Sauvignon “Alexander Valley” 2006 13.5% ABV | Price: about $52* Brilliant ruby red, this wine smells like rare meat,…

Red Earth

Red Earth

Domaine de la Terre Rouge Syrah “Les Côtes de L’Ouest” 2006 14.5% ABV | Price: about $21.50 Despite having been harvested four years ago,…

Pagani

Pagani

Ridge Vineyards Pagani Ranch California Zinfandel 2008 15.0% ABV | Price: about $35 This wine is 85% zinfandel, 10% alicante bouschet, 3% petite sirah,…

Remember The

Remember The

Bonny Doon Vineyard Alamo Creek Syrah 2007 13.3% ABV | Price: about $35* A meaty, gamey Syrah with a bewitching nose of voilets and…

The Woodcocks

The Woodcocks

M. Chapoutier Côte-Rôtie “Les Bécasses” 1999 13.0% ABV | Price: about $56 We purchased this bottle at the winery in June 2002, while on…