6 Week Wine Kit – 16L Red Wine Kits
Dry and full-bodied, Barolo burst with intense flavours of violet, rose and red cherry, truffle, and liquorice mingled with traces of tar, tobacco smoke, and toasted oak with a firm acidity. Good for hearty, sit-down meals on cold nights, Barolo pairs with rich, fully flavoured, earthy foods like roast beef lamb stews, rich mushroom sauces and strong aged cheese, such as Cheddar and Stilton.
Cabernet Sauvignon is a full-bodied, dry wine with very little oak. Flavors of cassis, dark red berries, cedar, oak, violets, vanilla, and sometimes chocolate makes Cabernet Sauvignon the most popular red in the world. Pairs well with full-bodied flavors such as roast lamb and wild game, sauces such as mustard, pepper or red wine, and firm, ripened cheeses such as Edem, Cheddar and Gouda.
Gamay Noir is lately perfumed and sugary, with notes of tart cherries, raspberries, and ripe, red plums. Soft and medium bodied, this wine can be a little acidic, but that only adds to its versatility. Thanks to the sharpness of this ruby-hued varietal it can be paired well with everything from game, grilled poultry, mild and red meats, oily fish like tuna, strong cheeses such as Stilton and aged Cheddar, thick stews and roasted root vegetables.
Full-Fruited Malbec offers a rich character of lush plums, dark cherries and hints of espresso. Well aged, it may also have hints of vanilla, cedar, and tobacco. Jam-colored and juicy, this red wine has velvety texture that makes it well suited with a meal or appetizers. Its deep fruit character and mild acidity provide a perfect complement to a range of foods, including roasted red meats, tomato-based dishes, mushrooms, and duck. Mild cheeses, peppers and mustard can also accent Malbec’s unique profile.
Fruity and rich with flavors of black cherry, plum, vanilla, oak violets and hints of ccedar, Merlot is a juicy, but dry wine with a velvety texture that makes it extremely friendly and easy to drink. Serve this versatile wine with roasted red meats, salmon, duck and mushroom dishes. Pasta with red wine and tomato sauce goes equally well with Merlot, as do mild cheeses.
Flavors of mixed berries, black pepper, anise and vanilla tannins are tempered with a heavy oak in Shiraz. Spicy and dense with highlights of mint. Shiraz is best matched with foods that are just as bold as it is. Aged cheeses, hearty stews and roast meat are ideal companions.