Top 4 Red Wine Brands And Their Best Red Wines
Red wines, famously known for their slightly bitter and acidic taste come in a variety of classic grapes. The best part of wines, especially red wines is that they taste very differently depending on the vineyard, the wine-maker and the region the grapes and wine-making process occurs. There are a lot of recommendations and suggestions about the best wines of all times, however, how do you know which bottles to buy and which bottles to store as a long-term investment? Well, we’ve got your back! Here’s a list of top four red wine brands and their best red wines. Remember, this list is of course not exhaustive!
Château Lafite Rothschild
Château Lafite has been in the winemaking business for over 400 years. Being one of the oldest winemakers, they surely have a high reputation for record breaking taste that comes with record breaking prices. This is one of the reasons we suggest you keep Château Lafite wines for long term investment purposes and of course, enjoy and appreciate it too! Their signature and most famous Bordeaux blend is a mix of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot. There are two wines from Château Lafite Rothschild that are absolutely beautiful - one is expensive and the other one slightly affordable.
2000 Château Lafite Rothschild:
This 2000 vintage wine is extraordinary in terms of aromas, taste with a hint of tobacco in taste. Priced exuberant, this is $1,045.
2009 Château Lafite Rothschild 'Carruades de Lafite':
This affordable wine is priced at $425 and is a delicate blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and more tasting fruity.
Sierra Cantabria is a beautiful traditional wine from Rioja and Toro, Spain. The regions from where they come from, of course, are Rioja and Toro. This region in Spain is well known for its various vineyards and is home to many traditional spanish winemakers. Their speciality is a wide range of wines with the most famous red wine variety being Tempranillo.
2010 Teso La Monja:
Teso La Monja is a vintage wine that has wonderful aromas of red fruit and earthiness. Rightly so, this wine is priced at $1,065
2008 Sierra Cantabria ‘CVC’:
This red wine has one of Spain’s classic flavors with high acidic levels, nuttiness and oak flavors. It is priced at $888.
This red wine comes from the Napa Valley in the United States of America. The first of the Screaming Eagle wines was released in 1992 and is a famous vintage. This definitely is a collectable and a long term investment for sure. Their 100 pointer 1997 and 2007 are definitely vintages that can reep heavy profits.
2001 Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon:
This red wine has the most stunning floral and licorice flavors and aromas in it, making this wine intense. The reason this is also a collectible is because only 450 cases of these have been released, making it a limited edition. This is priced at $3,395
2007 Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon:
This exquisite red wine offers a range of flavors and aromas that make this wine very textured, complex and beautiful. This is priced at $7,500.