Wine Kitz Medium Bodied Red Wines

Amarone Style

Alcohol:  12.5% Oak:  Yes Body:  Full
     

A robust wine with an earthy aroma backed by notes of spice and vanilla. Flavours of black cherry, figs, and oak, firm tannins, and well-rounded mouth feel and lingering finish. This wine can be sipped or can take on your most robust foods like game, sticky ribs, rich pasta, or blue cheese.


Barbera Global Cuvée

Alcohol:  12% Oak:  Yes Body:  Medium
     

A medium-bodied wine with unique complexity and character. Deep crimson colour. Fruity aromatics dominated by raspberry and blackberry with light spicy notes and a suggestion of vanilla. Well-rounded mouth-feel. Flavours of black fruit and a nice finish. This wine should match well with a wide variety of hearty foods -- Italian pasta with tomatoes, eggplant, chicken, or red meats. Anything barbequed.


Cabernet Sauvignon California

Alcohol:  12.5% Oak:  Yes Body:  Full
     

This California Cab delivers a characteristically firm-tannin wine with loads of black fruit character made more interesting by the vanilla notes from the oak. The aromatics suggest blackberry and black currant. Flavour is centered around red and black currants which remain evident through the nice finish. This is a wine to serve with beef and lamb.


Grenache Syrah Mourvèdre

Alcohol:  11.5% Oak:  Yes Body:  Full
     

Bright fruit and violet aromas define the nose. Blackberry, black cherry, fig, cocoa, and licorice flavours intermingle on the palate. The finish lingers with more fruit, herbs, and a suggestion of spice. Pairs well with chicken, pork, and roasted vegetable dishes. Stands up well to grilled or roasted beef.


Malbec International

Oak:  Yes Body:  Full
   

Plum and raspberry flavours and aroma introduce the wine with chocolate notes. The finish shows fruit and introduces mineral tones against bright acidity. A favourite for barbeque beef and spicy sauces.


Malbec Shiraz California Reserve

Alcohol:  12.5% Oak:  Yes Body:  Med-Full
     

The finished medium-bodied wine is bright red with purple hues and is inflected with juicy red and black fruit notes, subtle spice (black pepper), and an inviting vanilla accent. The flavours are in fine balance with the natural fruit acids and soft tannins, making a very pleasant and quaffable red. It matches well with a wide variety of foods. Always at home with beef, pork, and chicken from the BBQ, pastas, and pizza.


Merlot California Reserve

Alcohol:  12% Oak:  Yes Body:  Med-Full
     

The wine releases aromas of raspberry and cherry, and a subtle toasted note followed by flavours of raspberry and strawberry. Gentle tannins and well-integrated oak contribute structure to the fruit-driven profile without being too aggressive. This soft red pairs with red meats and will work well with roast chicken.


Pinot Noir California Reserve

Alcohol:  12% Oak:  Yes Body:  Medium
     

A bright and fruity wine. Expect to enjoy lively black cherry and cranberry aromas and flavours against subtle spice and almond in the background. The soft, light to medium-bodied wine may be lightly chilled and enjoyed as an aperitif, or serve with chicken, pork, or simple beef dishes. Pairs well with salmon.


Syrah California Reserve

Alcohol:  12.5% Oak:  Yes Body:  Full
     

A complex wine which reveals notes of red currant, black pepper, vanilla, and toast -- all wrapped together in a slightly earthy manner. Gentle tannins guide the wine through a nice finish. A great wine for hearty barbequed meats.


Cabernet Merlot - Chile

Alcohol:  13% Oak:  Yes Body:  Medium
     

If only all of us could marry as well as Cabernet and Merlot!  Dark, roasted aroma and rich black currant flavour gets along very well with chewy fruit characteristics.


Cabernet Sauvignon - Australia

Alcohol:  13% Oak:  Yes Body:  Medium
     

It build its reputation on Bordeaux's Left Bank, but Australia may be its true home.  Aromas of black cherry, pepper, plum and delicious hints of cassis, spicy oak and chocolate. Balanced at the finish.


Cabernet Sauvignon - Chile

Alcohol:  13% Oak:  Yes Body:  Medium
     

This famous red draws your nose right into the glass with aromas of dark berry, vanilla and ...is that a hint of earth with undertones of mint and oaky spice?  Indubitably.


Cabernet Shiraz - Australia

Alcohol:  13% Oak:  Yes Body:  Medium
     

Craft the blend that put Australia on the wine map. Combines the structural intensity of Cabernet Sauvignon with the ripe fruit and chocolate flavours of Shiraz.  This dry red finishes with spicy oak.


Cabernet Shiraz - Chile

Alcohol:  13% Oak:  Yes Body:  Medium
     

This dry red reflects the best aspects of two noble varietals. Ripe black currant and spice from the Shiraz combine with rich, earthy characters of the Cabernet Sauvignon. With vanilla oak and soft tannins.


Gamay Bergamais

Alcohol:  13% Oak:  None Body:  Light-Medium

Fresh, lively and with a juicy berry scent, it dances on the tongue before a crisp finish.


Malbec - Argentina

Alcohol:  13% Oak:  Yes Body:  Medium
     

This fruit forward red is the rising star in new red wines!  The bouquet is highlighted by violet, spice and oak followed by rich flavours of blackberry, blueberry, and plum.


Merlot - Chile

Alcohol:  13% Oak:  Yes Body:  Medium
     

Easy-drinking lovely stuff for everyday enjoyment. Wonderfully balanced with gripping flavours of black cherry, plums and berry. Finishes very smooth.


Pinot Noir - New Zealand

Alcohol:  13% Oak:  Yes Body:  Medium
     

This fast-moving red comes fully loaded with flavours! Notes of cherry, red berry, spice and a touch of earth help you steer conversation to your masterful wine making.


Sangiovese- Italy

Alcohol:  13% Oak:  Yes Body:  Medium
     

The official flavour of Italy! Dry and polished with zesty fruit taste and soft tannins, this ruby coloured red first wins you over with aromas of cocoa, vanilla  and cranberry.


Shiraz - Australia

Alcohol:  13% Oak:  Yes Body:  Med-Full
     

When your day needs a flavour intervention, reach for this dry red with its aromas of blueberry and spicy oak. Smooth and inviting on the palate with flavours of blackberry, raspberry and pepper.


Vieux Ch√Ęteau du Roi - Chile

Alcohol:  13% Oak:  Yes Body:  Med-Full
     

This popular red conjures complex layered berry fruit flavours, spice and an oaky undertone.


Cheeky Monkey

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