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Red Wine Flavor Profiles Explained

Bright, wild berry aromas and fine French cedar spices join cranberry and raspberry, with a touch of blood orange and baking spices on the palate, supported by firm tannins. The foundation of Italian red wine, Sangiovese grapes grow all over Tuscany. High in acidity and tannins, Sangiovese is a excellent pairing for grilled foods. Most wines are finest consumed young, rather than cellared and aged. Virginia is the fifth largest wine-producing state in the country. With seven distinct grape-growing regions and over 200 wineries, fine wines now come from all over the state. A study published in the journal Nature...