The most popular brands of red wine are based on the most popular red wines varieties. Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Pinot Noir are the most pervasive and complex red wines. It is also known as the premiere Sea Bright red wine. This intense red wine is very full-bodied with hints of spices, namely oak with a creamy texture. Cabernet Sauvignon brands hale from California’s Napa Valley: Conn Creek, Turnbull and DeGrezia. Merlot is a simpler full-bodied, richly colored red wine with hints of herbal, fruity and chocolate flavors. It is a wine that is quickly growing in popularity. Popular brands of Merlot are Columbia Crest and Barnard Griffin. The Pinot Noir is an elegant wine, velvety wine with rich black cherry, mint and raspberry notes. It is used quite often to make champagne, but when it’s made into a Pinot Noir it gives off an aroma of coffee, herbs and roses.
Conn Creek was responsible for a classic Cabernet Sauvignon, the 1974. The vineyards owners, Bill and Kathy Collins helped establish Napa Valley as one of the key players in California wine making. Columbia Crest is a Washington state winery which specializes in the small production of fine wines like their Merlots. Harvested from vineyards around the world, most Merlot has aromas of vanilla, mocha and coffee. It’s in fine company with the other rich wines. Hayman & Hill released their first collection in 2003. Both David Hayman and Dennis Hill are associated with the Blackstone Winery and between have decades of wine making experience. Pinot Noir is sourced from the finest wine regions.
These brands are the better representations of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Pinot Noir. Their collections comprise a variety of wines worthy of sampling. Red wine is known for its richness and body. A red wine from any of these makers is a choice to be savored and enjoyed.