Red wines are not just inviting because of their attractive colour and inviting flavours, they are also chosen in celebrations for many other reasons. Some of those factors include brand, affordability, food pairing, acidity, and organic ingredients. Here’s a list of top-selling red wine brands in Nigeria.
1. Carlo Rossi Sweet Red
Coming at a budget-friendly price, Carlo Rossi Sweet Red is sweet vino bursting with flavours of bright cherry, and red raspberry. Made from grapes grown in California vineyards, it has an inviting aroma and a really smooth finish. This red wine is perfect for all occasions and celebrations. Carlo Rossi Sweet Red is popular among the top elites in Nigeria because of its unique taste and quality.
2. Dominio Del Rey Red
Domino Del Rey Red Wine has a rich fruity bouquet due to being produced solely from Cencibel grapes which have been left to sweeten the autumnal Spanish sunshine. This harvesting method gives this distinctive red wine a sweetness on the palate and a chocolatey smooth finish.
A wine of deep garnet-red colour with floral aromas and soft pleasant flavours. Delicate and well-balanced. This wine is the perfect companion for a wide variety of foods.
Dominio Del Rey is made from the land of the kings encapsulate the feeling of royalty, offering everyone that encounters it a total experience. This wine is crafted with the Nigerian palate in mind alongside a unique experience and a feel of royalty.
3. Apothic Red
A bold and smooth red blend of merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Merlot, and zinfandel wine grapes. Apothic Red is a medium-bodied red wine with intense fruit aromas, and it pairs perfectly with spicy foods, cheese, cake, and a well-seasoned steak, like suya. Apothic Red is best enjoyed neat, or on the rocks, or used as a mix of ingredients in cocktails with many wine glasses to share.
4. Frontera Cabernet Sauvignon
This Chilean red wine is made from Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes. It has aromas of chocolate, black plums, and vanilla. Frontera Cabernet Sauvignon is excellent with hearty dishes, such as red meats, beef, lamb, deer, venison, poultry, pasta, and cheeses.
5. Castillo Grande Red Wine
Castillo Grande is a ruby coloured Spanish red wine blended from specially selected grapes from a variety of Spanish regions. Castillo Grande is a dry-red wine, with a bouquet of sweet blackcurrant and cherry, intermingled with loamy soil notes, subtle spicy undertones, and an integrated oak finish.
Castillo Grande is a dry red wine, this red wine is well balanced, light to medium-bodied, and has flavours of bright red fruits and fresh floral notes with a nice crisp finish.
6. Barton & Guestier Cuvée Sweet Red
B&G Cuvée Sweet Red is a mouth-watering fun vino loaded with inviting, fruity berry aromas. This sweet Cuvee is pleasantly smooth on the taste buds and concludes with a soft finish. Ideal for all occasions, it’s also a perfect companion for soft cheese, chocolate, red meat, and chocolate-based desserts.
7. Escudo Rojo
Directly translated from Spanish as “Red Shield”, Escudo Rojo is a blend of grapes from vineyards of Chile’s Central Valley. It’s a delectable red wine to share with your friends and family during all celebrations.
Other red wine brands worth mentioning include Thomas Barton Bordeaux 2016, Kagor Sweet Red Wine, and South Africa’s Four Cousins Natural Sweet Red Wine, all delectable red wines.
8. Four Cousins Natural Sweet Red Wine
Four Cousins Natural Sweet Red Wine is South Africa’s best-selling bottled brand. A fragrant, ruby-red wine with soft rose petal perfume. Flavours of ripe plums, strawberries, and exotic spices are followed by a soft, lingering finish. A sweet red wine, blended from dry red wine and grape juice made from 60% River Red and 40% grape Juice.
A wine for everyday enjoyment. Good with spicy foods, desserts & fruit salad.
9. Barefoot Cellars Sweet Red Blend
Barefoot sweet red wine blend is a delicious combination of Zinfandel, Pinot Noir, Barbera, Grenache, and Petite Sirah. This wine is ripe and jammy with explosive flavors of raspberry, plum, and cherry for a soft and smooth finish.
Chill out (no seriously, try this chilled) with ripe, fruity notes of raspberry, pomegranate, and cherry.
This wine may be a traditional dessert red, wonderful alongside cheese and walnuts after dinner and, of course, with chocolate. Being produced from selected Cabernet-Sauvignon and Merlot grapes, this dark ruby wine pleases the palate with rich but soft notes of black currant, plum, and chocolate flavours.
The Kagor vino is produced from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. The wine is formed by classical technology. it’s a fragile taste with chocolate shades and an exquisite aroma.
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