Types of red wine

1. Cabernet Sauvignon
Flavour notes: Black cherry, bell pepper, green olive, herb and cassis
Pairs well with: Fatty meats such as beef or lamb

2. Merlot
Flavour notes: Strawberry, watermelon, cherry and plum
Pairs well with: Poultry like chicken or duck

3. Malbec
Flavour notes: Sour cherry and spice
Pairs well with: Lean meats or spicier foods

4. Nebbiolo
Flavour notes: Pie cherry, plum and tar
Pairs well with: Fatty or game meats like duck or goose

5. Pinot Noir
Flavour notes: Pale cherry, raspberry, blackberry, plum, tomato leaf and beetroot
Pairs well with: Sushi or salmon

6. Syrah/Shiraz
Flavour notes: Blackberry, boysenberry, plum, clove and pepper
Pairs well with: Charcuterie board

7. Sangiovese
Flavour notes: Pie cherry, tobacco leaf and anise
Pairs well with: Pasta and pizza

8. Zinfandel
Flavour notes: Black cherry, blackberry, raspberry, prune and raisin
Pairs well with: Meat dishes like pork ribs or pizza and pasta