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Red Blend

Some of the world’s finest red wines are blends. In Bordeaux, France, some of the world’s most expensive red wines are a blend of primarily Cabernet and Merlot. Often winemakers will have a theme when they blend, meaning they will create a Bordeaux blend or a Rhone style blend (primarily Shiraz and Grenache). The purpose of blending wines is to create a wine that is better than a single variety wine. Cabernet is often said to be harsh, but blended with Merlot it gets a softer mouthfeel, so the serious Cabernet is blended with the fun loving Merlot, to create a wine that is greater than the sum of its parts. Australia has done very well with Cabernet Shiraz blends. It has also become common for winemakers to blend a small amount of the white grape Viognier in with Shiraz, which adds color and aromatics.


Buy your favorite Red Blend Wines below. Click on the Name for Details
Label
Name Price Purchase
A. A. Badenhorst Red Blend 2015
A. A. Badenhorst Red Blend 2015 a blend of Shiraz, Grenache, Cinsault and Tinta Barocca
$34.99  
Allee Bleue Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2014
Allee Bleue Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2014
$19.99  
Amalgama Red Blend 2013
Amalgama Red Blend 2013 from Lagar de Benzana out of Chile's Cachapoal Valley
$9.99  
Anthonij Rupert Optima 2013
Anthonij Rupert Optima 2013 90 pts Tim Atkin MW 2017
$22.99  
Antucura Calcura 2011 ***
94 pts Decorchados 2015 Palate entry is sweet, good concentration and volume, firm tannins that will give longevity.
$19.99  
Antucura Grand Vin 2011
91 pts Stephen Tanzer’s International Wne Cellar (ST) - Red fruit and spice flavors are complicated by mocha quality, with an element of vegetility adding nuance.
$24.99  
Atamisque Catalpa Assemblage 2013
Catalpa Assemblage 2013 Bordeaux blend with Cabernet Franc in the lead
$17.99  
Babylonstoren Nebukadnesar 2014
Babylonstoren Nebukadnesar 2014 95 pts - Gold Medal 2017 Decanter World Wine Awards
$49.99  
Badenhorst The Curator Red Blend 2015
Badenhorst The Curator Red Blend 2015 Shiraz, Cinsault & Carignan
$8.99  
Beyerskloof Synergy 2015
Beyerskloof Synergy 2015 A blend of 62% Pinotage, 22% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Franc and 4% Shiraz
$18.99  
Black Pearl The Mischief Maker 2014
88 pts Vinous/Tanzer -
$19.99  
Black Pearl The Mischief Maker 2015
Black Pearl The Mischief Maker 2015
$19.99  
Black Pearl Vineyards Oro 2014
88 pts James Suckling - A spicy and juicy red with meat, berry and hints of cedar. Medium body, savory finish.
$19.99  
Bleasdale BroadSide Shiraz Cabernet Malbec 2014 ***
90 pts Tanzer/Vinous - Finishes broad and fleshy, with repeating spiciness, velvety tannins and strong persistence.
$16.99  
Bleasdale Frank Potts 2014 ***
96 pts James Halliday
$29.99  
Bleasdale Langhorne Crossing Red 2014
89 pts Tanzer/Vinous - This lively, sweet, fruit-driven blend finishes with gentle tannins and good persistence.
$11.99  
Bodega Norton Privada 2014
Bodega Norton Privada 2014 91 pts Wine Advocate & 91 pts Wine Spectator
$21.99  
Boekenhoutskloof 'The Chocolate Block' 2015
Boekenhoutskloof 'The Chocolate Block' 2015
$31.99  
Boschendal 'The Pavillion' Shiraz Cabernet 2015
Boschendal 'The Pavillion' Shiraz Cabernet 2015 Veritas Double Gold 2016
$12.99  
Boschendal Lanoy 2015
Boschendal Lanoy 2015 87% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Merlot
$14.99  
Calathus Gran Corte 2015
Calathus Gran Corte 2015 from Finca Don Carlos
$19.99  
Carmelo Patti Assemblage 2013
Carmelo Patti Assemblage 2013 - 93+ pts Wine Advocate - 47% Cab Sauv, 25% Malbec, 20% Merlot, 8% Cab Franc
$54.99  
Casarena 505 Esencia 2014 - Last 3 btls
88 pts Stephen Tanzer's IWC (ST)- Sweet and fine-grained on the palate, with harmonious acidity giving shape and verve to the flavors of dark cherry, tobacco.
$6.99  
Casarena Sinco 2014
92 pts Wine & Spirits Magazine January 2016 - Delicious array of fresh red fruit and since notes, like pepper and cinnamon.
$12.99  
Casarena Sinergy 2013
91 pts Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Finishes classically dry and rather powerful, with sweet tannins and excellent length. Another remarkable value from this producer.
$17.99  
Cascabel Compose 2013
Cascabel Compose 2013 an impressive Mourvedre Shiraz blend from one of our favorite Australian producers
$14.99  
Cederberg Merlot Shiraz 2015
Cederberg Merlot Shiraz 2015 from altitude vineyards
$17.99  
Constantia Glen Five 2011
Constantia Glen Five 2011 95 pts Decanter
$37.99  
Constantia Glen Three 2013
Constantia Glen Three 2013 Merlot dominated with Cab Sauv & Cab Franc - 93 pts Tim Atkin MW
$27.99  
Craggy Range Te Kahu 2015
Craggy Range Te Kahu 2015 serious Merlot dominated Bordeaux blend out of the Gimblett Gravels - 76% Merlot, 14% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Cabernet Franc, 2% Malbec
$19.99  
Creation Syrah Grenache 2015
Creation Syrah Grenache 2015 92 pts Wine Advocate
$22.99  
Cuvelier Del Maule 'Earthquake Harvest' 2010
Cuvelier Del Maule 'Earthquake Harvest' 2010 a funky red blend out of Chile's Maule region that has impeccable balance
$17.99  
Cuvelier Los Andes Grand Vin 2010
Cuvelier Los Andes Grand Vin 2010 90 pts both Wine Spectator & Wine Advocate
$44.99  
d'Arenberg The Laughing Magpie Shiraz Viognier 2012
d'Arenberg The Laughing Magpie Shiraz (93%) Viognier (7%) 2012
$19.99  
d'Arenberg The Stump Jump GSM 2014
d'Arenberg The Stump Jump GSM 2014 88 pts Wine Spectator
$9.99  
De Toren Fusion V 2015 ***
De Toren Fusion V 2015 94 pts Wine Enthusiast & 92 pts Wine Spectator
$54.99  
De Toren Z 2013
De Toren Z 2013 Merlot led Bordeaux blend with nice reviews
$42.99  
Delaire Graff Botmaskop 2015 ***
Delaire Graff Botmaskop 2015 94 pts Tim Atkin MW 2017
$24.99  
Durbanville Hills Bastion 2015
Durbanville Hills Bastion 2015 a Pinotage Syrah blend
$12.99  
Edgebaston The Pepper Pot 2015
88 pts Vinous/Tanzer
$14.99  
Elderton E Series Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 ***
Elderton E Series Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 excellent value - juicy & delicious
$14.99  
Escarlata Red Blend 2014
Escarlata Red Blend 2014 sophisticated red blend of Cab Sauv, Syrah, Carmenere & Merlot
$9.99  
Estampa Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon Petit Verdot 2015 ***
Estampa Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon Petit Verdot 2015 exceptional value - 91 pts Wine Spectator
$12.99  
Famiglia Bianchi Red Blend 2015 - 1 Bottle Left
Famiglia Bianchi Red Blend 2015 unique blend of Nebbiolo and Malbec
$17.99  
Franklin Tate Cabernet Merlot 2015
Franklin Tate Cabernet Merlot 2015 90 pts Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Best Buys of 2017 - #63
$12.99  
Glenelly Estate Reserve 2011
Glenelly Estate Reserve 2011 a well made blend with some bottle age that's just now hitting its sweet spot
$21.99  
Groot Constantia Gouverneurs Reserve 2014
Groot Constantia Gouverneurs Reserve 2014 91 pts Tim Atkin MW
$49.99  
Hacienda Araucano Clos de Lolol 2013
Hacienda Araucano Clos de Lolol 2013 classy single vineyard blend
$18.99  
Heartland Spice Trader 2012
Heartland Spice Trader 2012 great value on this classic Australian blend of Shiraz & Cabernet
$11.99  
Henschke 'Johann's Garden' Grenache/Mataro/Shiraz 2015
Henschke 'Johann's Garden' Grenache/Mataro/Shiraz 2015 - 2 BOTTLES LEFT
$39.99  
Henschke 'Keyneton Euphonium' 2013
Henschke 'Keyneton Euphonium' 2013 very limited
$51.99  
Hewitson Miss Harry 2012 - Last Bottle
Hewitson Miss Harry 2012 a show stopper for under $20
$19.99  
Hidden Valley Hidden Gems 2014
Hidden Valley Hidden Gems 2014 Cab Sauv 60%, Petit Verdot 30%, Merlot 10%
$24.99  
Indaba Mosaic Red Blend 2016
Indaba Mosaic Red Blend 2016 red Bordeaux blend using 5 varietals
$8.99  
Inkberry Shiraz Cabernet 2013 - Last btl
Inkberry Shiraz Cabernet 2013 from Victoria's Central Ranges
$7.99  
Jim Barry 'The Barry Bros' 2015 ***
Jim Barry 'The Barry Bros' 2015 Shiraz, Cabernet with a touch of Malbec
$16.99  
Kanonkop Kadette 2015
Kanonkop Kadette 2015 one of the finest we have ever tried - this really over delivers
$12.99  
Kanonkop Paul Sauer 2014
Kanonkop Paul Sauer 2014 always one of the Cape's best red blends - 5 Stars 2018 Platter’s South African Wine Guide
$46.99  
Khalix 'Tomal Vineyard' 2011
Khalix 'Tomal Vineyard' 2011 63% Malbec & 37% Cabernet Sauvignon co-fermented
$49.99  
Klein Constantia Estate Red 2015
Klein Constantia Estate Red 2015 93 pts Tim Atkin MW
$25.99  
La Motte Millennium 2015
La Motte Millennium 2015 Merlot & Cabernet Franc
$18.99  
La Posta 'Tinto' Red Blend 2013 - 2 bts left
La Posta 'Tinto' Red Blend 2013 nice value play on this blend of Malbec, Bonarda & Syrah
$8.99  
Langmeil 'Hangin Snakes' 2015
Langmeil 'Hangin Snakes' 2015 impressive Shiraz Viognier blend out of the Barossa Valley
$17.99  
Langmeil Three Gardens SMG 2015
Langmeil Three Gardens SMG 2015
$16.99  
Lourensford Shiraz Mourvedre Viognier 2012
Lourensford Shiraz Mourvedre Viognier 2012
$19.99  
Luddite Saboteur 2014 ***
90 pts Vinous/Tanzer
$29.99  
Luddite Saboteur 2015 ***
91 pts James Suckling - Medium to full body, loads of grippy tannins, pretty acidity and a vibrant finish.
$29.99  
Lynx SMV 2016
Lynx SMV 2016
$17.99  
Lynx The Lynx 2014
Lynx The Lynx 2014
$42.99  
Lynx Xanache 2015 - Last 2 Btls
Lynx Xanache 2015 a blend of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot & Petit Verdot
$19.99  
Lynx Xanache 2016
Lynx Xanache 2016
$19.99  
Maquis Viola 2009 - 1 Bottle Left
Maquis Viola 2009 A Carmenere (85%) dominated blend with Cabernet Franc (15%) - expect some big reviews on this one
$49.99  
Matetic 'Corralillo' Winemaker's Blend 2013
Matetic 'Corralillo' Winemaker's Blend 2013 91 pts Wine Advocate
$21.99  
Meerlust Red 2014
Meerlust Red 2014 a mini Rubicon?
$14.99  
Meerlust Rubicon 2014
Meerlust Rubicon 2014 90 pts Wine Spectator
$29.99  
Mount Abora 'The Abyssinian' 2014
Mount Abora 'The Absynian' 2014 Mourvedre, Syrah, Grenache, Cinsault
$19.99  
Mvemve Raats de Compostella 2014
Mvemve Raats de Compostella 2014 5 Stars (*****) 2017 Platter’s South African Wine Guide
$74.99  
Mvemve Raats de Compostella 2015
Mvemve Raats de Compostella 2015 a great wine from a great vintage
$74.99  
Neil Ellis Aenigma 2013
Neil Ellis Aenigma 2013 a blend of Cabernet (69%), Shiraz (27%), and Cinsaut (4%)
$11.99  
One Chain 'The Wrong 'un' Shiraz Cabernet 2014
One Chain 'The Wrong' Un' Shiraz (50%) Cabernet (50%) 2014 surprising complexity for an inexpensive red
$10.99  
Palo Domingo 2013
Palo Domingo 2013 from Domingo Molina
$89.99  
Paxton AAA Shiraz Grenache 2012
Paxton AAA Shiraz Grenache 2012
$17.99  
Pfeiffer Three Chimneys Cabernet Merlot 2015
Pfeiffer Three Chimneys Cabernet Merlot 2015
$16.99  
Raats Red Jasper 2015 ***
Raats Red Jasper 2015 serious bottle of wine for under $20
$19.99  
Raka Quinary 2013
Raka Quinary 2013
$18.99  
Reyneke 'Vinehugger' Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2015
Reyneke 'Vinehugger' Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot 2015 Organically grown grapes
$14.99  
Reyneke 'Vinehugger' Red 2017
Reyneke 'Vinehugger' Red 2017 89% Shiraz and 11% Cabernet Sauvignon - made from organic grapes
$14.99  
Reyneke Capstone 2013
Reyneke Capstone 2013
$26.99  
Rustenberg 'Established 1682' Red 2012 - 1 Bottle Left
Rustenberg 'Established 1682' Red 2012 nice intro red blending Bordeaux & Rhone varietals
$11.99  
Rustenberg 'John X Merriman' 2013
Rustenberg 'John X Merriman' 2013 90 pts Wine Spectator
$24.99  
Sadie Family Columella 2015
Sadie Family Columella 2015
94 points Wine Spectator
$129.99  
Sadie Family Columella Magnum 2014
Sadie Family Columella Magnum 2014 - **extremely limited, one per customer**
$259.99  
Santa Julia Reserva Mountain Blend 2013 ***
Santa Julia Reserva Mountain Blend 2013 a blend of 70% Malbec & 30% Cabernet Franc
$9.99  
Schild GSM 2015 ***
Schild GSM 2015 lovely... 90 pts Wine Spectator
$13.99  
Simonsig Cabernet Shiraz 2016
Simonsig Cabernet Shiraz 2016 91 pts James Suckling
$11.99  
Simonsig Frans Malan 2015
Simonsig Frans Malan 2015 93 pts Tim Atkin MW 2017 - 67% Pinotage, 29% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Merlot
$27.99  
Simonsig Tiara 2013
Simonsig Tiara 2013 serious wine that you can drink now or hold
$28.99  
Spice Route Chakalaka 2014 ***
Spice Route Chakalaka 2014 Syrah 41%, Carignan 17%, Mouvedre 15%, Grenache 10%, Durif 10%, Tannat 7%
$18.99  
St Hallett Gamekeeper's Shiraz Grenache Touriga 2013
St Hallett Gamekeeper's Shiraz Grenache Touriga 2013 Jimmy Watson runner up in 2014
$9.99  
Tahbilk One Million Cuttings Old School Red 2014
Tahbilk One Million Cuttings Old School Red 2014 Cabernet/Shiraz blend out of Central Victoria
$17.99  
Tait 'The Ball Buster' 2014 ***
91 pts Wine Spectator Magazine - #36 in Wine Spectator's 2017 Top 100
$19.99  
Tait 'The Ball Buster' 2015
Tait The Ball Buster 2015
$22.99  
Tait The Wild Ride 2014 ***
90 pts The Wine Advocate (LPB)
$19.99  
Te Mata Awatea 2014
Te Mata Awatea 2014
$27.99  
Terlato and Chapoutier Shiraz Viognier 2013 - 1 Bottle Left
Terlato and Chapoutier Shiraz Viognier 2013 2015 Wine Spectator Top 100 - #66
$16.99  
The Seeker Red Blend 2012
The Seeker Red Blend 2012 - Cabernet/Merlot/Syrah blend from the Colchagua and Maipo Valleys
$9.99  
The Wolftrap Red 2015
The Wolftrap Red 2015
$9.99  
Tikal Patriota 2013
Tikal Patriota 2013 blend of Malbec & Bonarda - 88 pts Wine Advocate
$16.99  
Tito Zuccardi 2010
Tito Zuccardi 2010 very unique
$27.99  
Tokara Director's Reserve Red 2013
Tokara Director's Reserve Red 2013 96 pts Tim Atkin MW
$34.99  
Turkey Flat Butchers Block Red 2015
Turkey Flat Butchers Block Red 2015 94 pts James Halliday
$18.99  
Two Hands Hopes and Dreams 2016
Two Hands Hopes and Dreams 2016 exotic blend of Grenache, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mourvèdre and Carignan.
$24.99  
Vina Almaviva 2014
Vina Almaviva 2014 97 pts James Suckling & 94 pts Wine Advocate
$99.99  
Vina Tarapaca Gran Reserva Etiqueta Azul 2013
Vina Tarapaca Gran Reserva Etiqueta Azul 2013 nice reviews on this interesting red blend out of Chile
$35.99  
Vina Tarapaca Plus Gran Reserva Organic Red 2014
Vina Tarapaca Plus Gran Reserva Organic Red 2014 - 40% Syrah, 35% Carmenere, 25% Cabernet Franc
$17.99  
Vistalba 'Corte A' 2012
Vistalba 'Corte A' 2012 93 pts Vinous
$55.99  
Voyager Estate Girt By Sea 2011 - 2 Bottles Left
Voyager Estate Girt By Sea 2011 excellent value on this Cabernet Merlot dominated blend out of Margaret River
$21.99  
Warwick Three Cape Ladies 2013
Warwick Three Cape Ladies 2013 4 Stars 2017 Platter’s South African Wine Guide
$19.99  
Wirra Wirra 'Church Block' 2014
Wirra Wirra 'Church Block' 2014 88 pts Wine Spectator - black cherry and licorice flavors set on a medium body, with firming tannins
$16.99  
Wirra Wirra Scrubby Rise Red 2013
Wirra Wirra Scrubby Rise Red 2013 nice value play on this Aussie red blend of Shiraz, Cabernet and Petit Verdot
$12.99  
Yalumba 'The Guardian' Shiraz Viognier 2010 - Last Bottle
Yalumba 'The Guardian' Shiraz Viognier 2010 solid value and age worthy
$16.99  
Yalumba 'The Scribbler' 2014
Yalumba 'The Scribbler' 2014 an Australian classic blend of Cabernet & Shiraz
$16.99  
Yalumba 'The Signature' 2013
Yalumba 'The Signature' 2013 another impressive effort
$49.99  
Yalumba 'The Strapper' 2014 ***
Yalumba 'The Strapper' 2014 Classy GSM blend out of the Barossa - 91 pts Wine Spectator 'Smart Buys'
$16.99  
Yalumba 'Triangle Block' Shiraz Viognier 2013
Yalumba 'Triangle Block' Shiraz Viognier 2013 93 pts (Best Buy) Wine & Spirits
$16.99  
Zolo Signature Red 2016
Zolo Signature Red 2016 terrific value - 88 pts Wine Spectator
$9.99  

Volume Discounts are applied to all purchases of 12 bottles of wine or more. These discounts do not apply to items in any other special or 6 bottle discount offers. The discounts are as follows:
12 bottles or more - 5%
24 bottles or more - 7%
36 bottles or more - 8%
48 bottles or more - 9%
60 bottles or more - 10%

Items marked with *** have special 6 bottle pricing,
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