Smooth and rounded reds

Key notes: Ripeness of fruit and easy-going, rounded character.

Typical aromas and flavours: Often produced in warmer climes, these wines have characteristics of stewed red fruit and secondary flavours of spice, toast, leather. The result is easy drinking reds.

Structure: Generally medium-bodied, smooth in the mouth, softer tannins

Examples of 'Smooth and Rounded' reds: Southern French reds, Southern Portuguese Reds (from the Alentejo in particular), Rioja, red Bordeaux, Merlots, Chiantis.

Tollo 1.0L Sangiovese d'Abruzzo

$15.13

Winemaker's Notes: Ruby red in color with elegantly ripe, berry aromas. Characterized by its fresh fruit and pleasant acidity which make it an optimal food wine. Recommended with antipasti, first courses and lightly grilled entrees.

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Finca Los Primos 2016 Malbec 750ml

$13.99

This is a rich and full-bodied malbec. There`s loads of ripe cherries and plums together with tobacco aromas and flavours. It has a rounded, supple and fat feel about it givng a deeply warming and satisfying wine.  Every casual dinner party needs a...

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Apothic 2013 California Red 750ml

$15.49

The brambly spice of Zinfandel, dark fruit flavors of Syrah, the bold notes of Cabernet Sauvignon and the smooth elegance of Merlot unite to create this captivating red blend. Apothic Red reveals intense fruit aromas and flavours of rhubarb and black...

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Callia Alta 2013 Shiraz Malbec 750ml

$18.49

A lighter style of Malbec that has a clear deep ruby colour; black cherry and plum with hints of oak and spice; cedar, blackberry, plums, mulberry, raspberry, tobacco leaves, anise, cassis, spinach leaves & a touch of spice. dry, medium body with...

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Santa Julia 2016 Organic Malbec 750ml

$21.65

Violet-intense purple, concentrated and bright. A complex nose with varietals notes of ripe, fruits, figs, prunes, jam and raisins. A good body, with sweet tannins and well balanced by acidity. A lingering and complex finish.-- Winemaker

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Tollo 1.0L Rosso

$12.52

The Tollo Wines are pretty much our favourite large format value wines going.  We have Tollo Rosso is a blend of classic Italian grapes.  It's soft, easy drinking yet surprising flavourful.

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Vina Maipo 2015 Carmenere Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml

$9.95

Vina Maipo is a prestigious Chilean wine producer with a rich history and excellent growth performance since 1948. Today Maipo winery exports to over 70 countries and position itself among the most important Chilean wine exports. Their excellently priced...

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Lindemans Cawarra Shiraz-Cabernet 750ml

$10.29

Winemaker's Note: This Cawarra Shiraz Cabernet features aromas of blackcurrants with a sweet vanillin lift, while the palate displays dark berry fruit flavours with a hint of mint and a soft approachable tannin structure in this medium bodied wine.

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Antinori 2014 Tignanello 750ml

$92.99

The 2012 Tignanello is deep, rich and voluptuous, yet also retains a distinct element of classicism in its focused, mid-weight structure. Dark red cherry, pomegranate, kirsch, spice, tobacco and menthol open up in the glass, but only reluctantly. Firm...

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Nuviana 2013 Tempranillo/Cabernet Sauvigon 750ml

$13.95

This Spanish wine is an equal blend of Tempranillo and Cab Sauv grapes which were de-stemmed and aged in barrels of American oak. This wine has an intense aroma with fruity notes reminiscent of red fruits. In the mouth it delights with red fruits...

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Destino 2015 Insight Malbec 750ml

$14.69

Destino Insight Malbec is a fresh red wine presenting deep red colours with violet undertones. Bracing fruity flavours filled with aromas of cherries and raspberries intermingled with floral essences like violet and fresh notes of mint. Well-balanced and...

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Pasico 2013 Monastrell Shiraz 750ml

$14.69

A stunning wine from the 'new wave' Jumilla region of southern Spain. It tips its hat to the classic regions of Spain but delivers a whole lot more. The blend of Monastrell (aka Mourvèdre) and Shiraz (aka Syrah) grapes make this a real blockbuster of...

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Frescobaldi 2014 I Leccioni Chianti 750ml

$19.04

A luminous ruby red colour with purplish highlights. Markedly fruity, with plum, pomegranate, strawberry, and raspberry, lifted by floral notes of sweet violets and by subtly pungent eucalyptus and clove. Smooth and rounded, with judicious, fine-grained...

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