Alright, so you are into drinking wines. The problem is that you do not like it too sweet or too sour, alias kind of ‘in-between’. Is it possible for you to get the best semi-sweet red wine?
The answer is definitely ‘yes’. We are going to check this list out, consisting of 12 best semi-sweet red wines that you can taste. Think of this as another long adventure in a wine-drinking world that you can enjoy.
Not only you get all the time in the world (or at least that is how you normally feel after a few glasses or more), you will also have more varieties to spice up your life. (Or again, in this case – your tongue.)
So, what are the 12 best semi-sweet red wines that we have got here? Let’s check it out!
- Alfasi Mistico Cabernet Sauvignon
Where does this type of Cabernet Sauvignon come from? Maule Valley, which is in Chile, South America, is the answer.
You can taste a mixture of blackberry, cherry, and plum. The perfect meal to go with this wine would be grilled meat or cheese.
- Markovic Estates Shiraz Grenache
How about Markovic Estates Shiraz Grenache? This one comes from France, or more specifically, Languedoc-Roussillon.
This full blood-red wine gives you a sense of elegance and earthiness after a few sips and more. Thanks to the spicy red fruits in it, you can also taste the vanilla flavour.
- Della Robbia Rosso
The name for this semi-sweet red wine is inspired by Della Robbia, a famous Renaissance sculptor and ceramicist. His work included modern ceramic style and design, while he was also well-known to have been witty, charming, and with an amazing sense of balance.
Drink this while hanging out with friends. This wine comes from Italy, or to be more exact, Trentino-Alto Adige.
- Floria Cabernet Sauvignon
Still from Chile, but this time it is in Central Valley. This other type of Cabernet Sauvignon comes in garnet-red with violet hues, with the sweetness of plum and cherry aroma that tastes great along with chocolate and blueberries. Its texture is also smooth.
- Castillo de Conde
All the way from Valencia, Spain, this semi-sweet red wine is made of 100% pure Garnacha grapes.
That is why the colour is deep cherry red. You can smell the nice, light aroma of forest fruits.
- Luscious Cabernet Sauvignon
This time, let’s return to Chile. Still in Maule, another, more luscious Cabernet Sauvignon comes in premium red.
The grapes for this are also used in famous Bordeaux Wines.
Khvanchkara from Republic of Georgia in Eurasia , this semi-sweet red wine is made. The vineyards in Western Georgia are like its special labs.
If you like spicy foods, desserts, cheese, or even fresh fruits, you can drink this with them. It comes in dark ruby colour.
- Alazanis Valley
Still in Georgia, one of country in Europe, we can find these boiled wine ingredients extracted from red grapes.
You can drink it with vegetable tarts, salads, and oven-baked dishes.
- Rashi Claret
From Georgia in Europe, now it is time to head to California in US, where this semi-sweet red wine called Rashi Claret exists.
Its smooth and silky taste just goes very well with pasta, risotto, barbequed meats, and vegetable tarts.
- Markovic Estates Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot
Back to France, as in Languedoc-Roussillon. With a touch of Merlot, this semi-sweet red wine comes in a swirl of dark red berries, along with a taste of toasted bread, vanilla, and coffee beans. What more could you ask from such an amazing mixture?
- Cantina Gabriela Dolcemente
This time, we return to Italy and visit Barolo. This is where Cantina Gabriela Dolcemente is made. If you happen to be a beginner in a wine-drinking adventure, this semi-sweet red wine is perfect for you.
The menu to go with it includes pasta, grilled meats, and cheese. Drink it at room temperature or slightly chilled… and enjoy the sensation.
- Dolce Della Rosa
Still in Italy, we can go all the way to Lombardy and have a taste of Dolce Della Rosa.
This wine comes in ruby-red with a touch of purple tones, which makes it darker but look elegant and classy at once.
You can smell the intensely fresh aroma, with flavours of red fruits, cherry, raspberry, and wild berries.
Serve it chilled and you have the best taste of it. Feel the smooth and velvety sensation linger on your tongue.
Which one will be your favorite? It is a challenge, especially for the beginners. If you are unsure whether it is really a semi-sweet red wine, then you can check the alcohol content or ask an expert in wine-drinking. After that, choose and experiment to enjoy your adventure in this wine-drinking world. Raise your glass and sip.