Red wine

Red wine is a type of wine made from dark-coloured grape varieties. If this is your preferred style, then you’re in the right place. You will find an amazing collection of more than 1000 red wine styles.

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Château Léoville Poyferré Saint Julien 2014
Bordeaux, France
Cabernet Sauvignon
BGN 199.00
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Château Montrose Saint-Estèphe 2014
Bordeaux, France
Cabernet Sauvignon
BGN 350.00
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Brunello di Montalcino V.V. 2013
Tuscany, Italy
Sangiovese Grosso
BGN 220.00
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Palmento 2016
Sicily, Italy
Grenache
BGN 29.00
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Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain 2010
Napa Valley, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon
BGN 870.00
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Les Chiens Catalans Rouge, Rousillon 2019
Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Grenache
BGN 13.90
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Hommage a Jacques Perrin 2009
Rhone Valley, France
Grenache
BGN 950.00
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Seña 2010
Aconcagua, Chile
Carménère
BGN 315.90
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Pierre Breton Clos Sénéchal 2016
Loire Valley, France
Cabernet Franc
BGN 62.90
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Nuits Saint Georges 2011
Burgundy, France
Pinot Noir
BGN 219.00
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Orma 2016
Tuscany, Italy
Cabernet Sauvignon
BGN 150.00
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Айяно Широка Мелнишка Лоза 2018
Struma Valley, Bulgaria
Broad-Leaved Melnik
BGN 33.00
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Etna Rosso Contrada Rampante 2017
Sicily, Italy
Nerello Mascalese
BGN 82.00
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Cialla Shioppettino DOC 2015
Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy
Schioppettino
BGN 87.90
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Six Grapes Reserve Port
Douro Valley, Portugal
Blend
BGN 39.50
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Росиди Рубин 2017
Thracian valley, Bulgaria
Rubin
BGN 35.90
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Trapiche Fincas Malbec 2018
Mendocino County, Argentina
Malbec
BGN 23.50
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Quintarelli Giuseppe Primofiore IGP 2016
Primofiore - "първо цвете" е първото червено вино, което се ...
BGN 101.90

Red wine is a type of wine made from dark-coloured grape varieties. If this is your preferred style, then you’re in the right place. Here we will explain how red wine is made, how to choose a good one and we’ll get you to know some of the most renown wine regions for red wine production. You will find an amazing collection of more than 1000 red wine styles that come from all over the winemaking world - from fruity, easy going, fresh wines for fast consumption to dark reds, bold and powerful meant to age before being able to show their potential in full.

How to make red wine?
Red wine is made from red grapes - a little known fact, however, is that the juice of most grape varieties is not actually colored. The color is in the skins of the grain, so red wine can be made from white wine, the so-called blanc de noir. In order to get red wine, it is necessary to go through a process called maceration - that is, to keep the juice together with the hard parts - skins, seeds, sometimes even clumps. Red wines usually also undergo a process of ageing in barrels, the duration of which is different and depends on the region, the variety of grapes, and the purpose of the wine maker - a more fruitful and fresh wine or wine that has aged for years.

How to choose a nice red wine?
Which wine is good depends a lot on the taste of the person. However, there are some world-renowned red wine regions in the world and betting on wine from them is a safe choice. However, since there are many differences between them - not only in the styles, but also in the varieties used - it is good to get acquainted with them in advance. For example, wine whose purpose is to age is that produced in Bordeaux and in Burgundy, France. In Bordeaux the leading varieties are Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, and in Burgundy - Pinot Noir. Another major difference between the two regions is the size of the barrels used (as well as their shape) - in the first they are 225l, while in the second - 228l. These are also the regions home to some of the most expensive wines in the world - more information about collectible and investment wines can be found in the Investment / Collectible Wine section.  

France is not the only country to produce world-famous red wine. Equally popular is wine from Italy, especially from the Tuscany and Piedmont region. The typical Tuscany variety is the sangiovese from which the famous Chianti is made. Equally famous is Brunello (Brunello di Montalcino), as well as world-renowned super-Tuscan wines, for the production of whom the French varieties Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon are used. Piedmont is home to Nebiolo and Barbera, to Barolo, as well as to Barbaresco - that have glorified the region around the world with the red wines produced.

Spain is no less interesting with its Tempranillo grape variety, which it uses to make the world-famous Rioja wine. In our portfolio, we have representatives of both the typical classical producers and producers of recent times, who rely on more fruity wines with little or no contact with oak.

Portugal is also betting on its own grape varieties and red wine from Turiga Nacional or Baga is quickly gaining popularity around the world.

How do we choose the wine at Seewines?
Seewines’ Chief Sommelier Blagoi Kuzmansky selects each wine in our portfolio personally, and most of the producers we represent are small, with a very personal attitude to their production and a limited amount.

He has visited most of the cellars himself, he knows the owner or the oenologist, so we safely place our trust in his selection - from small, boutique, handicrafts to larger, but time-tested with a constant quality of production. The world of wine is vast and wide, with an extensive diversity of flavors and varieties. It is no wonder then, that at Seewines we say that you don't have to love wine, but if you love it life becomes so much more colorful.