If your three favourite words to say are, “Shiraz,” “Merlot,” and “Gamay”, then it’s safe to say you might have a fondness for red wine. Whether bitter or sweet, you have come to appreciate all the flavours that come from those luscious red and black grapes. During the holiday seasons, it’s a fair possibility that the quantity of wine consumed in the country doubles. With so many holidays celebrated in Australia, almost every month is a cause for celebration and – you guessed it – picking out the best wine to enjoy (sharing is optional.) Whether you are stocking your own home bar, or giving that special someone a gift of their favourite Red, you are spoilt for choice when you shop online on eBay.
Types of red wine flavours
Unless you are a sommelier or wine connoisseur, you won’t really be able to taste the hundreds of different flavours that come from hundreds of different grapes. This brief guide should be able to help you make an informed decision based on your wine choice: Cabernet Franc: Has flavours of violets, blueberries, earth, black olive and coffee Cabernet Sauvignon: Has flavours of bell pepper, green olive, herb, cassis and black cherry Gamay: Has flavours of strawberry, raspberry and cherry. Malbec: Has flavours of sour cherry and spice Merlot: Has flavours of watermelon, strawberry, cherry and plum Pinot Noir: Has flavours of tomato leaf, beetroot, cherry, blackberry, cola and plum Sangiovese: Has flavours of pie cherry, anise, and tobacco leaf. It is quite acidic. Shiraz: Has flavours of blackberry, boysenberry, plum, clove, and pepper Bring along to a party or treat your friend to a bottle of the selected region’s finest when you buy red wine online on eBay at competitive prices you won’t find at your local liquor store. If you know someone who is more a fan of than red, you can also pick up some great deals when you shop by grape variety, era, or ‘limited time’ offers.