Red blends are always a favourite, easy-drinking wine. The blending of various grapes lends the finished wine a dynamic character and smooth taste, compliments of the different varietals used. But that doesn’t mean all red blends are the same—not even close. Depending on the unique varietals used, and the ratios of each grape, different red blends are as distinct as any wine based on a single varietal.
Still not sure? The chart below breaks down three popular red blends from two different wineries. You’ll notice a couple of things. First, the character and flavours of the blends vary dramatically from one to the next. Second—you’ll have to put a few new red blends on your list of wines to try!