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Top Rated Red Blends

Carignane grapes from the Bennett Lane Winery in Calistoga, California

Consisting of red varietals in unique combinations to give the wine nuanced flavors, these Red Blends are among the best that we have tried, starting with our highest rated wines.

 

Blackbird Vineyards
2011 Paramour Napa Valley Proprietary Red Blend
Napa Valley, CA
17/20
$125

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Celler Vall Llach
2007 Vall Llach
Priorat, Spain
16/20
$95

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Alvaro Palacios
2007 Les Terrasses
Priorat, Spain
15.5/20
$47

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Trefethen Family Vineyards
2010 Dragon's Tooth
Napa Valley, CA
15.5/20
$75

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B Cellars
2009 Blend 25
Napa Valley, CA
15/20
$62

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Brancaia
2008 IL BLU
Tuscany, Italy
15/20
$85

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Esporão
2008 Private Selection Red
Alentejo, Portugal
15/20
$60

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Joseph Phelps
2004 Le Mistral
Monterey, CA
15/20
$40

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Luce della Vite
Luce 2008
Tuscany, Italy
15/20
$93

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Tablas Creek Vineyard
2005 Esprit de Beaucastel
Paso Robles, CA
15/20
$45

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Beckmen Vineyards
2006 Cuvée Le Bec; $18
Santa Ynez Valley, CA
14.5/20
$18

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Bennett Lane Winery
2005 Maximus
Napa Valley, CA
14.5/20
$35

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Bodega Mas Alta
2005 Artigas
Priorat, Spain
14.5/20

$40

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Celler de l’Encastell
2006 Marge
Priorat, Spain
14.5/20
$25

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Cousiño-Macul
2004 Finis Terrae
Maipo Valley, Chile
14.5/20

$18

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Decoy
2005 Napa Valley Red Wine
Napa Valley, CA
14.5/20
$28

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Engelbrecht Els Vineyards
2007 Proprietor’s Blend
Stellenbosch, South Africa
14.5/20

$32

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Infinity
2008 Central Coast Red Blend
Central Coast, CA
14.5/20

$10

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Paraduxx
2009 Z Blend Napa Valley Red Wine
Napa Valley, CA
14.5/20
$48

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Sculpterra
2006 Statuesque
Paso Robles, CA
14.5/20
$35

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Stellekaya
2006 Hercules
South Africa
14.5/20
$17

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Testa Vineyards
2009 Black "DUE"
Mendocino County, CA
14.5/20

$20

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Burrowing Owl Estate Winery
2008 Athene
Okanagan Valley, British Columbia
14/20

$33

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Canoe Ridge Vineyard
2010 Reserve Cherry Street Red Blend
Columbia Valley, Washington
14/20
$17

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Casa Nuestra Winery & Vineyards
2006 Tinto Classico Oakville Estate Old Vines
Oakville, CA
14/20
$40

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Cinnabar Winery
2012 Mercury Rising
California
14/20
$22

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Efeste
2010 Final Final
Columbia Valley, Washington
14/20
$28

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Gramercy Cellars
2008 "The Third Man"
Columbia Valley, Washington
14/20
$45

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Hacienda Araucano
2008 Clos de Lolol
Lolol Valley, Chile
14/20
$24

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Herdade da Comporta
2007 Red
Setúbal Peninsula, Portugal
14/20
$16

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Li Veli
2008 "Primonero" Salento IGT
Apulia, Italy
14/20
$18

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Perrin & Fils
2006 Perrin Réserve
Côtes du Rhône, France
14/20
$10

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Santi
2008 Solane Valpolicella Classico
Veneto, Italy
14/20
$13

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Austin Hope
Troublemaker Blend 3
Paso Robles, CA
13.5/20

$18

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Cielo Malibu Estate Wineyards
2006 Malibu Rouge
Saddle Rock-Malibu, CA
13.5/20

$90

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Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards
2007 Mandolina Dolcetto
Santa Barbara County, CA
13.5/20

$17

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Viña Robles
2006 RED4 Huerhuero
Paso Robles, CA
13.5/20
$14

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