Red Wine

en PrimeurEn Primeur

  • En Primeur offers the first 18 litre wine kit on the market, 8 week wine kit.
  • With Genu Wine Winery Dried Grape Skins – made by a special proprietary process that gently dries carefully selected skins that are then used to infuse your wine with intense flavours resulting in an enhanced bouquet.
  • Showcases excellent sourcing power of Vincor by offering the highest quality country and region specific product from top producers around the world
  • Features minimum aging 2-6 months

To see a full selection of wines please visit RJS Craft Winemaking

  • En Primeur Amarone

    Amarone Style

    Red Amarone

    Fermented on Genuwine Winery Dried Grape Skins and toasted French oak chips, this is an assertively full-bodied wine with a delectable nose of black cherries, dark chocolate and well balanced oak. It offers ripe dark fruit flavours cradled by firm tannins culminating in an almost endless finish.

    Oak 4 | Body 4-5 | Sweetness 0

  • En Primeur Shiraz

    Australian Shiraz

    Shiraz

    This full-bodied wine features Genuwine Winery Dried Grape Skins and untoasted American oak shavings. Warm black fruit and berries entice the nose, while concentrated flavours of red fruit, oak and chocolate round out the experience.

    Oak 4 | Body 4-5 | Sweetness  0

    Pairings

    Grape Variety: Syrah/Shiraz
    Characteristics: Rich, full body, warm berries, pepper, medium oak
    Food Pairings: BBQ steak, lobster, spinach, ricotta pasta, sharp cehddar cheese
    Alternative Wines: Vieux Château du Roi

  • EP California Cab Sauv

    California Cabernet Sauvignon

    Cabernet Sauvignon

    This richly built wine is fermented on Genuwine Winery Dried Grape Skins and heavy toasted American oak chips lending intricate layers of luscious black currants and cherries followed by black pepper laced with toasted oak.

    Oak 3 |  Body 4 | Sweetness 0

    Pairings

    Grape Variety:Cabernet Sauvignon
    Characteristics: Full body, bold, ripe red fruits, oak
    Food Pairings: Filet mignon, pasta and marinara sauce, aged cheses
    Alternative Wines: Bordailles Rouge

  • EP Chilean Carmenere

    Chilean Carmenère

    Carmenère

    This Carmenère is fermented on Genuwine Winery Dried Grape Skins and offers liberal flavours of fresh blackberries, plums and violet. Full-bodied, this exquisite wine treats the palate to the richness of French toasted oak with smooth silky tannins and succulent dark fruits. An excellent balance between freshness, fruit and structure gives an ample and impressively persistent finish.

    Oak 2 |  Body 4 | Sweetness 0

  • EP Chilean Malbec

    Chilean Malbec

    Malbec

    With spicy & herbaceous aromas and a hint of tobacco, this medium to full bodied Malbec is rounded by an elegant palate of dried red fruits with lingering earthiness. Fermentation on GenuWine Winery Dried Grape Skins and American & French oak chips round the finish.

    Oak 3 |  Body 4 | Sweetness 0

  • EP Chilean Merlot

    Chilean Merlot

    Merlot

    This full-bodied wine is fermented on Genuwine Winery Dried Grape Skins and heavy toasted French oak shavings. It offers elevated succulent juicy berry flavours accentuated by delicate aroma notes of coffee and vanilla.

    Oak 4 |  Body 4 | Sweetness 0

    Pairings

    Grape Variety: Merlot
    Characteristics: soft and subtle, black fruits, delicate oak
    Food Pairings: Chicken parmesan, veal, lasagna, asiago cheese
    Alternative Wines: Cabernet, Merlot

  • ep Super Tuscan red

    Italian Super Tuscan

    Balanced acidity and a velvety mouthfeel best describes the En Primeur Super Tuscan. With bursting flavours of plum, cassis, cherry, and red currant, blended with subtle notes of leather, spice and licorice it’s no wonder this fruit friendly wine is perfect for food pairing with famous Italian dishes.

    Oak 3 |  Body 4 | Sweetness 0

  •  En Primeur Amarone

    Italy Amarone Style

    Fermented on Genuwine Winery Dried Grape Skins and toasted French oak chips, this is an assertively full-bodied wine with a delectable nose of black cherries, dark chocolate and well balanced oak. It offers ripe dark fruit flavours cradled by firm tannins culminating in an almost endless finish.

    Oak 4 |  Body 4-5 | Sweetness 0

  • EP New Zealand Pinot Noir

    New Zealand Pinot Noir

    Pinot Noir

    Elevated aromas of plump red cherries, bitter chocolate and spice define the intense varietal character of this full-bodied wine. Fermented on Hungarian oak cubes and winery grade yeast, the palate is rich and oaky supported by blackberries and herb flavours layered over silky, integrated tannins.

    Oak 3-4 |  Body 3-4 | Sweetness 0

    Pairings

    Grape Variety: Pinot Noir
    Characteristics: Smooth and velvety, ripe fruits, low tanin, light oak
    Food Pairings: Pork tenderloin, seared tuna, mushroom risottoo, goat cheese
    Alternative Wines: Bourgeron Rouge

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Top HatTop Hat Red Wine

Top Hat by Glad Hatter is the most unique and innovative wine kit, allowing you to craft 15 bottles of your favourite wine or combine with another recommended wine kit to create 30 bottles of quality wine.
To see a full selection of wines please visit RJS Craft Winemaking

 

      • Australia Shiraz

        red Shiraz

        The rich and intense aromas of blackberry entice the nose, while flavours of red fruit, vanilla, and dark chocolate offer a well balanced palate. This full-bodied wine features Genuwine Winery Dried Grape Skins and untoasted American oak shavings.

        Oak 5 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

      • Chile Cabernet Sauvignon

        Cabernet Sauvignon

        Notes of fresh blackcurrant and plum are the perfect aromatic combination for this rich red wine. Spice and hints of vanilla on the palate lend a pleasant intensity while soft tannins create a perfect finish. Includes GenuWine Winery Dried Grape Skins.

        Oak 4 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

        Pairings

        Grape Variety:Cabernet Sauvignon
        Characteristics: Full body, bold, ripe red fruits, oak
        Food Pairings: Filet mignon, pasta and marinara sauce, aged cheses
        Alternative Wines: Bordailles Rouge

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Cellar Classic Winery SeriesCC Winery Series

        • Cellar Classic Winery Series is an 18 litre, 6 week wine kit
        • 16 litres pure varietal grape juices and concetrates and 2 litres “wet” winery grape skins
        • Traditional fermentation with skins create a wine with a deeper colour, chewy tannins, more flavourful and complex and complex and with higher in alcohol

To see a full selection of wines please visit RJS Craft Winemaking

      • Australian Meritage

        Meritage

        A full bodied, fruit forward blend that highlights all the best characteristics of the varieties it contains. The Cabernet Sauvignon brings cassis flavours and firm tannins, the Merlot softens with hints of plum and violets and the Cabernet Franc adds dark cherry notes. Toast and vanilla flavours from the American oak will create a balanced classic wine.

        Oak 4 |  Body 4 | Sweetness 0

      • California Cabernet Sauvignon

        Cabernet Sauvignon

        This complex, full-bodied wine has a deep garnet colour with an appealing aroma of plump blackberries, sweet vanilla and fresh violets. Notes of blackberries, cherries and pepper spice grace the palate, enhanced with rich tannins extracted from the GenuWine Winery Grape Skins.

        Oak 3 |  Body 4 | Sweetness 0

        Pairings

        Grape Variety:Cabernet Sauvignon
        Characteristics: Full body, bold, ripe red fruits, oak
        Food Pairings: Filet mignon, pasta and marinara sauce, aged cheses
        Alternative Wines: Bordailles Rouge

      • California Old Vine Zinfandel

        Old Vine Zinfandel

        Our Old Vine Zinfandel surrounds the palate with impressions of black cherries and plump dark fruit, framed by ample aromas of tobacco and dark coffee from the toasted French oak Fermented on GenuWine Winery Grape Skins, this full-bodied dry wine is fruit forward, yet showcases an array of spicy flavours on the finish.

        Oak 4 |  Body 4 | Sweetness 0

        Pairings

        Grape Variety: Zinfande
        Characteristics: Dark, full and soft, raspberry, bell pepper
        Food Pairings: Prime rib, seaafood marinara, parmesan cheese
        Alternative Wines: Cabernet Sauvignon

      • California Syrah

        Syrah

        Bold and assertive, the bouquet is vibrant with notes of blackcurrants, rich leather, and pepper spice laced with strong toasted oak. Fermentation on GenuWine Winery Grape Skins reveals bold overtones of dark chocolate, spice and an abundance of bold, chewy tannins.

        Oak 4 |  Body 4 | Sweetness 0

        Pairings

        Grape Variety: Syrah/Shiraz
        Characteristics: Rich, full body, warm berries, pepper, medium oak
        Food Pairings: BBQ steak, lobster, spinach, ricotta pasta, sharp cehddar cheese
        Alternative Wines: Vieux Château du Roi

      • Chiliean Carmenère

        Carmenère

        Medium to full bodied, this wine will tempt you with cherries and strawberries on the nose followed through with dates and chocolate on the palate. Fermented on GenuWine Winery Grape Skins and toasted oak, this wine can be consumed relatively young, although will benefit with age.

        Oak 3 |  Body 4 | Sweetness 0

      • Chiliean Malbec

        Malbec

        Rich and luxurious, this garnet coloured wine has a brilliant bouquet of dark fruits with subtle hints of oak, vanilla and spices. The palate has strong plum and berry flavours balanced by moderate tannins provided by the GenuWine Winery Grape Skins and medium toast American oak chips.

        Oak 4 |  Body 4 | Sweetness 0

      • French Grenache Syrah

        Grenache Syrah

        Two of France’s dominant grapes are gracefully blended together to create a bold wine with a nose brimming with spicy black pepper notes, dried dark fruit, earth and a hint of tobacco. Fermented on GenuWine Winery Grape Skins and French oak, this wine is sure to impress with its elegant finish.

        Oak 4 |  Body 4 | Sweetness 0

      • Italian Amarone Style

        Amarone

        This powerhouse wine is dark in colour and rich in flavour and aromas. The bouquet is spicy, with black cherry, tobacco, licorice and coffee notes in the glass. Big, round and flavourful on the palate with delicious dark fruit, leather, cassis and pepper notes gracefully provided by fermentation on GenuWine Winery Grape Skins.

        Oak 5 |  Body 5 | Sweetness 0

      • Italian Rosso Bravissimo

        Rosso Bravissimo

        Fermented on GenuWine Winery Grape Skins and Hungarian Oak, this wine will develop into a complex, bold wine. Cherry and plum notes are complemented with cassis and rich tannins lending to a graceful, lingering finish. This wine is sure to have you cheering “Bravissimo” after every sip.

        Oak 3 |  Body 5 | Sweetness 0

      • Italian Rosso Grande Eccellente

        Rosso Grande Eccellente

        Deep, dark and rich, this assertive wine is bold in all aspects. A delectable bouquet of sweet ripe berries, spices and farm cherries opens up to the palate, stacked with juicy fruit flavours and firmly structured tannins. Fermented on GenuWine Winery Grape Skins and un-toasted American oak, this wine is sure to create waves of excitement.

        Oak 4 |  Body 5 | Sweetness 0

      • Italy Super Tuscan

        Red Super Tuscan

        Full bodied and dry, this classic Italian blend exudes aromatics of farm fresh raspberries supported by subtle hints of vanilla and earthy tones. Fermentation on untoasted American oak shavings and GenuWine Winery Grape Skins adds intense tanins to round out the concentrated nose of blackberries and black pepper.

        Oak 4 |  Body 4 | Sweetness 0

      • Italy Valpolicella

        Valpolicella

        This wine boasts of a fruit forward nose distinguished by aromas of raisins, dark cherries and toasted oak. drawing inspiration from the GenuWine Winery Grape Skins, it showcasesfirm tannins on the palate embraced by concentrated notes of sweet chocolate and prunes. The finish is dramatic, peppered with layers of dark fruit and aggressive oak.

        Oak 3 |  Body 3 | Sweetness 0

      • Spain Tempranillo Cabernet

        Tempranillo Cabernet

        Mushroom, dried fruit and black pepper entice the nose and gracefully follow through to the palate. GenuWine Winery Grape Skins combined with American and Hungarian toasted oak add smooth tannins and complexity.

        Oak 5 |  Body 4 | Sweetness 0

      • Washington Merlot

        Red Merlot

        This elegant ruby-coloured Merlot features a rich aromatic bouquet of fresh red cherries, toasted oak, and herbs. Medium-to-full-bodied, GenuWine Winery Grape Skins add structure and balance to the expressive flavours of dark ripe plums, berries, and silky tannins.

        Oak 3 |  Body 3 | Sweetness 0

Cru Select-logoCru SelectCru Select Wine box

      • Cru Select features a 16 litre, 6 week wine kit
      • Contains pure varietal grape juice in addition to European and Australian grape concentrates (no sugar added)
      • Minimum aging 4-6 months
      • RQ line offers a special limited release line showcasing four up and coming country specific wine kits
      • Popular products are added into the permamnet platinum line

To see a full selection of wines please visit RJS Craft Winemaking

      • Argentina – Malbec Syrah

        Malbec Syrah

        This full-bodied wine is fruit forward and approachable, with balanced toasted vanilla flavours from Hungarian oak cubes.The wine hints of cherries and black currant up front, with darker, richer notes of coffee, tobacco and licorice behind. Round and smooth with balanced tannins and a very easy drinking wine.

        Oak 3 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

      • Australia – Cabernet Sauvignon

        Cabernet Sauvignon

        Australian Cabernets are typically softer and fruitier. This wine shows complex varietal fruit flavours including cherry and blackberry.

        Oak 3 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

        Pairings

        Grape Variety:Cabernet Sauvignon
        Characteristics: Full body, bold, ripe red fruits, oak
        Food Pairings: Filet mignon, pasta and marinara sauce, aged cheses
        Alternative Wines: Bordailles Rouge

      • Australia – Cabernet Shiraz Merlot

        Cabernet Shiraz Merlot

        The spicy flavour from Cabernet, sweet berry fruit of Shiraz and softening effects of Merlot result in a hearty, tightly structured and well-balanced wine. Aromas of leather and black pepper give way to intense jammy flavours of blackberries and ends with an elegant and long finish.

        Oak 5 | Body 5 | Sweetness 0

      • Australia – Shiraz

        Shiraz

        This full-bodied red wine is deep and dark in colour with a rich bouquet of fruit and a hint of cassis. It ages gracefully into a velvety wine of pure elegance.

        Oak 5 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

        Pairings

        Grape Variety: Syrah/Shiraz
        Characteristics: Rich, full body, warm berries, pepper, medium oak
        Food Pairings: BBQ steak, lobster, spinach, ricotta pasta, sharp cehddar cheese
        Alternative Wines: Vieux Château du Roi

      • British Columbia – Red Meritage

        Meritage

        A wonderfully rich blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Cabernet Franc it opens with aromas of vanilla, chocolate, and leather. On the palate, there are flavours of plum and black currant with a touch of cloves, accented by Hungarian Oak shavings.

        Oak 4 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

      • California – Old Vine Zinfandel

        Old Vine Zinfandel

        This complex wine shows a deep ruby red colour with firm tannin structure. Luscious black cherry, tobacco and leather aromas burst into flavours of cherry and raspberry, followed with spicy black pepper.

        Oak 3 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

        Pairings

        Grape Variety: Zinfande
        Characteristics: Dark, full and soft, raspberry, bell pepper
        Food Pairings: Prime rib, seaafood marinara, parmesan cheese
        Alternative Wines: Cabernet Sauvignon

      • California – Pinot Noir

        Pinot Noir

        Medium to full-bodied, this wine presents a bouquet of rich tobacco, ripe blackberries and spices. The palate is treated to a heady experience of dark cherries, a hint of oak and velvety tannins.

        Oak 3 | Body 3 | Sweetness 0

        Pairings

        Grape Variety: Pinot Noir
        Characteristics: Smooth and velvety, ripe fruits, low tanin, light oak
        Food Pairings: Pork tenderloin, seared tuna, mushroom risottoo, goat cheese
        Alternative Wines: Bourgeron Rouge

      • Chile – Cabernet Malbec Carménère

        Cabernet Malbec Carménère

        Strong notes of green pepper, dark fruit and leather define this rich dark wine. Smooth tannins grace the palate followed by blackberries and spice.

        Oak 3 | Body 3 | Sweetness 0

      • Chile – Malbec

        Malbec

        Aromas of crushed blackberries and vanilla follow through to a densely packed palate richly blessed with streaks of chocolate interwoven with abundant oak tones. Fermented on heavy toasted Hungarian oak shavings, the finish is dramatic and long.

        Oak 4 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

      • France – Merlot

        Merlot

        This Merlot is a full-bodied red wine with impressive aromas of farm fresh strawberries, violets and vanilla framed with soft silky tannins. On the palate, it presents powerful notes of ripe raspberries, cherries and dark fruit.

        Oak 3 | Body 3-4 | Sweetness 0

        Pairings

        Grape Variety: Merlot
        Characteristics: soft and subtle, black fruits, delicate oak
        Food Pairings: Chicken parmesan, veal, lasagna, asiago cheese
        Alternative Wines: Cabernet, Merlot

      • Italian Amarone

        Red Amarone Style

        Our Amarone style is packed with rich raspberry, blackberry and cassis flavours. Deep, dark and inviting, the finish is long, lingering and full of ripe tannins.

        Oak 5 | Body 5 | Sweetness 0

      • Italian Nebbiolo

        Red Nebbiolo

        This full-bodied dry wine has intense flavours of violet, cherries and cocoa. Undertones of toasted oak dominate the long finish along with dark fruit and firm acidity.

        Oak 2 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

      • Italian Sangiovese

        Red Sangiovese

        Big hearted and assertive, this deep ruby red wine is blessed with expressive aromas of tobacco, ripe plums and black cherries. The palate offers explosive notes of blackberries, prunes and vanilla.

        Oak 4 | Body 5 | Sweetness 0

      • Italian Sangiovese Merlot

        Red Sangiovese Merlot

        A rich, robust and complex wine with spicy black and red cherry aroma and notes of chocolate. A fine young wine but time lends grace and subtlety to this masterpiece.

        Oak 4 | Body 3 | Sweetness 0

      • Italian Valpola Ripassa

        Red Valpola

        This is a classic with all the makings of a powerful full-bodied red wine, complete with fermentation on Genuwine Winery Dried Grape Skins. The aroma in the glass is reminiscent of farm fresh cherries backed by streaks of dark chocolate and toasted oak, which ages well into a wine of award winning potential.

        Oak 4 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

      • Spanish Tempranillo Grenache

        Red Tempranillo Grenache

        This intense red wine is characterized by dark fruit on the nose, finishing with dates, prunes and cherry on the palate.

        Oak 4 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

Cellar Classic  logoCellar Classic

      • 15 litres, 6 week wine kits sourced from the finest winemaking regions
      • Cellar Classic Harvest Collection showcases the best of the harvest from around the world by offering country specific wine styles
      • Cellar Classic is a premium 6 week wine kit with a shorter aging time
      • Minimun aging 3-6 months

To see a full selection of wines please visit RJS Craft Winemaking

      • Bergamais

        A youthful, fruity and refreshing wine with a juicy aroma. Best served slightly chilled.

        Oak 0 | Body 2 | Sweetness 0

      • Cabernet Merlot

        The soft character of Merlot is the perfect foil for Cabernet’s intensity, resulting in a smooth, lightly oaked wine with the fullness of ripe berries.

        Oak 3 | Body 3 | Sweetness 0

      • Cabernet Sauvignon

        Cabernet Sauvignon

        Prized for its depth of flavour and aroma, it boasts a cherry-currant flavour with herbal undertones, nicely rounded with oak.

        Oak 3 | Body 3 | Sweetness 0

        Pairings

        Grape Variety:Cabernet Sauvignon
        Characteristics: Full body, bold, ripe red fruits, oak
        Food Pairings: Filet mignon, pasta and marinara sauce, aged cheses
        Alternative Wines: Bordailles Rouge

      • Cabernet Shiraz

        Cabernet Shiraz

        This blend marries the firm flavour of Cabernet Sauvignon with Shiraz, creating a lush, full red wine, nicely rounded with oak.

        Oak 4 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

      • California Cabernet Syrah Zinfandel

        Cabernet Syrah Zinfandel

        This full-bodied red wine bursts with bold flavours of black cherries and berries layered with toasted oak, vanilla and rich notes of dark chocolate and coffee.

        Oak 3 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

      • Grande Shiraz

        Shiraz

        This massive wine bursts with ripe berries and bold layers of oak. Its incredible rich, deep colour and full body explode with jammy, vibrant fruit.

        Oak 4 | Body 5 | Sweetness 0

      • Grande Vieux Château du Roi

        The intense aroma of this big red features a complex mélange of ripe cherries, blackberries and bell peppers.

        Oak 1 | Body 5 | Sweetness 0

      • Merlot

        Merlot

        This supple wine has a soft, full flavour, delicately laced with oak to enhance its characteristic fruitiness.

        Oak 3 | Body 3 | Sweetness 0

        Pairings

        Grape Variety: Merlot
        Characteristics: soft and subtle, black fruits, delicate oak
        Food Pairings: Chicken parmesan, veal, lasagna, asiago cheese
        Alternative Wines: Cabernet, Merlot

      • Nebbiolo

        Barolo

        A rich, dense-textured red, Nebbiolo is full-flavoured and ripe with warm dark fruits, plums and toasted oak.

        Oak 3 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

      • Pinot Noir

        Pinot Noir

        This fruity, medium-bodied red wine is delicate, yet rich in complexity, with a warm, oaky flavour.

        Oak 2 | Body 2 | Sweetness 0

        Pairings

        Grape Variety: Pinot Noir
        Characteristics: Smooth and velvety, ripe fruits, low tanin, light oak
        Food Pairings: Pork tenderloin, seared tuna, mushroom risottoo, goat cheese
        Alternative Wines: Bourgeron Rouge

      • Rosso Grande

        Red Rosso Grande

        An intense wine, it boasts a deep ruby-garnet colour and spicy oak aroma. Bursting with vibrant flavours of ripe berries and black cherries, Rosso Grande is a dry, powerful wine with finesse and elegance.

        Oak 3 | Body 5 | Sweetness 0

      • Sangiovese Merlot

        Red Sangiovese Merlot

        This luscious wine is admired for its rich, velvety fruitiness, subtly accented with oak.

        Oak 1 | Body 2 | Sweetness 0

      • Shiraz

        Red Shiraz

        A rich, dark and robust wine, combining notes of warm berries, fresh pepper and oak.

        Oak 4 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

      • Valpola

        Red Valpolicella

        This refreshing, lighter Italian-style red has a delicately fragrant and fruity bouquet and rich texture.

        Oak 3 | Body 0 | Sweetness 0

      • Vieux Château du Roi

        Red Vieux Château du Roi

        A classic, full-bodied red wine that is deep in colour, carrying a warm bouquet of ripe berry fruit nicely rounded with oak.

        Oak 1 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

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Glad Hatter

The Glad Hatter red wines are fermented on crushed grape skins, seeds and stems, lending to a more complex wine.  Glad hatter wines are whimsical, bold and colourful. They are exclusive  to A RJ Spagnols Craft Winemaking Academy.

To see a full selection of wines please visit RJS Craft Winemaking

      • GH Cabernet Sauvignon

        California Cabernet Sauvignon

        Red Cabernet Sauvignon

        With a hint of oak that contributes to spicy notes and luscious tannins and fermentation on crushed grape skins, this well-rounded Cabernet Sauvignon has a bouquet teeming with stone fruit and tobacco. Cherries and ripe black currants.

        Oak 2 | Body 3 | Sweetness 0

      • GH Chile Malbec bottle red

        Malbec

        Red Malbec

        This medium-bodied wine will tantalize your palate with its combination of blackberry, cherry, blackcurrant, and warm spice notes. Fermented on GenuWine Winery Crushed Grape Skins, the pleasant aromas of black cherry, mocha, and blackcurrants will make this wine a favourite.

        Oak 3 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

      • GH Merlot

        Chili Merlot

        Merlot

        A robust bouquet of warm, dark fruit and tobacco leads to elevated aromas of ripe black currants and cherries. Layers of coffee and dark plum notes unfold to reveal a big-hearted dry wine blessed with excellent length of flavours and supple tannins from crushed grape skins.

        Oak 1 | Body 3 | Sweetness 0

      • GH Shiraz

        Australian Shiraz

        Red Shiraz

        This deep ruby red wine is well balanced with lively aromas of black pepper, plums and toasted oak. Full-bodied in structure, it is robustly built with chewy tannins from fermentation on crushed grape skins and streaks of chocolate leading up to an elegant finish.

        Oak 2 | Body 4 |Sweetness 0

      • GH Valpolicella

        Italy – Valpola

        Red Valpola

        Medium-bodied and deliciously fruity, this popular wine is dark garnet in colour and boasts of generous, rich aromas of dark ripe fruit with hints of raisins. Subtle nuances of vanilla and spice from the oak and tannins from fermentation on grape skins create a well-rounded experience.

        Oak 4 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

      • GH Zinfandel

        California – Zinfandel

        Red Zinfandel

        At first sniff you will be tempted with notes of decadent dark chocolate and black pepper. These flavours are carried through to the palate where they are accented with toasted oak and crushed grape skins rounding off this perfectly balanced experience.

        Oak 2-3 | Body 3 | Sweetness 0

Grand Cru International

Grand Cru International

 

      • 5 week, 12 litre wine kit with Genu Wine Winery Grape skins
      • Quicker aging wine with more flavour
      • Minimun aging 2-4 months

To see a full selection of wines please visit RJS Craft Winemaking

      • Argentina Malbec Syrah

        Malbec Syrah

        Malbec and Syrah are blended to create a wine with aromas of toast while fermentation on GenuWine Winery Dried Grape Skins adds hints of cherry and dark fruit to the palate.

        Oak 2 | Body 3 | Sweetness 0

      • Australian Cabernet Sauvignon

        Cabernet Sauvignon

        The warm southern sun produces a bold Cabernet Sauvignon with the varietal’s signature nose: blackcurrants, dark chocolate and subtle toasty notes. Fermentation on GenuWine Winery Dried Grape Skins and toasted American oak produces a full-bodied wine with hints of coffee and vanilla notes.

        Oak 3 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

        Pairings

        Grape Variety:Cabernet Sauvignon
        Characteristics: Full body, bold, ripe red fruits, oak
        Food Pairings: Filet mignon, pasta and marinara sauce, aged cheeses
        Alternative Wines: Bordailles Rouge

      • British Columbia Pinot Noir

        Pinot Noir

        This wine has fine aromas of black cherries and fresh strawberries. The French oak produces silky tannins while subtle notes of pepper and spice round out the experience.

        Oak 2 | Body 3 | Sweetness 0

        Pairings

        Grape Variety: Pinot Noir
        Characteristics: Smooth and velvety, ripe fruits, low tanin, light oak
        Food Pairings: Pork tenderloin, seared tuna, mushroom risottoo, goat cheese
        Alternative Wines: Bourgeron Rouge

      • California Meritage – Limited Release

        Meritage

        Dark chocolate notes carry throughout, with hints of dried red fruits and green pepper on the nose. This wine kit comes with Dried GenuWine Merlot skins and a blend of American and French oak chips.

        Oak 3 | Body 3 | Sweetness 0

      • California Syrah

        Syrah Style

        Raspberries and peppery spice blend in harmony to create an elegant flavour. Full-bodied in character, the GenuWine Winery Dried Grape Skins with an American and French oak blend deliver soft, balanced tannins and a lingering, smooth finish.

        Oak 3 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

        Pairings

        Grape Variety: Syrah/Shiraz
        Characteristics: Rich, full body, warm berries, pepper, medium oak
        Food Pairings: BBQ steak, lobster, spinach, ricotta pasta, sharp cehddar cheese
        Alternative Wines: Vieux Château du Roi

      • Chiliean Malbec

        Malbec

        Complemented by warm spice notes, Malbec boasts aromas and flavours of ripe blackberry and blackcurrant. The addition of our GenuWine Winery Dried Grape Skins creates a chewy, deep, rustic red wine with intense cherry flavours and blended oak undertones.

        Oak 4 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

      • Italian Nebbiolo

        Nebbiolo

        This classic is intense and full-bodied. Luxurious flavours of dark plums and chocolate greet the nose, while hints of blackberries, toasted oak and spices on the palate are enhanced by the presence of GenuWine Winery Dried Grape Skins.

        Oak 3 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

      • Italian Primitivo

        Primitivo

        Rich in nature, this rustic wine opens up with a luscious bouquet of ripe black cherry and delicate spices, with a hint of toasted oak. Our Primitivo fermented on GenuWine Winery Dried Grape Skins is blessed with well rounded smooth tannins, berry fruit and a long, complex finish.

        Oak 4 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

      • Italian Sangiovese

        Italian Sangiovese

        This powerful classic is full and expressive on the palate with lively cherry fruit and a brisk acidity supported by ample smooth tannins. Our GenuWine Winery Dried Grape Skins and oak shavings provide a deep and lingering finish to this garnet wine.

        Oak 4 | Body 5 | Sweetness 0

      • South Africa Pinotage

        Pinotage

        Pinotage is a cross between Pinot Noir and Cinsault. Enhanced with GenuWine Winery Dried Grape Skins, this Pinotage has dark fruit, serious tannins and subtle dark chocolate and spice undertones.

        Oak 3 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

      • Spain Tempranillo Cabernet

        One whiff and you’ll be transported by the scent of black cherries, plums, chocolate, and coffee. With a hint of vanilla and spice, this full-bodied wine has firm, ripe tannins from fermentation on GenuWine Winery Dried Grape Skins and gives an elegant finish.

        Oak 3 | Body 3 | Sweetness 0

      • Washington Merlot

        This deep intense wine exhibits classic flavours of cassis and chocolate. Dark and rich with complex notes of blackberries, the GenuWine Winery Dried Grape Skins bring velvety tannins enhancing the stature of this crimson wine.

        Oak 3 | Body 3-4 | Sweetness 0

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    • Bergamais

      Bergamais Style

      A fresh wine best consumed in its youth. Cherries and plums fill the nose while sweet cherry follows through to the palate, where it lingers gracefully.

      Oak 0 | Body 3 | Sweetness 0

    • Chardonnay

      Chardonnay Style

      A full-bodied wine with crisp, green apple bouquet and hearty flavour.

    • Cabernet Sauvignon

      Cabernet Sauvignon Style

      Considered the noblest of all grapes, this full-bodied red is dark in colour and aggressive in nature. A hint of violet is present in the bouquet, typical of this variety. It’s superbly enhanced with the addition of oak, and does well with age.

      Oak 3 | Body 3 | Sweetness 0

    • Chat Dormant

      Chat Dormant Style

      A dark, rich, full-bodied wine so smooth it’s like liquid velvet. Hints of plum and licorice in the bouquet lead to dry, intense flavours of raspberry and strawberry on the palate.

      Oak 2 | Body 3 | Sweetness 0

    • Malbec

      Malbec Style

      This rustic red wine has a soft, rich texture, silky tannins, and fills your palate with ripe plums, currants, cherries and red berries.

      Oak 4 | Body 3 | Sweetness 0

    • Merlot

      Merlot Style

      A smooth, rich wine, medium dark in colour, with notes of blackberry and currants. A hint of green olive in the bouquet will pleasantly surprise you.

      Oak 4 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

      Pairings

      Grape Variety: Merlot
      Characteristics: soft and subtle, black fruits, delicate oak
      Food Pairings: Chicken parmesan, veal, lasagna, asiago cheese
      Alternative Wines: Cabernet, Merlot

    • Nebbiolo

      Nebbiolo

      Deep in colour, high in tannin, full-bodied and robust this wine is intense on the palate.

      Oak 2 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

    • Petite Syrah

      Petite Syrah Style

      This rich, extremely dark wine has notes of plum that will entice you. Its high tannins will allow this wine to age gracefully.

      Oak 3 | Body 3 | Sweetness 0

      Pairings

      Grape Variety: Syrah/Shiraz
      Characteristics: Rich, full body, warm berries, pepper, medium oak
      Food Pairings: BBQ steak, lobster, spinach, ricotta pasta, sharp cehddar cheese
      Alternative Wines: Vieux Château du Roi

    • Pinot Noir

      Pinot Noir Style

      A rich red wine, hearty in nature and smooth in flavour. The soft texture and dark colour complement the flavours of berry fruit, with a subtle raspberry undertone.

      Oak 3 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0

      Pairings

      Grape Variety: Pinot Noir
      Characteristics: Smooth and velvety, ripe fruits, low tanin, light oak
      Food Pairings: Pork tenderloin, seared tuna, mushroom risottoo, goat cheese
      Alternative Wines: Bourgeron Rouge

    • Sangiovese Merlot

      Sangiovese Merlot

      Aggressive in nature, it is crisp, clean and spicy with a subtle black pepper flavour. A perfect match with Italian food.

      Oak 2 | Body 3 | Sweetness 0

    • Valpola

      Valpolicella Style

      An intense, deep-coloured red wine boasting a velvety yet fruity flavour, with a long, lingering finish. Aging will only add to the complexity of this wine.

      Oak 3 | Body 3 | Sweetness 0

    • Vieux Château du Roi

      Vieux Château du Roi Style

      A complex blend of varietals, this rich wine is dark in colour, high in tannin, leaving a hint of plum on the palate. Excellent aging potential.

      Oak 4 | Body 4 | Sweetness 0