Five red wines to bring to Thanksgiving dinner
It’s not too early to begin collecting your Thanksgiving reds. Here are some fruit-driven bottlings with bright acid, perfect to pair with your feast, with most $20 and under.
Marietta Cellars, Old Vine Red, Lot 64, 13.5%, $13. A juicy red with notes of mushroom and pepper. It is earthy and jammy, a great combination. Knockout.
Saint Gregory, 2013 Mendocino County Pinot Noir, 13.5%, $20. This Burgundian styled wine has notes of cherry, plum and toast. Bright acidity. Nice length. Elegant.
Bogle, 2013 California Pinot Noir, 13.5%, $12. This is a tasty pinot noir with bold red fruit — cherry and strawberry — leather and spice. Great balance. Nice length.
The Lost Colony, 2014 Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County Red Wine, 13.5%, $18. A fruit-forward red with notes of toast and sandalwood. Concentrated. Bright acid. Tasty.
Mathis, 2012 Sonoma Valley Grenache, 14.6%, $27. This grenache is weighted to blackberry and plum. Notes of strawberry, black cherry and black pepper spice. Bright acidity. Crisp finish.