This spicy red from Ruse en Vrede offers a nose of mocha and red berry, and flavors of cherry, pepper and tobacco. Tannic and big, the wine will benefit from aging or pair well with equally hearty dishes like grilled ribs, steak or venison.
Reviews wines from Greece and Cyprus.
Executive Editor Susan Kostrzewa joined Wine Enthusiast in 2006, when she moved from Sonoma, California, to Manhattan. Kostrzewa has written and edited wine, food and travel stories for the past 14 years, and oversees all editorial direction of Wine Enthusiast Magazine and WineMag.com, in addition to the tasting programs. Kostrzewa co-edited the Wine Enthusiast Wine & Food Pairings book and has co-authored numerous books on wine and travel in her career. Email: email@example.com