Tip of the week: my brothers red-wine recommendations

For a not too distant festivity we needed some selected wines, and I asked others about their favorites. I got a nice precise list from my brother - I thought its worth sharing here:

+ France (except Bordeaux, especially: Burgund, Rhonetal, Elsass, Provence, Sud-Ouest), Spain (especialyl Rioja, La Mancha…), Chile
- Italy, Bordeaux, Germany

Grape variety;

+Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir!, Tempranillo, Syrah (Shiraz)
- Merlot, Dornfelder (Amselfelder)

(+ recommended, - not so recommended)

While I personally found a Zinfandel (Primitivo) out of California quite recommendable.

I heard Jacques’ Wein-Depot is supposedly a nice place to taste and purchase decently priced wine in many cities in Germany.

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