Best Red Dry Wines in Kenya

As a wine enthusiast, you have already established whether you like your wine dry or sweet. You may already know that the dryness of wine is a result of the entire conversion of grape sugars into alcohol during fermentation. A good bottle of red dry wine doesn’t have to be expensive to give you the wine experience you most desire. When you know where to look, you can find considerable value in wine that goes for as low as KES 1400. For red wine types lovers, we have developed a list of the 10 best red dry wines in Kenya that will help you make a wise selection the next time you buy wine online. Although there are many types of red dry wines, the following tend to rank high and worthy for your consideration:

10 Best Red Dry Wines in Kenya in 2021
ProductPriceAlcohol content (ABV)Country of origin
Trumpeter malbec Ksh 3,450 13.7% Argentina
nederburg cabernet sauvignon Ksh 1,900 14.5% South Africa
frontera merlot Ksh 1,400 - Ksh 2,000 12.5% Chile
gato negro shiraz Ksh 1,400 13.5% Chile
Tommasi amarone Ksh 6,208 15% Italy
KWV pinotage Ksh 1,700 14% South Africa
casillero del diablo cabernet sauvignon Ksh 1,900 13.7% Chile
Menage a Trois Red Blend Ksh 2,650 13.5% America
tilia malbec Ksh 1,700 12.5% Argentina
cielo pinot noir Ksh 2,200 - Ksh 2,800 12% Italy

1.  Trumpeter malbec

Trumpeter malbec

Rutini Trumpeter Malbec is a full-bodied red dry wine from the Mendoza region of Argentina. It is a wine designed to express quality and elegant character that induce indulgence, turning regular moments into memorable ones. Trumpeter Malbec expresses Rutini Vineyards at the foothills of Andes Mountains, in Uco Valley. The vineyards are graced with optimal conditions and a favorable climate that ensures good quality grapes. Trumpeter Malbec wine has an inky and dense color and expresses brilliant cherry aromas and cinnamon and hints of sweet spice. It is a fruit-forward wine with a well-structured body, intense tannins, and pleasant flavors of blackberry, cherry, hints of cardamom and pepper, boysenberry, and plum. It has a sweet long and persistent finish that gives your palate company until the next sip.

2.  nederburg cabernet sauvignon

nederburg cabernet sauvignon

Nederburg is among the most awarded wineries in South Africa. The winery is known for its innovativeness and disciplined attention to detail that have seen it win several awards. Nederburg Cabernet Sauvignon wine is among the best red dry wines by this winery, made for everyday enjoyment and micro-editions for connoisseurs. It is made exclusively from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes sourced from the high-performing vineyards in the Darling, Parl, and Stellenbosch wine-growing areas. The vines are grown in optimal conditions that contribute to the well-balanced acidity of the wine, admirable tannin structure, and fruit expression. Nederburg Cabernet Sauvignon is a rich fruity wine, bold in flavor and structure, refreshing and velvety.

3.  frontera merlot

frontera merlot

Frontera is a popular Chilean wine brand from Central Valley, a renowned wine-producing region. Frontera Merlot is among the dry red wines of the Frontera brand. It is smooth, well-rounded, and elegant, exuding alluring chocolate and cherry aromas. It has a deep red color and a well-structured palate. It makes a good accompaniment to spicy food. Frontera Merlot is among the best cheap wines from reputable brands, offering the ultimate wine experience. The Frontera wine brand in general is very popular in Kenya, known for the quality of its wines. This is the best merlot wine you can buy online at the best Frontera Merlot price in Kenya, at Drinks Vine wine shop.

4.  gato negro shiraz

gato negro shiraz

Gato Negro wine brand is another of the Chilean popular wines. Chilean Syrah/shiraz is known to be bold and luscious and with a compelling complexity. It presents a spicy appearance on the palate as well as black fruit flavors. Gato Negro Shiraz is a red dry wine presenting and brilliant bouquet of black cherry, red raspberry, and sweet spice, which serve as a great introduction to your taste bud whenever you take a sip. It also has a soft tannin appearance on the palate, wrapped around ripe fruit flavors that are balanced by a perfect acidity that leads to a long persistent finish that gives your palate company until the next sip.

5.  Tommasi amarone

Tommasi amarone

Tommasi Amarone is an Italian wine with an intense red ruby color. It is made using a traditional approach which favors its elegance and balance. It is well-rounded and complex, earthy, spicy, and with moka undertones. It has a persistent bouquet of dried fruits, succulent black cherries, and prunes. The grapes are grown in two skillfully cultivated plots located in the Valpolicella Classica region. Tommasi Amarone is among the best red dry wines in the world, exhibiting a dryness and softness in the mouth at the same time thanks to the perfect balance of acidity and tannins. The finish is persistent with a pleasant tannic texture and hints of red fruit.

6.  KWV pinotage

KWV pinotage

KWV Classic Collection Pinotage is another of South Africa’s finest red dry wines made from 100% Pinotage grapes. It is a rich and flavorful wine showcasing wild berry aromas, black currant, and strawberries. It has a seductive palate, soft and beguiling, with hints of spices and sweet, juicy tannins. Every sip is ended with a gentle and lingering finish. This classic and elegant wine has its own timeless character that gives a satisfying wine experience. KWV Pinotage is produced in the Western Cape region of South Africa, a renowned region for producing quality wines in over 100 years. Enjoy the elegance of the KWV wine brand at Drinks Vine at the most affordable prices.

7.  casillero del diablo cabernet sauvignon

casillero del diablo cabernet sauvignon

Casillero del Diablo is a Chilean wine brand that has been produced for over 100 years. The name Casillero del Diablo was established by Don Melchor de Concha y Toro. He told the rumor that the devil lived in his cellar to keep strangers away from his cellar where he kept his best wines. Had a talent for winemaking, and the recipe has been passed down the generations. Today, Casillero del Diablo produces award-winning wines like this Cabernet Sauvignon. It is a smooth medium-bodied red dry wine with cherry and black currant flavors, and a touch of subtle vanilla flavors. It is has a dark ruby red color with aromas of dark plums, cherries, and black currant.

8.  Menage a Trois Red Blend

Menage a Trois Red Blend

Menage a Trois red blend brings together three grapes varieties: Merlot, Zinfandel, and Cabernet Sauvignon, each fermented separately then blended before bottling. This is done to add complexity and retain the exceptional character of each grape variety. Zinfandel imparts a saucy tease that brings raspberry jam and blackberry to the blend. Merlot on the other hand contributes a generous mouthfeel and red fruit flavors. Finally, Cabernet Sauvignon with its rich flavors and firm tannins becomes the bottom layer, creating a unique blend with exceptional quality. This California wine is a great accompaniment to chicken and grilled meat, due to its forward, soft, and silky character.

9.  tilia malbec

tilia malbec

Tilia Malbec is a popular Argentinian red dry wine. Named after the Tilia tree (also known as Linden) which is common in Argentina’s wine country. Tilia wines are known to embrace the rural Mendozean lifestyle and a true varietal character. Tilia Malbec is a rich full-bodied wine with delicious flavors of cranberries, blackberries, and black currant, which are followed by hints of vanilla and spice. On the nose, plums and black cherries aromas are accompanied by vanilla and violet notes. It has a soft, sweet entry that proceeds into a well-structured and long persistent finish. It has round silky tannins that make Tilia Malbec a great pair with meat dishes.

10.  cielo pinot noir

cielo pinot noir

Cielo Pinot Noir is an Italian red dry wine with a light ruby red color. It is an elegant noir, unique and chic, presenting a silky body and a persisting taste. Sweet aromas of cherries and red berries hit the nose while ripe raspberry fruits, fleshy and rich grace the palate. It has a well-balanced body with smooth, silky, and well-integrated tannins, which together with a hint of spice leads to a long finish and an incredible aftertaste. Cielo wine brand has among the best wines at an incredible value. The pinot noir is a popular choice by most wine enthusiasts in Kenya and beyond.

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