RKS Wine: Best Red Wines of 2021

Quinta do Quetzal Guadalupe 2018, Vinho Regional Alentejano $16.95 (94) (Portugal)

Chateau Jonin 2018 AC Bordeaux $14.95 (94) (France)

Stag’s Hollow 2019 Pinot Noir Okanagan Falls, BC VQA $27 (94) (British Columbia, Canada)

Stag’s Hollow 2019 Pinot Noir Shuttleworth Creek, Okanagan Valley BC VQA $27 (94) (British Columbia, Canada)

Susana Balbo 2019 Signature Malbec, Valle de Uco. $20.95 (94) (Argentina)

Ponte Pellegrino Aglianico 2018 $14.95, (94) (Italy)

Stag’s Hollow 2018 Tempranillo, Okanagan Falls, BC VQA $28. (94) (British Columbia, Canada)

Smoke & Gamble Appassimento Ontario VQA $49.95 (94) (Ontario, Canada)

Sunrock Vineyards 2016 Red Meritage, Okanagan Valley BC VQA $34.95 (94) (British Columbia, Canada)

Canoe Ridge Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Columbia Valley $29.95 (94) (Washington State, United States)

Cloudline 2018 Pinot Noir  Willamette Valley $26.95 (94) (Oregon, United States)

Ben Marco 2018 Malbec Uco Valley $19.95 (94) (Argentina)

Lavradores de Feitoria Tres Bagos Reserva Tinto Douro DOC 2016 $19.95 (94) (Portugal)

Malivoire Le Coeur 2020 Gamay VQA Beamsville Bench (94) (Ontario, Canada)

Two Sisters 2015 Merlot, VQA Niagara River $84.80 (94) (Ontario Canada)

Tenuta Della Luia Cilestro 2018, Rosso Toscano IGT $15.95, (93) (Italy)

Jean Michel Dupré Vignes de 1940 AC Beaujolais Villages 2019 $16.95 (93) (France)

Quadrus Douro 2015 Douro DOC $22.95 (93) (Portugal)

Malivoire Demo Series 2020 Analog Cabernet Franc and Gamay $27.95 Twenty Mile Bench VQA Ontario (93) (Ontario, Canada)

Louis Bernard Côtes du Rhône Villages 2019 $16.95 (93) (France)

Red Tractor 2017 Cabernet Franc VQA Four Mile Creek $25 (93) (Ontario, Canada)

Meyer Family Vineyards 2019 McLean Creek Road Vineyard Okanagan Valley BC VQA $34.87 (93) (British Columbia, Canada)

Meyer Family Vineyards 2019 Pinot Noir McLean Creek Road Vineyard Okanagan Valley BC VQA $43.57 (92) (British Columbia, Canada)

Quinta da Rede 2017 Reserva Douro DOC $18.95 (92) (Portugal)

Romeo Selección 2017 Monastrell $16.95 (92) (Spain)

Esporão Tinto Reserva 2017 Alentejano $26.95 (92) (Portugal)

Album Reserva 2018 Red Vinho Regional Alentejano $19.95 (92) (Portugal)

Marynissen 2017 Cabernet Merlot VQA Niagara Peninsula $17.95 (92) (Ontario, Canada)

Trius Red The Icon 2018 Niagara Peninsula VQA $24.95 (92) (Ontario, Canada)

Mission Hill 2017 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon BC VQA $29.95 (92) (British Columbia, Canada)

Havens Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 Rutherford $38.95 (92) (California, USA)

Stag’s Hollow 2018 Syrah Okanagan Valley BC VQA $27 (92) (British Columbia, Canada)

Stag’s Hollow 2018 Renaissance Syrah Okanagan Falls BC VQA $38 (92) (British Columbia, Canada)

Chateau Recougne 2018 AC Bordeaux Supérieur $15.95 (92) (France)

Tom de Baton das Herédias 2017 DOC Douro $16.95 (92) (Portugal)

Zelena Barka Voros Cuvée 2017 $13.95 (92) (Hungary)

Deep Woods Estate 2019 Ebony Cabernet Shiraz Western Australia $19.95 (92) (Australia)

Paxton AAA Shiraz Grenache McLaren Vale 2019 $21.95 (92) (Australia)

Crasto 2019 Douro DOC $18.95 (92) (Portugal)

Published by Robert K Stephen (CSW)

Robert K Stephen writes about food and drink, travel, and lifestyle issues. He is one of the few non-national writers to be certified as a wine specialist by the Society of Wine Educators, in Washington, DC. Robert was the first associate member of the Wine Writers’ Circle of Canada. He also holds a Mindfulness Certification from the University of Leiden and the University of Toronto. Be it Spanish cured meat, dried fruit, BBQ, or recycled bamboo place mats, Robert endeavours to escape the mundane, which is why he has established this publication. His motto is, "Have Story, Will Write."

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