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Red

 
Varietal/Style
Region/Style
Profile

Different types of winemaking practices can affect the outcome of your wine. The chart below is a guideline for how we describe the profiles of our finished wines. Refer to tasting notes for each wine’s profile.

OAK BODY SWEETNESS
U - UNOAKED
L - LIGHT
M - MEDIUM
H - HEAVY
L - LIGHT
M - MEDIUM
F - FULL
D - DRY
O - OFF-DRY
S - SWEET
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Amarone
Italy
H | F | D
Varietal/Style: Amarone
Profile: H | F | D
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Weeks 6
Varietal Amarone
Sweetness Dry
Oak Heavy
Body Full
Labels Included Yes
Wine Kit Instructions (PDF)

CRU SELECT Amarone Style

This classic Italian style wine is packed with rich raspberry, blackberry and cassis flavours. Deep, dark, and inviting, the finish is long, lingering, and full of ripe tannins.

Food Pairings

Tastes great with heavy meat like beef or lamb with gorgonzola sauce.

Cabernet Sauvignon
Australia
M | M | D
Varietal/Style: Cabernet Sauvignon
Profile: M | M | D
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Weeks 6
Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Sweetness Dry
Oak Medium
Body Medium
Labels Included Yes
Wine Kit Instructions (PDF)

CRU SELECT Australia Style Cabernet Sauvignon

Soft yet fruity, this Australian style Cab shows more complex varietal fruit flavours, including cherry and blackberry than its Old World counterpart.

Food Pairings

Great with roasted duck or beef and veggie stirfry.

Cabernet Shiraz Merlot
Australia
H | F | D
Varietal/Style: Cabernet Shiraz Merlot
Profile: H | F | D
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Weeks 6
Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Shiraz
Merlot
Sweetness Dry
Oak Heavy
Body Full
Labels Included Yes
Wine Kit Instructions (PDF)

CRU SELECT Australia Style Cabernet Shiraz Merlot

These three noble grapes, grown in Australia’s warm climate, have produced an elegant wine with aromas of leather and black pepper and intense jammy flavours of blackberries.

Food Pairings

Great with roasted meat including beef, lamb or veal.

Shiraz
Australia
H | M | D
Varietal/Style: Shiraz
Profile: H | M | D
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Weeks 6
Varietal Syrah/Shiraz
Sweetness Dry
Oak Heavy
Body Medium
Labels Included Yes
Wine Kit Instructions (PDF)

CRU SELECT Australia Style Shiraz

Deep and dark in colour with a rich bouquet of fruit and a hint of cassis, this is the Shiraz that put Australian wines on the map. It will age into a velvety wine of pure elegance.

Food Pairings

Ideal with spciy chili con carne or burgers with grilled onions and gouda cheese.

Cabernet Syrah Zinfandel
California
H | M | D
Varietal/Style: Cabernet Syrah Zinfandel
Profile: H | M | D
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Weeks 6
Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Syrah
Zinfandel
Sweetness Dry
Oak Heavy
Body Medium
Labels Included Yes
Wine Kit Instructions (PDF)

CRU SELECT Cabernet Syrah Zinfandel

This is a classic big, bold California red blend. It exudes pronounced flavours of black cherries and berries layered with toasted oak, vanilla, and rich notes of dark chocolate and coffee.

Food Pairings

Try with honey and spice glazed chicken or beef chili and beans.

Pinot Noir
California
L | M | D
Varietal/Style: Pinot Noir
Profile: L | M | D
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Weeks 6
Varietal Pinot Noir
Sweetness Dry
Oak Light
Body Medium
Labels Included Yes
Wine Kit Instructions (PDF)

CRU SELECT California Style Pinot Noir

This New World California style Pinot Noir features a bouquet of rich tobacco and ripe dark cherries. The, hint of oak and velvety tannins on the palate are a pleasant surprise.

Food Pairings

Pairs well with duck breast and pomegranate citrus glaze or pancetta-wrapped grilled turkey.

Cabernet Malbec Carménère
Chile
M | M | D
Varietal/Style: Cabernet Malbec Carménère
Profile: M | M | D
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Weeks 6
Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Malbec
Carménère
Sweetness Dry
Oak Medium
Body Medium
Labels Included Yes
Wine Kit Instructions (PDF)

CRU SELECT Chile Style Cabernet Malbec Carménère

Strong notes of green pepper, dark fruit, and leather define this rich dark wine. Smooth tannins grace the palate followed by blackberries and spice.

Food Pairings

Perfect with Chilean dishes such as corn and meat pie or grilled beef tenderloin with cilantro sauce.

Malbec
Chile
H | M | D
Varietal/Style: Malbec
Profile: H | M | D
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Weeks 6
Varietal Malbec
Sweetness Dry
Oak Heavy
Body Medium
Labels Included Yes
Wine Kit Instructions (PDF)

CRU SELECT Chile Style Malbec

Aromas of crushed blackberries and vanilla follow through to a densely packed palate boasting chocolate and abundant oak tones. This wine showcases the Malbec grape at its best.

Food Pairings

Serve with duck confit or country-style ribs and BBQ sauce.

Merlot
France
M | M | D
Varietal/Style: Merlot
Profile: M | M | D
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Weeks 6
Varietal Merlot
Sweetness Dry
Oak Medium
Body Medium
Labels Included Yes
Wine Kit Instructions (PDF)

CRU SELECT France Style Merlot

Impressive aromas of farm fresh strawberries, violets, and vanilla framed with soft silky tannins. Powerful notes of ripe raspberries, cherries, and dark fruit on the palate. A true French classic wine.

Food Pairings

Perfect with grilled lambchops or veal and portabello mushrooms.

Nebbiolo
Italy
M | M | D
Varietal/Style: Nebbiolo
Profile: M | M | D
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Weeks 6
Varietal Nebbiolo
Sweetness Dry
Oak Medium
Body Medium
Labels Included Yes
Wine Kit Instructions (PDF)

CRU SELECT Italy Style Nebbiolo

Made from the prized Nebbiolo grape, this wine features flavours of violet, cherries, and cocoa. Undertones of toasted oak, dark fruit and firm acidity dominate the long finish.

Food Pairings

Enjoy with rack of lamb, mushroom lasagna or garlicky grilled beef.

Sangiovese
Italy
M | M | D
Varietal/Style: Sangiovese
Profile: M | M | D
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Weeks 6
Varietal Sangiovese
Sweetness Dry
Oak Medium
Body Medium
Labels Included Yes
Wine Kit Instructions (PDF)

CRU SELECT Italy Style Sangiovese

This deep ruby red wine with aromas of tobacco, ripe plums and black cherries will remind you of Tuscany. The palate offers explosive notes of blackberries, prunes, and vanilla.

Food Pairings

Serve with penne alla vodka or chicken parmigiana.

Valpola
Italy
M | M | D
Varietal/Style: Valpola
Profile: M | M | D
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Weeks 6
Varietal Valpola
Sweetness Dry
Oak Medium
Body Medium
Labels Included Yes
Wine Kit Instructions (PDF)

CRU SELECT Italy Style Valpola

An aroma reminiscent of farm fresh cherries backed by streaks of dark chocolate. Toasted oak on the palate helps it age into an Italian style wine of award winning potential.

Fermenting your wine on GenuWine Winery Dried Grape Skins will add deep hues, enhance the bouquet, and promote chewy tannins for a lingering finish.

Food Pairings

Enjoy with beef stroganoff or chicken with mushroom and onion gravy.

Rosso Grande
Italy
M | F | D
Varietal/Style: Rosso Grande
Profile: M | F | D
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Weeks 6
Varietal Italy Red Blend
Sweetness Dry
Oak Medium
Body Full
Labels Included Yes
Wine Kit Instructions (PDF)

CRU SELECT Rosso Grande

Deep ruby-garnet colour and spicy oak aroma and bursting with vibrant flavours of ripe berries and black cherries. This is classic, food-friendly Italian style red wine.

Food Pairings

Great with meaty pizza or pasta and tomato sauce.

White

 
Varietal/Style
Region/Style
Profile

Different types of winemaking practices can affect the outcome of your wine. The chart below is a guideline for how we describe the profiles of our finished wines. Refer to tasting notes for each wine’s profile.

OAK BODY SWEETNESS
U - UNOAKED
L - LIGHT
M - MEDIUM
H - HEAVY
L - LIGHT
M - MEDIUM
F - FULL
D - DRY
O - OFF-DRY
S - SWEET
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Argentina Style Trio
Argentina
U | M | D
Varietal/Style: Argentina Style Trio
Profile: U | M | D
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Weeks 6
Varietal Viognier
Riesling
Chardonnay
Sweetness Dry
Oak Unoaked
Body Medium
Labels Included Yes
Wine Kit Instructions (PDF)

CRU SELECT Argentina Style Trio

This modern New World white highlights the apricot and floral notes of Viognier, the minerality of Riesling, and the tropical aromas of Chardonnay.

Food Pairings

Serve with chicken and root vegetables or grilled fish, potato and mushrooms.

Chardonnay
Australia
M | M | D
Varietal/Style: Chardonnay
Profile: M | M | D
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Weeks 6
Varietal Chardonnay
Sweetness Dry
Oak Medium
Body Medium
Labels Included Yes
Wine Kit Instructions (PDF)

CRU SELECT Australia Style Chardonnay

A classic style Chardonnay that is clean, crisp, and rich in varietal character with fruit flavours abound. It is golden-hued and slightly tart while flavours of vanilla and cloves tantalize the palate.

Food Pairings

Pair with buttery shrimp, poached salmon or cedar planked halibut.

Viognier Pinot Gris
Australia
U | M | D
Varietal/Style: Viognier Pinot Gris
Profile: U | M | D
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Weeks 6
Varietal Viognier
Pinot Grigio
Sweetness Dry
Oak Unoaked
Body Medium
Labels Included Yes
Wine Kit Instructions (PDF)

CRU SELECT Australia Style Viognier Pinot Gris

This popular Australian white blend is extremely aromatic, opening with apricots and pear notes and finishing on a refreshing fruit forward note.

Food Pairings

Serve with roasted turkey and dried fruit sauce or spicy fish cakes.

Bella Bianco™
Italy
H | F | D
Varietal/Style: Bella Bianco™
Profile: H | F | D
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Weeks 5
Varietal Bella Bianco
Sweetness Dry
Oak Heavy
Body Full
Labels Included Yes
Wine Kit Instructions (PDF)

CRU SELECT Bella Bianco™

This modern and bold Italian style white blend is extraordinarily rich, with buttery aromas and flavours that are balanced by lush tropical fruit and full oak character.

Food Pairings

Enjoy with shellfish, baked ham or medium cheddar cheese.

Gewürztraminer
Germany
U | M | O
Varietal/Style: Gewürztraminer
Profile: U | M | O
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Weeks 6
Varietal Gewürztraminer
Sweetness Off-dry
Oak Unoaked
Body Medium
Labels Included Yes
Wine Kit Instructions (PDF)

CRU SELECT Germany Style Gewürztraminer

Spicy notes, typical of Gewürztraminer are complimented by aromas of roses, lychees and tropical fruit. Elderflowers bring out intense fruity characteristics.

Food Pairings

Enjoy with a chicken, almond and rice stirfry or pierogies.

Riesling Traminer
Germany
U | M | D
Varietal/Style: Riesling Traminer
Profile: U | M | D
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Weeks 6
Varietal Riesling
Gewürztraminer
Sweetness Dry
Oak Unoaked
Body Medium
Labels Included Yes
Wine Kit Instructions (PDF)

CRU SELECT Germany Style Riesling Traminer

The fresh, crisp flavours of Riesling combined with the exotic spiciness of Gewürztraminer produce a dry wine with immense character and a well-balanced finish.

Food Pairings

Try it with fried mackerel and cilantro sauce or pork chops and sticky rice.

Pinot Grigio
Italy
U | L | D
Varietal/Style: Pinot Grigio
Profile: U | L | D
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Weeks 6
Varietal Pinot Grigio
Sweetness Dry
Oak Unoaked
Body Light
Labels Included Yes
Wine Kit Instructions (PDF)

CRU SELECT Italy Style Pinot Grigio

Made in an Italian style, the bouquet reveals bright citrus and green apple aromas with honeydew tones; an exquisite balance of citrus and acidity.

Food Pairings

Excellent with light seafood dishes such as garlic and lemon shrimp or fresh crab salad.

Sauvignon Blanc
New Zealand
L | M | D
Varietal/Style: Sauvignon Blanc
Profile: L | M | D
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Weeks 6
Varietal Sauvignon Blanc
Sweetness Dry
Oak Light
Body Medium
Labels Included Yes
Wine Kit Instructions (PDF)

CRU SELECT New Zealand Style Sauvignon Blanc

This renowned New Zealand wine presents soft hues in the glass. It is crisp and light, with intense flavours of grapefruit peel, freshly cut grass, and light oak on the finish.

Food Pairings

Pairs well with fresh seafood such as oysters and scallops or goat cheese.