Recommendations by Marissa Ross
  1. Gamay
    Light body/medium-high acidity/low tannins. Tart red berries, subtle peony and violet
  2. Cinsault
    Light body/low acidity/ low tannins. Fruity-cranberry,strawberry dash of pepper
  3. Grenache
    Strawberry and rasperry flavors (fruity snacks)- one that's more bitter and balsamic is Spain's Hairy Grenache
  4. Counoise
    Light body/high acidity/low tannin. Tart cranberry and spices strawberry
  5. Barbera
    Medium body/high acidity/low tannins. Cherry, cranberries and pinewood (fruity & woodsy)
  6. Pineau d' Aunis
    Light body/high acidity/low tannins
  7. Pinot noir
    Light body/medium-high acidity/medium-low t. Versatile, loved by many cranberry, raspberry and cherry notes