To optimize the pleasure and experience, red wines need the time to age properly, as well as a few minutes to breathe once the cork is removed before serving. Red wine does not and should not be chilled, and are suitable with meals such as dark meats.
As mentioned, fine red wines are produced from different varieties and strains of grapes grown from various vineyards throughout the world. The most famous and well known, originating from Europe. Experimenting will give you excellent samples of the different flavors, tastes and textures of red wines available.
There are six basic classic red grape varieties that make up the majority of the red wines. Beyond that, there are other strains. Here is an overview of the most common types available.
The 6 Varieties Of Grapes That Make Red Wine
Syrah or Shiraz
There are obviously a lot more strains and variations of grapes which blends into other complementary grape types that make great red wines. This is however, hopefully a suitable overview allowing you to start sampling and experimenting with the fabulous taste that is red wine.