Best Light Red Wine

Belle Glos Meiomi Pinot Noir 2006

USA  $39.99  +278937

  Look out for this California Pinot. It is hard to imagine a wine being silkier than this. Pure pleasure.

Cono Sur Merlot 2007

Chile  $10.99  +457176

Monster best buy from Chile.

Solaz Tempranillo Cabernet Sauvignon 2005

Spain  $11.99  +610188

Stylish, well-balanced Spanish blend.

Ricossa Barbera D’Asti  2006

Italy  $16 +457135

Juicy, peppery, lively Barbera.

Santa Maria La Palma Le Bombarde Cannonau 2006 

Italy  $16.99 +571323

Bombastic Sardinian Grenache.

Francis Ford Coppola Rosso Classic 2006

USA  $21.99 +080606 (various private stores)

Delicious old-school California red.

See Ya Later Ranch Pinot Noir 2006

B.C.  $22.99 +075267

B.C. Pinot with poise.

Col D’Orcia Rosso di Montalcino  2006

Italy  $30.99 +715805

Elegance and style from one of Tuscany’s greats.

CedarCreek Platinum Reserve Pinot Noir 2006 

B.C.  $40  +585711

Velvety rich B.C. Pinot.

Quails’ Gate Stewart Family Reserve Pinot Noir 2006 

B.C.  $45 +639658

Cool-climate Pinot par excellence.

Merryvale  Carneros Pinot Noir  2006

USA  $49.99  +038562 (private wine stores)

Polished, elegant Pinot from cool-climate Carneros.