nature The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked  

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List Rules Red, white, or even rose! Vote up the all-around best varietals of wine you love to drink.

Looking for some good wines to buy? Look no further! Here, you'll find a list of some of the very best wines to drink. Whether you prefer red or white - or even rosé - this list has you covered. From black to red fruit undertones to sweet or dry varieties, you can browse this list to familiarize yourself with different kinds of wine and grape varietals. Vote up your favorites and vote down anything ill-suited for your tastes. 

What varietals will you find on this list? Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the most popular in the world and its grapes are grown across Europe, California, and Australia. Merlot is another very popular wine all over the globe. You also may prefer white over red. For those who like an oak flavor, it does not get much better than Chardonnay. Can't decide between white or red? Try Provence or Tempranillo Rosé. Other good types of wine included in this collection include Zinfandel, Pinot Noir, and Shiraz.

Which type of wine is your favorite? Which top wine varietals deserve to be in the Top 5 or Top 10 of this list? Give the best varietals a thumbs up and please add any good types of wine we may have missed.

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1
393 105
Cabernet Sauvignon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked
2
439 127
Merlot is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked
3
397 109
Pinot Noir is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked
4
339 100
Zinfandel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked
5
362 128
Chardonnay is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked
Chardonnay
6
301 113
Riesling is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked
7
311 123
Muscat is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked
8
247 107
Sauvignon blanc is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked
9
160 74
Malbec is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked
10
189 97
Pinot Gris is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked
11
159 98
Shiraz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked
12
95 74
Pinot blanc is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked
13
70 50
Provence Rosé is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked
Provence Rosé
14
73 60
Gewürztraminer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked
15
79 70
Tempranillo Rosé is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked
Tempranillo Rosé
16
62 51
Sangiovese is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked
17
58 48
Montepulciano is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked
18
58 49
Tempranillo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked
19
61 60
Cabernet Franc is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked
20
42 47
Chenin blanc is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked
21
41 47
Schwarzriesling is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked
Schwarzriesling
22
31 35
Albariño is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked
23
5 1
Chianti is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked
rnewman added Chianti
24
45 55
Grenache is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked
25
28 33
Nero D'avola is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Wine Varietals, Ranked
Nero D'avola