15 Best Red Wines and Scotches to Drink in 2021


From a fuggy oak aroma to the oxidated exotic berries when swirled, Scotches and Red wines are flavored and smelt just like that. If we add some to our Bordeaux or those old Glencairn, we are adding pleasure to our lives, and if you are still wondering which one to serve when the guest arrives, we are here with the list of Best Red Wines and Scotches just for you.

Scotch is the malted whisky that is aged well for a minimum of five years in the oak barrels, while Red wines are also the aged alcohol made from the berries, which is why these alcoholic drinks are the royalties of all. Their diaspora is from royal gatherings to small intimate conversations. If you are thinking of making your first move, initiate a small talk via Scotch or red wine.

You will end up finding a wide range of local and exotic flavors and brands of Scotches and Red wines; the best ones are still hard to find or recognize. So, here is a list of the 15 best Red wines and Scotches brands, which will help you decorate your bar or even flex with your drinking buddies. Some of them are Lagavulin (the most matured Scotch), Chappellet Cabernet Franc (the stained red wine), Chivas Regal (the world’s choice).

Let us know more about these drinks and which one also suits your budget.

15 Smoothest Red Wines and Scotches you should know.  

Following are the 15 best smoothest and divine Red Wines and Scotches, just for you-

1# Lagavulin

Lagavulin: best Red wines & scotch

Hailing straight from Islay, Scotland, this single malt Scotch is to die for. It has over 16 years of maturing period and oozes the smoky aroma of molasse. Lagavulin is not just a single malt scotch but a specific flavored malt made by experienced workers in the Lagavulin distillery at Islay.

It acquires a first place in the list. What makes it unique is its wholesome natural liquids, and also the product’s popularity locally and abroad make it a well-pronounced brand worldwide.

Price: $92.27 for 750 ml

2# Chappellet Cabernet Franc

Chappellet Cabernet Franc- Best Red wines & Scotch

We all know that every fruit tastes better when grown under the best climatic arrangements; hence, the grapes used for Chappellet Cabernet Franc serve the most ripened and piquant flavor of grapes, which are grown on the Pritchard Hill.

Specifically, this red wine is matured for 22 months in a French oak barrel, which acts as a catalyst to power the maturation period and makes it the best of them all.  

Price: $ 85 for 750 ml

3# Talisker

Talisker: Best Red Wines & Scotches

With its aroma, taste, and richness of malt, this Scotch bag awards for it. It has won ‘Double Gold Medal for Best Single Malt Scotch’ for 12 years and also in 2007 it won ‘Best Single Malt in the World.’ After its worldwide popularity, I don’t think you need to know more about this Scotch.

Nevertheless, this aged single malt was first manufactured in 1830; since then, it has never failed to impress its loyal customers. The distillery where this single malt is prepared is situated at Isle of Skye Island in Scotland.

Price: $98.2 to $48.51 for 750 ml (price may differ from place to place)

4# Dow’s 2016 Vintage Port

Dow's 2016 Vintage Port: Best Red Wines & Scotches

This particular red wine is not just the serving of fermented grapes but also its stems and leaves, which adds to the classic aroma, which all other wines share. Dow’s 2016 embodies a dark rare red shade, which makes it the most palpable wine.

Its residue gives an aftereffect on your tongue after you have gulped on a sip. Dow’s 2016 Vintage, if compared with other red wines, is relatively silent in taste but has a powerful ending. Go grab it for your wife for her birthday dinner; she will surely like it.

Price: $150 for 750 ml

5# Oban

Oban: Best Red Wines and Scotches

The production place and the Scotch share a common name, ‘Oban.’ This popular Scotch dwells for 14 years, and the drinkers get the most tempting taste if served daintily. Oban possesses a time, noticeable of 21 years of a complete production, which includes 14 years of maturation.

Oban is one of the most talked-about yet the strongest of all names in this article. If you are drinking Oban when your friends are with you, playing the best drinking games, it will turn the tables, and you will able to add that night to your memory list.

Price: $66 for 750 ml

6# Louis Latour Chateau Corton Grancey

Louis Latour Chateau Corton Grancey

The first choice of every tasting school in the world is Chateau Corton Grancey. This is the third production of the brand Louis Latour following after burgundy and rum. Chateau Corton will either be available in a single flavor of berries, citrus fruits like oranges, different types of currants, or the mixture of all with a popping taste of each.

Louis Latour is a brand in itself and will serve you and your friends the best red wine for the evening.

Price: $155 for 750 ml

7# Glenfiddich


With some rare spices mixed well and churned in the Scotch to give the authentic and most spicy after effect. Glenfiddich is made under the surveillance of the most trained and experienced craftsmen, who have passed the legacy since 1887.

The taste, flavors, price, and spicy after effect of this Scotch makes explicitly it the most wanted Scotch in the world. It is produced in Speyside is also named as the drink of Speyside by the Britishers.

Price: $109.99 for 750 ml

8# Charles Krug Cabernet Sauvignon

Charles Krug Cabernet Sauvignon

With features like aged well, the longest-running distillery in the Valley, Charles Krug Cabernet Sauvignon is the most favorite Winery in Napa County, California. It is affordable and, at that price, serves the most exotic red wine with a stained red color, giving you a mouth-watering experience.

Charles Krug Cabernet Sauvignon is the best choice for family’s Easter Gatherings or Thanksgiving dinner. Call out for friends to taste this fantastic wine.

Price: $33 for 750 ml.

9# Caol Ila

Caol Ila

One of the production from Islay in Scotland. This is the other gem that quenches your thirst for the best around the town. While wearing your best wedding dress at your wedding and getting served with this fantastic Scotch, the celebration is multiplied by two.

You will be able to relax from everything going on and will turn your switch on for celebration. Caol Ila is also one of the longest-running brands of Scotch, with this particular matured for 12 years.

Price: $62 for 750 ml

10# Larkmead Cabernet Sauvignon

 Larkmead Cabernet Sauvignon

Larkmead Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the layered wineries you will ever experience. It will help your tastebuds drown into the acidity of the ingredients, the one after the other ingredient’s taste, and also an over-powering maturation period.

Larkmead is nothing but just a royal drink with an unknown taste, yet the most delightful one. Please order Larkmead Cabernet Sauvignon to serve your guests something fresh and new if you are throwing your wedding anniversary party.

Price: $139 for 750 ml

11# Highland park

Highland park

Highland Park highlights the name and the climate of the place Highland through its peculiar taste. Its ingredients are sown and grown under extreme climatic conditions, which might be one reason for the intense flavor.

Highland Park is named in 1798, introducing you to this single malted Scotch that matured over 17 years. Highland Park is capable of giving you a subtle swift as you drink a neat.

Price: $50 for 750 ml

12# Frank Family Vineyards

Frank Family Vineyards

This pinot noir is an extraction of highly concentrated grapes, giving such a deep and long-lasting experience to our taste buds. 

Frank Family Vineyards is explicitly one of the most talked-about red wines in the town. Frank Family Vineyards is considered the most sold product as a gift item during events like Christmas or Easter.  

 Price: $35 for 750 ml

13# Bunnahabhain


One of my family’s favorite Scotch, Bunnahabhain, is the best pick for a scotch. You and your family are watching the best Documentaries on Amazon or Netflix; you can accompany that private space with Bunnahabhain.

The maturity of this Scotch will allow you to get engrossed in the film’s depth and fall into slowly affecting Scotch. Bunnahabhain also hails from Islay and matures it Scotch for over 12 years, which can be felt in its taste.

Price: $61 for 750 ml

14# Felton Road Calvert Pinot Noir

Felton Road Calvert Pinot Noir

The chilled aroma of Pinot Noir gives you an experience of New Zealand winters. The authenticity of this pinot noir is incomparable, as it also one of the smoothest. Red wines in the world. Felton Road Calvert Pinot Noir is extracted from the colored ripen Pinot grapes grown on the Bannockburn soil.

Its earthly taste and the spicy long-lasting citrus taste will make you fall for this fantastic red wine. Adding this to your bar will make you and your wife happy and satisfied, withholding this in your great collection.

Price: $58 for 750 ml

15# Chivas Regal

Chivas Regal

It will be so disrespectful for this brand if we are not including Chivas Regal in this list. The most talked and purchased single malt scotch is Chivas Regal. Chivas Regal is like a hero of the film, which reacts a little late but reacts like power when he reacts.

Chivas holds a separation of its flavors in layers which unfolds sip by sip. You cannot enjoy this malt in one go; the oxidation of it, once it is poured, allows its flavors to grow and satisfies the consumer’s taste bud.

Price: $75 for 750 ml

These were some of the most potent and delightful, tasty scotches and Red wines for the people to know about. It will go well with everything a gaming night with bros, wedding shenanigans, Film night, or just a party; Now you know which one to buy.

Vansh Sharma
Vansh Sharma
Graduate in Journalism and Mass Media. For me, writing is a free flow of thoughts and opinions that brings reality in a formative way. I am a keen observer of society and nature, hence my writing shares a dramatic arch with deep rationale. Writing and reading make me think deeper and help me draw a contrast to understand better. I have written research papers and am on the verge to complete more. You can walk with me from Cinema, lifestyle & everyday speculations to technology, health, and education.


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