WWW.CITISCAPES.COM | 119 Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi, California, Red Blend, $8 Offers warm, toasty aromas and flavors – including jammy blackberry, plum, vanilla and baking spices. It’s full and rich with a long, flavorful finish. Steele Stymie, Lake County, Calif., Merlot, $35 With a rich, deep red color and firm body, exhibiting aromas of chocolate, jammy fruit, tobacco and pepper, the palate reveals a rich, well-structured wine with layers of ripe red currants, anise, chocolate-covered cherries, a peppery mid-palate, and just a hint of coffee. This high-quality fruit produces an excellent, long- lasting finish and smooth tannins. Jamieson Ranch Double Lariat, Napa Valley, Calif., Cabernet Sauvignon, $38 Enticing aromas with notes of cocoa, mocha and hazelnut intrigue the senses. Flavors of black cherry, cassis, plum and cola delight the palate leading to supple tannins that carry through a lengthy finish. Canard Vineyard, Napa Valley, Calif., Zinfandel, $45 On the nose and upon entry, the wine is a seamless transition of rich, ripe blackberry, cedar, exotic spices and a hint of toffee. The mid-palate is full bodied with a luscious mouthfeel of ripe, red cherries and sweet, black plums. The finish is long and soft with hints of vanilla bean, coriander and toasted oak.  Save the light and fruity wines for summer – the holidays and cold-weather months are best enjoyed with a strong, heart-warming red! Not only do red wines match Santa’s suit, they pair well with most any holiday dish. Here are some great picks to keep your spirits merry and bright. Cheers! Red for the Holidays