It’s no secret that Western Australia is renowned for producing some of the best wines in the world. From Swan Valley to Margaret River, the state has a rich history of producing exceptional high-quality wine. That’s not to say you can’t find a great bottle of red at a great price, but you need to know where to look. Finding good cheap red wine can be a mission, to help you out we’ve compiled a list of the best red wines under $20 in Western Australia.
Forest Hill Cabernet Merlot
The Forest Hill Cabernet Merlot is an absolute steal at this price. This medium-bodied wine has strong aromas of dark chocolate and berries, paired with rich dark fruity flavours. Taking a sip reveals a generous mouth-feel with plum hues, dusty tannins and subtle licorice aromas. This is a delightful multi-faceted Cab Merlot and one of the best wines under $20 in Australia. You can buy the Forest Hill Cabernet Merlot in our online bottle store.
West Cape Howe Tempranillo
The West Cape Howe Tempranillo is a crimson red made with delicate fruity aromas and a hint of smoky tamarillo fruits. Taking a sip reveals rich, spicy berry flavours that are perfectly balanced by the savoury fruit flavours. West Cape Howe have been producing wines in W.A since 1997 and have some of the most mature vineyards in the Great Southern. Medium-bodied, this wine shows earthy notes and is the perfect bottle to take with you to any dinner party. Get a bottle of the West Cape Howe Tempranillo from our online store.
The Xabregas Shiraz is a strong wine with depth and structure. Juicy ripe tannins offer lasting flavours of savoury black cherry, black jube and licorice. Xabregas are a family-owned winery that hail from the Mt Barker region. They’ve spent years producing wines of finesse and elegance. This is a quality red that belongs in your liquor cabinet. Take a look at the Xabregas Shiraz in our online store.
Hay Shed Hill Cabernet Merlot
The Hay Shed Hill Cabernet Merlot has a strong aroma of berry fruits and hints of chocolate mint. When taking a sip the wine explodes with fruity flavours and soft mature ripe tannins. Medium-bodied, this wine shows flavoursome and class cabernet blends. If you love Margaret River wines, make sure you give this a try. You can pick up a bottle of the Hay Shed Hill Cabernet Merlot from our online store.
The Rosily Cartographer Cabernet Merlot starts with a lovely aroma full of berries and lightly toasted oak. In the mouth this is a savoury wine with hints of dark cherry, plum and black olives. There is a subtle edge to this red wine with an attractive oak character. This is a great red that’s easy to drink and with age the flavours will ripen. You can buy a bottle of the Rosily Cartographer Cabernet Merlot from our online store.
You don’t need to blow the budget if you’re looking for a nice bottle of red at a great price. Shop our online store
to find all the red wines featured on this list for under $20.