Craft winemakers who expect more from an everyday wine enjoy drinking Cru International. These wines highlight the unique tastes of the most acclaimed wine styles of the old and new worlds. Whether you enjoy tantalizing reds or exciting whites, Cru International brings the world of international wine styles to you.
Many of the world-renowned red style wines feature our GenuWine Winery Dried Grape Skins. The patented process in which we preserve the grape skins, brings "fresh from the vineyard" aromas, and delivers the best flavours from the grapes to every glass. Ready in as little as five weeks.
California Chardonnay - Captivating flavours of green apple and tropical fruit enhances an upfront floral bouquet as is expected by the finest California Chardonnays. It will develop to reveal layers of ripe fruit and integrated oak.
California Muscat - A luscious blend with flavours and aromas of peach, apricot, baked apple, and pear. This soft white crowd-pleasing California wine also has a hint of tropical fruit.
California White Zinfandel - This easy drinking, classically California style blush offers fresh floral notes on the nose and pleasing berry flavours with a soft, off-dry finish on the palate.
France Rose - Made in the classic French rose style, it is light bodied and pink in colour with spiced strawberry and crisp citrus aromas. The palate features fresh strawberry flavours with a refreshing fruity finish.
German Gewurztraminer - Made in the style of one of Germany's most renowned whites, this Gewurztraminer style is balanced and crisp with bold tropical fruits on the palate.
German Mueller-Thurgau - Made from a quintessential German white grape variety, this wine features sublte fruit notes and a mild acidity. Its long and lasting finish will leave you wanting more.
Italian Pinot Grigio - An enticing deep apple and grapefruit bouquet with apple and citrus notes that follow through to the palate and linger with a dry finish. This Pinot Grigio is made in the true northern Italian style.
Ontario Sauvignon Blanc - Straw in colour with a refreshing grassy nose; bold herbal tones and fresh citrus flavours on the palate. This wine is as delightful as a cool Ontario Fall day, its finish both long and fruity.
South Africa Chenin Blanc - The fruity nose has hints of green apple and lemon with a subtle floral bouquet. On the palate, true to its South African origins, it is delightfully refreshing.
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German Riesling - Made from a quintessential German white grape variety, this wine features subtle fruit notes and a mild acidity. Its long and lasting finish will leave you wanting more.
Italy Verdicchio - Herbal aromas dominate the bouquet, white flavours of lemon and pear entice the palate. The finish is crisp and clean. A refreshing style white wine.
Argentina Malbec Syrah - Argentina's best known and cherished red prage, Malbec, is blended with spicy Syrah to create a wine with pleasant toasty aromas and hints of cherry and dark fruit on the palate.
Australian Cabernet Sauvignon - A classic, Cabernet Sauvignon with a nose of blackcurrants, dark chocolate, and subtle toasty notes with hints of coffee and vanilla notes on the palate.
British Columbia Pinot Noir - As one would expect from a BC style Pinot Noir, this wine features, aromas of black cherries and fresh strawberries. Silky tannins while subtle notes of pepper and spice round out the palate.
California Syrah - Raspberries and peppery spice blend in harmony to create an elegant flavour with soft, balanced tannins and a lingering, smooth finish. This is a California wine at its best.
California Zinfandel - California's prized grape creates a wine with a luscious bouquet of ripe black cherry and delicate spices. The palate boasts a hint of toasted oak with well-rounded berry fruit, and a long finish.
Chile Cabernet Merlot - A robust bouquet of warm dark fruit and tobacco leads to elevated aromas of ripe black currants and cherries. Layers of coffee and dark plum notes unfold to reveal a traditional Chilean dry wine with supple tannins.
Chile Malbec - Warm spice notes and aromas, and flavours of ripe blackberry and blackcurrant. Chile is well known for theses chewy, deep, rustic red wines with intense cherry flavours and blended oak undertones.
Italy Nebbiolo - Luxurious flavours of dark plums and chocolate greet the nose, while hints of blackberries, toasted oak, and spices are found on the palate of this great Italian classic.
Italy Sangiovese - Perhaps Italy's best loved grape form Tuscany, this wine is expressive on the palate with lively cherry fruit and a brisk acidity supported by ample smooth tannins with a deep and lingering finish.
Washington Merlot - A cooler climate style Merlot from Washington, this wine features classic flavours of cassis and chocolate. It is dark and rich with complex notes of blackberries and velvety tannins.
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California Cabernet Sauvignon - A hint of violet is present in the bouquet, typical of this variety. It's superbly enhanced with the addition of oak, and while it can be drunk young, it also does well with age.
Chile Merlot - A smooth, rich wine, medium dark in colour with notes of blackberry and currants. A hint of green olive in the bouquet will pleasantly surprise you and delight you.
France Vieux Chateau du Roi - A complex blend of grape varietals, this rich wine is dark in colour and high in tannin, leaving a hint of plum on the palate.
Italy Valpola - An intense, deep - coloured red wine boasting a velvety yet fruity flavour with a long, lingering finish. Aging will only add to the complexity of this food-friendly wine.
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