Pinot Noir - “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, #wine columnist at Vanity Fair, once described of Pinot Noir. http://www.snooth.com/varietal/pinot-noir/
Gewürztraminer, Literally translated as "spicy", Gewurztraminer is grown primarily in Germany and in the Alsace region of France where the cooler climate allows it to ripen fully. It has a light, crisp acidity and a bold flavor
Gamay - Legend has it that it was brought over by the Romans in the first century BC to the town of Beaujeu, near Beaune, in the Burgundy region of France. In the mid 1300s it was cultivated as a relief from the strains of the Black Death. http://www.snooth.com
Syrah is used primarily for producing strong red wines. The world’s 7th most grown grape in 2004, it is used as a varietal just as often as it’s blended. Its high tannin content gives it the ability to influence powerfully flavored, full bodied wines. http://www.snooth.com/varietal/syrah/
Nebbiolo (Italian) grape variety from the Piedmont region where it makes (DOCG) wines of Barolo, Barbaresco, Gattinara and Ghemme. Nebbiolo produces lightly colored red wines which can be highly tannic in youth with scents of tar and roses. Nebbiolo wines can require years of aging to balance the tannins with other characteristics.