Finding your sweet spot. Pinot Noir â€“ acidity. Pinot Noir is the perfect red wine for understanding acidity. Syrah/Shiraz â€“ body. The body of the wine is also important. Cabernet Sauvignon â€“ tannin. Next up are tannins. Zinfandel â€“ alcohol. Most red wines are high in alcohol, but Zinfandel is one of the highest.
Fortunately, some wines are great "break-in" wines that can kick start a. . wine drinking experience with reds or whites, but generally, it's best to begin with white. in love with a Pinot Noir even if you don't fancy yourself a red wine enthusiast.