Wine and summer, summer and wine. The two just go together. They both stand for relaxation, joy, and an enthusiasm for life. The craving for a relaxing bottle of wine can really kick in after a long week of work. But some wines go better with summer than others, and that is what we are here for: to help you sort through the wine jungle. Check out this list of six of the best wines as you enjoy the rest of your summer.
Summer Wine Ideas
Try these six wines this summer. You won’t regret it.
Gloria Ferrer Va de Vi
Va de Vi, a new sparkling wine was created to celebrate Gloria Ferrer’s Spanish heritage. It’s a stylish “méthode champenoise” which features fantastic aromas and flavors with its blend of Pinor Noir and Chardonnay. Ripe apples, Asian Pears, and Bing Cherries are all flavors which will make their appearance before a smooth and thoughtful end. Va de Vi is also great to have with Indian or Thai cuisine.
Gia 2012 Frizzante
A refreshing blend of passion fruit, pears, honey, and acacia flowers, this wine is recommended chilled at 45 degrees. A great companion of the desserts and fruits, it’s distinctly fresh and effervescent. Also great with spicy Asian cuisine.
Da Vinci 2013 Pinot Grigio
Made of an 87% Pinot Grigio, 13% Chardonnay blend, Da Vinci delle Venezie Pinot Grigio ends with a mineral touch of acidity. This follows the tropical fruit and citrus opening, accompanied by a floral aroma contained in the light colored excellence.
Cambria Julia’s Vineyard Pinot Noir 2012
Try Julia’s Vineyard Pinot Noir carries subtly earth elements in a purple depths. The tannin construction houses dark berry and fruit flavors and aromas with a gentle fruity conclusion. Great pairing with roasted tomatoes, mushrooms, fi‑let mignon, and truffles.
Domaine Lafage Vin du Pays Cote d’Est 2013
Made only for the United States market, this blend of 50% Grenache Blanc, 30% Chardonnay, and 20% Marsanne is crisp with a pure acidity which adds a juiciness to the idea buttered citrus, honeyed minerality, and green herbs. It’s delicious, and should last for another year or two if you don’t get to it this summer.
Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion 2010
The 2010 Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion is a master of wine heritage. Reminiscent of the 1955, it may be a wine which will taste as good or better in another 50 years. Blueberry and blackberry hints masked in the dense purple, surrounded by charcoal embers culminating in a remarkable finish.
If you like this selection of wines you will love Julio’s Liquors wine shop in Westboro, MA. In addition to some of the world’s best wines, Julio’s Liquors is the home to an excellent selection of liquors, beers, cigars, spices, and exotic foods. Contact our knowledgeable staff with any questions regarding our many products. We are proud of our staff’s expertise and our shops welcoming atmosphere.