Do you know Marlborough ? It is by far New Zealand's most important wine region. Situated at the northeastern tip of the South Island, this dry, sunny region produces three-quarters of all New Zealand wine. It is particularly famous for its zesty Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc.
Sauternes usually exhibits intense notes of honeyed apricot, butterscotch, caramel, coconut, mango, ginger, marmalade, and citrus themes, along with tropical fruit, honeysuckle, and toasted baking spices. Sauternes qualifies as a very sweet wine.
The pressure is on when it comes to choosing wine for the holiday. We want something everyone can start drinking early and keep drinking late—just to, say, survive any family issues that may arise.
Leaving the latter aside for the moment, the former is fairly easily solved. To taste good with the range of flavors turkey and all the fixings include, wine (red or white) needs to have generous fruit flavors.
Like most other wines made in the Old World, Chianti derives its name not from the grape used to make the wine, which is Sangiovese, but from the region where it is made. Discover more by tasting some Chianti wines !
Step aside, Bordeaux and Burgundy — there’s another bold “B” on the block that’s just as big and bad as you are. We’re saying au revoir to our French bottles and benvenuto to the Wine of Kings, Barolo. Equally noteworthy and just as delicious, Barolo is considered the cream of the crop when it comes to Italian reds. So what makes Barolo ‘The wine of kings, the king of wines".
Pessac-Léognan is, without fail, the home of all of the Graves appellation's most famous red wines. Although it has only existed since 1987, in that time Pessac-Léognan has picked up a reputation for exclusivity that only slightly trails the Médoc villages, St-Émilion, and Pomerol. Since its inception, Pessac-Léognan has attracted attention as a very concentrated area for the best of the powerful minerally red wines and luscious dry whites of the former Graves appellation.