The world of wines5 min read

The world of wines is beautifully enchanting and wide. Knowing wines is the first step into this and the second is to know which wine is the best for you. Wine differs from region to the type of grapes used to make the wine which gives the wine it’s own aroma and bouquet with its own sweetness and tartness level. 

Wine comes in a varied variety, from the rich aromatic red wine which is mostly paired with meats and grilled veggies to the decadent and delicate Rose wine which can be beautifully paired with poultry and fruits. 

Wine comes in 5 varied varieties of; Red, White, Rose, Sparkling and Desert wines. Here is a list of the best wines one can get to quench their wine thirst. 

Red Wine

Pinot Noir 

Pinot Noir is the world’s most popular light-bodied red wine. It’s loved for its red fruit, flower, and spice aromas that are accentuated by a long, smooth finish.

Cabernet Sauvignon

The world’s most popular red wine grape is a natural cross between Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc from Bordeaux, France. Cabernet Sauvignon is loved for its high concentration and age worthiness.

Australian Shiraz

Syrah (aka Shiraz) originally comes from France and is actually related to Viognier! 

French Beaujolais

A French region just south of Bourgogne that’s devoted to Gamay-based wines. Most Beaujolais are simple, rustic reds, but the 10 Crus offer exceptional quality.

White Wine

Chardonnay

One of the world’s most popular grapes, Chardonnay is made in a wide range of styles from lean, sparkling Blanc de Blancs to rich, creamy white wines aged in oak

Sauvignon blanc

A popular and unmistakable white that’s loved for its “green” herbal flavors and sky high acidity. Sauvignon Blanc grows nearly everywhere and is produced in a variety of methods resulting in a wide that range from lean to bountiful.

Riesling (German) 

Riesling wine has a colorful German heritage. Today, it has emerged as one of the most collectible white wines among top connoisseurs around the world.

Moscato

It’s hard not to fall in love with Moscato d’Asti. This perfumed, sweet Italian white wine has captivated wine drinkers of all kinds.

Rose wine

Whispering Angel

Whispering Angel Rose is a blend of Grenache, Rolle, Cinsault, Syrah, and Mourvedre grapes. Strikingly pale pink in color, the aromas are fresh and fruity. On the palate, it is bone dry through the finish. The name really suits the delicate nature of this wine.

Château Miraval

Château Miraval is a wine producer in the southern French region of Provence. While it is known for its intense, flinty rosé wines made from Grenache and Cinsaut, it is perhaps better known for its owners, Hollywood stars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

Stoller Pinot Noir Rosé

It carries a touch of spice and is finished bone-dry. It’s a good example of the standard, well-built Oregon style of Pinot Noir rosé.

Alìe Frescobaldi

Alìe, an elegant rosé with a pale pink hue and subtle ruby highlights, is a stylish, beautifully-balanced blend of Syrah and Vermentino, varieties that express their finest qualities when grown near the sea.

Desert or sweet wine

Blandy’s Duke of Clarence Rich Madeira Italian Passito Wine

Madeira is a fortified wine produced and bottled on the Portuguese Island of Madeira. Madeira’s unique character is created by the unconventional heat treatment the wine is given. This treatment was first discovered by accident in the 15th Century when a consignment of Madeira wine was returned to the island after being shipped to India. 

Tokaji

The most desirable of these elixirs (and the most expensive) was that of Tokaji Eszencia, a liquid goo that contains as much sweetness as straight syrup.

Fontodi Vin Santo

Vin Santo is a traditional wine from Tuscany, and every producer has their unique recipe for this luscious, golden wine. Using Malvasia and Sangiovese grapes dried for five months, Fontodi ages the wine for at least five years before release.

Chenin Blanc

It’s hard not to love Chenin Blanc. It is versatile in style and sweetness and has the ability to adapt to a wide variety of tastes.

Sparkling Wine

Françoes President, Brut. 

Made by Pinot noir wines this wine has vigorous aroma and taste, lively acidity, fine strings of bubbles and the fruity notes so characteristic of the variety are complemented by mature, yeasty aromas due to years of ageing. A well-balanced, complex and lingering sparkling wine bearing all the graceful beauty of its variety. 

Wiston Estate, Blanc de Noirs 

Coming from a benchmark year at Wiston, this rich and complex single vineyard wine is brimming with nectarines, strawberries and rhubarb, overlaid with delicious brioche, toasted hazelnut and savoury mineral notes. 

Torelló, Cava de Paraje

This wine is creamy in texture and well-balanced. On the palate there are subtle toasty notes of vanilla from the Allier oak barrels having spent time ageing on its lees.

Monfort Riserva Brut. 

This wine has the aromas of bread crust, hawthorn and white stone fruit shape the nose. On the palate, it is tangy acidic and a silky perlage; and it can be accompanied by mature yellow pear, golden apple and tangerine. 

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