Care for a chilled white on a hot summer day? Of course you do!! How about a friendly Rosé? We’ve found that even bold red wine only lovers will happily accept a well-chilled white in August, or a light red.
There’s something incredibly refreshing about the clean flavors of a crisp white wine, or the subtle delight of a chilled, lightweight red. Each sip trickles down so easily. When you add the right food pairing, it’s heaven.
So, what are three reliable summertime wines … three wines that everybody will love?
Viognier (Vee-ohn-yay): Beautiful floral nose, lightly flavorful palate. A real friend on a hot day.
Rosé of Pinot: This one’s hot in wine country right now and for good reason. Nuanced layers of flavor make it delightful with or without food.
Blanc de Blancs (methode champenoise): This sparkling wine is made of all white grapes, usually Chardonnay. Buy a premium sparkler made using laborious and time-consuming methode champenoise techniques. Blanc de Blancs is a completely different experience of bubbly — perfect to celebrate the long days of summer.