CREAMY AND RICHChardonney
Chardonnay wine originated from the Burgundy wine region of eastern France. Some of it is produced in England and is then shipped off to New Zealand. There are two types of Chardonnay wine. There is oaked-aged which has a creamy, rich taste, and then there is unoaked which has a lean, minerally, and dry taste.
The tastes that you can get from Chardonnay wine are spices and flowers such as jasmine, apple blossom, Honeysuckle, lemon citrus, almond, and lemon zest. You can also get fruits such as lemon, apple, pear, pineapple, jackfruit, passionfruit. In Oak-aged you can get vanilla, butter, creme brulee, coconut, and baked tart. The aromas you will get from it is apples, lemons, peaches, tropical fruits. An oak-aged, there is medium-low acidity because of the warm environment, and in unoaked, it is a medium-high acidity because of the cool environment. Foods that can go with this wine soft cheeses, white meat, and fish.
LIGHT AND CRISPPinot Grigio
Pinot Grigio is a white grape that originated in France, where it is known as Pinot Gris (translated gray, like the grape’s grayish tint skin). Across the border in Italy, it is known as Pinot Grigio. There are many types of Pinot Grigio, ranging from minerally/dry, fruity/dry, fruity/sweet (Alsatian).
The aromas that you will notice in Pinot Grigio are fruit flavors like lime, green apple, lemon, pear, white nectarine, and white peach. Also, you will notice almonds, honeysuckle, honey, pear, cloves, spices, and ginger. Pinot Grigio has a crisp feel, is very bright and refreshing and is fairly acid. Foods that you can pair with this wine are hummus, a fruit board and antipasti.
Perfect for a summer night sitting on the deck with friends enjoying a chicken sandwich.
RieslingLIGHT AND CRISP
Riesling is a white wine, originating in Riesling, Germany. It is also grown in Washington state and the Finger Lakes region of New York state. There are many different types of Riesling, ranging from very sweet to very dry. Some of the dryer ones are Trocken and Kabinett. The sweeter versions are Spatlese, Auslese, Beerenauslese, and Trockenbeerenauslese.
The aromas that you will notice with a Riesling wine are mainly fruits such as nectarines, apricot, honey-crsip apple, and pears. Some other scents you might notice are honeycombs, jasmine and lime peel. On the tongue, you will enjoy pear, apricots, peaches and apple nectar. Riesling wines have a high acidity content in order to balance the sweetness. Foods that go with this wine are swiss cheese, any mild or hard cheese and spicy dishes.
A Riesling wine is perfect for socializing with friends on a beautiful summer day.