Something to Wine About: Cheap and easy vinos to enjoy

Just since it’s a Monday night during home with a book, or binge examination Downton Abbey, shouldn’t meant we have to settle for subpar wine. You can be careful and still suffer good vino. Here are some of my new finds.

Reds

Cercius 2014

I was holding onto this booze to embody in an essay about when it’s value it to spend a bit some-more on a bottle.

Then we checked a price. Wow.

Coming in during underneath $15, this is a Cotes Du Rhone that drinks approach above a cost point. Crowd-pleasingly delicious, this booze is clean, rich, round, fruity and smooth. It’s fermented in concrete, and a outcome is awesome.

Noble Vines 337 Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Hovering around a $10 mark, this booze is middle bodied and a bit lighter than some cabs. This elementary booze is smooth, has dim fruit, good structure and a pleasing finish. It also has an superb label, so it’s a good booze to batch adult on if we need one to squeeze and go to a last-minute cooking or barbeque.

Cigar Old Vine Zinfandel 2015

Coming in during usually around $15, this booze has a abounding nose of red and dim fruit. On a palate, palatable fruit blends seamlessly with abounding chocolate notes. Drinks like a some-more costly wine. A smashing booze to breeze down a day.

Lindeman’s bin 45 Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

At usually about $10, this Cabernet from Australia is a superb buy. Be wakeful this is not a really dry cab. we found it to be semi-dry. It’s not sweet, though we can see this being a gateway red for booze drinkers usually starting to pierce divided from honeyed wines.

Because we frequency like wines that aren’t really dry, this super-smooth booze was a acquire exception. A well-crafted provide we can means any time.

Rosé

Quinta de Paços 2016 Casa de Paços Rosé (Vinho Verde)

This is a really opposite rosé than a Cote de Provence counterparts. It’s darker in color, richer in season and off-dry. Very fruity with tender strawberry notes, this booze immediately reminded me of sangria.

I enjoyed it as it was, though couldn’t assistance meditative how over ice — we know, routinely blasphemous — with a integrate of apple and orange slices, and a blackberry garnish, this booze could simply opposition sangria as a tasty celebration drink.

If we have booze drinkers that cite a sweeter pinkish wines this could be a one to start bringing them over to a somewhat dryer side. A good buy during usually $9 a bottle.

Whites

Quinta de Pacos ‘Casa do Capitao-Mor’ Alvarinho, Vinho Verde, 2015

Aromas of honeysuckle and lemon hail you. Flavors of peach, apricot and lemon turn out this smashing summer sipper.

This tasty booze has a somewhat aloft ethanol calm than many of a reduce ethanol vinho verdes I’ve attempted in a past and distant some-more layered flavors.

For those not informed with this smashing form of wine, Vinho verde hails from Portugal. It is fruitier than pinot grigio, reduction assertive than sauvignon blanc, lighter than chardonnay, and one of a slightest costly wines on a shelf.

It is a good, crowd-pleasing wine, and entrance in during usually $10 we can means to batch up.

Tellus Chardonnay Umbria 2015

This unoaked chardonnay is fresh, dainty and clean. It comes in during usually about $15. Would span good with light summer fare, like a salad, or usually make for a lovely splash to suffer outward on a prohibited day.

Linda Delmonico Prussen is a Long Island-based award-winning publisher ardent about all things wine.

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