If you are reading this blog right now, we already know two things about you: a) you are an oenophile and b) you love your boo.
And you know what, we also know that you don’t like taking a chance when it comes to both – your best wines and your best bae.
With spending of 23.9 billion U.S. dollars alone on Valentine’s Day 2022 and the same expected to increase in coming years, we know how important Valentine’s Day is for lovers.
So, with that in mind, we would like to welcome you to the most-researched blog of wines wherein we have personally explored some really amazing wines – specially to light up that romance between you and your beau this Valentine’s.
Dive in to discover the best wines for your date night.
1. Tim Adams ‘Schaefer’ Shiraz 2015
Tim Adams ‘Schaefer’ Shiraz 2015 is a full-bodied and rich red wine that is produced in South Australia. It is made from the Shiraz grape variety and has a deep, dark purple colour. The nose is filled with intense dark fruit aromas such as blackberry and black cherry, with hints of spice and vanilla that ooze up that long-due romance. The tannins are firm and well-structured, providing a long and satisfying finish. This is one of the best wines for those who enjoy bold and full-flavoured red wines.
Colour: Deep dark purple
Aroma: Red wine that has aromas and flavours of dark red cherries, plums, and red berry fruits.
Food Pairing with wine: Roasted beef, or Cheddar cheese.
Alcohol Content: 14.5%
Palate: The wine is juicy and has flavours of black fruit, chocolate, and spice
2. Paxton Organic Rose 2021
Paxton Organic Rose 2021 is an organic wine and is a blend of Shiraz and Grenache that was produced utilizing the Paxton’smart farming’ approach, which prioritizes soil health and biodiversity. Fruits are fresh and flavorful, indicating a well-maintained vineyard. Winemaker Richard Freebairn intended for this wine to have a pleasant, crisp taste. A delightful rosé with floral raspberry scents and flavours.
Grape: Shiraz and Grenache
Colour: Peach or Pink shade of orange
Aroma: Ripe black fruits, liquorice and spice
Food Pairing: With food, or on its own as an aperitif
Palate: Rich and complex with a long finish
3. Ch. d’Escals ‘Whispering Angel’ Rose 2021
Ch. d’Escals ‘Whispering Angel’ Rose 2021 Ch. d’Escals ‘Whispering Angel’ Rose 2021 is a popular rose wine produced by Chateau d’Esclans, a winery located in the Provence region of France. This wine is known for its fresh, crisp, and delicate flavours, making it a popular choice for those looking for a light and refreshing drink with their partner after a long day full of hustle-bustle and to develop a true wine connection with another.
Grape: Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah, Carignan, Vermentino
Colour: Light pink
Aroma: Bright red fruit, floral perfumed and lively mineral notes.
Food Pairing with wine: Salad, Shellfish, Poultry
Palate: Good concentration of ripe berry juice, bone-dry, lively mineral notes with a long persistent finish.
4. Bocelli Family Wines ‘Rosso di Toscano’ Sangiovese’ IGT 2017
Bocelli Family Wines ‘Rosso di Toscano’ Sangiovese’ IGT 2017 is one of the best Italian wines produced with the prized Sangiovese grape of Tuscany. This Sangiovese is an outstanding example of the Bocelli family’s dedication and skill. The fruit is succulently rich and smoky, with hints of marasca cherry, granite, and rhubarb compote; it comes from grapes that were hand-harvested from some of Morellino’s finest vineyards making it an ideal choice to gift to your partner. The finish is lengthy and dry, just how it should be, and the wine’s impressive acidity makes the palate tight and enjoyable.
Colour: Red wine
Aroma: White – Fruity & Smooth
Food Pairing: penne pasta with fresh tomatoes and basil, steak and parmesan cheese.
Alcohol Content: 13%
5. Paxton Organic Preservative Free ‘NOW’ Chardonnay 2021
Preservative-free, all-natural organic wines have been meeting rising demand from consumers. Paxton, being the industry leader in organic manufacturing, had to have a product in this space. We wanted to expand our Chardonnay offerings to include not just Natural, PF, and Organic varieties, but also a youthful, drink-now variety. For this, Paxton Organic Preservative Free ‘NOW’ Chardonnay 2021 is the perfect offering to justify your love towards your babe and organic choices.
Pairing Food: This wine would be a great pairing for seafood or chicken dishes.
Palate: It is fresh and lively with mineral notes and a long finish.
6. Bocelli Family Wines Prosecco DOC N.V.
Bocelli Family Wines Prosecco DOC N.V. is a refreshing sparkling wine to sip if you are planning to celebrate Valentine’s Day. This Prosecco is crafted entirely from Glera grapes, and it boasts a light, floral, citrusy fragrance. Being from the finest wine regions in Italy, this Italian wine will be a hit at your next cookout because of its light flavour and refreshing quality.
Grape: 100% Glera grapes
Food Pairings: Pairs well with appetizers, seafood, and poultry dishes
Palate: Has notes of fresh citrus and stone fruits. It is light and refreshing with a creamy mouthfeel
That’s all for today. We feel extremely excited to know that you are going to try one of these wines and make it all special on Valentine’s. Yes, that’s another thing we know about you!
In case you are wondering where to buy wine in Singapore, then you may feel excited to know that now you can get the best wines delivered right to your doorstep without having to leave your beau for a minute.
We hope you have a great Valentine’s.