Hot and warm summer days and nights mostly calls for lighter wines. From crisp sparklers and aromatic whites to refreshing rosés and sweet dessert wines, all the summer wines add ecstasy to your living. Here are few top summer wine options for you:
White Wine Riesling
This is a partially-dry Riesling with slight sweetness from Germany. Most of the best Riesling wines come from there, however good domestic Rieslings can also be bought from the Northwest and California as well. Riesling is one of the most popular summer wines if combined with spicy barbeque. It can also act well as summer desserts. This German Riesling is a good instance of traditional Riesling. You can try this white wine with special dishes made of spicy barbecued meats derived from roasted pork ribs or chicken.
Tapena Rose Tierra de Castilla
This is the most commonly known food-friendly wine that acts as a full refreshment quotient of white wine with cherry/berry flavour. Tapena is a blend of Garnacha, Monastrell, and Syrah and has vibrant flavour of strawberry and raspberry with tints of citrus and flavours of peach and an all rounded refreshing finish that are perfect for barbecues and pool parties. If you don’t want to pair with meat then you can go for balance of creaminess and dressing potatoes. This wine has a gentle flavour of fruitiness and low level of alcohol. It goes well with fish’s marinade or the Chipotle Pico de Gallo.
White Wine- Champagne/Brut
Drinking crystal clear and sparkling wine with a good combination of barbecue has become the call for the day. It has now become one of the best summer wines. It pairs very well with sushi dishes for a refreshing and light meal in summer season. It is also apt for summer festivities and celebrations. It tastes really good with spicy or sweet BBQ sauces. Also it goes great with seafood dishes and ones made with smoked salmon.
White Wine Semillon
It has a buttery tasty and becomes tastier as it grows older. A younger Semillon is of citrus taste, but is balanced best with simply buttery tastes. Semillon is quite different from most of the other white wines. You can have this drink with rich and oily seafood dishes made from tuna, salmon, or lobster.
Semillon is considered to be as one of the best choices as a summer wine. It is very silky and crisp at the same time. Having a medium to heavy body, this wine can be a great add on to a variety of summer foods. It’s also made a great serve as picnic wine with crispy and fried chicken.