From red and white to rosè, Winery.ph’s mid-year clearance sale has it all
As Martin Luther once said, “Beer is made by men, wine by God.” Who can argue with that? While crafting both is a form of art, wine possesses a sort of sophistication that consuming makes for a divine experience.
The argument here lies on what is the perfect bottle to serve on different occasions. Sure, they are all fermented, they all get better as they age, but not all have the same flavor profile.
To help you decide on what to serve in your next dinner party or brunch, Winery.ph. has listed down its best bottles oenophiles will surely love, from red and white to rosè and the sparkling kind. A bonus, these wines are available on the digital marketplace’s mid-year clearance sale happening from June 30 to July 3, 2021.
The Richebaron Selection Rouge is an uncomplicated weeknight quaffer with soft tannins and a light acidity, while the Haribon Red is a simple, entry-level Portuguese red with decent fruit and light tannins.
A notch above the quality ladder are the Torre Solar Tempranillo Syrah, a succulent and juicy Spanish red blend with ripe blackberry, spice, and savory characters; the Ramon Bilbao Crianza Rioja Tempranillo, a food friendly red with blackberry and dark cherry flavors and added undertones of white pepper spice, and thyme; and the Peter Lehmann Art & Soul Shiraz Grenache, a well-rounded red blend revealing stewed plum fruit flavors with seamlessly integrated oak characters and mellow tannins.
For more complex reds with a little more sophistication, there is the Raig de Raim Red, a full, fresh, and juicy wine with ripe tannins and an oaky plum finish; the Nuestra Señora Portal, a brilliant red showcasing jammy fruit flavors, and licorice notes with big, chewy tannins and a mouthwatering acidity; the Sa Natura Organic Red, a certified-organic Spanish red wine with dried red currant flavors, a vibrant acidity, and fine, grippy tannins; the Piccini Memoro Rosso, a mildly sweet, multi-region, multi-vintage red blend from Italy with a pleasant and inviting nose as well as sweet strawberry compote and stewed fruit flavors; and the M. Chapoutier Crozes Hermitage Petite Ruche, an exquisitely balanced Rhone Valley red with prominent black currant flavors, smooth tannins, and a fine-tuned acidity culminating in a lingering, fruity finish.
Lastly, we also have the premium Ramon Bilbao Gran Reserva Rioja Tempranillo from the prestigious Rioja Alta Region in Spain. It’s a powerful, well-balanced, and complex Rioja Gran Reserva with spiced fruit flavors and mellowing potpourri aromas.
The Guadalupe White is a rich and lovely white displaying tart lime and citrus flavors, with a pleasantly surprising complexity for its price. Meanwhile, the Richebaron Selection Blanc is a simple, no-frills quaffer with soft tannins and a light acidity that is best served ice cold.
For the smoother and more sophisticated whites in the selection, there is the Raig de Raim White, a creamy white wine with a full, vibrant acidity manifesting orange marmalade, tangerine, and citrus rind flavors; the Nuestra Señora Portal Blanc, a soft and creamy white with oaky and nutty flavors perfect for pairing with brie and camembert cheese; and the Chrismont La Zona Pinot Grigio, an interestingly unique take on Pinot Grigio with its trademark freshness to go along with atypical Granny Smith apple and white floral characters.
On the high-end of the quality spectrum, there is the Livio Felluga Sharis Blanc, a premium Italian white with a lovely aromatic bouquet, a creamy mouthfeel, and a well-balanced acidity.
The Cline Rosé of Mourvedre is a light amber-colored rosé with powerful orange rind, dried fig, and strawberry compote aromas showcasing a creamy and buttery mouthfeel as well as a persistent acidity. Meanwhile, the Valdivieso Sparkling Brut Rosé is a lively sparkling wine with fresh fruit and yeasty aromatic notes, intense fresh fruit flavor characters, and an elegant effervescence.
Don’t miss out on the largest online mid-year sale for wine in the Philippines. Happy bargain hunting, Kavinos! (That’s our term of endearment people who love wine as much as we do)
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Text by John Legaspi
This article first appeared in Manila Bulletin