Thanksgiving is a time of good food, family, being thankful, and creating those memories you talk about for years to come. Here are the top 5 wines for Thanksgiving dinner that you can order online and pair with your delicious meal.
Varietal: 2018 Gewürztraminer
Description: Very pale lemon-yellow-straw; medium to medium-to-full body. Floral nose of peach, nectarine, apricot, nuts and banana notes. Integrated and accessible, rich mouthfeel and bright acidity. Good structure, weight, feel and extraction— apricot followed by spice, with a subtle lingering minerality plus rose petal and dried herbs precede a crisp finish.
Description: Brilliant pale lemon-yellow; medium-to-full body. Nose of white flowers, peach fuzz, apricot and nectarine over a touch of minerals. Good weight, feel and extraction—an impression of fresh, ripe fruits in the mouth. Acidity supports the fresh apricot and nectarine flavors, followed by a lengthy finish.
3. Moto Rouge
Description: Translucent, brick; medium body. Perfumed-but-fresh, not-quite-candied raspberry/plum nose with hints of rose petal, herbs, tar, plank & tobacco then earthy, minerally, meaty blueberry/blackberry notes. Earthy, round plum and raspberry “fruit hybrid” flavors in the mouth. A vibrant first red at any event—good acidity, feel and extraction. Fresh, focused raspberry/plum over sleek, extracted blueberry/blackberry framed by the agricultural nose flavors.
4. Pajama Drama
Varietal: Malvasia Bianca
Description: Pale lemon yellow, medium body. Nose of earthy nutty white flowers over orange.Stone fruits and mandarin orange in the mouth, good structural acidity and a long, orange finish.
Varietal: Sweet Red
Description: Translucent, dark watermelon red in color, this release opens with floral, sweet-ish stone fruit over a raspberry-ish nose. A well-integrated palate of sweet fruity red berries and a nutty quality are repeated in the mouth. Gentle effervescence makes for an overall pleasing dessert wine experience.