8 Excellent Wines to Serve in 2022
Crafted from grapes sourced in Napa Valley from To Kalon Vineyard, H.W. Crabb planted a huge empire of vines in the 1860 s. Named To Kalon which in Ancient Greek ways for “the greatest charm,” these historical vines offer Robert Mondavi Winery with grapes for its first-rate Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve, Oakville District Cabernet Sauvignon, and is the unique source of our Fumé Blanc Reserve. Wine maker Andy Erickson advises the following for the vacations:
To Kalon Vineyard Company Eliza’s 2018 ( SRP $200, offered in trines) is brand name brand-new to the marketplace, mixing Cabernet Franc at the leading edge, bringing unique spice notes and flower fragrances, and Cabernet Sauvignon supplying weight, structure, and a deep, abundant, black fruit character. This gushing and abundant white wine will age wonderfully for years to come.
To Kalon Vineyard Company Highest Beauty 2018 ( SRP $200, offered in trines) is a remarkably red-purple white wine that has an energy and freshness on both the nose and taste buds with rounded tannins, intense fragrance, and mouthwatering level of acidity. Perfectly well balanced, it uses notes of raspberry, vanilla bean, clove, and frankincense with a refined however engaging strength that will just get in stature and interest with age. Serve throughout your Christmas supper or NYE event to toast to a brand-new year.
In 1966, Robert Mondavi developed his Napa Valley Winery with a particular vision: To develop white wines that stand amongt the world’s finest. ‘The Soul of the Wine remains in the Soil’ and Mondavi farmed in a few of the very best areas in Napa Valley for perfect soil and environment in grape growing, plus highlighted mindful stewardship of valuable resources.
Charlotte Selles, the General Manager of The Robert Mondavi Winery at Constellation Brands advises 2 white wines for2022 The Napa Valley 2019 Sauvignon Blanc is among Mondavi’s finest starter white wines to get white wine drinkers familiarized with the brand name. Dispersed all over the world, this gewurztraminer provides notes of Asian pear and velvety lemon curd tastes with the faintest tip of white blooms. It’s a perfect red wine to serve with seafood or a cheese board.
The 2nd Robert Mondavi red wine is a 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon providing intense level of acidity and great tannins. It’s made from 80% Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, 11% Merlot grapes, 5% Petit Verdot, 3% Cabernet Franc and 1% Malbec. This red wine provides dark stone fruit, cherries and purple plum on the nose with tips of vanilla, mint and sandalwood. The stunning chocolatey dark texture is framed by great tannins and provides pleasing notes of sweet black fruit and warm spices. This white wine is outstanding with a juicy steak, leg of lamb venison.
One of the most passionate and enthusiastic wineries JCB by Jean-Charles Boisset has a collection of white wines best for the vacations. The 2017 Passion Napa Valley red white wine has an amazing label that will perk up any table. The words ‘Elegant’ ‘Charismatic’ ‘Sensual’ and ‘Spontaneous’ are a few of the words that appear on the label in gold lettering.
Jean-Charles Boisset is a red wine romance about a charming French wine maker, who fulfills Gina Gallo, a lovely granddaughter of the most well-known California white wine leader. Fulfilling at a tasting space in Bordeaux, France, they fall in love, get wed in San Francisco, and within 2 years have twin children.
Together they acquired the previous house of Robert Mondavi in Napa Valley, and a handful of wineries consisting of among the earliest Buena Vista Winery and Raymond Vineyards. Boisset’s own label JCB produces still and champagnes from Burgandy and Provence, France, in addition to Napa and Sonoma.
His 2017 Passion Napa Valley Red Wine is strong and structured using a spectacular red and black fruit scent with tips of chocolate and baking spice. The intricate tannins cause an abundant and extreme surface. It’s perfect to couple with a charcuterie board, roasted and grilled meats.
Toast to household and buddies while serving Josh Cellars premium champagne. It’s a joyful method to kick-off a supper celebration or Sunday breakfast.
Josh Cellars is among those feel-good dad and boy stories, about a child motivated by his daddy’s work principles and dedication to high stands. Boy Joseph Carr established his California red wine brand name to honor and commemorate his dad Josh.
Josh Cellars makes a timeless Prosecco that is refreshingly acidic with a tip of sweet taste. This bubbly deals a scent of green apple, pear, and a touch of citrus to the nose. With a crisp and lively taste, it’s wonderful to serve with crispy potato chips, creme fraiche and caviar or a charcuterie board. Put throughout breakfast including ham, eggs and salads.
For those seeking to serve a drink with joyful color, Josh Cellars make a Prosecco Rose’ offering notes of wild berry and blackberry with rejuvenating effervescence. This sets well with smoked salmon on bagels, eggs Benedict, and a fruit plate.
Larkmead Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon is the core of their red wine portfolio. Sourced from grapes growing much deeper and in abundant soil, the red wine is an imaginative mixing of fruit from young and old vines. The 2017 Cabneret Sauvignon is made with 90% Cabernet Sauvignon grapes and 10% Merlot. It’s aged in French Oak for 19 months and is a white wine you can delight in now, or keep and consume in 10-20 years.
This medium to complete body white wine uses scents of intense red cherry, exposing plum and a wisp of rosemary. It’s lively on the taste buds showcasing black and blue fruit and berries with great tannins.