The festive season is a perfect time to try some new and delicious kosher wines to accompany those mouth-watering family meals.
Stocked with a wide selection of kosher reds and whites, here are our top picks perfect for the coming holiday season and Shabbat meals!
Baron Herzog 2015 – Chenin Blanc Clarksburg
Baron Herzog Chardonnay is blended using grapes grown in Clarksburg’s warm sunlight and cooled by the evening breeze of the San Francisco Bay. This blend has produced a very lush and complex wine, displaying notes of tropical fruit, citrus and apple with a long finish. Specifically, this wine exhibits intense fruity notes of gooseberry, white peach and nectarine. To experience the intense, fresh fruity aromas and flavors, Baron Herzog Chenin Blanc should be enjoyed young and chilled.
Pairs well with fish, chicken, veal, poached salmon.
Bartenura Moscato 2016
Moscato grape is naturally rich in perfumes, and the production of this wine is geared towards preserving these aromas in the finished wine. Only the best grapes are used, and fermentation takes place at a low temperature in order to craft a wine with fresh, peachy perfumes and light, grapey fruit. Tastes more like Crisp and refreshing, semi-sweet, with lingering pear, tangerine, nectar and melon flavors on the finish. Serve chilled and drink young.
Pairs well with cheese, dessert, fresh fruit.
Segal’s Cabernet Sauvignon special reserve 2014
In Segal’s Special Reserve Cabernet/Merlot, Israeli winemaker Avi Feldstein brings you to a wine of impeccable balance and uncompromising quality. This wine is dark red-violet color to the eye, offering aromas of blackberry, roasted red pepper and juniper berry. It is very smooth on the palate, with flavors of black plum, blackberry, white peach, elderberry and violet. Together, these varietals join in a velvety texture you can lose yourself in for hours.
Pairs well with pizza, roasted meat.
Dalton Canaan Red 2014
Dalton’s Canaan Red, a blend of several varieties including Cabernet, Merlot and Shiraz. A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Syrah and Shiraz, Canaan is an easy drinking, medium bodied red with sweet aromas of red and black berries. Flavors of cherry, plum, black pepper and vanilla are accented by soft tannins and a long, smooth finish. Serve at room temperature, 61 to 64 degrees Fahrenheit.
Pairs well with chicken, pizza, pasta, poultry, mixed grills.
We hope this article helps you find the perfect wine to ignite your taste buds durring this festive season.
Great Wines, Great Taste!