5 Wines Worth Splurging On
While we are constantly in the look out for great deals and value for money. There are somethings which are simply beyond this purview. Wines from regions like Burgundy or Barolo for instance are known not just for their consistent exceptional quality but also because of the heritage that comes with them. One of the reasons these wines are as expensive as they are. But trust us, they are completely worth it!
This is a list of 5 expensive wines that are really worth the trouble. If you itchy palms then these are the wines that you should be investing in. They are also perfect for cellaring!
There is a long history associated with this Super Tuscan wine. This is the first wine where Sangiovese to be barrel aged and also the first to be blended with non-traditional Tuscan grapes (Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon).
This wine is aromatic and powerful with ripe fruits and spice notes in prominence. The wine is both and sweet and savory creating a great balance. A perfect wine to enjoy on its own or with a meal.
Reine Pedauque Chablis Grand Cru
From the heart of Brugundy comes the winery of Reine Pédauque. The winery has created a story about their wines and vineyards based on Queen Bertha, queen of Burgundy, who blessed and saved the wine region from perishing. Today, the winery produces in the region 600 000 bottles a year with an annual turnover of € 3 million.
The quintessential Chablis, this Chardonnay wine has notes of lime and minerality as its basic components.
Champagne Taittinger Brut Reserve
Setting up of this winery is all because of Pierre Taittinger who found the region after World War I. The most fascinating part of Champagne Taittinger are their cellars which also house the remains of 4th century chalk mines and 13th century Abbey.
This sparkling wine has typical fruit and brioche notes. There are also white flower notes, vanilla and some honey.
From the region of Piedmont, story of Ricossa Antica casa starts from the Portacomarese distillery which the founder Lorenzo Ricossa started in 1800s. The philosophy of the winery has always surrounded around values of the land, history and professionalism.
This Barolo is meant to be aged and cherished. It is dry, full bodied wine full of finesse with notes of cherries, cocoa and citrus zest.
One of Spain’s biggest wineries uses Chardonnay to create this wine. It is named Milmanda after the castle on the vineyard. The castle is was one of many which provided shelter to Christians during Reconquest.
The wine itself is rich with peach and citrus notes with hints of vanilla. Vanilla notes come from the fermentation and oak aging. It is a full bodied wine with good acidity and finish.