March 20 & 21
Feel The Real Winegasm With These 10 American Wines
The United States have had a history when it comes to producing some class-a wines. Well, here’s us trying to tell you that if you haven’t tasted a wine American style, you might still be missing out on a lot of opportunities to encounter the real experience of oenophilia.
Again, we are at your rescue with a roadmap to the right explorations with these 10 wines. Through a detailed procedure of getting reviewed by our judges in the London Wine Competition and claimed their medals. So when we say feel the real winegasm, we mean it.
1. Silverado Vineyards Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon by Silverado Vineyards
A strong red wine that has a fragrance of ripe cassis, black currant, and dark cherry with a very slight hint of vanilla. The integration of tannins on the palate helps the wine lend a very bright rich taste that subtly settles well with the flavors it brings and has a mildly sweet aftertaste. The drink would pair beautifully with the rich and heavy combinations.
The Silverado Vineyards Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon made its way to the gold medal in the London Wine Competition and also claimed the best in show wine and if you still aren’t convinced by these titles, the wine went on to win the best wine by packaging too. Guess, the wine speaks for itself.
2. 2018 Overlook Chardonnay by Landmark Vineyards
A wine that is crafted from 42 separate blocks of grapes that are sourced from the premium Sonoma County vineyards. With a very focused team working round the clock to deliver the taste of this exquisite wine to the drinkers, this wine is an explosion of flavors. The color has the appearance of yellow lemon and compliments the fragrance of ripe lemons. The aroma consists of baked yellow apple, peach, butterscotch, and chamomile flower with a hint of lemon-grass notes to give it an extra refreshing finish with an aftertaste of zesty lemon. The drink is an example of unconventional fusions gone right and deserves to be in your cellar.
The 2018 Overlook Chardonnay continues to look and taste like a wine that has won a gold medal in the London Wine Competition as it has. What remains is the experience that comes with trying this wonder wine, like we said it has to be in your cellar.
3. Twisted Cedar Zinfandel by CBC BevCo
Soft, generous, and fleshy with notes of red cherries, cranberries, plum, pepper, and cinnamon. The spices and the base taste of the wine deliver the medium-bodied palate with a subtly settled touch that helps with the sweet finishing of the wine that is quite primary to notice. The wine is already a tasting experience but continues to improve with time as it ages. In a bit simpler term, this wine goes for all occasions to make them elegant and deserves to be a part of your good times.
The Twisted Cedar Zinfandel is a gold winner in the London Wine Competition and thus needs know introduction or a reason why it is on this list.
4. CYRUS by Alexander Valley Vineyards
The wine consists of an aromatic experience that will blow your mind considering its well-integrated ingredients such as the ripe black currant jam with an addition of black cherry, black plum with a hint of vanilla, toasted oak, chocolate and to make the taste compliment the aroma, there’s a touch of coffee and sweet vanilla that gives the wine a very smooth finishing and makes it exquisite drink overall. The wine will continue to age 3-5 years after too. The drink might just be the missing piece of your masterpiece cellar.
The CYRUS has also claimed a gold medal in the London Wine Competition, backing all the claims it has done, and it’s not bragging if you can back it.
5. Justin Vineyards & Winery Justification 2017 by Justin Vineyards & Winery
The aromas of the drink are complex that gives the drink quite time to settle with the taste buds, making it a treat for the mouth. The addition of red ripe peppers, Cassis, liquorice and a slight hint of vanilla will make the drink an overall first-class oenophilia episode. The palate consists of a richly textured, potent, and immediately seductive appearance. Finishing of the drink comes with a dry but slight spiced-up encounter that merits and might cherish the attention of the drinker.
The Justin Vineyards & Winery Justification 2017 is a winner of the London Wine Competition that makes the wine a must-try experience already, with a gold medal the wine continues to astonish the drinkers with its flavors.
6. Silverado Vineyards GEO Cabernet Sauvignon by Silverado Vineyards
The readiness of the ripe cassis, blackberry that adds a touch of mint on the nose of the wine is too impressive. The palate that is consisted of flavors such as ripe fruits, a hint of spices and herbs. The entirety of the drink balances well with its aroma and flavors that deliver an overall soothing finish and a quite lasting aftertaste. The best way to have it would be pairing it with a steak.
The Silverado Vineyards GEO Cabernet Sauvignon bagged a gold medal in the London Wine Competition and made the intentions clear that were to continue innovating while getting better by each time, and like we said this American wine will beautiful in your cellar.
7. Silverado Vineyards Solo Cabernet Sauvignon by Silverado Vineyards
An intense aroma packed with a bunch of flavorful ingredients, that’s an overview of this beauty. The fragrances of cooked black cherry and blackberry jam. A palate that consists of powerful and rich ingredients that have a strong character and help the wine deliver an excellent aftertaste of dark chocolate with a touch of sweet spices. The drink is a wonder in itself after decanting and serves best with roasted pork and lamb. Get yourself one of these already since we cannot stop talking about these anytime soon.
The Silverado Vineyards Solo Cabernet Sauvignon made it through in the London Wine Competition and got itself a gold medal for the pleasure it gives to the drinker.
8. Justin Vineyards & Winery Isosceles 2017 by Justin Vineyards & Winery
Deep ruby-colored pour with a nose of ripe cassis, herbs, and boysenberry that gives a settling flavour and is an experience for the mouth to contain the tastes. The palate shows the expressions of dry fruits with additions of vanilla toasted wood, sweet fruits with a hint of chocolate, and a little touch of bitterness towards the finishing that leaves the aftertaste worth the memory. An overall well-balanced wine that goes on to carry the American winemaking legacy.
The Justin Vineyards & Winery Isosceles 2017 has won a gold medal in the London Wine Competition too and has earned its rights to be on the list of American wines you need to try.
9. Landmark Vineyards Pinot Noir 2018 by Landmark Vineyards
Rich appearance on the palate with flavours of intense characteristics such as damson and cherry with acidity that balances the taste of the wine well and makes it a very soothing happening for consumption. The nose is powerful with a touch of strawberry and red cherries. A very fantastic wine served best with the feathered game can be the meat of your choice, the drink delivers best regardless. The best recommendations would be a Duck or a Lamb for an overall excellent finishing touch.
The Landmark Vineyards Pinot Noir 2018 is a winner of a gold medal too in the London Wine Competition and thus stands corrected on the claims and will be a great addition to your cellar by the next refill.
10. Twisted Cedar Malbec by CBC BevCo
Characteristics of a fruity wine but quite notably a restraint too. Sweet fruited ingredients that add flavorful hints to the drink such as the blueberry and mulberry with their nuances of mint. The overall wrapped up wine with a touch of the ripe and accessible palate that is the really broad and quite balanced texture that helps the overall appearance of the drink. The finishing is really ripe and rich in taste and gives a strong aroma of its ingredients. In a very American fashion, the wine is quite composed and is the drink for all times.
The Twisted Cedar Malbec has won a gold medal in the London wine competition and is no doubt always a good companion for all times.
The above-mentioned wines were all gold medal winners in the London Wine Competition and have finished in style with their evaluation out of taste, value for money, and packaging. These beverages need to be in your cellar and thoughts to be consumed at their best, like we said if they are on the list, they are a must-try.
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