The Perfect Valentine’s Day Wine
Longing to be struck by Cupid’s arrow and score some extra bonus points with your loved one this Valentine’s Day? To find the perfect pairing for delectable chocolates you’ve planned for your romantic rendezvous, the luxury wine gurus at Millesima, can help set the mood for a romantic evening.
The top picks from Hortense Bernard, General Manager of Millesima USA, this year for a seductive wine selections:
Diebolt Vallois Brut Rose Champagne NV
What’s Valentine’s Day without pink Champagne? A great gift for your loved one, this gorgeous cuvee shows a pale berry hue in the glass with a bouquet of strawberries and roses. Flavors of cherry and wild raspberry zip across the palate with great energy and persistence. This opulent champagne finishes with a dazzling minerality for which the style is famous for.
Villaine Bourgogne La Fortune
Wines from Burgundy are often known for their sweet and seductive floral quality. This Burgundy cuvee, which translates to “lucky individual” displays its signature bouquet of roses, wild strawberries with hints of cherry. While its mid-palate shows sumptuous red fruit wrapped in silky tannin. Enjoy this seductive red for an evening with that lucky someone.
Chateau Calon Segur 2000
The heart shaped design on Calon Segur’s label makes this classic Bordeaux a popular choice for Valentine’s Day. Produced from a landmark vintage, this mature Bordeaux revels in brambly fruit, leather, and cigar box, with a lashing of dark chocolate. Blackberry, graphite and sandalwood on the palate follow the wine’s intense and complex nose. This developed offering displays excellent balance and savory flavors that last throughout the persistent finish.