As much as some of us may do not like, and delay, biding farewell to summer season, there comes a point where sweatshirts and coats, rather than shorts and swimsuits, are the order of business here on Long Island– which time has gotten here. With it is likewise the seasonal changeover from red to white wine. While lots of red wine drinkers and white wine drinkers will stay the course with their preferred color regardless of the temperature, a lot of wine enthusiasts will gradually move from the lighter colored, and lighter bodied, white wines to the darker, heavier wines as the temperatures drop.
One lovely, medium-bodied red for the a little chillier days ahead and nights by the fire pit or fireplace is the 2017 estate-grown, unfiltered red wine from Pellegrini Vineyards.
Pellegrini Vineyards 2017 Red Wine
The 2017 red wine from Pellegrini retails for $33, and the Pellegrini website recommends that it can be cellared for 10 years. This isn’t a bad financial investment as rates increase. The only problem might be that it consumes magnificently today.
So, if you break open simply one bottle to sample, those bottles you have cellared may find their method as much as your table well before the 10 years has passed.
This beautiful red has excellent legs and notes of abundant, dark, ripe blueberries, chocolate and mint– believe Thin Mints cookies. The flavors meld together completely. The nose is equally decadent. However this is still a dry red wine.
This red wine has a long, dry, satisfying surface. It has enough brightness with great level of acidity on the end to keep the medium-bodied red from being too heavy and to assist keep it a food-friendly white wine.
It’s particularly good with dark chocolate, and Halloween is on its method. And, while it is food-friendly, the Pellegrini Vineyards 2017 Merlot also consumes effectively by itself, for when the chocolate is gone.
For more red wines from Pellegrini Vineyards, go to pellegrinivineyards.com