Summer is officially in full-swing, and as warmer temperatures go hand-in-hand with wine sipping, one is required to adjust to the changing weather and rituals of the new season including your wine selection. To help you out, we've narrowed down the best wines to indulge in for Summer 2022.
Sunny weather screams for something refreshing which means wines with high levels of tannins are not desirable - fruit-forwardness, low tannins, and thirst-quenching acid is the sweet spot!
These delicious options courtesy of Jackson Family Wines are sure to leave you adequately quenched and satisfied:
La Crema Monterey Rose
Fruity. Crisp. Classic.
Delicate aromas of orange blossom, raspberry and watermelon are supported by subtle mineral notes and flavors of strawberry, pink lady apple and orange creamsicle. Juicy acidity and flinty mineral notes drive a long finish.
La Crema Monterey Pinot Noir
Bright. Juicy. Lingering.
Aromas of tart cherry, rhubarb, and beets are followed by flavors of red plum, cranberry, and boysenberry. The 2019 vintage presents rich texture and juicy acidity.
Kendall-Jackson Vintner's Reserve Chardonnay
Fruit-forward. Complex. Approachable.
This medium-bodied, barrel-fermented wine offers light, toasted oak aromas, attractive baked apple flavours and accents of butter and vanilla.
Freemark Abbey Napa Valley Chardonnay
Rich. Nuanced. Complex.
The nose opens with aromas of apple cobbler, creme brulee, ripe pineapple, orange marmalade, and fresh peach. The palate is supple, balanced and integrated and exhibits flavors of stone fruit, candied lemon zest, baking spices, ambrosia and vanilla. It is at once vibrant and balanced while being creamy with a long, lingering finish.