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When selecting an amazing wine for a celebration or get together, choosing wisely for your crowd is key. Purchasing the most expensive wine you could get your hands on is an option, but it does not necessarily mean it will go over well! When choosing a Fathers Day wine, it is just as important to know your crowd just as well as the wine. Whether for you or for him; Fathers day is the perfect time to celebrate dad. Furthermore, a bottle of wine has never hurt a celebration!
With some guidance, knowing the right questions to ask and a few good suggestions! You’ll be able to select the perfect Fathers Day wine with ease!
Fathers Day Wine: Sweet Wines
There are many different types of wines to choose from, some wine lovers find themselves drawn to sweeter varieties. For those who fall into that group, there are many straight up sweet reds and whites to satisfy. Additionally, some of the most popular wines and wine blends fall into the sweet wine category. Furthermore, whether the bottle is for your dad, or for the festivities in general; we have great suggestions for you!
Chateau Laffitte Laujac 2011
This lovely red is the perfect choice for a sweet red blend. It also pairs beautifully with a thick steak, burger, or other red meats. This well-known vintage is comprised of 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, and lastly, 5% Petit Verdot. Rich and flavorful Chateau Laffitte Laujac 2011 also pairs well with lamb and heavy cheeses. For a Fathers Day wine that is delicious to drink on its own as well as versatile in pairing, try it this Fathers Day!
Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio 2016
From all the amazing white wines out there, pinot grigio is one of the sweetest. Grown and produced in Italy, this selection is straw yellow in color and pairs excellently with seafood. It also goes well with souffles, salad, rice, or pasta. If your father appreciates amazing wines of the sweet white variety – this tasty apple flavored option is utter perfection. Additionally, it is also amazingly versatile as far as pairing options due to its light yet sweet nature.
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Decoy Sauvignon Blanc is amazingly enticing with flavorful, fruity notes that will never be forgotten.
Fathers Day Wine: Dry Wines
Not everyone has a sweet tooth in regards to wine. Luckily, there are so many amazing dry wines of both the red and white varieties. If you are unfamiliar with the term dry, it simply means that there is no residual sugar. Therefore, these dryer wines are not sweet and should be served appropriately.
Cantena Malbec 2015
Again, if you are in the market for the perfect Fathers Day wine, consider your audience/guests tastes. For fans of dry red wine, this 2015 Malbec is a dream. It presents itself beautifully in tones of lovely deep violet and purples. The Cantena Malbec is the direct result of microclimate blends from four different vineyards. It boasts flavors of blackberry, blueberry, lavender, as well as hints of leather. This pairs perfectly with steak, pasta with marinara, turkey, and more.
Decoy Sauvignon Blanc 2016
This particular Sauvignon Blanc of 2016 is anything but a decoy. Decoy Sauvignon Blanc is amazingly enticing with flavorful, fruity notes that will never be forgotten. This delicious wine is a dry white, delivering notes of lemongrass and honeydew melon. Furthermore, it is very affordable. For a bargain-priced wine that delivers the quality among the best wines in the world, Decoy is sure to satisfy dry white lovers! It complements Asian cuisine and summer themed dishes perfectly!
Choosing the best wine for this special day
If you find yourself tasked with the job of finding a Fathers Day wine, this guide should provide you with some help. Remember, the first step is figuring out what the best wine is for those enjoying it. Most of all, take the time to celebrate your dad, no matter what wine you choose!