Christmas and New Year's eve are already over but the festivities ain't over yet as we are anticipating the coming of the Chinese New Year. Even though we are Filipinos we also get to celebrate Chinese New Year as we have friends or even relatives who are Chinese. And, Chinese New Year, is all about movable feasts, so why not upgrade your celebration with an exquisite food and wine pairing from the powerful wine Concha Y Toro. A Chilean origin most-admired for its consistent quality across its wide range of variety and styles. Here are some of its top-notch selections that goes perfectly with your favorite Filipino food.
Laid-back, simple, and a palate-pleaser, Frontera is the ultimate drink for life’s everyday events. If partial with a fruit-forward taste with chocolatey aroma, Frontera Cabernet Sauvignon is considered as a favorite elixir, while its sweet and light counterpart Muscato is ideal for enjoyment any time of the day. Much more, it’s the perfect pick to for those who would like to venture into great wines, given its very hip and harmonious flavors.
2. Casillero Del Diablo
If on the lookout for the finest name with value-for-money prices, Casillero del Diablo is a lip-smacking favorite. While any of its twelve varieties will be an outstanding choice, the Pinot Noir’s oaky and chocolatey taste is a consistent must-try and Merlot’s delicious contradiction for its smooth and fruity character is also worth the adventure. Deep, dark, and delicious range of wines that livens up any party with its bracingly playful varieties; Casillero Del Diablo is the perfect companion with equally adventurous friends who are all about fun and enjoyment.
3. Marques de Casa Concha
Featuring a classic and classy case of time-honored wine process, Marques de Casa Concha is known for its traditional vineyards and its rich origin. Known for its Carmenere that possesses pronounced flavors of plums, black currants, and dark chocolate, its delicate and diverse character is fitting for a connoisseur who seeks out the best expression and taste of grapes, signed and sealed by the respected wine maker Marcelo de Papa.
4. Don Melchor
The iconic name that boasts tremendous quality and credibility, Don Melchor continues to reap awards and recognition by wine experts – such as the 2012 Vintage garnering 96 points by jamessuckling.com, 93 points by Robert Parker’s wine advocate, and 17+ by Jancis Robinson. Much more, it’s carefully and sophisticatedly segmented vineyard creates the most-coveted balanced flavor of Cabernet Sauvignon, with red wine grapes grown and harvested at the majestic foot of the Andes Mountains. The choicest pick of the elite and discerning, every sip is guaranteed to bring out pleasure and satisfaction for epic occasions!
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