Filipinos love celebrating holidays. They love to gather their family and friends in an intimate get-together. For example, this coming holiday season they would meet each other and drink wines and spirits from the Philippines. This will surely provide the perfect time for them to catch up with one another, especially if they have not seen each other these past months.
For such gatherings, serving red wine is best to none. Here are the best red wines for you and your group to try:
1945 Mouton Rothschild
They say the older the wine, the better it would taste. This is certainly the case for the 1945 Mouton Rothschild. Currently at its 50 years old, the red wine has received top scores from the critics of Wine Advocate’s Bordeaux.
The 1945 Mouton Rothschild is just decades away before becoming fully mature. But there’s no need for you to wait that long; you could toast this on your Christmas dinner.
1947 Cheval Blanc
Robert Parker, who is a well-known wine enthusiast, has called this as “the wine of the 20th century.” There’s no doubt about that, especially considering it comes from a long line of Bordeaux vintages. You could say that the 1947 Cheval Blanc is being called as one of the most popular properties from St Emilion.
1955 Biondi Santi Brunello di Montalcino
Biondi Santi, a famous wine produce from Italy, produced this wine in the year 1955. In fact, it came from the Tuscan property that created Brunello di Montalcino. It later received worldwide recognition due to it being a top quality traditional wine. Although, the 1955 Biondi Santi Brunello di Montalcino is very famous, there are still a few bottles left in the estate’s cellar.
This wine is considered as a superstar in the world of red wines. It actually comes from the Pomerol estate, which is being considered as a fine wine label that is pretty popular in the wines and spirits Philippine and international scenes. Parker has also something to say about this drink. He said that the 1961 Petrus is “one of the most sumptuous, hedonistic bottles of wine anybody could ever consume.”
1999 Vogue Musigny Vieilles Vignes
Michael Broadbent, wine writer, has described this red wine as “a must.” This means that you simply have to include this in your Christmas dinner menu and try it with your favorite people.
The 1999 Vogue Musigny Vieilles Vignes is a red Burgundy that is actually pretty affordable compared to the other red wines on this list.
Chateau de Chausse Côtes de Provence Red 2007
This wine offers captivating complexity composed of chocolate, dark fruit, and herbs. You could literally taste luxury with every sip of the drink. It is 40% Cabernet Sauvignon and 60% Syrah. Although it’s just 9 years old – which is pretty young compared to the other items on this list – you could count on it being an extravagant experience for everyone in your family.
The aforementioned red wines will for sure provide a fancy vibe in your get-together that adults will for sure love to have. Just be sure to watch everyone’s liquor tolerance, so that each and every one of you will enjoy the rest of the party.