The Best Easter Wines for Under $15
As Easter approaches, stores start to pack up with shoppers keen on getting the best food and drinks to share when their family gets together. For the average person, choosing a wine that perfectly compliments your meal can be an arduous and complex task. To help you out, we've got a round up for three wines perfect for three types of meals to make your Easter dinner preparations a little easier.
This medium-bodied and fruity wine hails from San Antonio Valley in Chile. This ruby-coloured wine is bound to please its rich flavours of blackberry, cedar and spice. This organic red has a lovely fruity finish that pairs well with Easter classics such as cured ham and salmon.
The Adobe Reserva Merlot is available at the LCBO for an incredibly affordable $12.95.
Nugan Estate Alfredo Second Pass Shiraz
The Nugan Estate Alfredo Second Pass Shiraz is another gorgeous medium-bodied wine, this time hailing all the way from Australia. Give this wine a deep sniff and you will experience aromas of kirsch, black pepper and mint. When tasting it, expect a complex palate of ripe raspberries, blueberries and dark chocolate. The Nugan Estate Alfredo Second Pass Shiraz makes a delightful pairing alongside caramelized veal shanks.
The Nugan Estate Alfredo Second Pass Shiraz can be purchased at the LCBO for $13.95.
Fleur du Cap Cabernet Sauvignon
Coming all the way from Western Cape, South Africa, the Fleur du Cap Cabernet Sauvignon offers a smooth, full-bodied experience with subtle hints of berries, chocolate and spice. The wine's palate includes a soft fruit and elegant oak spice flavours with hints of black cherry, red currant and vanilla. Pair this with lamb shank or roasted lamb with rosemary and sage for the perfect combination of food and drink!
You can find the Fleur de Cap Cabernet Sauvignon at your local LCBO for $12.95.
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