Whether you're doing Easter over video chat, having a cozy dine-in with your household, or sharing a meal with a roomie - we've got five gorgeous wines to pair with your Easter dinner that you'll love.
August Kesseler Pinot Noir
We added this German gem to our wine selections with Easter in mind! The August Kesseler winery was founded in 1924 and is located in the village of Assmannshausen on the Rhine River on steep and sunlight-drenched south and southwest- facing slopes. This location directly on the Rhine and the inimitable site-specific soil conditions provide for a particularly high grape quality with an unmistakable character. This Pinot Noir is ripe with sweet cherry fruit, spicy and full of minerals. Fine, elegant, and balanced. A wonderful wine to pair with all sorts of dishes on the Easter table.
Yalumba Y Series Cabernet Sauvignon
$19.99, South Australia
For those that want a Cabernet with everything - this is an ever adaptable and always enjoyable choice! Bright, medium to deep crimson in colour, opening with violets, sea spray and fresh Mediterranean herbs. There is a lovely hit of blueberry, a hint of black tea and the quintessential Australian note of dried eucalypt. When you first try the wine, there is an initial burst of fresh fruit sweetness balanced beautifully with savoury notes of fresh herbs and a lovely acid. The wine has typical structure with focused, yet friendly tannins. This is a fresh and vibrant Cabernet Sauvignon. A lovely match for pasta and more!
Benjamin Bridge Nova 7
$26.99, Nova Scotia
A Canadian-grown beauty, Nova 7 will be a delight with your appetizers! Made in Nova Scotia featuring Muscat varietals, l’Acadie, Ortega & Geisenheim grapes. This wine is a pale salmon with an orange hue, and delicately perfumed, thanks to a myriad of white flowers and passion fruit. On the palate, the wine immediately refreshes, with tonic notes of key lime, mango and green apples. An invigorating wine, finding balance between engaging floral aromatics and energizing acidity. Enjoy the subtle fizz by serving this well chilled!
$22.99, Alsace, France
This wine revives an ancient Alsace tradition that wines assembled from noble grape varieties were called "Gentil". Gentil "Hugel" allies the suave, spicy flavour of Gewurztraminer, the body of Pinot Gris, the finesse of Riesling, the grapiness of Muscat and the refreshing character of Sylvaner. The aroma brings green apple, pear, lychee, passion fruit, and rose, while the palate has a pleasant dryness, just enough to awaken the taste-buds and quench the thirst. It is a smooth and soft wine with an elegant finish. Serve chilled around 8° and pair it with creamy dishes, turkey, or pork.
Churchill’s Estates Rose
Made with 100% Touriga Nacional grapes, this wine is produced from high altitude vineyards in the Cima Corgo sub-region of the Douro Valley in Portugal. It has a very pale salmon colour. On the nose, a combination of floral and red berry notes with graphite undertones. Seductive and elegant on the palate, showing delicate flavours of fresh berries and ending in a refreshingly dry finish. Serve chilled and pair with salad or seafood appetizers.