A new season is just around the corner, and we can’t wait to stock up on Autumn wines to drink! If you’ve been waiting for Fall to have some of your favorite red wines with dinner, then now is the time to shop for them. The flavors and aromas of a Chianti Classico or a Vino Nobile di Montepulciano are ready for the drinking. Here are 10 wine aromas to get you prepared for Autumn. Bottoms up!
If you’re a fan of wines that age, you probably want a wine robust wine with a Sangiovese base. One which has a long finish and emits the aroma of oak and wooden scents. These are typical of wines that age and are perfect for an Autumn evening.
You don’t have to get your vanilla fix through desserts or coffee – there are plenty of wines with this wonderful sweet scent. This is an aroma that is typical of a barrel-aged wine.
This sweet, medicinal type aroma is common of wines that have rose and violet scents to them as well. Don’t be fooled – licorice aroma in wine is completely natural!
It may sound like an odd aroma to enjoy, but wines characterized by this scent work in harmony with smokey type flavors such as tobacco. It is quite a robust scent and ideal for a crisp Autumn evening.
If you enjoy wines with a bit of kick to them, almost spicy, you’re probably identifying pepper. If you’re a true spice lover, you will even be able to tell the difference between black and white pepper in your wine bouquet.
Who doesn’t love a hot cup of coffee on a crisp Autumn day? Well, you can enjoy your cup of brew in the morning and a glass of Dogajolo Toscano Rosso IGT in the evening. This Italian wine emits hints of coffee, cherry, vanilla, and spice. Now that is Autumn in a glass!
When we talk of aromas, we talk about the natural scents that are created during the fermentation and bottling of wine. Quality wines, especially those prone to aging, will have primary, secondary and even tertiary aromas so there is plenty of room for a bit of Autumn at your dinner table.