#1 Dogajolo Toscano Rosso
January is a year of beginnings so the perfect wine to represent this is the Dogajolo Toscano Rosso. This fruity and fragrant wine is vivid and deep in color. It conquers the palate with delicious notes of cherry, vanilla, coffee and spices. This wine is 70% Sangiovese which makes it a perfect pair with pasta dishes, white meat, typical Tuscan dishes and grilled meats.
#2 Montepulciano Appodiato of Poggio Sant’Enrico
A wine that is a bit more intense and provocative is from the Montepulciano Appodiato of Poggio Sant’Enrico. This wine transcends nuances of blackberry, blueberry, vanilla and walnut. It should be served at 68°F and pairs perfectly with roasts, grilled meats and Florentine steak.
#3 Valcolomba Vermentino della Maremma Toscana DOC
The Valcolomba Vermentino della Maremma Toscana DOC is the perfect wine for those who want a year ahead full of optimism. This wine is characterized by a healthy balance of floral notes, fruit and honey. This Valcolomba Vermentino evokes the woods of Tuscan Maremma on a Spring day. This is an excellent wine for a pre-dinner drink and pairs well with pasta and risotto dishes made with seafood.
These 3 wines represent masterpieces when it comes to the senses, and ensure a good start to a 2018 full of unmistakable flavor!