A hot, or rather warm, wine to look out for this Fall is a French Merlot. This wine is a dry, fruity red wine which boasts ample structure and tannins perfect to pair with a hearty Shephard’s Pie on a cool brisk evening.
2. Chianti Classico Riserva DOCG
This elegant, full, harmonious and persistent red wine is your perfect Fall wine. With suggestions of vanilla and raspberry, this velvety wine is persistent and pairs well with roasts and game dishes.
3. Cabernet Franc
If you want something with a mix of fruity and vegetable, a Cabernet Franc is the right wine for you. With notes of strawberry, plum and peppercorn, the mix of spices is the perfect fix for a Fall wine. This is great wine to pair with Turkey and cranberry.
4. Brunello di Montalcino DOCG
This decisive, fine, broad Italian wine lingers with hints of vanilla, cherry, raspberry, and licorice. Its dry, warm, smooth characteristics are ideal for an Autumn meal of T-bone steak or grilled meats. It’s also a great wine to serve with aged cheeses.
Originally a French variety, Malbec has made its way onto the international market and for good reason. This red wine offers notes of blackberry, cassis, floral aromas and even chocolate. Its tannic characteristics mixed with a smooth finish is ideal to pair with meat and potatoes dishes such as lamb or skirt steak.
6. Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva DOCG
Offering ethereal, extraordinarily elegant characteristics with hints of violet and wood, this Italian red wine is dry, harmonic, fruity and velvety, with an elegant texture and long finish. Perfect for the Fall. An important wine such as this one is best served with aged cheeses, game and even wild boar.