Carve The Way To New Thanksgiving Favorites

  • BY Lizzy Butler

UNSURE OF WHAT COMMON VARIETALS TO SWAP FOR OUR SOUTH AMERICAN WINES? WE'VE GOT YOU COVERED! 

Substitute the common Red Blend for...

CASA SILVA CAMENERE LOS LINGUES VINEYARD

Don't forget Carmenere Day is on November 24th!

This well structured wine with notes of ripe black fruits of wild forest fruits is sensational with a broad range of dishes - with the hints of pepper it is sure to make the classic turkey dinner a little less traditional and a little more tasty! Don't let accounts pass up on offerings like Casa Silva Camenere to mix up their consumers' holiday picks. 

TASTING NOTES

Deep ruby with a violet rim. On the nose, intense, with notes of ripe black fruits with hints of wild forest fruits. On the palate, good balance between fruit and oak, good structure, powerful, sweet and round tannins, and notes of boysenberries and hints of tobacco. Excellent finish. This Carmenere will accompany a surprisingly broad range of dishes.

 

 Substitute your usual Sauvignon Blanc or Chardonnay for...

MENDEL SEMILLON

For the white wine lover! This elegant, easy-to-drink, crisp varietal changes the game for the typical Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay drinker. This non-traditional white wine choice is sure to become your consumers favorite special occasion sip!

TASTING NOTES

Enjoy fresh, clean citric and herbal notes. Flavors of citrus, tropical fruit, coconut, and caramel are elegant and soft on the palate. A lovely dose of crisp acidity provides a texture similar to that of Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc combined. A super dry and clean finish may make this the ultimate seafood wine.

 

Substitute the classic Bourdeaux style reds or French Cabs for...

CASA SILVA CABERNET SAUVIGNON

Casa Silva Cabernet Sauvignon is proof that South American wines will continue to over-deliver quality at an affordable price. Make accounts aware that holiday go-tos don't always have to break the bank!

TASTING NOTES

Intense nose of strawberries, cherries, blackberries and cassis, with spiced black pepper notes on the back. Fresh on the palate, with excellent acidity.

 

Substitute the usual Pinot Noir Varietal for...

J. BOUCHON PAIS SALVAJE

If the J. Bouchon being named Top 100 Wineries of 2021 by Wine & Spirits and Pais Salvaje being named Top 100 Wines  of 2021 by Wine & Spirits doesn't speak for itself... Here is more... This varietal is as unexpected as they come! It has gained tons of recognition for it's rustic red fruit quality and should be a top pick this holiday season!

TASTING NOTES

Vibrant notes of red fruits, cherry, and wild strawberry with floral notes. Fresh on the palate with good balance and a long, rustic finish.

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