The Wine and Spirits CellarValentine Wine Pairings

February 10, 2020
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Valentine Wine Pairings

At The Wine and Spirits Cellar, we have all the selection you need for the perfect Valentine’s Day dinner.  Come shop today!

Sauvignon Blanc – Lively and welcoming, this is a great all-purpose wine. Fresh honeydew melon, grapefruit, and passion fruit aromas with a bit of spice.

  • Food pairings: Shellfish, herb-roasted chicken, Caesar salad, mild cheeses, and vegetarian fare.
  • Flavor profile: Dry.
 

Pinot Grigio – Cool and refreshing. Fragrant floral aromas, flavors of white peach, melon, citrus, and tropical fruits.

  • Food pairings: Seafood, cheeses, and spicy Latin and Asian fare.
  • Flavor profile: Medium dry.

Chardonnay ­– Elegant and smooth. Our creamy Chardonnay has flavors of lemon, pear, apple, and peach.

  • Food pairings: Seafood, poultry, veal, pork chops, cream sauce pasta, and cheeses. 
  • Flavor profile: Medium dry.

Riesling – A free-spirited and delightful wine. Also, with flavors of rich, ripe melons and peaches.

  • Food pairings: Scallops, poultry, pasta, and cheeses. 
  • Flavor profile: Medium sweet.
  • You may also like Pinot Grigio.

Moscato ­– Very approachable and sweet. Tastes of rose, lychee fruit, and peach. Beautifully balanced with good acidity. The creamy peach and honeydew melon will linger on your tongue.

  • Food pairings: Light cheeses, desserts, and fruits.
  • Flavor profile: Sweet.
  • If you’re a fan, you may also like: White Zinfandel, White Merlot, and Red Moscato.

Pink Moscato – Like a fun-loving friend, our Pink Moscato wine has caramel aromas that lead to passion fruit and melon finale.

  • Food pairings: Cake, berry tart, and vanilla bean gelato.
  • Flavor profile: Sweet.
  • If you’re a fan, you may also like Moscato and White Merlot.

White Zinfandel ­– Recharge and refresh with our White Zinfandel. A light and lively wine with hints of strawberry and melon.

  • Food pairings: Spicy Asian or Latin cuisine.
  • Flavor profile: Medium sweet.
  • If you’re a fan, you may also like Moscato and White Merlot.

White Merlot – When you’re on the fence between red and white, our White Merlot is the answer. This lighter, friskier Merlot has cherry and berry aromas.

  • Food pairings: Barbecue, seafood, and food with a little extra kick.
  • Flavor profile: Medium sweet.
  • If you’re a fan, you may also like White Zinfandel, Moscato, and Red Moscato.

Sweet Red – The perfect blend of our trusted favorites. This wine combines bright, creamy, and lush flavors of fresh cherries and juicy peaches.

  • Food pairings: Grilled meats, delicately spiced Asian cuisine, and light cheeses.
  • Flavor profile: Medium sweet.
  • If you’re a fan, you may also like White Zinfandel, Moscato, and Merlot.

Red Moscato – Creamy and bold. This blended Red Moscato shares the same sweetness of our regular Moscato. It’s divinely balanced with berry and rich cherry flavors.

  • Food pairings: Fresh fruit tart and berry pie.
  • Flavor profile: Sweet.
  • If you’re a fan, you may also like: White Zinfandel and Moscato.

Sangria – A distinctive California-style sangria, inspired by the Spanish classic. Bursting with juicy berry and citrus flavors, and just a hint of spice.

  • Food pairings: Avocado crostini, ahi tuna tacos, sweet-and-spicy chicken wings. Also, mango-chili pork tenderloin.
  • Flavor profile: Medium dry.
  • If you’re a fan, you may also like Sweet Red and Red Blend.

Pinot Noir – Front and center in our lineup of tried-and-true reds with violet, black cherry, and raspberry aromas. That sets the stage for cherry cola and berry jam flavors with hints of spice.

  • Food pairings: Lamb, salmon, mushroom risotto, and roasted vegetables.
  • Flavor profile: Dry.
  • If you’re a fan, you may also like Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.

Red Blend – Rich and smooth. This blend of Zinfandel, Merlot, and Cabernet carries notes of vanilla and spicy oak.

  • Food pairings: Red-sauce pasta dishes, grilled meats, burgers, and maple-bacon Brussels sprouts.
  • Flavor profile: Medium dry.
  • If you’re a fan, you may also like: Sweet Red and Red Moscato mini bottles.

Merlot – Get cozy and get to pouring our Merlot, with black cherry flavors and hints of smoke and herbal spice.

  • Food pairings: Tomato-based pastas, chicken, beef, lamb, and pizza.
  • Flavor profile: Dry.
  • If you’re a fan, you may also like: Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon mini bottles.

Cabernet Sauvignon – This medium-bodied wine invites you to partake in its rich cherry flavors and toasty vanilla touches of goodness.

  • Food pairings: Chicken dishes, red meats, game and mildly seasoned pastas.
  • Flavor profile: Dry.
  • If you’re a fan, you may also like Merlot.