TOP 10 WINES FOR 2019
Love this time of year. It’s as exciting for me as well as you to know the TOP 10 SELLING WINES for each year. I only add up the numbers when it’s time for this list. And every year it changes. So enjoy, and do not feel I am swaying you either way, For it is always interesting for me to know as well. I will start from #10 and work backward. Apparently that’s how it works.Here is the TOP 10 SELLERS FOR 2019. With no further adieu, here we go…
#10. World Vineyard Chilean Sauvignon
Chile Sauvignon BlancWorld Vineyard™Ready in 4 weeks
Steely, grassy, herbaceous the classic traits of palate-cleansing Sauvignon Blanc are here in this version sourced directly from Chile. Crisp and dry, this refreshing wine is a fabulous match with food, as its full, fresh flavours and wonderfully balanced acidity make it essential with chicken, fish and grilled vegetables.
#9. Selection California SauvignonCalifornia Sauvignon BlancSelection™Ready in 6 weeks
Crisp and flavourful, this popular grape varietal has distinctive and immediately recognizable aroma and flavour characteristics. The famous grassy, herbaceous bouquet and flinty aftertaste are here, with the generous acidity that is typical of the grape. Steely, grassy, and defiantly dry, nothing can complement a meal better than Sauvignon Blanc, a unique wine that offers a definitive counterpoint to the ubiquitous Chardonnay.
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#8. World Vineyard SpanishSpanish TempranilloWorld Vineyard™Ready in 4 weeks
Gorgeous ruby red in colour, this medium-bodied wine is Spain’s answer to Cabernet Sauvignon, with berry, plum and herbal notes running to a lush finish of tobacco, leather and vanilla.
Serve with roast pork, sheep’s milk cheeses, roasted vegetables or lamb.
#7. World Vineyard Australian ChardonnayAustralian ChardonnayWorld Vineyard™Ready in 4 weeks
Supple and slightly buttery, this wine lingers on the palate with layers of toast and spice. Extremely versatile with foods, this is the red wine’ of white wines, combining beautifully with grilled pork, chicken, fish, salads and cream-based pasta sauces.
#6. World Vineyard Australian ShirazAustralian ShirazWorld Vineyard™Ready in 4 weeks
Australia’s route to fame on the world wine stage, Shiraz from Down Under offers lush berry aromas that beg for a hearty whiff. A wine of ripe fullness, its concentrated blackberry fruits and fragrant spiciness are a delight on the tongue. It has the uncanny quality of allowing early consumption despite its complexity and bigness’. Robust and lively, Australian Shiraz is a savoury treat.
#5. Selection Australian Cabernet/ShirazAustralian Cabernet ShirazSelection™Ready in 6 weeks
The blend that made Australia famous. Cabernet Sauvignon’s structural intensity perfectly complements the ripe fruit and chocolate flavors of Shiraz, for rich, complex and hearty red wine of outstanding character. Big, bold and dark a luxurious treat.
#4. Selection Italian Pinot GrigioItalian Pinot GrigioSelection™Ready in 6 weeks
The uniquely Italian version of the well known Pinot Gris grape, picked earlier in Italy than in all other regions and well before its characteristic loss of acidity at ripening, for a bright, crisp, dry white wine with a gentle perfume and a detectable spiciness. Fresh, fragrant and lively, its flavours include a certain flintiness with hints of citrus and almonds.
#3. LE18 Limited Edition Italian Barbaresco (SOLD OUT)First time for a LTD Edition in the top 10!#2. World Vineyard Chilean MerlotChilean MerlotWorld Vineyard™Ready in 4 weeks
This reputable Merlot is a soft and supple variation with powerful fruit and spicy flavours. Renowned for its ripe cherry character, the Merlot is a perfect partner for red meats, lamb, and hearty stews. A must have on those crisp autumn evenings.
#1. World Vineyard Italian Pinot Grigio (again!)Italian Pinot GrigioWorld Vineyard™Ready in 4 weeks
The Italians have their own way with the Pinot Gris grape variety, and in the process they create a special magic with it that’s unmatched elsewhere in the wine world. Though dry in character and with a pleasant zip of acidity, this Pinot Grigio shows off a pleasant floral fragrance and tremendous fruit flavours, making it the perfect picnic accompaniment.