Choosing The Right Wine for The Right Mood
Which bottles of wines are ideal for a particular mood/setting?
- Casillero del Diablo Cabernet Sauvignon for a romantic mood.
- Terrazas Reserva Malbec for celebrations.
- Carmín de Peumo for a formal mood.
- Yellow Tail Cabernet Sauvignon for something casual.
- Jacob’s Creek Shiraz Cabernet if you feel melancholic.
Wine has that right amount of sophisticated delight when you indulge in it.
Somehow, it is a staple for momentous celebrations and casual occasions alike. Out of the different liquors in the Philippines, wine is a go-to drink to accompany whatever mood you may be feeling at the moment.
Admittedly, choosing from the various selections of premium wines and liquors could be puzzling, especially if you don’t know what you are looking for. But there’s no need to worry! We’re here to guide you throughout the process.
Below you will see the different moods/settings you could aim for, together with the ideal bottles of wine that go along with them.
For a Romantic Mood
Spending quality time with your beau?
Your candlelit dinner date wouldn’t be complete without a nice bouquet of flowers and a bottle of wine, mixing in with the smell of a well-done steak.
Try the Casillero del Diablo Cabernet Sauvignon for this mood.
Its deep, intense ruby red color will complement your affection for your partner.
With notes of richness in fruit such as cherries and plums, the berry aftertaste is perfectly paired with red meats and well-seasoned dishes.
Your romantic night will surely be unforgettable with this wine for it has the impressive balance of fruit and polished tannins, which are irresistible just like your love for that special someone.
For a Celebratory Mood
Are you looking for a bottle of wine for a congratulatory toast or for simply celebrating life? You could always find one in the premium wines and liquor section of a supermarket.
However, you might want to opt for the Terrazas Reserva Malbec to uplift your spirit, along with everyone else’s with you.
This wine is an Argentinian blend of intense ripe blackberry and blackcurrant notes with fresh touches of delicate flowers that will surely put your party in a celebratory mood if it isn’t already.
Its palate consists of a slight cherry, clove, and plum flavor. Plus, it has an aroma of blackberry, mocha, and coffee with a hint of licorice pastille.
With this wine, you will end up toasting with your peers for the rest of the night!
For a Formal Setting
The Carmín de Peumo is an iconic wine hailing from Chile and it is perfect for a business dinner with your boss or for a fancy one with your family.
It is widely acclaimed by wine connoisseurs worldwide for its elegant and complex notes of plums and blackberries with hints of gooseberries and tobacco; these are in perfect balanced with bitter chocolate, sweet tannins, and the wine’s vigorous oily texture.
This Chilean Carmenere has a rich fruity aftertaste and you can truly taste the fresh grape variety in it.
This wine is perfect for a hearty meal of lamb or beef; it’s even better with spicy sauce. It is also a great partner for tasty cheese.
For a Casual Setting
A long day at work calls for a glass of wine to calm your nerves down.
Maybe your friends are coming over for a chat? If so, then the Yellow Tail Cabernet Sauvignon is perfect for this!
It has a soft and elegant style courtesy of its fruit tannins.
Its lingering aftertaste, together with notes of cassis, violets, and crushed herbs, makes it the best go-to wine for easy drinking.
Don’t be fooled by its fun and light aroma since it can be firm and serious as hinted by its concentration and texture of vibrant sweetness and smooth finish.
For the Melancholic
We all have bad days.
Are you having one now?
Then, you might want to try out Jacob’s Creek Shiraz Cabernet that could easily lift up your spirits.
This Australian wine is a classic blend of Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon with a soft and light style.
Its flavors of rich dark plum and cassis are blended to a smooth finish.
The wine’s medium red color will accompany you in even your darkest of moods, the plum, berry, and dull tannins flavors, all melt together with a subtle oak integration—giving this wine its unique spirit.
There is a great thrill in choosing the right wine for the right mood, don’t you think?
There are more choices than the ones mentioned above but these are the best in the market and you deserve only the best!
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