Looking for that perfect wine to have with your Thanksgiving meal? Our local expert from Gasbarro’s Wines has listed his suggestions for Thanksgiving 2016 below:
J Vineyards Pinot Gris 2015
This wine offers an alluring bouquet of lemongrass, kaffir lime and Asian pear, plus tropical notes of pineapple and jasmine flowers. The complex medium-bodied mouthfeel reveals crisp citrus and lemongrass, combined with the rich, ripe succulence of pineapple, green pear and jasmine. This intense and layered wine finishes dry, with bright mouthwatering acidity and distinct minerality.
Paolo Scavino Langhe Sorriso 2015
This is an Italian blend of chardonnay, sauvignon blanc, and viognier from Piedmont. It has a fresh and charming nose with white flowers, sage, yellow and orange fruits in addition to mineral notes. The delicate flavors continue on the palate, where a soft texture is combined with sapid and cleaning acidity.
Point North Oregon Pinot Noir 2013
This wine is deep garnet in color, with complex aromas of raspberry, blackberry and black pepper, with a touch of leather. On the palate, it is medium-bodied with dark fruit flavors, raspberries and earthy spice notes. The wine has a bright mouthfeel integrated with soft round tannins for a lengthy and complex finish.
Foradori Teroldego 2013
This Italian red from Trentino-Alto Adige delivers a darkly saturated appearance and loads of bright red fruit that comes bursting from the glass. The wine is fermented in cement vats for one year and the quality of the primary fruit is very much intact as a result. Sour cherry and blackberry are followed by lighter tones of crushed mineral, ash and grilled herb.
All of the above can be purchased at Gasbarro’s Wines, 361 Atwells Avenue in Providence. Looking for something else? Ask any of their knowledgeable staff for recommendations.