The Top 5 Romantic Wines

Wines for the Ideal Date Night

Wines for the Ideal Date Night

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Wine is often associated with fond romantic memories. That first date, heartfelt toasts and special occasions. There isn’t another beverage that seems to mark special occasions with a toast quite like wine. Whether it’s a romantic night on the town, a quiet night in or a special occasion, it’s important to pick the ideal wine for the evening.

Chateau du Hureau Saumur Champigny

Chateau du Hureau Saumur Champigny “Tuffe” from Loire, France

This is a Cabernet Franc that has been noted for its hints of tobacco and dark spice. The grapes for this wine are grown in specific ground called Tuffeau, which is a type of limestone in France that gives this wine it’s complex flavor palette. With it gorgeous, ruby color and an earthy fruity finish, this is a wonderful choice for any romantic evening. This wine is a vintage 2011 and has been highly ranked by community tasters. This is a good quality wine for those on a budget, as it’s priced at only $20 a bottle.

Central Otago Wine

 Wild Rock “Cupid’s Arrow” from Central Otago, New Zealand

You know a wine is sure to spark romance when it’s right there in the name. Let Cupid’s Arrow take you and your lover away to a romantic paradise of the senses. This wine is made from the Pinot Noir grape, also known as the “red wine grape of Burgundy,” grown in the wild rocky soils of Marlborough. These grapes make up 100% of this wine’s full-bodied experience. This wine is darker in color and has a fruitier taste, with prominent flavors of berries, cherries and raspberries, as well as hints of floral and herbal accents. Another budget-friendly wine, this vintage 2009 can be purchased for around $20 a bottle.

Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou from St. Julien, Bordeaux, France

Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou from St. Julien, Bordeaux, France

Grown in the Médoc region of France, which provides a perfect climate for vineyards, the 90% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Merlot grapes that make up this wonderful wine give it a gorgeous dark violet color and an ideal flavor palette. The perfect wine for special romantic evenings with a nice blackberry aroma, a smooth texture and lasting finish. This wine is highly rated by customers and wine enthusiasts alike. This vintage 2010 is a little more on the luxurious side, with a hefty price tag of $300 a bottle. Show your significant other how much you care by marking a special occasion with this romantic bottle of wine.