Cards of Wine

Principal Wines

Regional Wines

Sancerre

Sancerre

Sancerre is a dry French wine known for high fruit and green herbal aromas.

The grape used is Sauvignon Blanc.

Sancerre is a city by the river Loire.


Typical Sancerre flavors are Citrus, Green Fruit, Gooseberry, Herbs and Grass:

Grapefruit Apple Gooseberry Herbs Grass
Chablis

Chablis

Chablis is a light and dry French white.

The grape used is Chardonnay.

Chablis is a city in Bourgogne (Burgundy).


Typical Chablis flavors are Citrus, Green Fruit, and flinty Minerals:

Lemon Lime Apple Flint
Chardonnay

Burgundy White

Burgundy White (Bourgogne Blanc) is a French dry white wine.

The grape used is Chardonnay.

Bourgogne is a French wine region.

Chardonnay can be vinified oaked and full body, or light like a Chablis.


Typical Bourgogne Blanc flavors are Citrus, Green Fruit, Peach, Bread and Butter:

Citrus Apple Peach Croissant
Pinot Noir

Burgundy Red

Burgundy Red (Bourgogne Rouge) is a dry and light French red wine with low tannins and good acidity.

The grape used is Pinot Noir.


Typical Bourgogne Rouge flavors are Red Fruit and Vanilla and Smoke (if oaked).

Strawberry Red Cherry Raspberry Vanilla
Chanti

Bordeaux

Red wines from Bordeaux (France) are typically full bodied with high acidity and tannins.

The primary grapes are Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.


Typical Chianti flavors are Black Fruit (Black Currant, Blackberry, Plum), Violets, Pepper, and Cedar notes from French Oak:

Black Currant Blackberry Plum Violets Pepper Oak
Côtes du Rhône North

Côtes du Rhône North

Red wines from Côtes du Rhône North (France) are typically full bodied with medium tannins and acidity.

The primary grape used is Syrah.

Rhône is a major French river running from the Alps to the Mediterranean Sea.

The most famous appellations are Côte-Rôtie, Hermitage, Cornas, and Saint-Joseph.


Typical Syrah flavors are Black Fruit (Blueberry, Blackberry), Violets, Licorice, Pepper and French Oak:

Blueberry Blackberry Violets Licoriche Pepper Oak
Côtes du Rhône South

Côtes du Rhône South

Red wines from Côtes du Rhône South (France) are typically full bodied with medium tannins and acidity.

The primary grape in Côtes du Rhône South wines are Grenache, Syrah, and Mourvèdre (GSM).

Châteauneuf-du-Pape ("The Pope's new castle") is one of the most famous wines in the world.


Typical GSM flavors are Black Fruit (Black Cherry, Plum), Pepper and French Oak:

Cherry Plum Pepper Licoriche Oak
Chanti

Chianti

Chianti is a medium body Italian wine with medium tannins and good acidity.

The primary grape is Sangiovese.

Chianti is a city in Toscana (Italy).


Typical Chanti flavors are Red Fruit (Strawberry, Cherry, Plum), Spices, Herbs and Oak:

Strawberry Cherry Plum Spices Herbs Oak
Rioja

Rioja

Rioja is a medium to full body spanish red wine with medium tannins and medium acidity.

The primary grape is Tempranillo.

Rioja is a Spanish wine region.


Typical Rioja flavors are Red and Black berries and Vanilla from American Oak:

Cherry Raspberry Blackberry Vanilla
Champagne

Champagne

Champagne is the most exclusive sparkling wine in the world, closely associated with victory, luxury and celebration.

Champagne is a wine region east of Paris.

The main grapes are Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.


Typical Champagne flavors are Citrus (Lemon, Grapefruit), Yellow Fruit (Apple, Pear) and Toast:

Lemon Grapefruit Apple Pear Toast
Cava

Cava

Cava is a Spanish sparkling wine produced the same way as Champagne.

The Penedès wine region in Catalonia produces 95% of all Cava.

The grapes used are: Macabeu, Parellada, and Xarel-lo.


Typical Vava flavors are Citrus, Yellow Fruit, Honey and Almonds:

Citus Apple Honey Almonds
Prosecco

Prosecco

Italian Prosecco is one of the world's most famous sparkling wines.

It is produced in the regions of Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia.

The main grape is the Italian Glera.


Typical Prosecco flavors are Green Fruit (Apple, Pear), Tropical (Peach, Melon), and Honeysuckle:

Apple Pear Peach Melon Honeysucle

International Wines


Chardonnay

Chardonnay

Chardonnay is the most popular white wine grape in the world.

Chardonnay was born in France, but is also big in Italy, USA, Chile, Australia and New Zealand.


Typical Chardonnay flavors are Citrus, Green Fruit, Peach, Bread and Butter:

Citrus Apple Peach Croissant
Savignon Blanc

Savignon Blanc

Savignon Blanc is a dry, zesty, and tastefull white wine.

The Sauvignon Blanc grape originates from the Loire Valley and Bordeaux in France, but is now grown all over the world.

It is popular in France, Italy, Australia, Chile, and New Zealand.

The best areas are Loire Valley and Bordeaux (France) and Marlborough (New Zealand).


Typical Savignon Blanc flavors are Citrus, Peach, Gooseberry, Herbs, and Grass:

Grapefruit Peach Gooseberry Herbs Grass
Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon is a full bodied red wine with high acidity and tannins.

Cabernet Sauvignon originates from Bourdeaux (France), but is also popular in USA, Australia, Chile, South Africa, and other countries.


Typical flavors are Black Fruit (Black Currant, Blackberry, Plum), Violets, Pepper, and French Oak:

Black Currant Blackberry Plum Violets Pepper Oak
Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir is a light red wines with low tannins and good acidity.

Pinot Noir was born in Bourgund (France), but is also grown in Italy, USA, Australia, New Zealand, and other countries.


Typical Pinot Noir flavors are Red Fruit and Vanilla (if oaked):

Strawberry Red Cherry Raspberry Vanilla
Merlot

Merlot

New to red wine? Start with Merlot!

Merlot was born in Bordeaux (France), but is also popular in Italy, USA, Australia, New Zealand, and other countries.


Typical Merlot flavors are Raspberry, Black Cherry, Plum, and (if oaked) Tobacco and Vanilla:

Raspberry Red Cherry Plum Tobacco Vanilla

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