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Selecting the best white wine is not always easy. To help you make the best choice, we have put together our best hacks to find the white wine of your dreams.
Great wine depends not only on objective standards, but also on individual taste. Even if it is important to consider a few elements before choosing a wine like the vineyard it’s from, it’s also essential not to forget that your preferences will first define the best white wine to taste. Thus, we can consider that a good bottle of wine is first and foremost a bottle that will seduce your taste buds and make you live a unique gustatory experience. In this perspective, be open and don’t be afraid to try several varieties of wine until you find the bottle that suits you best.
When choosing a good wine, your preferences come first. But there are also a few determining characteristics that will help you find the bottle of your dreams.
Among these criteria, we find:
Would you like to drink a nice white wine for an aperitif or for a meal? Alone or with some friends?
These questions will directly affect the choice of your wine. If you want to enjoy your white wine without any side dish, you will not choose the same one as for a meal. In the exact same way that you will not choose the same type of wine to accompany a salty dish as you would for a dessert.
So this is where the criteria listed above enter the picture. Therefore, if you want to pair your dessert with a bottle of wine, you will choose a sweet white wine, while a dry wine might be more adequate to match your salad or your fish.
Chardonnay is a must in white wines. As the most popular variety of white wine, it offers a wide range of flavors through its different appellations. At Barton & Guestier, we suggest a selection of the best bottles of Chardonnay:
Sauvignon Blanc is one of the best French grape varieties for white wine. Its natural acidity has made it a great and must-have wine. We have selected some of our best bottles of Sauvignon Blanc for you:
As the most versatile white grape variety in the wine world, Chenin is also a great pick for white wine. Go for a bottle of Vouvray if you want to appreciate floral and fruity notes with a good smoked fish or Asian dishes.
Make your tastebuds fizz with a bottle of sparkling Chardonnay! Intense and fragrant, Barton & Guestier sparkling Chardonnay will be the perfect drink to share with friends. Fine, elegant, fruity and acidulous, this festive never fails to satisfy wine enthusiast’s savvy palates.
Salmon is a delicacy that can be enjoyed in many ways: cooked, smoked or raw, in the form of gratin or sushi, there is a dish for every taste. Thus, this exquisite, versatile and flavorful fish deserves to be paired with the most suitable and delicious wine. In this article, we give you all our...
France's status as a consistently high-quality wine producer is primarily owed to classification laws like Appellations d'Origine Contrôlées or AOC. Nevertheless, reading all the French wine AOC labels can leave one feeling overwhelmed when faced with a wide selection of wines. Knowing the...
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