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Underrated Chilled Wines Perfect for Warm Weather

posted: 04/10/18
by: Kristine Boyd

We all know that wines like Pinot Grigio and Rose are great wines to drink on a warm spring day. However, there are so many amazing chilled wines that don't receive enough hype this time of year. If you're looking to get a little adventurous with your wine selection than look no further. We have put together a compact list of underrated chilled wines perfect for spring!

Vinho Verde

This is a delicious wine from Portugal that tastes very similar to Champagne or Prosecco. It is often described as "the sprite of the wine world". It is a light, crisp white wine that has some slight effervescence. This is the perfect drink to have on a hot day or paired with any of your favorite spring dishes.

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Dry Riesling

When people think of Riesling, most think of a very sweet wine. While this is true some of the time, a lot of Rieslings can be found in varying levels of dryness as well. This makes it extremely versatile and you can pick the perfect sweetness for your palate!

Gew?rztraminer

Don't be intimidated by the name, this wine varietal is actually an extremely common wine found in most grocery stores. It is a German wine that is mostly made in sweet styles. So, if you are a sweet wine lover, then this is the perfect child wine choice for you!

Lambrusco

Lambrusco is a sparkling red wine Italy. It is like the red wine version of Prosecco! You get all of the delicious berry flavors from the red grapes, while getting crisp, fizzy nature of a sparkling wine. This is the perfect wine to serve at all your spring festivities that include pizza, burgers and other cookout classics!

Pinot Noir

Yes, you can chill Pinot Noir! Many people see a red wine and think it must be served at room temperature, but that is not the case. A lot of red wines that are served cold taste almost like a sophisticated sangria. This is defiantly one that you need to try out!

While the classic chilled wines are popular for a reason, it is always fun to try something new. Next time you go to your favorite wine shop, ask if they have one of these amazing varietals. Need help picking wine out from the store? Here is a guide on how to pick your next favorite bottle!