Wedding Wines

wedding wines_070909Summer is here, and with this season brings many celebrations, the biggest being weddings. Chances are you’ll be attending a wedding (or two) over the next few months. What says cheers and well wishes better than a beautiful bottle of wine? There can be a few unknowns when selecting wines for gifts, such as: What kind of wine do the bride & groom like to drink? What would be special beyond just a “good bottle of wine?”  Perhaps you have an upcoming wedding yourself and need help selecting wine for your reception.  We have wines that will not only fit your budget but pair perfectly with your food.  Below are some recommendations for gift giving as well as party pleasers. If you need additional help feel free to call or email us, we would be happy to personalize your selection.

Remember that we offer a 10% discount on 6 bottles and 20% on a case. If you are interested in any of these wines or have questions about others, email info@portaliswines.com or call 206-783-2007.

Outstanding wines for the  Bride & Groom:
Palazzo 2005 Napa Valley Red Wine (CA) $65
Willakenzie Estate 2006 Kiana Pinot Noir (OR) $52
Bricco Francesco 2000 Barolo Rocche Dell’Annunziata (IT) $62
Chateau L’Ecuyer 2005 Pomerol (FR) $50
Domaine Rebourgeon-Mure 2005 Volnay 1er Cru Santenots (FR) $57
Long Shadows 2006 Saggi (WA) $61

How about a 3-pack gift the couple can enjoy on their 3-year, 5-year and 10-year anniversary?
3 Year – Massolino 2003 Barolo (IT) $69
5 Year – Domaine Berthet-Rayne 2005 Cuvee Cadiac Chateauneuf-Du-Pape (FR) $57
10 Year – Argiano 2004 Brunello Di Montalcino (IT) $70

 Planning a wedding? Check out these delicious options from around the world:
Sparkling
Casteller NV Brut Cava (SP) $14/case $11.20
Toffoli NV Prosecco (IT) $19/case $15.20
Barthe Rene NV Cremant D’Alsace Brut (FR) $18.50/case $14.80
White
Thurston Wolfe 2008 Pinot Gris/Viognier (WA) $15.99/case $12.79
Kanu 2007 Chenin Blanc (ZA) $12/case $9.60
Rutherford Ranch 2007 Chardonnay (CA) $16/case $12.80
Collovray Et Terrier NV Place Du March Blanc (FR) $10/case $8
Red
Henry Lagarde 2005 Malbec (AR) $14/case $11.20
Planeta 2007 La Segreta Rosso (IT) $16/case $12.80
The Rebel 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon (WA) $17.50/case $14
Ogier 2005 Cotes Du Rhone Caves Des Papes (FR) $15/case $12

Contributor: Gina Gregory

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