Christmas dinners present a prime time to try different wines with your traditional favorite recipes Are you having ham, turkey, goose, or maybe prime rib? If you are looking for great new wine options to complement your Christmas dinner, then look no further, Strip by Strega has a unique selection of versatile whites and different reds to enhance your Christmas dinner.
Burgundy Whites – Côte D’Or, Maconnais, Bourgogne Blanc
Bourgogne Blanc wine is the ultimate French Chardonnay. Christmas is a huge celebration, but what is a party without champagne? White Burgundy is just Chardonnay. A Bourgogne Blanc is unoaked pure wines with mineral and apple notes.
Austria, Chenin Blanc, Viognier Blends
Chenin Blanc is crisp, lively, and refreshing; this wine offers a tangy citrus flavor and with a light mineral accent that adds complexity. It’s a natural pairing for any seafood on the holiday menu.
Their mouth-coating density characterizes full-bodied red wines. Most of the large portion of the flavor comes from the skins of the grapes used in making the wine.
Burgundy Red – Côte de Nuits, Côte de Beaune, Beaujolais
A surprising organoleptic richness and body characterize red wines from Côte de Beaune, with aromas frequently recalling honey, hazelnut, vanilla, and – sometimes – truffle.
Merlot, Syrah, Shiraz, Petite Sirah
The Petite Sirah grape is known outside of the United States as Durif. Petite Sirah has moderate tannins and acidity. Petite Sirah has a signature inky black-purple color, is known for its tannins and acidity; it offers up black plum, smoky fruit, spices, pepper, dark chocolate, coffee, and caramel. Syrah and Shiraz are made from the same grape and considered to be the same wine.
Tuscany – Bolgheri, Super Tuscan, Sardinia, Sicily
The town of Bolgheri is known for its simple wines made from the native grapes Sangiovese and Trebbiano. Super Tuscan has the authentic aromas of red fruit and licorice and rich flavors on the palate, with a velvety texture before an extended finish.
Whether you’re planning a large family feast or opting for a smaller gathering, these hand-selected Strip by Stega wines are delicious, a great value, and perfect for pairings with any holiday meals or gift-giving. The holiday season is for a festive celebration. With plenty of parties and special events throughout the last several weeks of the year, there are plenty of opportunities to imbibe with us. Make a reservation at Strip by Strega and enjoy these wines along with many other wines on our extensive wine menu. Cheers to the holidays!