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Most Delicious Wines To Serve At Thanksgiving

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26/11/2020 Choosing the perfect wine pairings for the Thanksgiving dinner doesn't have to be complicated.

One thing that can’t be missing from the dinner table on Thanksgiving - aside from the buttery mashed potatoes, tart cranberry sauce, and meaty brown gravy, is of course a good bottle of Thanksgiving wine. As we all know, wines can be as diverse as the Thanksgiving side dishes themselves. That is why, it is quite possible that you might have to try even harder deciding between a crisp white wine, a bubbly one, or a full-bodied red.

Choosing the perfect wine pairings for the Thanksgiving dinner doesn't have to be complicated. Here in this article, we bring you the most delicious wines to serve at Thanksgiving meal.

2013 Matilde

2013 Matilde by Lamadrid Estate Wines has a round, smoky nose with blackberry and cassis aromas which offers a sultry entry to this wine. It's tannic and resiny on the palate, but well integrated with the toasty oak flavors in front of cassis and chocolate notes. This Malbec from a lauded vintage is smooth and steady on the finish.

2013 Matilde: Double Gold Winner

97 Points

2013 Matilde: Double Gold Winner

2016 Cuvelier Los Andes / Malbec

2016 Cuvelier Los Andes / Malbec by Cuvelier Los Andes has an intense red color with violet reflections. On the nose, this wine has complex and mineral with notes of prunes, white pepper, and marmalade. On the palate, 2016 Cuvelier Los Andes / Malbec is balanced and soft in the mouth with round tannins and a long finish. 

Until Cuvelier Los Andes’s youngest vines are mature enough to produce grapes with enough complexity to qualify for their top wines, they use these grapes in their Varietals range. With the 2016 Cuvelier Los Andes / Malbec, the winery offers the distinctive flavors and purest expressions of the emblematic varietal of Argentina. They produce this wine using the same process, care, and love as per their Colección.

2016 Cuvelier Los Andes / Malbec: Double Gold, ‘Wine Of The Year By Country,’ ‘Wine Of The Year BTG,’ ‘Red Wine Of The Year BTG’ Winner

97 Points

2016 Cuvelier Los Andes / Malbec: Double Gold, ‘Wine Of The Year By Country,’ ‘Wine Of The Year BTG,’ ‘Red Wine Of The Year BTG’ Winner

2015 Doña Silvina Reserva Malbec

2015 Doña Silvina Reserva Malbec by Bodegas Krontiras from Argentina is a dry, bold, smooth, soft  Malbec. This wine has notes of oak, vanilla, chocolate, blackberry, darfruit, pepper, licorice, mint. 2015 Doña Silvina Reserva Malbec goes well with beef, lamb, poultry.

2015 Doña Silvina Reserva Malbec: Double Gold Winner

97 Points

2015 Doña Silvina Reserva Malbec: Double Gold Winner

Malbec bt Mendel

2017 Malbec by Mendel is the maximum expression of this variety in the winery’s terroir. This perfectly adapted grape varietal to this climate and soil shows its typical aromas of ripe fruits like plums, raisins, and violets. On the palate, its body, unctuousness, and weight are the most outstanding characteristics.

2017 Mendel Malbec: Gold Winner

95 Points

2017 Malbec: Gold Winner

2015 Altocedro Malbec Reserva

2015 Altocedro Malbec Reserva by Altocedro was conceived to be the "Paragon" of La Consulta. This wine has an alluring complexity, combining an ideal balance of power, structure, and texture.

Altocedro is a terroir-driven winery in La Consulta, a unique spot in the Uco Valley, famous for the high-quality grapes from ancient vines. They make wine that speaks distinctly of this place of origin since 1999, based on their balance, elegance, and aging capacity. Karim was the first pilgrim in La Consulta that positioned the place through this "born and raised" wines, conceived to be the "paragon" of the Uco Valley.

2015 Altocedro Malbec Reserva: Gold Winner

95 Points

2015 Altocedro Malbec Reserva: Gold Winner