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Best Valentine’s Day Wines: Top Picks

Whether you’re celebrating with that special someone, your gal-pals or your own sweet company, these wines are the perfect addition for a date night in. So, light some candles to set the mood, enjoy a fabulous dinner, get some chocolate-covered strawberries, and enjoy. Here’s a look at some top picks for Valentine’s Day wines.

La Crema Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

La Crema Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir features delicate aromas of orange blossom, raspberry and watermelon are supported by subtle mineral notes and flavours of strawberry, Pink Lady apple and orange creamsicle. Its juicy acidity and flinty mineral notes drive a long finish. Pair with a filet mignon and root vegetables for a luxury meal at home.

Cambria Julia’s Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir

Cambria Julia’s Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir offers aromas of dried cherry, toasted sage and roasted strawberry that lead into a palate that’s snappy and light, yet with tons of weighty stuffing. Flavours of bright raspberry and wild thyme lead into a vanilla-kissed finish. Pair this option with a lovely, meaty piece of salmon as the fruity flavours within the varietal make for a perfect Valentine’s Day coupling.

Nk’mip Merlot 2020

If you’re looking for the perfect red to celebrate new love, then go for the Nk’mip  Merlot 2020. A solid red, this elegant red is loaded with south Okanagan black fruit character and soft tannins. 

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Saintly The Good Sparkling Rosé

Saintly The Good Sparkling Rosé has fresh notes of strawberry, kiwi and orange blossom. Saintly is a versatile wine that pairs well with anything.

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Jackson-Triggs Reserve Chardonnay 2021

Share a toast to the years of love with your long-term partner over a candlelit dinner, accompanied by a bottle of Jackson-Triggs Reserve Chardonnay 2021. With notes of tropical fruits and vanilla, this Chardonnay is rich and has a creamy finish.

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Kendall-Jackson Vintner’s Reserve Chardonnay 

It’s no wonder that Kendall Jackson’s Vintner’s Reserve award-winning Chardonnay has scored so highly amongst wine enthusiasts. A must-drink for any Chardonnay lover; each bottle is crafted on a small vineyard, and is 100% barrel-fermented with the desired richness of a California wine. Enjoy fresh notes of fig, nuts, a floral lift, pear and vanilla from this crowd-pleasing, food-friendly Chardonnay sure to make the day as special as your partner.

La Crema Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir

Living up to its original name, La Crema Vinera, translated as “Best of Wine,” brings out the best of every occasion. Hailing from the renowned family-owned and operated winery, a glass with perfectly balanced acidity will give you every reason to celebrate this Valentine’s Day. La Crema’s Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir showcases a bold combination of flavours including raspberry, blackberry, and cherry, coupled with aromas of boysenberry and sweet tobacco.

La Crema Sonoma Coast Chardonnay

One sip and it’s easy to see why the Sonoma Coast is known as one of the world’s premier Chardonnay producers. La Crema’s elegant and balanced Chardonnay will complement a romantic dinner from appetizers through to dessert. Perfect for pairing with buttery shrimp and scallops, roasted chicken and your favourite sweets.

Freemark Abbey Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Looking for a show stopping wine to impress that special someone? Look no further than this flavourful, Freemark Abbey Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon with dark fruit aromas and nuances of dark chocolate and a hint of tobacco. Awarded 94 points on Wine Enthusiast, it will surely earn you a standing ovation at Valentine’s dinner – or dessert!

Cambria Julia’s Vineyard Pinot Noir 

Warm-up to cool-climate wines! Uncork a signature bottle of Cambria Julia’s Vineyard Pinot Noir from this female-owned winery’s collection and you’ll be whisked away to the sun-soaked Santa Maria Valley. Enjoy ripe red fruit flavours and a balance of earth and baking spices, perfect for pairing with charcuterie and mild cheeses during a date night in. 

Sandbanks French Kiss

The Sandbanks French Kiss is ruby red in colour and brings notes of chocolate, ripe cherries and a lightly oaked finish.

Best Valentine's Day Wines: Top Picks

Ruffino Prosecco Rosé

This Ruffino Prosecco Rosé offers a refreshingly crisp finish and flavourful palate. Light pink in colour, this wine brings notes of strawberry, rose petals, red berries and peach. Pair it with crispy salmon fillets for the ultimate Valentine’s Day dinner.

Best Valentine's Day Wines: Top Picks

Meiomi Pinot Noir

Include this California red as part of your Valentine’s celebration. This bold and full-bodied Meiomi Pinot Noir is everything you’d want from a red, with layers of fruity and oaky notes, which explains why it’s a crowd favourite.

Best Valentine's Day Wines: Top Picks

Jackson-Triggs Grand Reserve Shiraz

Jackson-Triggs Grand Reserve Shiraz has notes of red fruit and cherry, as well as oak notes, backed up by chocolate and mocha aromas. Enjoy this romantic wine with a decadent box of chocolates or chocolate covered strawberries. 

Best Valentine's Day Wines: Top Picks

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