Today one of my favorite ladies from High School is here to talk about a great white wine.... that is served over ice? Well, that's what the bottle says! Who are we to judge the New Age ways? I'm going to hand this over to Katie the blogger of
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Unfortunately, summer is practically over. The mornings are getting cooler, the sun is setting earlier. But here in the East Bay... summer is still in full swing. With 90+ degree weather almost every day I come home I'm still not ready to drink red wine.... I want something cold. Don't get me wrong. I LOVE red wine. I am a big red wine drinker 100%. I honestly didn't even start drinking white wine until about 2 years ago and even then it was only Sauv Blancs. And now a staple of my wine diet. I've expanded my horizons!
But what I'm about to share with you goes against everything that I've ever been taught about wine. So get ready for: The End of Summer Porch Pounder 2015.
Too long of a title? Deal with it.
The Valentin Bianchi New Age Bianco is a delightful addition to your list of "Wines under $20". It's your typical summer wine, slightly sweet, served in a glass with a wedge of fresh lime over ice.
You heard me... served with ice cubes. On the rocks. Whatever you want to call it.
I know that this is VERY taboo in the wine world but if you read the back of the bottle this is how they will tell you to serve it. And DAMN is it good.
Here is what the bottle tells us: "Argentina's most popular white wine is a refreshing, blend of 10% Sauvignon Blanc and 90% torrents. The intense fruit and floral aromas lead to a soft, sensual wine. New Age should be enjoyed chilled by itself or as a "Tincho". The "Thincho", one of the most popular cocktails in Argentina, is created by pouring New Age over ice and garnishing with a lie wedge. Cheers!
Awesome, right? And what's even better.... is if you have a BevMo! in your area you can go and get New Age for $12.99 and then get a second one for 5 cents. That's TWO bottles of this stuff for under $20.
So go forth, stock up on limes, this wine and some advil....and have a great weekend!