Whether you’re trying to pair a wine with your picnic or pick which bottle to take to the pool, you’re in luck. We’ve checked in with Vin Master wine shop’s Janet Stone to track down the wines best enjoyed during August’s balmy weather. From refreshing rosés to an enticing Chardonnay, Stone has you set for sipping this summer.
Novellum Chardonnay 2015: France
Tasting notes: Peach and honeysuckle notes.
Find it: Winestore and Foxcroft Wine Co. in SouthPark.
Fontanavecchia Falanghina del Sannio Taburno 2016: Italy
Tasting notes: Tropical fruit, citrus, almond, and honey notes with bright acidity.
Find it: Pasta & Provisions on Park Road and Foxcroft Wine Co. in Dilworth.
Garofoli Rosato Komaros 2016: Italy
Tasting notes: Cherry and strawberry notes with balanced acidity.
Find it: Common Market in Oakwold, Foxcroft Wine Co. in SouthPark, and Pasta & Provisions on Park Road and Providence Road.
Gramona Gessami 2015: Spain
Tasting notes: Notes of floral, citrus, and white stone fruits.
Find it: Winestore, Foxcroft Wine Co., and Whole Foods in SouthPark.
Cleto Chiarli Brut de Noir Rosé Lambrusco NV: Italy
Tasting notes: Strawberry and raspberry notes.
Find it: Foxcroft Wine Co. in Dilworth and SouthPark.
Schloss Gobelsburg Cistercien Rosé 2016: Austria
Tasting notes: Berry and melon notes with balanced minerality and zippy acid.
Find it: Foxcroft Wine Co. in SouthPark.