While we put 2020 behind us, here’s some sustainably sourced wine and champagne to enjoy during 2021. Tussock Jumper Wines has a gold medal award-winning portfolio of 24 wines, sourced from 11 different winemaking regions. Only the best limited production vintages each growing season from producers around the globe.
When you give a bottle of their wine to a friend or loved one, you can ‘bring your wine to life®’ as Tussock Jumper has developed an augmented reality app, with the label’s regional ambassador ‘jumping’ off the bottle to help with wine pairings and recommendations. Download it free on the Play Store or iTunes.
Here’s some wines to serve during your Christmas Meal, NYE and new Year’s Day and for Valentine’s Day 2021.
Rosés and Sparkling Wines
Grenache Rosé 2019, France ($12.99) on DRIZLY
Flavors: Soft and fruity with a dry, berry forward finish.
Aroma: Refreshing strawberries, red currants, and a hint of spice. This rose’ will transport you to the south of France.
Color: Soft salmon in color.
Pairing: Try this sustainably made wine with fresh fruits, cheeses, or a gourmet charcuterie board.
Flavors: Candied orange peel and floral.
Aromas: White citrus flower
Color: Bright, carnation pink.
Taste: Soft and fruity with tiny bubbles.
Pairing: A cheese board with soft cheeses, crackers, nuts and jams, as well as fruit desserts like warm berry pie à la mode.
We all need to celebrate the last of 2020 and Toast to a better 2021!
Flavors: Refreshing crisp apple, juicy pear, citrus flower, and lemon zest.
Taste: Prosecco is a popular, playful way to enjoy bubbly.
Pairing: This wine also a stellar sparkling base for wine cocktails, and pairs well with brunch items such as avocado toast, Eggs Benedict and French Toast with berries.
Red Wines from Around the Globe
Hand harvested and grown using sustainable farming practices, this is a rich red wine from South America.
Flavors: Dark fruits, mocha spice, and a silky round finish.
Taste: Smooth and refined.
Pairing: Ideal wine for pairing with a romantic steak dinner, or simply sipping fireside with friends or a loved one.
Flavors: Black Forest fruit for dark and earthy.
Aroma: Wisp of vanilla from American and French oak.
Taste: Soft and smooth tannins and a spicy finish.
Pairing: This medium body and soft tannins wine pairs well with steak, marinated beef tips, or grilled vegetables.
This three time Gold Medal winner offers:
Flavors: Juicy red berries, cherry pie, and wild strawberries.
Aroma: Crushed black fruits, raspberry jam, vanilla, and baking spice on the nose.
Pairing: Great with roast duck, tenderloin, or berry glazed salmon for an elegant dinner.