10 labels for 10 mothers: a list of the best wines to give away or to open together on Sunday 10th
A good glass of wine has another flavor if shared with an important person and one of the most special of all is undoubtedly the mother. On the day dedicated to her, she deserves to be pampered with a great wine
There is only one mother, but there are many wines. Choosing the most suitable one is not so obvious if you want to aim for perfection. When choosing a wine it is necessary to take into account the particular character and tastes of that person, in this case the mother. From a sweet and soft Fior d’Arancio passito from the Euganean Hills to a very fresh rosé from the wonderful Sicily: every mother is unique as is every wine. So, we have made for you a ranking of 10 wines that reflect different personalities, which can give you inspiration to choose the perfect wine to toast with mom.
- Traditional Mama
Rosé Sicilia DOC – Planeta (price € 9)
A blend of two typical Sicilian vines: Nero d’Avola and Syrah which give life to a fresh and fruity rosé. The delicate aromas of raspberry, strawberry and hibiscus flowers blend in a delicate structure with a tip of minerality typical of the area.
- Loving mother
Rose petal Rubicone IGT Rosé – Tenuta Casali (price € 12)
Produced with one of the most loved vines ever, Sangiovese. After a short maceration that gives life to its characteristic pale pink color, Petalo di Rosa is born. The delicate notes of rose and small red fruits justify the name at the first taste
- Solar Mamma
Torre Testa Susumaniello Rosé – Tenute Rubino (price: 13)
Susumaniello in purity vinified in pink. This wine brings the sun of Salento in a savory, fresh and intense sip. It gives notes of pomegranate, raspberry and cherry and a savory finish. A “must” for lovers of rosé wines.
- Mum out of the ordinary
Spumante Brut Rosé Scacciadiavoli (price € 18)
For mothers who love wines out of the ordinary. Citrus scents, notes of rose and bread crust, this classic method sparkling wine is produced by the oldest company in Umbria. It is produced with Sagrantino grapes (a rarity to find it in a sparkling version) and aged on the lees for at least 24 months.
- Elegant mother
pink Pinot noir Alto Adige DOC – Franz Haas (price € 20)
Delicious expression of South Tyrolean Pinot Noir made by one of our favorite producers of this noble grape variety in the region. Fresh, harmonious and very refined, its intense aromas of red fruits will immediately conquer it.
- Mother with character
Maternigo Valpolicella DOC – Tedeschi (price: € 21)
A classic blend of Corvina, Corvinone and Rondinella grapes from the Maternigo estate (which means “mother’s land”) of the Tedeschi family. Intensity and softness perfectly balanced by a pleasant freshness. It ages for 14 months in oak barrels. The notes of black currant, black cherry and cherry combine with spicy nuances.
- Charming mother
Bell’Assai Frappato di Vittoria DOC – Donnafugata (price: € 20)
An explosion of flowers and red fruits, with its fresh and fragrant bouquet and its soft and silky tannins, this Sicilian wine made with purely frapped grapes will conquer you from the first sip.
- Sweet Mum
Fior d’Arancio Passito ‘Diloro’ – Maeli (price € 25)
A sweet, soft and enveloping passito made from Moscato Giallo grapes from the Euganean Hills. The aromatic profile of this wine is broad, with notes of candied citrus fruits, sage, broom, dried apricot and almonds, perfect for the most greedy palates.
Bricco delle Viole Barolo DOCG connoisseur – Vajra (price: € 80)
For mothers who know how to appreciate a great red wine. A complex bouquet of cherries, violets and balsamic notes emerge from a highly refined profile. This wine will satisfy even the most sophisticated palates.
- Chic mother
Anna Maria Clementi Franciacorta DOCG – Ca ‘del Bosco (price € 100)
Seductive refinement, density and intensity, is there a better way to pamper mom than with one of the greatest Italian sparkling wines?
Dedicated to Anna Maria Clementi, the mother of Maurizio Zanella, founder of Ca del Bosco. This classic method sparkling wine is obtained from Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc and Pinot Noir grapes. It ferments in small oak barrels, and ages on the lees for more than 8 years!