Nothing works best in warm-weather parties as wine for Sangria. But that is not the only beauty of this brand: It gives you an opportunity to add the ripest fruit to your favorite wine. All you have to do is select your favorite red, white, high-acid or fruity wine and proceed to the next step.
Currently, there are multiple brands of wines for Sangria on the market, but as always, there is the best of the best. So, how do you identify them? Well, we have researched and presented to you the best wines of Sangria that you should order next time you have a date or a party.
Top 5 Best Wines for Sangria
- Mirassou Pinot Grigio
This brand has intense flavors and aroma of pear, citrus, and peach with crisp. Its lively acidity makes it a unique, refreshing wine; hence it is ideal for unique and special events and parties.
Meanwhile, Mirassou Pinot Grigio pairs well with most of the spicy dishes as well as seafood and grilled poultry. In other words, this is the best choice to order alongside a grilled chicken.
- Campo Viejo Tempranillo
Having won the 2015 International Wine & Spirit Competition, as well as 2015 Decanter World Wine Awards, there is no doubt that this brand is one of the best.
Campo Viejo Tempranillo pairs beautifully with fresh light cheeses, grilled chicken, small bites, paste, and poultry. As a result, it is a perfect complement for both dinner parties and everyday meals.
- Salneval Albarino
You really don’t want to miss ordering this brand in your first date! It starts with a sweet aroma of honey, zesty citrus note, pear and a little bit of almond. In general, Salneval Albarino has a smooth, creamy taste, with a pleasant finish of lingering sweet, tangy notes.
Aside from taste, this brand matches perfectly with seafood and shellfish. Besides that, Salneval Albarino is a perfect complement of cocktail wine. So, order a bottle for yourself and witness this experience firsthand.
- Freixenet Sparkling Cordon Negro Brut
Made using similar production techniques as campaigns, this brand has unmistakable flavors and aroma. It does not even need a special event; rather, you can just order it any day, anywhere, (as long as you aren’t working!)
Corbon Negro is well-balanced, crisp and clean; consequently, you will not experience those funny-funny smells you feel while drinking other poor-quality wines.
Note that this brand pairs incredibly well with kebabs, chicken fajitas, pasta dishes and all seafood and tapas. So, feel free to include it in your menus.
Corbon Negro has been in the market for over 150 years and won multiple awards. Therefore, by just grabbing a bottle for yourself, you literally enter the world of winners!
- Smoking Loon Cabernet Sauvignon
This model has sweet aromas of dried cherry, blackberry, walnut and toasted cedar, which makes your weekends and nights colorful. Smoking Loon’s flavors include red currant, black raspberry, roasted hazelnut, vanilla, and coconut.
Feel free to take this brand with braised short ribs and roasted vegetables in your dinners.
Best Wine for Sangria Red
People have different tastes and preference. So, if red is your favorite color, who are we to change that? Well, while we can do nothing about your preference, we can advise and suggest the best Sangria red wines for you.
Garnacha’s flavors include lower tannins, great acidity and showcases rich red fruits. These characteristics make it one of the best red sangria.
There are many wine models sold under Garnacha, but Bodegas Borsao from Tres Picos is the best pick. Actually, this one will give you sweet memories.
Tempranillo is another incredible brand to hang around with. It has a lush texture. As for aroma, this brand has notes of cola, black cherries and blackberries.
However, we suggest you choose Tempranillos labeled “Joven” or “Crianza” to avoid heavily oaked flavors. If you are wondering what to take, we have an answer for you: chose Palacios Remondo from La Vendimia.
- Primitivo or Zinfandel
These red wines have rich fruity aromas, accented with floral notes and spice. They have a lovely taste that we wouldn’t want your fiancé to miss in any of your dates. In other words, a date is not complete without taking some sips of Primitivo or Zinfandel.
We have many models selling under this brand, but our good pick is Rancho Zabaco from Dancing Bull. Buy it and experience the real side of life.
Bonarda red Sangria wine is made to offer wine-lovers an amazingly great value. It has a lush, fruity aroma that makes you crave for more. It can easily be blended with other flavors.
We suggest you choose Catena from Alamos because besides being affordable, it has almost everything you will want in a wine.
Best Wine for Sangria White
A significant proportion of wine lovers prefer white to red wines. And you know what? You are just right on your own way regardless of the type of wine you love. Meanwhile, here are some of the best options for white wine lovers
- Calamares 2014 Vinho Verde
This brand contains strong tropical aromas of orange and mangoes. It is made of lime, grapefruit, and passion fruit aromas. As a result, it makes your drinking session fruity, juicy and lovely.
- El Supremo 2014 Torrontés (Mendoza)
El Supremo has a balanced, mild, healthy and fresh aroma, which makes every sip so unique. It also contains sweet scents of melon, lychee, and mango. So, in case you want to enjoy every cent of your hard-earned money, El Supremo got you.
- Mezzacorona 2014 Pinot Grigio (Vigneti Delle Dolomiti)
Mezzacorona has intense aromas of Bartlett pear and white spring blossoms. Besides that, it has strong hints of mineral notes, crisp acidity, and green apple. Order this one for friends and gaze what? they will live to remember you.
- Pewsey Vale 2014 Individual Vineyard Selection Dry Riesling (Eden Valley)
Despite being only four years old, this brand is over-ripen and is ready for partying! Although it lacks bracing lemon-lime scents, the strong hints of tropical fruit and apple blossoms seal all the weaknesses. Give Pewsey Vale a try and experience the sweetest side of life.
For me, Mirassou Pinot Grigio makes my night. Besides fetching affordable prices, this brand has a sweet aroma. As a result, I can’t dine on fried chicken without having a glass of Mirassou Pinot Grigio.