Deliciously refreshing, this mineral-driven sparkling wine displays crisp green apple and under-ripe pear flavors vibrantly on the palate. It's simply delightful as an aperitif, but also try it with oysters and other hors d'oeuvres.
Recipe PairingsCorn Cakes with Smoked Salmon and Crème Fraîche
Loire Valley, France
Carménère, a popular red wine grape in Chile, is originally from Bordeaux. For decades, however, Chilean winemakers thought that their Carménère was Merlot.