As anyone who has been drinking wine for a while will tell you, when you get a good bottle, you’ll know it. Whether you are looking for something to take with your dinner or a bottle to carry with you for a picnic on the beach, the right wine can make a big difference. Luckily, you have a variety to pick from. There are Chardonnays, Sauvignon Blancs and Pinot Noirs ripe for the picking. In today’s article, we attempt to make things easier for you by providing you a list of the 10 best high-quality wines in Singapore. So sit back and relax, we will put the right wine in your hand soon!
1. Le Rosé, Olivier & Lafont (2018), 750 ml
This Southern Rhone rose has a brilliant rosy hue that is hard to miss. It has a distinctive strawberry taste with red currants undertones. It also has mineral notes and a citrus acidity that gives an undeniable freshness.
This light-bodied wine has an alcoholic content of 13.5% and goes perfectly with seafood. Le Rose is available for purchase on VinoMofo. For more on Olivier & Lafont wines, call them at +33(0)683 321 457 or +33(0)664 428 756.
👍 13.5% alcohol content
2. Willowlake Chardonnay, Oakridge (2018), 750 ml
Straight from the highly celebrated Yarra valley, Oakridge Willowlake Chardonnay is a thing of beauty. Its soft yellow color is as calming as its oaky buttery flavor. Its smell is subdued but there is a hint of floral in there.
This medium-body wine is a bit dry and has just the right amount of acidity. It pairs well with poultry, pork, seafood, and vegetarian meals. The Willowlake Chardonnay is available for purchase on VinoMofo at an affordable price. To learn more about Oakridge wines, follow them on Facebook.
👍Soft yellow color
👍Goes well with a variety of foods
3. Judge Rock Pinot Noir (2015), 750 ml
If you are looking to try out some Pinot Noir, you should try out this solid choice from Judge Rock. Straight from New Zealand, this wine has a spicy plum aroma. When it comes to taste, you can clearly get plum, violet, and raspberry flavors. It also has hints of leather.
This wine has a great structure, good acidity, and medium grain tannins It pairs well with most types of meat. Grab yourself a bottle from VinoMofo and wash down your dinner with it. For more on Judge Rock wines, follow them on Twitter.
👍Good structure and acidity
4. Stanley Estates Intrepid Sauvignon Blanc (2019), 750 ml
Stanley Estates is located in the Awatere region of Marlborough and produces some of greatest wines. Its latest creation is the Intrepid Sauvignon Blanc . With its faint passion fruit scent, this Sauvignon Blanc has a fruity flavor while still maintaining minerality.
This medium-bodied wine has only 13% alcoholic content and pairs well with shellfish, goat cheese, and vegetarian dishes. Get a bottle at VinoMofo and follow the Stanley Estates Facebook Page on their latest wine releases.
👍Passion fruit scent
5. Retromarcia Chianti Classico, Monte Bernardi (2017), 750 ml
In Italian, the word ‘retromarcia’ means ‘reverse’. It is, therefore, no wonder that the Monte Bernardi Retromarcia Chianti Classico is made from Sangiovese instead of a more traditional merlot or cabernet.
This red wine comes from the beautiful lands of Tuscany. With the taste of plums and cranberry with hints of orange peel, this-medium bodied wine boasts of a good structure. Packaged in an elegant bottle, the Retromarcia Chianti also has oaky and earthy notes.
6. H.J. Fabre Reserva Malbec – Cabernet Franc (2017), 750 ml
This wine is from the Mendoza region of Argentina, the land of amazing Malbec. This region is also known for producing powerful other grapes like Chardonnay, Cabaret Sauvignon, and Syrah.
This malbec cab franc blend is one of their most innovative creations yet. It has a little bit of everything; plums, violets, and even some damson. It is fresh yet vivid; a good accompaniment to pork or barbeque. In Singapore, you can buy it at VinoMofo.
You can learn more about this and other Fabre Montmayou wines on their Facebook Page.
👍Deep red color
7.Schwarz Wine Co. GSM (2018), 750 ml
Originating from Barossa Valley in Australia, the GSM 2018 is a blend of the region’s most celebrated red wine varieties; Mataro, Shiraz, and Grenache. It tastes of plum and cranberry with a hit of spice.
This medium-bodied wine has hints of tannin and is a little dry. This GSM has an alcohol content of 14% and its acidity is just right. It pairs well with beef, pasta, lamb, and venison. Order a bottle at VinoMofo and follow Schwarz Wine Co. on Facebook for more updates.
👍Plum and cranberry flavor
👍Goes with a variety of dishes
8. Viñalba Gran Reserva Malbec (2017), 750 ml
Vinalba Winery is in Mendoza, Argentina; the land of great Malbec. The Gran Reserva Malbec is dry, medium-bodied, and has blackberry and plum flavors. It also has hints of oak and vanilla.
👍Strong blackberry and plum flavor
👍Dry and medium-bodied
9. Falcon Ridge Pinot Noir (2016), 750 ml
Falcon Ridge is a beautiful winery in the Nelson region of New Zealand. With a wine history that dates back decades, this winery is one of the best in New Zealand. It is, therefore, no wonder that its Pinot Noir is such a hit with wine lovers.
With impressions of black cherries, chocolate, blood plums, and dried herbs, it is an abundance of flavors and textures. This medium-bodied wine is dry yet somehow smooth, a beautiful paradox many enjoy.
The Falcon Ridge Pinot Noir pairs best with poultry, beef, veal, and venison. It is available for purchase at VinoMofo. If you are interested in other wines from Falcon Ridge, follow them on Facebook.
👍Abundant fruity flavor
👍Goes well with a variety of dishes
10. Château De L’Aumerade L’Origine Rosé (2018), 750 ml
Lovers of French wine, this one’s for you! This wine is crafted in a charming winery; Château De L’Aumerade in the heart of Côtes de Provence. This winery is a part of Domaine & Châteaux Fabre; a group known for its great wines.
The L’Origine Rosé is no different. It is light-bodied and high in acidity, its red fruit notes characterized by a peachy undertone that makes it oh so delicious. This strawberry pink wine is as sweet as is it fragrant, leaving you craving for more.
👍Strawberry pink color
When it comes to wine, most if not all of us are unwilling to compromise. We want the best of the best. Yes, it might cost us a little more but it is definitely worth it. We revel in the flavors and textures, some of us even feeling a sort of transcendence from the experience.
That is why we made sure to only include the creme de la creme in this review. These wines have been rated by wine lovers and prove to be the best that Singapore has to offer. No matter your taste, there is something for you here!
Written by Warren