Gift These Homegrown Wine This Holiday Season
Image Credit: Sula Rasa Cabernet Sauvignon courtesy Sula Facebook

It’s the season of gifts, it’s time to bid adieu to the old and embrace the new. So why not do it in style. But it’s also really hard to choose the “right” gift. So why not gift a bottle of wine? Sip swirl and enjoy your red or Rosé as we give you a list of delicious and budget-friendly homegrown bottles that makes for perfect gifting option. It’s surely gonna make everyone much jollier. 

Fratelli Sette

This Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon blend dry red wine that comes from the  Fratelli estate-owned vineyards that’s located on the banks of the Nira River in Akluj, Maharashtra sees a much complex and profoundly interesting balance between aromas, flavours. This fruity and elegant red is actually ruby red in colour and the wine sees aromas of dark plum and blackberry from Cabernet Sauvignon and elegant floral notes of Sangiovese. Decanting this one for almost 30 minutes makes it all the more enjoyable. Pairing it with nice kosha mangsho or Badami ghost or even some nice char-grilled lamb chops goes best. Fratelli Sette has almost given a different identity to the brand. Sette costs Rs 2000 and there are five of them in the segment. 

Sula Seco Rosé

This sparkling Rosé which is fruity-bubbly is a product of Sula Vineyards one of India’s leading winery. Sula Seco Rosé is surely pocket friendly as it’s price starts from Rs700. The lovely mellow pink colour and it’s fruity aromas of water melon and white fruits makes it much desirable. This one is paired best with Indian favorite butter chicken and some breads. This lightweight wine will not disappoint you. 

Sula Rasa Cabernet Sauvignon

This elegant and structured wine that sees the bold aromas of dark fruits and berries is another classic from Sula. The beautiful red gets bottles after being aged for 16 months in French oak barrels that gives this wine the complex red depth. The Rasa Cabernet Sauvignon goes best with most Indian curries and also with pasta with red sauce base and even a nice roasted lamb. This full-bodied, velvety smooth and perfectly balanced, rich, oak aged, super smooth red was also awarded the “Gold Medal” at the Indian Wine Awards 2019. You can even sip this at  Sula tasting session a the vineyard.

KRSMA Sauvignon Blanc

This one from the iconic KRSMA estate in Hampi Hills. This bottle sees a faint floral notes of lemon peel, citrus rind that’s makes it unique. This light bodied, refreshing Sauvignon Blanc. The origin is this is from Gentle north-facing slopes, on iron-rich schist soil with good drainage. Winner of the New Zealand International Wine Show 2013, this one sees a good balance of fruit and acidity. The spring grassiness makes it desirable.