Drinking wine with dad is easy. Finding the right kind of wine to buy him? Now that’s a challenge. This Father’s day give the gift of grape to your dad. Here are 5 wine selections to make your father’s day present a favorite- each fixed to a personality type.
Personality Type: The Cool Trendsetter
Suggestion: Leviathan (SRP: $48)
Capturing the spirit of California, this California red blend from renowned winemaker Andy Erickson will excite your taste buds. This rich, full wine is filled with flavors of dense berry fruits and licorice, brimming with aromatics of cigars, brambly fruit, and cacao.
Fun Fact to Share with Dad: Although this uniquely blended wine is worthy of cellaring, it is intended to be consumed in its youth, showcasing its vivid, fruit-driven character.
Personality Type: The Compassionate Caregiver
Suggestion: Cultivate Pinot Noir (SRP: $28)
A wine that’s sourced from three of California’s coolest coastal growing regions: Santa Barbara County, Monterey County, and Sonoma County. You can smell the ripe raspberries, strawberries, touch of pomegranate, and whiffs of candied orange peel the second you uncork the bottle!
Fun Fact to Share with Dad: 10% of all wine profits are invested in Cultivate’s Founders’ adopted school, Harvest Middle School, Napa Valley, to support the Franklin Covey The Leader In Me Program.
Personality Type: The Explorer and Jetsetter
Suggestion: Trinity Hill Sauvignon Blanc (SRP: $17)
A wine filled with gentle aromas of lime, citrus, and lemongrass complement the distinct aroma of stone-fruit. Matched best with fresh shellfish or Asian inspired dishes.
Fun Fact to Share with Dad: The majority of the juice in this wine was fermented at cool temperatures in stainless steel tanks to retain fresh fruit characters. Most components received a minimum of 8 months lees contact in tank.
Personality Type: The Geeky Dad-ipedia
Suggestion: Cru Bourgeois Chateau Haut Logat (SRP: $25)
A wine that is both rich in tannins and ripe fruit. Filled with spice and berry fruits that are given an extra richness by the taste of intense dark plums.
Fun Fact to Share with Dad: Haut-Medoc accounts for two-thirds of the Medoc peninsula and produces more fine wine per year acre than almost anywhere else in the world.
Personality Type: The Outdoorsy Adventurist
Suggestion: Rocca Di Montemassi Calasole Vermentino (SRP: $15)
A crisp and fruity wine that is acid, dry, fruity, and filled with herbal notes. Enjoyed best with fish, salads, and savory snacks.
Fun Fact to Share with Dad: The name Calasole means “sundown” or “sunset”. It is also the name of a mild breeze that sweeps through the Maremma hills in the late afternoon.