If you are traveling the world and you have a taste bud for fine wine, I have put together for you a list of the world’s finest wines that you should sample on your trip around the world or if you can afford it, just keep them in your wine cabinette at home!
1- Katogi Averoff Traminer
If your destination is Greece, the best way to start and end your trip is with a bottle of Katogi Averoff Traminer. This 2006 Grecian bottle will make your trip to Greece very pleasurable.
2- The Krug Champagne
Chosen for its complexity and longevity, This 1998 French bottle will bathe your taste buds in the complexity and longevity of French winery.
3- The Domaine de la Romanée Conti “La Tâche” Grand Cru
This 1990 Burgundy bottle stand for all the secrets of Burgundy wines. One sip and you will no that it is no lie.
4- The Aldo Conterno Barolo Riserva “Gran Bussia”
This 1989 bottle comes from the finest vineyards of Piedmont, Italy.
5- Kiedricher Gräfenberg
If you end up in Rheingau, Germany and you looking for a rare and magnificent bottle of wine to complement your desert, then the Kiedricher Gräfenberg will do you just fine. It is one of Germany’s rarest wine, fewer than 50 half-bottles were made!
6- The Muga “Prado Enea” Gran Reserva
This 1994 bottle is from Rioja, Spain. It is your best friend when you have hard to pair dishes!
7- Trimbach Clos Sainte Hune Riesling
If you are at Alsace, France in a fine seafood restaurant, ask for a bottle of the 1996 Trimbach Clos Sainte Hune Riesling to complement your meal. It is the finest seafood wine you will ever taste!
8- Burgundian Pinot Noir
If you want red, the Burgundian pinot noir is your finest choice. This 1999 Clos des Lambrays Grand Cru bottle will delight your scenes with a tinge of vanilla, herbs and spices.
9- Blandy’s Verdelho Solera Madeira
If you want old wine, look no further, a bottle of the 1870 Blandy’s Verdelho Solera Madeira is all you need. This Bottle is a century old! It is the finest in the market. If you end up in one of Europe’s upscale sushi restaurants, a bottle of Blandy’s Verdelho Solera Madeira is the best way to wash that sushi down.
Last but not least, if you visiting the US or returning to the US from your trip abroad, a 2002 bottle of Napa Valley’s “Gaston” is the finest wine to include in your welcome/ Welcome Back party to the US.