Wines add a bar of class to every occasion. What starts as a small discussion over wine lasts as a lifelong friendship. Celebrations are incomplete without wines. The wine universe is as vast as the ocean surrounding the Cayman islands. The more you start exploring wines, the more you get to know the diverse varieties one can try and still cannot get to the halfway mark. Cayman wines at The Wharf are a statement of comprehensiveness and plenitude which indeed involves a modern taste yet vintage at heart.
That being said, to make it easy for you and enhance your wine tasting experience, we have come up with a list of best-selling wines at the Wharf, which are a must-try if you are to fine dine in Cayman.
Without keeping you waiting anymore, let’s dive into toothsome wines.
Cavit Lunetta Prosecco: Lunetta ("Little Moon" in Italian) celebrates life's little pleasures. The grapes are handpicked and fermented at Cavit's state-of-the-art sparkling wine facility in Trentino, a northern Italian region known for cultivating rich quality sparkling wines. The tempting tang of peach and apple refreshes the taste on your tongue.
(I) Henri Bourgeois, Sancerre, Jadis: This is a powerfully ripe wine with its richness and dense minerality, and texture. The spice, taut texture, and concentration balance the crisp texture and citrus flavors.
(II) Peter Michael, Les Pavots: Flourised on the elevation of Mt. St. Helena in Knights Valley in Sonoma County, the unique aromas and flavors of Peter Michael's mix of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Merlot instantly spread across your taste buds. Rocky, rhyolitic soils formed through volcanic eruption provide mineral resources and increase wine preparation levels.
(I) Dominus: Produced in the Napa Valley in California, USA, The first wine was vinified at the estate in 1984. The wine offers extensive flavors of black and red cherries with an elaborated base of Rutherford soil and a sagacious base of vanillin oak.
(II) Brunello di Montalcino: A lot goes into the preparation of these aperitive wines. For this particular one, the preparation itself takes 15-20 days for the vinification, followed by a period of 2 years of maturation. The wine taste is enhanced by the sharpness of alcohol and has enduring flavors. The Sangiovese Grapes used in the wine are grown in the Montalcino area of Tuscany, Italy.
Chateau d'Esclans, Garrus: This masterpiece is fermented and kept in french barrels for 11 months and are made from the premium quality vines of Grenache, Syrah, and Vermentino. This is a classy, special wine with spicy savors from the wood aging that is well blended with the ripe berry fruits. Together, they give assertiveness, sophistication, and power, making this an excellent choice to enjoy alongside food.
Giuseppe Quintarelli, Amabile del Cere: Giuseppe Quintarelli is an estate located in the hills north of Verona in the heart of the Valpolicella appellation. It is narrated as the greatest of all Amarone producers and is known for its traditional deep, complex wines packaged with distinctive handwritten labels.
Wine is a part of Caribbean cultures, and people from all over the world come down to Caribbean countries like the Cayman Islands to try various wines and explore their taste buds. Especially people from Los Angeles, USA, have been a regular part of our wine tasting family and have promoted the diversity that The Wharf offers when it comes to wines.