Finish your meal in style by pairing your dessert with specific dessert wines. Read the article below to know more on best dessert wines.

Dessert Wine

Wines are a perfect accompaniment to any meal. They not only complement the dishes but also stimulate appetite. With appetizers and main courses paired with a wide range of wines it is only natural that desserts should also demand their own dedicated wine list. This void can be filled with dessert wines crafted specifically to give a sweet finish to your meal. Dessert wines have a rich sweet taste that blends perfectly with any dessert. However, like other food and wine pairings, it is important that the right dessert wines are paired with the right dessert so that both can complement each other. Some dessert wines can also be had alone without the accompaniment of any desserts as the natural sweetness of the wine can effectively function as the role of a dessert. This can be of enormous relief when after a heavy meal you don’t have the desire or the appetite to have anything else. Dessert wines are the best to rouse up yourself and your guests from a lethargy that sets in after a heavy meal. You can also have the wine to spice up your after dinner conversation as these wines are not heady and so go easy on the mind and stomach. If you are looking towards keeping a few bottles of dessert wine at home then you will be spoilt for choice. To help you select the best dessert wines read below for a brief list.
Best Dessert Wines 

Warre's Otima 10 Year Tawny
This light-bodied wine is aromatic with ripe fruit flavors sprinkled with nutty detail. There is also a touch of vanilla spice, which gives the wine an elegant finish. Tastes excellent when paired with raspberry cheesecake and pecan pie but can also be had with any chocolate-based dessert. 

St. Supery Moscato
It has a rich ripe peachy texture and its aroma is a blend of floral characters. The detailed and delicate flavors burst on the palate, making a glass of Moscato a heavenly experience. This wine is perfect with raspberry cheesecake or Crème Brulee. 

Saracco Moscato d’Asti
This is a semi sparkling wine and so it provides a unique combination with desserts. It has a high sweet taste and is lighter on the palate. The alcohol content is also quite low at around 8%. The flavor is dominated with ripe peach with a subtle note of honeysuckle. This makes it a perfect match with cheesecake. 

Ch. Ste. Michelle's Ethos Late Harvest White Riesling
This wine leaves a luxurious finish on the palate with its rich juicy apricot flavor with a hint of honey. This excellent wine is perfect with a wide range of desserts like pies, cakes, and chocolate. 

The Hogue Cellar's Late Harvest White Riesling
With apricot and citrus flavors, this Riesling makes for a very good dessert wine because of the balance in both acidity and residual sugar levels. This wine is best had with fruit torte, cheesecake, apple pie or with any white chocolate based dessert. 

Banfi Rosa Regale Brachetto
With a ripe raspberry and strawberry flavor this red sparkling wine has a sweet and subtle flavor. Pair it with any chocolate-based desserts or fresh fruits to experience all the details of the flavors. 

Inniskillin Vidal Icewine
This wine is the safest bet if you are at a loss on which type of wine to serve along with the dessert. The balance and detail makes it the perfect accompaniment with any sweet dish. 

Churchill’s 10 Year Tawny Port
With a brick red color and a sweet and nutty aroma, this wine hits your palate with a delicious ripe sweet flavor with a soft caramel touch in the end. This rich and delicious wine can be paired with a variety of desserts from cheesecake or tiramisu to chocolate truffles or pecan pie. It is also excellent when had with aged cheddar cheese.

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