There are thousands of interesting wines produced across the world, each with individual flavors and aromas as unique as the locales from which they originate. Wine enthusiasts should make sampling the diverse collection of varietals available to them a priority, but all-too-frequently settle for conventional wines and familiar brands.
Henry A. Fox Sales is a first-in-class distributor of fine wines with an expert team of trained professionals such as Amber Goodell, vice president of sales at Henry A Fox. Amber is a certified wine specialist who has almost two decades of experience in the industry.
She believes it is vital for wine fanatics continue expanding their palate and advises every enthusiast to enjoy a diverse and worldly collection of varietals. Together with Henry A. Fox Sales, she has designed a list of recommendations intended to make any Michigan wine lover feel like a world traveler.
Fleur de Mer Rosé - This French Rosé from Provence evokes aromas and flavors of fresh watermelon, cherry, subtle citrus, lavender and Mediterranean herbs. It is medium-bodied, fresh and elegant with a soft texture and mineral finish.
Whitehaven Sauvignon Blanc – From Marlborough, New Zealand, this medium-bodied wine features finely balanced acidity, and is bursting with fragrant fruit flavors of grapefruit, guava and passionfruit. This wine is a perfect accompaniment to summer salad, poultry and shellfish, such as mussels.
Guado al Tasso il Bruciato - The Guado al Tasso estate is located near Bolgheri, Italy, is just outside the city of Florence. This wine offers an intense ruby red color. On the nose, the aromas of ripe red berry fruit, sweet spices and a light and fresh minty note are the most prominent. The palate is well-structured, persistent and very pleasurable in its fruity finish and aftertaste.
Chateau Ste. Michelle Indian Wells Cabernet Sauvignon - This new world style Cabernet offers dark fruit aromas and flavors. Aged for 20 months in new French and American oak barrels, this wine features a blend of 88 percent Cabernet Sauvignon with 12 percent Syrah. This wine pairs well with stuffed peppers, bleu cheese, duck, beef and dark chocolate.
Henry A. Fox Sales is a family-owned-and-operated enterprise and a leading distributor of wine in Michigan. Initially established over 60 years ago as a stand-alone alcoholic beverage distributor in Grand Rapids, the Fox enterprise has since evolved into a state-of-the-art wholesale beverage distributor representing over 150 suppliers of wine, beer and spirits.
You can learn more about Henry A. Fox Sales and its portfolio of wines, cider and craft beer here.