Opening a good bottle of wine is always a great way to start a meal. So, from the aperitif, it's about finding the best wine to taste alone, or to accompany appetizers and other delicacies. We have therefore selected for you our best wines for aperitifs .
Wine for an aperitif: the possibilities available to you
Wine lovers and novices alike always find themselves uncertain when faced with the multitude of types of wine to taste as an aperitif . Red wines, white wines or rosé wines, we will enlighten you on the different choices.
Rosé wine as an aperitif
Rosé wines are undeniably the stars of aperitifs with friends , but they also prove to be a very good choice to start a meal. Savored with olives and chips, or with gourmet dishes for a more elaborate dinner aperitif, rosé wine offers beautiful freshness and fruity aromas which find their place very easily on aperitif tables.
We will then try to avoid rosé wines with a high alcohol content, which we will reserve for the main course.
White wine as an aperitif
White wines are also enjoyed with aperitifs , and in particular sweet and fresh wines , with floral notes, such as a good chardonnay or a wine from the Loire Valley. They can then be enjoyed alone, or as an accompaniment to small canapes or other raw vegetables.
Sweet wines are also there, and seduce with their sweet and generous flavors. You will then have to be careful not to choose a wine that is too sweet, so as not to saturate your taste buds from the start of the meal. We therefore avoid sweet wines as an aperitif.
Red wine as an aperitif
Often reserved for accompanying the main course, red wines nevertheless have their place as an aperitif . You just need to choose it light, with delicious fruity aromas. For this, red wines made from Gamay or Pinot Noir will work wonders with aperitifs based on cold meats, cheese, or products from Mediterranean cuisine.
However, we avoid wines with too pronounced tannins and a high alcohol content.
Sparkling wines as an aperitif
Finally, although we tend to reserve sparkling wines for dessert, they are nevertheless welcome as an aperitif, where their fine bubbles and freshness will pair perfectly with appetizers. You can then turn to a bottle of Champagne or Crémant , but you can also go more original, with a sparkling rosé wine.
Our selection of wines for the aperitif
Our estates produce quality Provence wines every year, which work wonders with aperitifs.
Our rosés for a friendly and festive aperitif
- Romance rosé - 2021 - IGP Méditerranée : this pretty ecological bottle with glass stopper reveals a fresh rosé wine from Provence, with delicious aromas of yellow fruits (peach and apricot);
- Esprit Méditerranée rosé - 2021 - IGP Méditerranée : the delicate pale peach color of this rosé wine reveals a beautiful balance and tasty fruity notes of peach and brugnon on the palate, as well as aromas of red fruits;
- KIF rosé - 2020 - IGP Méditerranée : with its elegant modern bottle and screw cap, this rosé wine from Provence reveals notes of exotic fruits, red fruits and stone fruits;
- Maison N°9 by Post Malone rosé - 2021 - IGP Méditerranée : made in collaboration with Post Malone, this rosé cuvée reveals refreshing and mineral notes of candy, peach and fruit salad;
- Sparkling Rosé Berne Brut Nature : this sparkling brut rosé wine is ideal for festive aperitifs and seduces with its aromas of Granny apple and red fruits.
Our best bottles of white wine for a successful aperitif
- Terres de Berne white - 2020 - AOP Côtes de Provence : ideal with a Provencal aperitif, this fresh and balanced white wine from Provence offers aromas of white flowers and lime;
- Le Pigeonnier blanc - 2021 - AOP Côtes de Provence : this cuvée is an organic wine with a pretty pale gold color. We find spicy notes of white pepper and aromas of very ripe lemon;
- Ultimate Provence white - 2021 - AOP Côtes de Provence : in its pretty signature bottle, this 100% Rolle white wine reveals intense aromas of citrus, ginger and pepper.
Do you prefer red wine?
- Terres de Berne rouge - 2019 - AOP Côtes de Provence : rather light and supple, this red wine from Provence offers aromas of black fruits and spices, all enhanced by a refreshing hint of menthol.
Are you planning to serve wine to your guests, but you are unsure about the choice of wine as an aperitif ? Trust the Provence wines from our estates to start a meal or accompany a dinner aperitif with success and good taste.