Sutter Home: Alcohol-Free Wines

Tuesday, August 28th, 2007 at 12:00 am

Is it really possible to enjoy wine without the guilt of alcohol? As they say, if there is a will, there is a way.

Sutter Home, an independent family-run winery based in Napa Valley, has developed a series of wines that are free of any traces of alcohol. With that, even the young ones can experience the delectable tastes of wine without having them spit it out. These products are also convenient for people whose personal preferences do not allow them to consume products with alcohol.

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Sutter Home Fre Chard – This offers an inviting tropical fruit aromas, as well as rich, crisp, citrus, and apple flavors. Expect a pleasantly tart aftertaste. Enjoy this fruity, Chardonnay beverage on its own or with fish, chicken, veal, pork, white sauce pastas, and mild cheese.

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Sutter Home Fre Merlot – This soft and fruit red possesses the cherry-like fruitiness and smooth texture characteristic of the Merlot variety. It reveals a fresh, black cherry aromas, with hints of tobacco and herbal spice. With its moderate tannins, it boasts attractive, smoky, black cherry, and spice flavors. It also has an excellent structure and a long, rich finish. Best paired with a wide range of foods, especially chicken, beef, lamb, game, and tomato-based pasta.

Sutter Home Fre White Zinfandel – This alcohol-free White Zinfandel boasts of a pale salmon color, as well as a fresh, fruity aroma suggesting strawberries and cranberries. A sip and one would appreciate its soft, fruity, berrylike flavors leading to a crisp, lingering aftertaste. It is excellent both as an aperitif and as an accompaniment to a wide variety of foods.