Seven Moons Wine

Since the mid-19th century, California has become a well-known place for its good wines and its excellent climatic and geographical conditions for viticulture practice.

California wines stand out in their production for containing, in addition to traditional grape strains such as cabernet sauvignon, syrah, zinfandel, etc., a characteristic flavor of local red fruits such as cherries, raspberries, and strawberries that make California wines an excellent option for those looking for different sensations from traditional wines.

Here, get to know about the two flagship wines of the “Seven Moons” brand: Red Blend Wine and Dark Red Blend, whose flavors and sensations are unique, and tasting them will be a very satisfying experience.

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What is Seven Moons Wine?

Seven Moons is a red wine made from a blend of 7 different grape varieties, originating from the central coast of California and the Lodi regions.

Seven Moons is a fruity wine that celebrates the 7 phases of the moon, each represented by the 7 grape varieties that make up this blend. Also, it is a balanced red wine with excellent color, depth, and complexity.

This Californian wine stands out for its aromas of cherries covered in chocolate, vanilla, and an enhancement of intense flavors, among which strawberries, cherry, and milk chocolate stand out.

It has a smooth and sweet flavor, where the flavor of ripe fruit jam is perceived. The notes of chocolate and vanilla on the nose continue until the end of the tasting. And also, to this is added the attractiveness of the wine with its pleasant properties. Lastly, sour, sweet, and candied fruit flavors linger in the mouth for a long time ending with a smooth aftertaste.

Its elaboration is given by the mixture of 7 different grape strains: Syrah, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, and Garnache.

Seven Moons Blends

Seven Moons have two different editions of wine: Red blend and Dark Red blend.

Red Blend Wine

The Seven Moons Red Blend consists of a red wine characterized by its aroma of chocolate-covered cherries and notes of vanilla. In addition, its strawberry, cherry, and milk chocolate jam flavors extend to a smooth, persistent, and fruity finish. It is a good companion for foods as grilled chicken, Caprese salad, and Chinese food.

Dark Red Blend Wine

This deep red blend opens with a scent of currant, blackberry, and toasted oak. The dark berry, caramel, and brown sugar flavors continue to a smooth and delicious finish. Their accompaniment encompasses a wide variety of foods, from classic bacon cheddar burgers to mushroom risotto to Thai food.

Grape Varieties Present in Seven Moons Wine

Seven Moons’ name refers to the moon phases by combining 7 grape varieties in a smooth, fruity, and easy-drinking wine.

The grapes used for this blend are Syrah, Merlot, Petite Sirah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Garnache. In order to understand the complexity and flavors that this wine offers, we will explain the role of each grape variety present in this delicious blend below.

Syrah

The syrah grape, also known as “Shiraz,” is considered one of the largest and most noble black grapes. The wine produced by this strain is dark and full-bodied. Also, Syrah wine has a dark and spicy fruit flavor that includes notes of black currant, blackberry, and plum. Its fruity flavor is persistent, and it is known for its notes of coffee, licorice, and leather.

By Chrisada Sookdhis – Shiraz Grape, CC BY 2.0, Wikimedia

Merlot

The Merlot grape is known for its smooth texture and ease of drinking. The wine produced from this grape has a fruity flavor, with notes of red fruits, berries, figs, and plums. Full-bodied Merlot wines also lend notes of vanilla, spices, and chocolate.

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Little Sirah

This strain owes its name to the size of its grapes. It is also known as the Durif grape. The wine from this strain is characterized by its deep color and also the flavors of blueberry, black pepper, chocolate, and plums.

Petite Sirah/Durif in bloom. – By Agne27 – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikimedia

Zinfandel

This strain is native to Europe. Despite the fact that today it is one of the most famous and popular grapes in the California area. Its good aging allows the enhancement of flavors of a wine. Young wines of this grape class give fruity notes, while older wines give vanilla and pepper flavors.

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Cabernet Sauvignon

This grape strain is one of the most famous in the world. This grape’s use is widely recognized since the best red wines in the world are made from it, both pure and mixed wines, such as 7 moons wine. Also, this grape is characterized by its complexity of flavors and notes, among which roasted coffee, black currant, and licorice stand out.

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Malbec

This strain is widely used in wine production as it gives depth and produces a smoked wine with hints of leather, mulberry, and bush. Also, its deep flavors combine excellently with lighter and more fruity wines. An example of them is our Seven Moons wine.

The Malbec grape gives a deep and smoky wine with notes of leather, mulberry, smoke, and bush. Also, deep flavors work well with lighter, more fruity wines in a blend like the Seven Moons.

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Garnache

This strain is acclaimed for its sweetness and body. Also, this strain is known for giving notes of fruit cake, black cherry, herbs, and raspberry to the wines of which it is a part.

By Magnetto – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikimedia

Tips for Consumption

This wine is ideal to be consumed in summer thanks to its sweet taste and fruity flavor. Also, it is ideal to accompany it with pork ribs and grilled chicken.

You should store it at room temperature and chill it for 30 to 60 minutes before serving.

Price of the Seven Moons Wine

The price of this wine is around $13. It is a meager price given the versatility of the wine, which can be an excellent companion for any sweet or savory meal.

This wine is ideal for dinners and meetings. Also, it combines very well with different foods, and you save yourself the stress of looking for different wines to pair with different foods. This wine is also a thrifty and delicious choice for events such as weddings, where the same kind of wine is generally served during meals.