Father’s Day is arriving, have you prepared your memorable gifts for your dad? If your answer is no, there is no need to be worried. We have shortlisted 8 wines/spirits that have always been popular on Father’s Day for your option! Choosing a gift has never been easier!
1. Macallan Whisky
A delightful whisky has always been a popular gift choice on Father’s Day, and perfectly suits our courageous dads who are as strong as a whisky! Among the whisky brands, one of the most renowned ones would definitely be Macallan. It is a world-class single malt whisky brand and lots of its rare series are sought after by collectors worldwide. More commonly-seen are its 12, 15 & 18 year-old collections. Whisky beginners often start with Macallan 12 year as its price is more affordable. Trying it on the rocks is a good way to start, making it more approachable and allowing us to experience the beautiful aroma, body and finish of single malt whisky; for more advanced whisky lovers, 15 & 18 year are worth trying. They both have unique characters and as they were aged in barrel for a longer period, they tend to have a richer taste and smoother mouthfeel. They are so popular that many whisky lovers have a Macallan 18 year at home!
2. Johnnie Walker Blue Label
The prestigious Johnnie Walker is a superior brand for blended whisky, combining Scotland’s finest whiskies to create unrivalled masterpieces. Blue Label, in particular, is the representative of its premium collections. Only one in every ten thousand casks has the exquisite quality, character and flavour to deliver the signature taste of the Blue Label.
3. Martell X.O.
Besides Whisky, the cognac from France is also an exquisite gift. When introducing cognac, the world-famous brand, Martell must be mentioned. Martell X.O. is a masterpiece of blending “eaux-de-vie” from Grande and Petite Champagne, Fins Bois & Borderie, creating rich yet elegant and delicate texture. If your dad is into spirits, Martell X.O. would be a lovely choice apart from Whisky.
4. Opus One
Spirits are highly desired, but red wines are also widely sought after. Thus, introducing the esteemed Opus One from Napa Valley of the United State. The red wine industry is forever changing, and the wines’ styles undergo constant evolution. Opus one can stand out among its counterparts around the world not only because of its extraordinary wine making techniques and style, but also its popularity in the industry. It was created by Baron Philippe de Rothschild, the owner of the Bordeaux 1st Growth Mouton, and Robert Mondavi, respected and influential American vineyard operator. The collaboration between France and America has put the Napa winery on the map of the world’s finest premium wines. As one of the most famous reds in the New World, Opus One is a wine that every wine lover desires to try, making it the best tasteful gift for your respected father on Father’s Day.
5. Dom Perignon Vintage 2012
Champagne is definitely indispensable for a party celebration. In this father’s day, why not pick a Dom Perignon Vintage 2012 as a gift to your father and share with the family? Dom Perignon is a historical winery that began in the 1920s and has always maintained its reputation. It produces the highest quality vintage champagne only in good years.
6. Cullen Diana Madeline
Cullen is a top-notch premium winery in Australia, which practices biodynamic agriculture, following the nature’s order to carry out farming duties. Estate-grown, hand-picked, with no chemical added, its flagship Diana Madeline is widely recognized as a world-class benchmark. A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and small quantity of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Malbec, it displays juicy berry fruit, mulberry, plum, and cherry, framed by fine grained tannins and Wilyabrup earth, ironstone, and dust, which definitely tempt you to another sip. Want to treat your honorable father? Pick this world class quality red wine to share with your loved one!
7. Chateau Leoville-Las Cases 2010
The long-established Chateau Leoville-Las Cases is a reputable winery located near the famous 1st growth Cheteau Latour. With amazing terroir and wine quality comparable to the traditional five 1st growths, Chateau Leoville Las Cases is also hailed as a “Super Second”. The winery’s lion trademark represents its personality, hinting that its wine is as strong and masculine as a male lion. Its 2010 vintage is a perfect demonstration of the masculinity, showing complete & complex mouthfeel with a full body texture. This excellent Bordeaux wine will definitely be a great gift to the man of the house.
8. Penfolds RWT Shiraz
This is a premium wine produced by the Australian famous brand Penfolds. With a price not as high as the ultra-prestigious Grange, RWT Shiraz has a style that is still very luxurious and mellow, bringing out a considerable difference with the assertive and masculine Grange. To try a wine style other than Grange, RWT Shiraz would be an exceptional option