Sip and Spook: The Best Halloween Date Night Wines

By Stocked Cellars on Oct 17, 2019

This post was most recently updated on September 26th, 2023

With Halloween creeping closer, it’s time to conjure up some eerie enchantment for your special date night. While you prepare your spooky costumes and plan your activities, don’t forget to set the mood with the perfect wines. Whether you’re settling in for a night of horror movies or creating a bewitching Halloween dinner, we have just the wines you need. Check out our top 4 selections to sip under the mysterious, moonlit Halloween sky!

1. Spine-Chilling Syrah

This Syrah, from the south-facing slopes of Kacaba’s Proprietor’s Block, captures the essence of award-winning fruit. With hints of white pepper, black fruit, and a touch of cigar box on the nose, it sets the stage for a hauntingly delightful experience. The palate is rich and inviting, with jammy strawberry and blackberry flavours accented by spicy licorice, clove, and leather notes.

2. Mysterious Pinot Noir – Flowery Delights

This Pinot Noir is the epitome of grace and delicacy of Halloween. It begins with flowery notes that slowly transition as it breathes. As it evolves, youthful sour cherry and tart cranberry flavours gain finesse. Copious tannins suggest an extended life, transforming into the enticing game and mushroom flavours. It is an ideal choice for those who appreciate the nuances of wine and want to explore its mysterious depths.

3. Ghostly Siegerrebe – A Gewürztraminer Twin:

The Siegerrebe, an aromatic white reminiscent of Gewürztraminer, will cast a spell on you with its notes of lychee, honeysuckle, and summer flowers on the nose. The palate unfolds a tapestry of honey blossom, tropical fruits, and zesty lemon peel. A wine that whispers secrets of the summer nights gone by.

4. Wicked Sauvignon Blanc – Four Mile Creek’s Finest

This Sauvignon Blanc is an enchanting blend of French oak and stainless steel fermentation. It starts with an oily and round texture, leading to a lean, long finish. Delight in flavours of mandarin orange, grapefruit, pineapple, honey, and passion fruit, all held together by a soft acid backbone. A wine that dances on your palate like a ghostly apparition.

This Halloween, elevate your date night with these captivating wines that are sure to bewitch your senses. Whether you prefer a bold and rich Syrah, an aromatic white like Siegerrebe, a crisp Sauvignon Blanc, or wines with flowery and tart notes, there’s something for every taste. Choose your wine wisely and create a Halloween date night to remember.

And if you’re still curious about more wine options, explore our wine palate quiz to discover personalized wine recommendations that will make your night even more enchanting.

Uncover your palate profile and embark on a wine journey that’s as mysterious as the Halloween night itself.

Cheers to a hauntingly good time!

Diane 🧡

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