A Yacht, a bottle, and the five best wines to take along

A Yacht, a bottle, and the five best wines to take along

Imagine a summer afternoon on your yacht. You’re enjoying the relaxing waves as the cool breeze washes over you. The slow rocking of the yacht is in harmony with the setting sun. A nearly-perfect afternoon.

And what can be added to make it whole? The right kind of wine.

But which wine to buy? Here we step in to help as we’ve researched for you. Here are our top-most recommendations for you:

1) Taittinger Comtes de Champagne Blanc de Blancs 2006 Champagne

From the Taittinger champagne house, this lovely wine is mature, bold, and aromatic. The extract is taken from the first pressing of the grapes which gives the wine its unique touch.

Did we mention that only 30 vintages have been released up till now? That’s how special it is and how special it’ll make your evening!

2) Château d’ Esclans Rock angel rosé 2014 côtes de Provence

Considered to be one of the best in Provence, This light-pink wine is and has a faint fruity scent. It also packs quite the citrusy punch while finishing dry.

The flavor and delicacy can be attributed to Patrick Leon, a seasoned winemaker. So don’t settle for anything lesser than the highest quality wine!

3) Pahlmeyer Chardonnay 2013 Napa Valley

Aromatic? Yup. Silky texture? check. Hints of Hazelnut and toast? Perfect.
Starting as a fruity combo and ending with a dash of spices, this elegant Chardonnay is another product from the works of Pahlmeyer. A definite add-on for your meals!

4) Gevrey-Chambertin La Justice Domaine de la Vougeraie 2013 Burgundy

Packing flavors of red currant and raspberry, this wine mixes in touches of vanilla and spices. The finale of the drink will leave you in quiet admiration for this exemplary drink!

5) Sassicaia San Guido 2009 Tuscany

These are infamous for their unique taste that is attributed to the soil they’ve been grown in.

The deep red wine hints at black currant and blackberry. The balsamic scents hit hard, with a Licorice follow up. The strongly textured drink leaves you in admiration and wants for more!


Wines are a must on a yacht. They not only add that classy feel to your trip but brighten up the atmosphere as well! Not to forget, they make a delightful combo with various foods.

Bon appétit!

To learn more about yachts and where to buy them, check out masseyyacht.com

This article was written by Ed Massey, President of Massey Yacht sales and service. Massey Yacht Sales & Service has continuously been in the yacht sales and outfitting business since 1986. At Massey, customer satisfaction has been and will remain our most important measure of success. If you are looking for yacht brokers in Florida then contact us today!

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