Mom really deserves it all, but let’s start with the wine she deserves. For a perfect meal pairing or simply as a gift, these spring-y bottles are sure to please. Plus, they are all so affordable and she’ll never know.
2014 Landmark Vineyards Overlook Chardonnay
Coming from some of the best vineyards in Sonoma Country, this Chardonnay is elegant, well-rounded, and has even made The Wine Spectator’s lis of Top 100 seven times! With slight floral and vanilla notes that turn to bright Meyer lemon citrus, this bottle is deal for a gourmet Mother’s Day brunch. We’re thinking a buttery lobster eggs Benedict that needs a crisp white to refresh the palate. As a gift, tell Mom to pair this bottle with a spring pasta or risotto. $25
2015 Mouton Cadet Rosé
This pale pink bottle is sure to put Mom in a festive mood. With a complex blend of sweet and tart fruit aromas, let its citrus notes brighten up your spring brunch, a stunning salad, or her favorite shellfish. $12
2013 Landmark Vineyards Damaris® Reserve Chardonnay
Named for Damaris Deere Ford, the great-great granddaughter of John Deere and founder of Landmark Vineyards, who was a passionate fan of chardonnay and “mother” to the winery, this wine is perfect for the women in our lives. The cool coastal breezes of the Sonoma Coast have created a wine with lively acidity. One the nose, this wine immediately calls to mind a sunny, warm spring day. Spring blossoms and bright fruit notes flow from the glass. Need a wine for a brunch of fried chicken and waffles? This is it. Or, perhaps you are serving something a bit more refreshing like a spring salad with smoked or lightly seared fish? Then this wine is the perfect pair. If you are giving as a gift, be sure to let her know that this bottle will continue to age beautifully for the next few years. $35