Muscadet-Sèvre-et-Maine-Sur-Lie Gadais “Navineaux Amphibolite” 2022, Loire – Estelle’s favourite
“I have always liked the Muscadet from Gadais. I drink it well chilled with a fig, walnut and goat cheese’s honey salad. The minerality of the wine combines very well with the acidic sweetness of figs and the honey.”Estelle
Food Pairing: Estelle’s fig, walnut and goat’s cheese salad but also perfect with seafood, especially oysters.
Le Viognier Reserve de Val Joanis IGP Méditerranée 2022, Rhône – Thierry and Anna’s favourite
“I am a huge fan of Rhone wines and in particular from the Northern area. I am a big fan of Aromatic whites like Viognier, Roussanne and Marsanne. I love the Viognier from Val Joanis and it is such a great value for money!” Thierry
“I love the exuberant, tropical, peach and honey aromas of this wine. It is very long and delicious!” Anna
Food Pairing: This Viognier will go well with a mild curry, a chicken tagine or a vegetarian dish.
Domaine Louis Chèze Marsanne IGP Pays des Collines Rhôdaniennes 2022,Rhône – Thierry’s favourite
Another Rhône favourite from Thierry, this beautiful Marsanne
“Very creamy, unctuous and delicious wine with gorgeous honeyed notes. An amazing value from this top Rhône producer!” Thierry
Food Pairing: Perfect as an aperitif or with tapas, salads.
Citari, Lugana Vigneto La Conchiglia DOC 2022, Lombardia, Italy – François’ favourite
“This Lugana has been my favourite white wine since we started shipping it, quite a few years ago…It has great minerality, lovely appley and citrus flavours, very easy drinking!” François
Food Pairing: It is perfect as an aperitif on its own but it is also a perfect match to light fish or pasta dishes
Adegas Valmiñor Albariño Davila 2022, Rías Baixas DOC, Spain – Anna’s favourite
“I love Albariño as its taste is so unique! Our Albariño Davila is from Rías Baixas, its true heartland and a must in Galicia. The palate perfectly balances smoothness and acidity with hints of tropical fruit and aromatic herbs. An elegant and complex wine.” Anna
Food pairing: The maritime influence makes it a no-brainer with fish and seafood. Salty food also works well with Albariño. Think feta salad, anchovy fritters or courgette flower and anchovy in tempura. The list of gorgeous pairings is endless!
Quinta de Lourosa DOC Vinho Verde 2022, Portugal-François’ favourite
“We started listing this Vinho Verde last year and it was an instant hit! It is a fresh, mineral, zingy, sharp and delicious!”François
Food Pairing: Ideal with fish, seafood, and light meat dishes, but I also love it with nibbles such as salty almonds and anchovies.