Les Agasses de Val Joanis Rosé, IGP Méditerranée 2019
Les Agasses Rosé is an elegant, delicious fruity rosé with a combination of red fruit and citrus.
Food pairing: Beautiful aperitif. It pairs well with asparagus, artichokes, chicken, crab cakes and seafood. Also a great accompaniment to Provencal food, anchovies, grilled sardines and tapenade.
White wine selection:
Muscadet-Sèvre-et-Maine-Sur-Lie aux Avineaux, 2018, Gadais Père et Fils
This traditional ‘sur lie’ maturation results in a Muscadet that is crisp and fresh yet with a certain richness. Perfect with shellfish and seafood or as an aperitif.
Food Pairing: Perfect with shellfish and seafood or as an aperitif.
Prosecco DOC Extra Dry, Azienda Agricola Ca’Tullio
In the heart of Friuli, steeped in history as it is, Azienda Agricola Ca’Tullio grow their native grapes with passion and care.
A very elegant prosecco by Ca’Tullio. Typical bouquet is reminiscent of apple, acacia and meadow flowers. Fine tiny bubbles, fresh and lively with soft and fruity aromas.
Food pairing: Excellent for every occasion, pleasant and elegant, ideal for aperitif and a very good partner to seafood.
Viognier Domaine Saint Hilaire 2019, Languedoc
A refreshing, easy-drinking wine with a delicate bouquet of peaches, apricots and blossom. Medium bodied with a crisp fresh acidity and good length on the palate.
Food pairing: Great as an aperitif. Partners beautifully with salads, goats cheese, tomato based dishes, prawns, salmon and asparagus
Gavi DOCG, 2018, Tenuta San Lorenzo
The Cazzulo Family Estate stands out from the others with its class and elegance, thanks to the experience handed down for more than 50 years.
A mineral and flinty wine with white peach fruit, key lime and lime rind, yellow apple, papaya and herbal notes of sage and thyme. Creamy texture.
Food pairing: A great aperitif, it also pairs perfectly with antipasti, creamy pasta dishes, risotto, grilled fish, vegetable (particularly leeks) and seafood dishes.
Chardonnay Torrontes, 2018, Domaine Bousquet, Argentina (Organic)
Domaine Bousquet produced very high quality and high altitude organic wines.
On the nose, it shows tropical aromas and intense fruits like pineapple, mango and peach, with delicate floral notes. In the mouth, it has a persistent and intense beginning on the palate, with notes of fresh fruit and a lingering finish.
Food pairing: Ideal with seafood, fish, and Asian and spicy food.
Red wine selection:
Aromatic Merlot 2018,Bruno Andreu, Languedoc
Aromatic means the conviviality of South of France, the authenticity of unique varietals and the richness of the Terroir
Clear deep purple colour. Fresh strawberry fruits with a good freshness Very typical of the varietal!
Food pairing: Great with Indian cuisine
Dourthe No 1 Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, Bordeaux
Dourthe No 1 never fails vintage after vintage to produce a top Bordeaux at an incredible price. A bargain!
Lovely, deep ruby red appearance for the Dourthe N°1 2017. Charming on the bouquet, where a hint of toast intermingles with red and black berry fruit aromas. Initially sumptuously smooth on the palate, the wine gains momentum to unleash delicious, fruit-laden texture, oozing freshness and appealing spicy notes. Very well-balanced overall, backed by rounded, silky tannins and culminating in a long, fruity final woven with well-integrated oak
Food pairing: Red and white meat (entrecôte bordelaise, minute steak, beef tartare, neck of lamb, leg of mutton, duck magret), vegetables and side dishes (gratin dauphinois), cheese.
Ventoux La Claretière 2016, Domaine Pierre Amadieu, Rhône
Pierre Amadieu is a family-owned domaine established in 1929 in the village of Gigondas. Wines are made, matured and bottled on the estate. La Claretière, predominantly made with Grenache, is vinified in their Gigondas cellar using traditional methods.
This wine has pleasant fruit and an elegant simplicity. Fresh and aromatic, this well-structured Ventoux balances red fruit flavours of cherry and redcurrant with good body.
Food pairing: Drink this wine young, aged 2 or 3 years. Perfect with fettuccine al pesto or cold meats.
Pinataro Negroamaro IGT Puglia 2018, Masseria Tagaro
This is made by a small family farm, Masseria Tagaro, in the beautiful Itria Valley – The heart of Puglia.
Deep red with violet tints. Intense and fruity with sweet spicy notes with a soft and persistent taste. Balanced tannins.
Food pairing: Excellent with red meats on the grill, pasta with red meat and mediterranean dishes.
El Jardin De La Emperatriz Rioja Tinto 2017, Hermanos Hernáiz, Rioja Alta
Second wine of Finca de La Emperatriz
In 1996, the Hernáiz family purchased this prestigious estate, and brothers Eduardo and Victor Hernáiz took charge of a project aimed at producing quality wines. The soil of Finca La Emperatriz is unique in La Rioja. A poor, extremely hard soil, which provides the wines with a distinctive elegance and minerality and great ageing potential.
Medium-bodied, juicy red that combines sweet fruit and freshness with rich spicy notes that notably lift the palate. The supple tannins ensure an agile mouthfeel with pleasant toasty hints on the finish.
“Really beautiful focus and balance for the 2017 vintage with dark berries, dark chocolate and hints of hazelnuts. Medium to full body. Flavorful finish. All together. Drink or hold.” 93 Points, James Suckling, June 2019
Food pairing: A great partner to pork, red pepper dishes, lamb and of course tapas.
Cannonberg Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, South Africa
Micro Fair Trade – ethical – sustainable farming
Another excellent example of the potential of the Cape’s vineyards with notes of cherry, cassis and plum.
Food pairing:This wine goes well with lamb stews, casseroles, steaks, beef stews and cheeses.