A collection of six tried and tested wines that are “a little bit special” to see you through the winter season. Perfect for sipping with friends, or savouring over an evening meal.
Espiritu de Chile Explorador Cabernet Sauvignon 2019- From carefully selected vineyards in Maipo Valley. 12 months spent ageing in American and French oak barrels give the wine great structure, balance and complexity. The aromas are of cherry and blackberry combines with spicy notes such as black pepper and mocha. It is sweet and juicy in the mouth with smooth, ripe tannins.
Valdubon Crianza 2018, Ribera del Duero- From vines that are over 30 years old the grapes that go into this beautifully-made Crianza create elegant flavours of fresh red fruit, mingled with notes of coconut, vanilla, cocoa, spice and thyme. Perfect to have stashed away for an intimate dinner with friends.
James Bryant Hill Central Coast Chardonnay 2019- A standout dry Californian Chardonnay with a palate of yellow apple, pear and citrus blossom and a touch of vanilla and butterscotch. Pair with roast chicken or creamy vegetarian risotto.
Clouston & Co Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2021- Clouston & Co’s 100 year legacy shows in this delightful gem. It has billowing aromas of fresh herbs, summer flowers, honeydew melon, blackcurrant, kiwi and passionfruit. The zesty, tropical palate has a lovely texture and lively finish.
Whispering Angel Côtes de Provence Rosé 2022 This iconic Provençal pink offers creamy flavours of peach and raspberries with refreshing citrus undertones and a smooth, dry finish. We recommend pairing this benchmark rosé with oily fish, and dishes with peppers or garlic.
Gratien & Meyer Cremant de Loire Brut NV- This elegant and fruity fizz from Loire is bound to be a new favourite. The aroma is perfumed and pronounced, with citrus, honey and acacia notes.Perfect for popping to start the new year.