A dark cloak and his inseparable hat: everyone in Carrù loved listening to the stories of the whimsical Count Griffo.
Amber, with copper hues, it is an easy to sip Amber Belgian Ale. With a balsamic and spicy fragrance, it conquers the palate with notes of oregano and Sichuan pepper. Intense and malty finish.
The body is medium and the foam persistent.
Pair it with traditional Italian cold cuts, long-cooked meats or Thai dishes.
Alcohol content: 6.0% alc.
Birra Carrù is an independent craft microbrewery from Piedmont, Italy.
A blend of 70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Cabernet Franc. Deep dark red black tinged colour with a deep dark red hue. Lifted red and black currant aromas intermix with mulberry and toasty vanillin oak followed by spicy tobacco notes. Medium weight with an elegant feel the palate sees light red currant and mulberry flavours meld into earthy tobacco characters, vanillin cedar and spice. Dryish, slightly chalky tannins with a modest finish.
Cellar 3-4 years.
Region: Bordeaux, France
Moorilla’s Praxis Pinot Noir is a contemporary Tasmanian expression of new-world wine techniques. Generous, plush, mouth filling. A plunging amalgam of cherry, dried strawberries and ripe black fruits. Acidity here is supporting and soft, the emphasis is on the bold flavour. A pinot best drunk young – with good friends and fine food.
Region: Berriedale, Tasmania
Pale straw in colour. White peach, nectarine, apple infused with fragrant vanilla. Fine grained with appealing chalky structure. Rich layers of ripe apple, stone fruit and apricot, with a mouth filling waxy finish.
One of the most recognised estates in Bandol, thanks largely to US wine merchant Kermit Lynch, who’s sung its praises since the 70s. Lulu Peyraud, who ran the estate with her the late husband Lucien from the 30s, is still gong strong at 103. Incredible. The rosé is a blend of approximately 55% mourvèdre, 25% grenache and 20% cinsault.
“The Bandol Tempier Rosé offers a unique blend of complexity and freshness. It has a fine structure, with no tannin. The high-quality care given to the vines and the diversity of the terroirs produce a flavorful intensity and a strong typicity.”Winemaker’s notes.
Region: Provence, France
Extra dry VSQPRD spumante DOCG, 11.5° alcohol. Produced exclusively from pressed Prosecco grapes grown in the Valdobbiadene wine area and fermented naturally. Dull straw with pale green overtones, it is clear with incessant perlage and a delicate aroma reminiscent of flowers. Its taste is dry, light and markedly fruity. Suitable for aperitifs, fat-free starters, salt or fresh water fish.
Region: Valdobbiadene, Italy
Fournier Doux (Sweet) Cider offers an amber colour. A delicate and elegant nose, revealing fruity notes and aromas of freshly picked apples. Balanced with a fresh and sweet attack at the same time, this sweet cider is frank and tasty.
Best served chilled, Ideal to accompany desserts and sweet pancakes.
Region: Normandy, France
Barbera is the hardy staple grape of the famous Piedmont region in Northern Italy. The grape accounts for around 55% of the wine produced in that region.
A tough, non-fussy grape, Barbera has been known to be flexible in its acclimation to different regions. It’s typically a deep ruby color with low tannin and bracing, high acidity.
Since 1943, only are entitled to the appellation contrôlée «Muscat of Beaumes-de-Venise», the wines coming from the white and black grape variety “Muscat à petits grains”, harvested on a limited territory of the communes of Beaumes-de-Venise and Aubignan.
The respect of the conditions of production (mode of size, yield, natural wealth of sugar and musts, …) makes this wine remarkable. At the foot of the massif des Lace of Montmirail, the Vignerons de Beaumes-de-Venise are the only ones to cultivate this grape in the Rhône Valley.
The term “mutemuka” can be roughly translated as “a sake made with pure intentions or without ornamentation.” Mutemuka’s signature Sake is made from two varieties of rice the brewery grows organically. For their Moto [starter mash] they use Kaze Naruko a strain of ‘Sake rice’, but the majority of the rice used is Hino-Hikari a prized ‘table rice’. Sake made with table rice tend to be more robust and richer in palate weight due to the proteins, fats and amino acids that become involved in the fermentation. The ‘Mutemuka’ is initially aged for about half a year at room temperature before release resulting in a beautifully full-bodied Sake. Mutemuka has dominant aromas of yeast and fragrant rice and a rich palate with notes of Jasmine rice and white radish with an earthy, savoury taste. This Sake has great food matching applications because of it’s unique savoury palate. Perfect with salty snacks or ingredients like coastal greens or oysters; seafood dishes; or hard cheeses like Tête de Moine.
Pezat is a blend of 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc. The wine comes from a specific vineyard called ‘La Plagnolle’ which we converted into a vineyard that would sit happier in the Saint Emilion Appellation than Bordeaux. Vine density was doubled and the height of the original vines was reduced by half. This wine has complex aromas of rose petals and plums follow through to a medium to full body. Round, soft tannins and a savory finish.