The freshness, finesse, and brightness of Brut Premier make it the perfect wine for festive occasions. Its structured texture, richness, and length are distinctly winey. It is a full, complex wine that is both rich and powerful, whilst remaining a great classic.
Founded in 1877 by Jean Bouillot the estate of Louis Bouillot is a specialist Crémant de Bourgogne producer now run by Jean-Claude Boisset and it produces a range of excellent Méthode Traditionnelle sparkling wines from sites across the Côte d’Or.
A dry Provencal classic made of cinsault with grenache, syrah and merlot too, this is bright and summery with strawberries, pomegranate spritz and richer vanilla aromas. Crunchy-fresh with sour-red grapefruit to start, it then mellows with a creamy edge to the strawberry fruit.
Raboso Piave is the finest indigenous vine of the Treviso district, one of the few native varieties of Veneto to survive the invasion of phylloxera that destroyed Europe’s viticulture in the late 1800s. The wine it produces has a dry, austere taste, fairly hard and sharp. It is aged in casks that blend and heighten the fragrances and flavours of the vine with the pleasant tones of oak. Ready to be drunk from its third year, this wine can be aged for several years. It is ideal served with spit-roasted and white meats, game, roasts and ripe cheeses.
Region: Treviso, Italy
Vin Santo (pronounced Vin san-toh), which means “holy wine”, has various theories surrounding its origins. One of the most famous stories tells of a Franciscan monk, who would use it to celebrate Holy Mass. Later, it was more-commonly known for its “holy” or curative power regarding the treatment of ailments. Golden amber colour with rich, luminous reflections. Intense and complex bouquet; perfumed with scents of raisins combined with aromas of apricots, figs, dried fruit, wood, and honey fused with aromatic notes of a great personality. Full and warm palate with a velvety texture, sweet delicate notes and an extraordinary finish.
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.
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
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.
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Blonde, with golden reflections, it is an easy to drink Golden Ale. The herbaceous aromas of continental hops and, at the sip, the round notes of malt conquer her. The body is medium and the foam is compact. Light, fresh, drinkable.
To be combined with white meats, spicy dishes and lightly smoked dishes.
alcohol content: 5% alc.
Birra Carrù is an independent craft microbrewery from Piedmont, Italy.
Pinot Gris derives from gem mutation of Pinot noir. It is a sapid wine with well balanced acidity and dry end taste. Its flavour is fruity with hints of toasted almonds and straw. Excellent as an aperitif and with low fat entrees, meat and fish dishes.
Region: San Polo di Piave (Treviso), Italy
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