The Ratafia is an historical Abruzzo Liqueur used in ancient times to toast the ratification of official agreements. Ratafia is made with Montepulciano d’Abruzzo grapes and Amarena cherries. With a 26.5% alcohol volume Ratafia has a full body and warmth to it. Best served chilled and paired with dark chocolate desserts.
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 with cheese, prosciutto, antipasto, light entrees and fish carpaccio.
Region: Valdobbiadene, Italy
Aged 19 months on lees, this dry, stylish Cava is full of white nectarine, honey wafers and green apple. The palate is light, with a fine bead and classic Cava citrus, apple and macadamia fruit characters along a lovely fine palate with shaley earth and waxy florals.
Region: Oledora, Spain
Gavi is a classification of wine made from the Cortese grape variety. It produces aromatic wines
with bright acidity which match incredibly well with seafood. Gavi’s location is quite proximate to
the sea, although it’s separated by the Ligurian Alps.
Gianlorenzo Picollo oversees the small estate with his wife Silvia, and together they manage the
winery with Gianlorenzo’s parents. Fifteen hectares of Cortese vineyards with vines up to 80 years
old are cultivated by traditional methods, and without the use of chemicals.
The bombards are small cannons still present in the garden of the castle of Carrù.
An explosive beer: it hits the first sip.
Golden and clear, it is a Belgian-inspired Tripel. It envelops the mouth with the sweet flavor of malt and its structured, eclectic body. On the finish, the aroma and bitter hops build the right balance, calling
a new sip. The foam is compact and persistent.
Combine it with mixed boiled meat, cheeses, leavened or Christmas desserts.
Alcohol content: 9.0% alc.
Birra Carrù is an independent craft microbrewery from Piedmont, Italy.
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
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
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
Aromas of freshly cut peach, white flowers and brioche introduce a palate of porcelain tannin and fine lines of elegant texture and natural acidity, culminating in a complex array of stone fruits and subtle toast.
Region: Margaret River, WA