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.
Raboso is a native grape of the Veneto, whose presence is documented in the Piave from 600, although its cultivation in thenortheast of Italy dates back to before the advent of Rome. In an ancient ampelographic Bulletin of 1885 we read that the ambassadors of the Most Serene Republic of Venice – which concluded its history in 1797 – in honor of England’s most famous characters with a few bottles of Raboso. Vineyard and stages of cultivation: The vineyard consists of old vines grown in Casarsa, is located in the municipality of Tezze di Piave on an alluvial soil, consisting of carry-gravel of the river Piave. In the vineyard of the interventions are performed to improve the production characteristics of the vines and the quality of the grapes, for example: you select the shoots in spring, leaving only those that are best placed on the plant and in summer you remove the leaves that cover the clusters to improve the accumulation of substances in the skins and colors late summer, in September, it reduces the number of clusters on the lil screws to improve the accumulation of sugars in the berries. Only when the grapes have reached a slight over-ripeness can be collected, which is done manually.
Region: Veneto, Italy
Includes a selection of classic full flavoured cheeses, accompaniments and Pinot Noir;
- Morbidi Blu di Pecora 200g
- Casamadaio Caprotto 200g
- Carpenedo Ubriaco di Amarone 200g
- Senga Strawberry Balsamic jam 220g
- Mario Fongo Rosemary Lingue 150g
- Pinot Noir from Handpicked Wines Australia
Pale straw. Tropical notes of passionfruit, grapefruit and blackcurrant combine with salty mineral notes. The palate is rich and weighty and full of flavours of grapefruit and blackcurrant along with green notes of nettle and capsicum. A subtle sea salt character leads to a long lingering mineral finish.
Green apple and lime zest mix with preserved lemons on the zesty nose; the mouth is clean, crisp and refreshing, with a bit more juice and body, but finishes with a sensation of citrus and salt.
Region: Loire Valley, France
The freshness, finesse, and brightness of Brut Premier make it the perfect Champagne 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.
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.
Includes a delicious selection of French cheese with lots of flavour, accompaniments and Rose wine;
- St Maure Ash 150g
- Berthuat Eppoisses 250g
- La Memme Fourme D’Ambert 200g
- Senga Fig Amaretti Jam 220g
- Mario Fongo Mini Lingue 100g
- Rose from Handpicked Wines Australia
In Piedmontese, Bogia Nen means that it does not move and refers to the passive temperament, but also to the stubbornness, of the inhabitants of the region.
Golden, slightly cloudy, it is a Saison with an original Piedmontese character: all the raw materials are grown and processed without ever moving outside the region. Spicy aromas stand out, while on the palate it wins over for its pungent, dry and thirst-quenching aroma. The body is medium and the foam persistent.
Pair it with vegetable dishes, grilled fish or summer salads.
Color: cloudy blond
Alcohol content: 5.6% alc.
Birra Carrù is an independent craft microbrewery from Piedmont, Italy.
Pinot blanc, South Tyrol’s most important grape variety, has awakened from its slumber and has evolved a calling-card wine for the region. Schulthauser, having been vinified and bottled for the first time in 1982, is the consummate South Tyrolean Pinot blanc. This wine isn’t ostentatious, but is the consummate fresh-and-fruity Pinot blanc, the enjoyment of which is found both in its creamy softness and its lively acidity.
A premium aperitif and summer wine, it is also quite versatile when it comes to food pairing: it goes well not only with seafood and fish but also with delicate dishes made with wild fowl. It is especially recommended as an accompaniment to South Tyrolean Schlutzkrapfen.
Region: Trentino-Alto-Adige, Italy
Includes a selection of 1 soft and 1 hard cheese, accompaniments and sparkling wine to start an enjoyable evening or celebration.
- Caprino Cremosos al Tartufo 100g
- La Tur 200g
- Brezzo Truffle Honey 100g
- Segna Jam 42g
- Mario Fongo Mini Lingue 100g
- Prosecco DOCG sparkling wine from Veneto, Italy