For when it all gets a bit too much…
Whites (2 bottles of each)
Le Marne, Gavi DOCG - Parodi Ligure, Piedmont
100% Cortese – Certified Organic
Herbaceous and balsamic notes, on the palate there is warmth, it is slightly sapid leaving delicate mineral notes with a touch of sage, balanced by good acidity. It is fruit driven with bright citrus acidity and white floral aromas. Drinkers enjoy orange blossoms, freshly cut limes and baked bread characters.
Les Producteurs Plaimont, Côtes de Gascogne “Les Trois Fontaines” - Villages around Condom, South West France
Colombard / Sauvignon blanc – Certified Organic
An intensely fresh and fruity bouquet dominated by yellow and white fruit aromas with notes of citrus fruit (grapefruit) and passion fruit. The mouth is firm and lively yet fruity, quaffable and full of the same aromas as the nose with the addition of a floral touch and a crisp, lemony finish.
Reds (2 bottles of each)
Vinicola Corellana, Donkeyjote Garnacha - Ribera Baja, Navarra
Deep ruby with violet tinges, intense and complex with subtle notes of ripe red and black fruits as well as prunes and liquorice. As the wine opens it shows some spiciness and an earthy touch. Light and elegant tannins.
Paterna, Chianti Colli Aretini - at the foot of Monte Pratomagno
90% Sangiovese, 10% Colorino, Canaiolo and Ciliegiolo – Certified Organic
Vivid ruby red, the nose is intense and fruity with sensations of violets and cherry. The palate is dry and slightly tannic.
Bodegas Cecchin, Malbec Classic - Mendoza, Argentina
100% Malbec – Certified Organic
Deep and bright pomegranate colour, fruity aromas that evoke ripe plums and raspberries, smooth, flexible entry with good body accompanied by balance and typicity of the varietal reminiscent of plums.
Treats (1 bottle of each)
Le Clos du Gravillas, Muscat Saint Jean de Minervois « Douce Providence » - Saint Jean de Minervois, Langeudoc-RoussillonDomaine Muscat a Petits Grains – Certified Organic
It’s floral and fruity, whiffs of rive. The finish has a refreshing tang - Chill it and guzzle it as an aperitif or with strawberries or even a fruity or savoury tarte tatins!
Domaine Plageoles, Mauzac Nature - Gaillac, South West France 100% Mauzac Rose – Certified Organic
Fine and delicate effervescence. Attractive nose of white flower (acacia), pollen, white pear and apples Crisp attack on the palate, yet filling out to become supple and fine with floral notes.