BBQ Mix - 12 Bottle Case
Do you have a License to Grill this Bank Holiday? No matter your expertise level, it can still be tricky deciding what wines to have at a BBQ. It is easy to default to the standard go-to beer option. Hey, we like a tasty cold brew as well, but there is nothing like elevating your BBQ with just the right mix of wine. The Bank Holiday BBQ Cases include a red, white, and mixed case that takes all the guesswork away and turns up the heat on your soirée from lit to smoking hot fire. In each case, you will find excellent all-rounder wines that tick many of the boxes needed for whatever you choose to throw on the Barbie.
2x Bodegas Val do Sosego 2020 - Rías Baixas DO
Simón Ferro’s family were one of the first to drive the new Albariño movement aer starting to make wine in 1975. It is fermented in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks. After fermentation, it is racked, separating the clear wine from lees, before being filtered and bottled and leaving a clean wine with some great mid-palate richness. It is bursting with ripe pears and white peach, and is held together by sparkling acidity.
2x Alkoomi 2019/20 - Frankland River, Western Australia
Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc
Harvested in the early hours of the morning to keep optimum aromatics. Pressed immediately and into stainless steel tanks with prolonged time on lees. Leading to a wine with balance and complexity. Fresh pineapple and lychee are carried on the palate with a crunchy bright acidity.
2x Antech 2019/20 - Limoux AOC
Grown on south-facing slopes, 400 metres above the Mediterranean, benefitting from sustainable and integrated agriculture, which Françoise Antech believes allows the wine to truly express its terroir. The result is freshness from its elevation and clay/limestone soil, and ripe, exotic fruit flavors from the warm southern French sun.
2x Château la Baronne ‘Les Lanes’ 2018 - Corbières AOP
Carignan, Grenache, Cinsault
This is the original blend of Château la Baronne, as started by Jean Lignéres' parents. It is dominated by their beloved old vine Carignan, which they consider 'the blood of the region'. Everywhere there are herbs, trees, bushes and flowers, all of which contribute to the aromatic expression of this wine — natural yeast, very low sulphites, ageing in neutral terracotta and sandstone amphorae.
2x Bender 2019 - Pfalz QBA
Growing up in the Mosel, it is only natural that one of Andreas’ loves is Pinot Noir (or Spätburgunder as the Germans call Pinot Noir). Grown organically in Pfalz, the fruit is transported to the winery in his home village of Leiwen where it undergoes spontaneous fermentation and is aged in a mixture of stainless steel tanks and oak barrels. This wine is an excellent example of Spätburgunder with charming aromas of red fruits and on the palate, blackberry, spice and cedarwood, ending in a spicy clove finish.
2x Nicodemi ‘Le Murate’ 2018 - Montepulciano D’Abruzzo DOCG
From the sites with the best exposure in the DOCG area of Colline Terramane, longer skin maceration, ageing in stainless steel and some in old oak for 3-4 months, followed by at least a year in bottle before releasing. This results in a complex wine, richly aromatic, which reflects the deep understanding Elena Nicodemi has for her land and her grapes.
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