Summer Sensations - 12 Bottle
**Price Includes DELIVERY**
We have designed a case that will suit the rise in temperature. This case is a balanced collection of clean and crisp white wines paired perfectly with light-hearted reds perfect for summer in the back garden.
Claude Jourdan, locally recognised as the best winemaker in Picpoul de Pinet on the back of the Étang de Thau Lagoon, brings us a very fruity Piquepole making it a splendid no brainer with seafood or shellfish. The Godfather of Gavi, Bruno Broglia’s Gavi will convince any Pinot Grigio drinker to switch teams. It is elegant with lovely acidity and a lemon curd mouthfeel. From Kamptal in Austria, near the Czech border, this aromatic Grüner Veltliner from Karl Steininger is fresh pear and citrus on the nose with a rich and brilliant finish. From Verona, the home of Romeo and Juliet, Tiziano Accordini splits his passions between making wine and the local Valpolicella Rugby Club. You’ll fall in love with this low alcohol, juicy red - tastes even better slightly chilled. Chateau Grand Champs from the Seral family in Saint Emillion is an incredible bargain due to its prestigious location. It is Merlot dominated, and the ageing in oak lends this medium-bodied red with some mature spice from the Seral family. Finally, from Rateau Village in the Rhone Valley, the lighter colour of this Domaine Charavin GSM blend belies the complexity in the glass – plenty of spicy red fruits on the nose with a deliciously soft, well balanced palate. Voila. The perfect summer case.
2 x DOMAINE CHARAVIN RASTEAU
Cotes du Rhone Villages A/C, France
Carignan, Mourvedre, Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah
"Powerful, foursquare ripe forest fruits with plenty of chewy tannins. One to savour with robust red meat dishes. "
John Wilson, The Irish Times
2 x BROGLIA GAVI DE GAVI
Gavi de Gavi DOC, Italy
"This is one of those more complex Gavi wines, and is proof of the correctness of what many wine snobs felt was the odd elevation of Gavi to a DOCG, the very top of the Italian rating. Served at the Vatican and at Italian embassies, it deserves a place in your fridge."
Tomás Clancy, The Sunday Business Post
2 x CHATEAU GRAND CHAMPS
St Emilion Grand Cru A/C, France
Merlot, Cab Franc
It also comes from an outstanding vintage, bursting with ripe violet flavours with a vanilla edge.
2 x STEFANO ACCORDINI RIPASSO
Valpolicella Classico Superiore DOC, Italy
Corvinone, Corvina, Molinara, Rondinella
"Intense, spicy, plummy with new oak. Bright and well focused. Tart and crisp with cherry flavours."
***** Best Valpolicella Ripasso, Decanter Magazine
2 x STEINIGER GRUNER VELTLINER
"A perfect example of the lighter refreshing style of Gruner, with green apple fruits and a crisp dry finish."
John Wilson, The Irish Times
2 x DOMAINE FELINES JOURDAN PIQUEPOULE
Picpoul de Pinet A/C, France
"Flavours of apples and pears with a touch of lemon and lime - all you would expect from picpoul. Energising minerality and a pleasing, classy presence."
Ernie Whalley, The Sunday Times
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