CHRISTMAS WINE WISH LIST 2014
NV Prosecco 'Sottoriva', Malibran - Veneto, Italy
This Prosecco is unfiltered so its cloudy, it is fresh and super light! It will be perfect for breakfast and lunch preparation work!
2006 Mineral Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut, Agrapart - Champagne, France
Harmonious and expressive! A match made in heaven for any fish or seafood starter. This fizz really delivers and is worth every penny of its price. The wine is made from two 40 year old vineyards.
2010 Chardonnay 'Cuvee Florine', Ganevat - Jura, France
This wine is ridiculously cheaper than any Chardonnay of this quality from Burgundy, and will be perfect with my roast chicken!
2009 Nerello Mascalese 'Gibril', Guccione - Monreale, Sicily
This is the wine to bridge courses or for those who enjoy reds with fish. Its alluringly fragrant and perfumed, light but with supportive tannins that are soft. I drank my last bottle of this wine several months ago and it is out of stock with the supplier so I would love to be able to drink it again!
2006 Barolo 'Cannubi-San Lorenzo', Guiseppe Rinaldi - Piemonte, Italy
I love having roast game birds or beef at Christmas and I really could not enjoy them in the same way without some Nebbiolo! Barolo is the monarch of all Italian wine. This wine is pure perfection at the moment, I was lucky enough to enjoy a bottle alongside some white truffles recently and really cannot wait to taste it again.
2007 Pinot Gris Selection de Grains Nobles, Pierre Frick - Alsace, France
From a small estate that are producing hand crafted wines, this wine is rich and honeyed! Brilliant with Christmas Pudding, Stilton or as an alternative to a dessert! This Pinot Gris is quite rich and slightly oily but it has lovely balance so it isnt too heavy or sickly!