DOMAINE DELAPORTE SANCERRE SILEX BLANC, 2022
A VARIETAL & TERROIR TRIUMPH
A joyous multidimensional expression of Sauvignon Blanc from exceptional silex terroir. It has captivating notes of white flowers with subtle citrus references. The palate is wonderfully textured and round on the palate with layers of subtle and enticing yellow fruits flavours. Memorable.
Food Pairing: Firm textured saltwater fish. Coquilles Saint-Jacques. Roast chicken
Cellaring: 2-4 years
DOMAINE POCHON CROZES-HERMITAGE ETIENNE POCHON BLANC, 2021
GREAT ORGANIC WHITE FROM NORTHERN RHONE
This wine is rich in aromas of white flowers, it is smooth and has a perfect acidity.
- Winery highly reviewed in the Irish Press
- Certified Organic
- Previous vintage rated 16.5 Points by Jancis Robinson, Dec 2021
Food Pairing: as an aperitif but goes naturally with Dauphiné ravioli, white fish, and regional cheeses; Saint-Marcellin and goat cheeses.
Cellaring: should be enjoyed before the age of 4 years.
DOMAINE GUERRIN & FILS POUILLY-FUISSÉ VIEILLES VIGNES, 2022
A PERFECTLY BALANCED POUILLY-FUISSE
Originating from the Vergisson terroir, this Pouilly-Fuissé wine presents delicate scents of white-fleshed fruits harmoniously complemented by the subtle fragrance of white flowers. It stands out with its opulence and smoothness on the palate, revealing a creamy, brioche-like character. This is a refreshing, well-rounded, and velvety white wine that invites indulgence.
Food Pairing: It pairs well with seafood, white meat like veal or poultry, and for sure goat cheese. Its rich aromatic notes pair well with spicy and exotic foods and the acidity will also support sushi and sashimi.
Cellaring: 3 to 5 years.
DOMAINE DE LATHEVALLE MORGON LES CHARMES, 2020
FABULOUS VALUE CRU BEAUJOLAIS
Deep ruby red colour, with a warming nose of cranberries, kirsch and cinnamon. There’s a concentrated and fruity palate with plum and black cherry, raspberry and strawberries. Ripe tannins, softly textured and a rounded mouthfeel with a herbal lift on the finish.
- From 60 year old vines
- Sustainably produced
- Vegan friendly
Cellaring: Now to 2023
Food Pairing: Mediterranean kofta meatballs, paella, blue cheese pasta
CHÂTEAU BEAUCHÊNE CHÂTEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE VIGNOBLES DE LA SERRIÈRE ROUGE, 2020
POWERFUL AND COMPLEX CHATEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE
This delightful red is made from a blend of 75% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 5% Mourvèdre. The has some partial ageing in French oak barrels. Seductive nose of ripe red fruits with hints of vanilla and spice. On the palate it is powerful and complex with aromas of black cherries, vanilla and spice.
- 90/100 on Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Cellaring: Now to 2025
Food Pairing: Winter casserole with game, beef or lamb, duck confit
CHATEAU MANGOT, 2019
THE EXCELLENCE IN SAINT-EMILION
With a medium to deep colour, this wine presents a complex and intensely aromatic nose, featuring ripe berries, plum, cassis, liquorice, and delicate floral hints. The palate is medium to full-bodied, boasting a core of fresh, rich, and ripe fruit. It showcases remarkable harmony between the fruit, fine tannins, and acidity, resulting in a rich and almost creamy texture that lingers through a long and elegant finish that reveals additional notes of spice and coca.
- 92-94 Points Parker
- 90-91 Points James Suckling
- 75% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon
Food Pairing: Grilled or roasted meats like steaks, lamb chops, roast beef, venison, or duck. Also, braised dishes such as Coq au Vin, beef stew, or lamb shanks. Finally, aged cheddar, Gouda, or Parmesan.
Cellaring: Now to 2036