Barbecue Essential White Wines
The Cloud Factory 2021, Marlborough, New Zealand (Sauvignon Blanc)
Aromatic with ripe tropical fruits on the nose and palate - classic Marlborough Sauvignon. The wine is fresh, fruity, clean and delicious. Extremely popular at our tastings.
False Bay 'Slow' 2020, W Cape, South Africa (Chenin Blanc)
Coastal vineyards, wild yeast fermentation, old vines - all indicate quality!
Yellow and tropical fruit on the nose with ripe pear notes. Crisp acidity with a waxy texture and hints of citrus and honey Fresh mandarin tang on the palate with a bright juicy finish.
Domaine de Vedilhan 2021, Languedoc, France (Viognier)
Viognier is characterised by being lowish in acid, which makes it the perfect easy-drinking party/BBQ wine. This is from the south of France where the long sunny days produce a wine full of peach and apricot fruit, that is smooth, clean and very moreish!
Barbecue Essential Red Wines
Nieto, 2021, Mendoza, Argentina (Malbec)
Mendoza has become synonymous with Malbec – this is a great example from 40yr old vines. A really pure expression of Malbec, deep red almost purple in colour and wonderfully aromatic with lifted violet, red currant and cassis notes. Bring on the meat!
The Rude Mechanicals 'Three Monkeys', 2017 (Grenache/Shiraz/Mataro)
This Aussie GSM blend is a New World equivalent of the rich fruity wines of the Rhone Valley. Loaded with plums, black fruit, with hints of vanilla and spice - it has soft, tannin and has been a winning wine at many of our Blind Tastings.
Borsao Selección 2020, Spain (Garnacha)
"Possibly the single greatest dry red wine value in the world, this is an unbelievable wine …" Robert Parker (Wine Advocate)
Rich, plum and red berry fruit with a touch of spice on the nose. Balanced yet concentrated red fruit mingles with darker spice and chocolate characters to give weight and layers to the palate..
6 Bottles per case £65
BUY YOUR BARBECUE ESSENTIAL WINES:
All Whites (2 of each white wine above)
All Reds (2 of each red wine above)
Mixed Case (1 of each wine above)