Wine Selection - July 2021
For July, as we still can't travel fully, we thought we'd help you travel around the world in wine! We've got wines from Chile, Italy, France, and Australia to go with those summer meals. The whites are perfect and crisp, to go with a the slightly with the reds bold, and perfect for BBQs, cheeses, and cold cuts.
Mount Langi - Billi Billi Pinot Grigio - Ranked fifth for number of awards won among wines from this region, and one of the most expensive wines made from Pinot Grigio in Grampians. The Billi Billi has a crisp, refreshing citrus zest structure and a palate depth built around peach, pear and wild honey flavours. It's a really a great Pinot Grigio which is ready to perform.
Haras de Pirque – Albaclara Sauvignon Blanc - Haras de Pirque is located in the easternmost part of the Maipo Province, at the foothills of the Andes Mountains. This area enjoys extremely favorable climatic and geographic conditions and is already well-known for its production of high-quality wines. Among top 10% of all wines in Chile, This Sauvignon Blanc is very fresh with a nice and juicy acidity with volume and freshness. Perfect to match with oysters, white grilled fish, salads and fresh cheeses. Great for summer parties!
- Batasiolo – Moscato d'Asti 7 Cascine - Scoring a high 4.1/5 on Vivino, this Moscato isn't too sweet, has an ample and very intense bouquet, with a note of overripe fruit that is the unique aroma of Moscato. Pleasant and very persistent taste, reflecting the richness of the bouquet.
Santa Helena - Siglo d'Oro Reserva Merlot - A great wine, with the 2014 vintage being awarded Commended from the Decanter World Wine Awards. This Merlot is deep violet red in colour. On the nose you'll detect plum and ripe red fruit, as well as hints of spices and vanilla. Medium-bodied and well-structured with sweet tannins, jam aromas and toasted notes.
Lavau – Cote du Rhône Village AOC - This Cotes du Rhone Villages wine has received good scores from various critics and is one of the more sought-after wines from this region. Aromas of sweet spices which subtly mingle with notes of blackberry and black currant. On the palate,
aromas are underpinned by lovely, smooth, tannins.
Cantine Pellegrino - Finimondo Rosso IGT - 90 point JS ratingwith amazing balance & structure - what more could we ask for! The 2019 vintage was awarded Or from the Selection Mondiale des Vins Canada, giving this wine great heritage. It's a strong, full red. Fragrant bouquet of bougainvillea and red fruits, with hints of candied fruit. In the taste strong blackberry tones, then a spicy mixture of pomegranate and candied fruit. A soft, round and full-bodied wine, but never filling or exuberant.
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Mount Langi - Billi Billi Pinot Grigio
Haras de Pirque – Albaclara Sauvignon Blanc
Batasiolo – Moscato d'Asti 7 Cascine
Santa Helena - Siglo d'Oro Reserva Merlot
Lavau – Cote du Rhône Village AOC
Cantine Pellegrino - Finimondo Rosso IGT