FOR ONE WEEK ONLY… We are pleased to be offering our customers the chance to sample a different one of our Super Tuscan Wines by the glass each day.
Don’t miss your chance to try the following:
MONDAY 28TH APRIL
Pometti Toscana IGT, 14% (2007)
(Tuscany): A superb entry-level Super Tuscan ‘Bordeaux blend’ with a flavour of ripe black cherries. Grape variety: 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot and 10% Pettit Verdot.
Suggested Dish: Fresh Tagliatelle with Kid Goat Ragu.
TUESDAY 29TH APRIL
Petra ‘Zingari’ IGT, 13% (2011)
(Tuscany): Ruby red in colour, it is fresh and juicy on the palate, bursting with cherry fruit and a note of wild rose. Grape variety: 30% Sangiovese, 30% Merlot, 30% Syrah, 10% Petit Verdot.
Suggested Dish: Fresh Tagliatelle with Duck Ragu.
WEDNESDAY 30TH APRIL
Le Difese Tenuta San Guido, IGT, 14% (2011)
(Tuscany): From the producer of “Sassicaia”(arguably one of the finest Italian Wines and certainly one of the most famous Super Tuscans). Soft ripe tannins with elegant balance of cherry and wild berry fruit. Grape variety: 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Sangiovese
Suggested Dish: Chargrilled Tuscan Sausages flavoured with fennel seeds and served with lentils
THURSDAY 1ST MAY
Le Volte, Tenuta Dell’Ornellaia IGT, 14% (2011)
(Tuscany): From the estate next to Tenuta San Guido famous for Sasiccaia, this is extremely well balanced with a long refined finish. Grapes: 50% Merlot, 30% Sangiovese, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon
Suggested Dish: Chargrilled Veal Chop with rosemary potatoes.
FRIDAY 2ND MAY
Tignanello Antinori IGT, 14% (2009)
(Tuscany): This is a wine that impresses for its sublime elegance and precision. Understated layers of fruit caress the palate like cashmere in this impeccable, soft wine. Grape variety: 80% Sangiovese, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc.
Suggested Dish: Spezzatino alla Toscana – Slow cooked veal stew.