This red wine has a warm spicy nose, with notes of cherries and almonds, and an underlying smoky edge. The palate has more cherry and plum characters, with soft, ripe tannins and fine acidity giving great balance. A solid, chunky and robust style of Chianti made just east of Florence.Serve with anything from salami through to pasta dishes to lamb hotpot.Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
This medium bodied wine has an enticing nose of freshly baked Bakewell tart, homemade jam and almonds. The palate is fresh and bright and this freshness remains throughout with a lovely defining acidity which makes it a great food match.The grapes for this wine were grown in the cooler Hawkes Bay region on New Zealands North Island. A small proportion of the wine was aged in oak to highlight aromatics and provide extra freshness to the palate. Try with crispy duck pancakes, grilled quail, seared salmon or tuna, charcuterie, ham and other cold meats.