Taking the party and dinner to a new level
Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008
Planeta Chardonnay - Sicilia - 93 points Wine Spectator
Full bodied , soft round and wonderfully balanced with a streak of acidity. Pair with steamed crab, lobster and grilled or roasted white meats.
Franz Haas Traminer - Trentino
Complex bouquet leads to a full body balanced finish. pair with spicy dishes, Asian flavours and mild sausage.
Pieropan Calvarino - Veneto - 90 points Robert Parker
Full bodied with crisp, rich fruit and a long flavourful finish. Serve with Asian flavours, seafood grilled salmon.
Felluga Pinot Grigio - Friuli
Elegant, full with acidic balance, persistant after taste with spicy peach and apricot. A particularily good match for fish, seafood starters and baked vegetables.
d'Alessandro Fontarca - Toscana
A fresh spicy white with medium body and a clean finish. Serve with grilled prawns, shellfish or roast fowl.
Marchesi di Barolo Classici – Piemonte
Full bodied red with lingering finish. roasted red meats, game, holiday goose or turkey.
Barbi Brunello – Toscana
The taste is warm and ample, good structure with soft tannins. Pair with grilled red meats or game. Excellent with mature cheeses.
Fontodi Chianti Classico – Toscana
This dark ruby red wine offers gorgeous aromatics of cherries and fresh fruit with spicy notes. The wine is smooth and rich withsoft tannins. A super-elegant personality that pairs well with bbq and roasted meats and game.
Petrolo Torrione – Toscana
Medium bodied Sangiovese offer plenty of fruit, ultrafine tannins with a long succulent finish. Pairs wonderfully with mushroom crostini, grilled and roast beef, lamb and fowl.
Val di Suga Brunello – Toscana
Full bouquet of spices and soft red berries followed with a dry well rounded and excellent length. Great food wine that pairs well with fuller flavoured roasts, game and fowl.
D’Alessandro Il Bosco – Toscana
Outstanding depth with a vibrant generous personality and concentration. Serve with roast lamb, bbq steak and roast turkey.