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Staff Favourites – Collie’s Case
One of the most underrated genres of wine is Bordeaux Blanc in Collie’s humble opinion! Marc Lurton’s Chateau Reynier Blanc is an excellent example of what can be produced – a beautifully balanced mineral, crisp yet textured wine made from Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon and a dash of Muscadelle. Organically certified from 2022.
Most people who work in the wine trade will name Riesling as one of their favourite grapes and I’m not going to buck the trend. Schumann Nagler have been at this for a while (since 1438) so they know how to make Riesling – this has beautiful tropical fruit tempered by spice and refreshing acidity. Such a great summer and food wine – more people should try Riesling!
Many Rhone Valley experts name drop Costiere de Nimes as having great potential for rosé. This light coloured rosé is packed full of summer fruit, pomegranate and spice. Delicious and organic.
One of the more elusive wine experiences is to enjoy mature red wines with a bit of bottle age at approachable prices. This age-worthy Bobal from the 2015 vintage is made from 70-90 year old bush vines and has complex layered flavours that unfold in the glass.
Amphora fermented wines seem to have extra energy and a litheness and silky character which I love. This organic Cannonau has all that with lots of complex flavours to boot. One to drink at slightly below room temperature.
I couldn’t put a favourites case together without including my favourite grape – Nebbiolo. This is a great intro to the grape without the structure or price tag of a Barbaresco or Barolo. With red fruit, rose petal, liquorice and fine grained tannins, the wine pairs beautifully with tomato based pasta dishes or charcuterie.