WINE SELECTION

Bird in Hand Sparkling Pinot Noir 2017*

Adelaide Hills, South Australia

€15.98 in Alko

Brut, acidic. Wild strawberry, light peach, hint of cherry, spicy, minerally.

Hot Tip: ideal for summer celebrations or enjoy with sashimi.

Blue Pyrenees Estate Midnight Cuvée 2015

Pyrenees, Western Victoria, Australia

€23.93 in Alko

Brut, acidic. Ripe citrus, yellow plum, light baked notes, minerally, balanced, refined.

Hot Tip: an aperitif or with hors d’oeuvres.

Waimea Sauvignon Blanc 2018*

Nelson, New Zealand

€14.49 in Alko

Dry, acidic. Lime, green apple, light gooseberry, currant leaf, passion fruit, fresh and refreshing.

Hot Tip: crayfish party wine, also good with asparagus.

Awatere River Pinot Gris 2017*

Marlborough, New Zealand

€14.87 in Alko

Dry, acidic. Lime, pear, yellow plum, light mango, hint of herb. 

Hot Tip: great with antipasto, fresh seafood and Asian dishes.

Audrey Wilkinson Semillon 2016

Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia

€15.00 in Alko

Dry, acidic. Green apple, whitecurrant, clementine, light nectarine, minerally. 

Hot Tip: perfect with fresh oysters or cellar for 5-10 years.

Elephant Hill Element Series 'Sea' Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Hawke's Bay, New Zealand

€21.99 in Alko

Dry, acidic. Passion fruit, lime, white currant, almond, light oak, hint of toffee, elegant.

Hot Tip: white fish.

Johnny Q Tempranillo 2017*

Central Victoria, Australia

€12.98 in Alko

Full bodied, medium tannic. Dark cherry, ripe blackberry, light raspberry, chocolaty, spicy.

Hot Tip: smashable wine that goes well with pasta and pizza.

Waimea Spinyback Pinot Noir 2015*

Nelson, New Zealand

€13.00 in Alko

Medium body and tannin. Raspberry, ripe cranberry, wild strawberry, light blueberry, herbal notes.

Hot Tip: roast lamb or Comté cheese.

Grass Roots Organic Shiraz 2018*

Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia

€13.50 in Alko

Medium bodied, medium tannic. Cherry jam, ripe cranberry, light strawberry, hint of plum, spicy.

Hot Tip: grilled meat.

Nashwauk Shiraz 2014

McLaren Vale, South Australia

€14.98 in Alko

Full bodied, tannic. Dark cherry, boysenberry jam, wild berry, light cocoa notes, hint of pepper.

Hot Tip: especially good for bbq meat, time to get grilling.

Little Yering Pinot Noir 2016

Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia

€15.03 in Alko

Light bodied, medium tannic. Raspberry, wild strawberry, light basil.

Hot Tip: try with wild mushroom dishes, wood smoked salmon or Comté cheese.

Pepper Tree Shiraz Cabernet 2016*

Wrattonbully, South Australia

€15.48 in Alko

Full bodied, tannic. Blackcurrant, dark cherry, blackberry, light eucalyptus, hint of rosemary. Nuanced.

Hot Tip: perfect with pepper steak.

Forest Hill Estate Shiraz 2016

Mount Barker, Western Australia

€17.49 in Alko

Full bodied, medium tannic. Ripe plum, currant, dark cherry, chocolaty, spicy, light mint.

Hot Tip: seared kangaroo fillet.

Forest Hill Cabernet Merlot 2015

Mt Barker, Western Australia

€18.99 in Alko

Full bodied, tannic. Blackcurrant, dark cherry, boysenberry, chocolate, mint.

Hot Tip: best with slow roasted lamb.

Elephant Hill Syrah 2014

Hawke's Bay, New Zealand

€25.16 in Alko

Full bodied, tannic. Dark cherry, ripe plum, light currant, hint of liquorice, oak.

Hot Tip: good with moose casserole. Decant for 1 hour.

McHenry Hohnen Rocky Road Shiraz 2014

Margaret River, Western Australia

€30.15 in Alko

Full bodied, tannic. Dark cherry, ripe plum, chocolaty, light mocha.

Hot Tip: works well with a selection of hard cheese or as a BBQ wine.

Mt Difficulty Bannockburn Pinot Noir 2014

Central Otago, New Zealand

€39.80 in Alko

Medium bodied, medium tannic. Dark cherry, violet, arctic bramble, cinnamon. Balanced, elegant. 

Hot Tip: great with root vegetables or game. Decant. 

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