Here we have hand-picked some of our very best reds which may be served from the fridge, the most juicy, bursting with fruit and flavour wines we have to offer. Watch how 20 minutes in the fridge or 7/8 minutes in iced water brings out the best in these beauties.
(6 reds x 1 bottle of each)
2018 Occhipinti, ‘IL Frappato’, Sicily, Italy
Frappato, in the hands of Arianna Occhipinti, is an extraordinary wine. Light in colour yet remarkable in complexity with notes of cherry, raspberry and white pepper, this wine shows the cool climate characteristics that can be found in Sicily.
2017 Nicolas Reau,’Pompois’ Cabernet Franc, Loire Valley, France
50 year old vines are used to produce this earthy red, with tempting red fruit and nice hint of black pepper. perfect for grilled chicken, salads, and fish. Chill a little for best results!
2019 Baglio Rosso, Nero d’Avola, Sicily, Italy
Deeply coloured with intense aromas of black cherries and blueberries, pure cocoa powder and spices. This is full and lushly textured with a toothsome salinity on the finish. Delicious freshness and drinkability. The Baglio Rosso is 100% Nero d’Avola from certified organic vineyards.
2018 Antonio Camillo, ‘Principio’ Ciliegiolo, Maremma, Tucany, Italy
Principio is made from organically grown, forty year old Ciliegiolo vines. Bright ruby in colour, yet very pale in intensity, this shows fresh, bright red cherry, raspberry and blueberry, fruit with violet top notes.
2017 Vino di Anna, ‘Jeudi 15’, Etna, Sicily, Italy
Crimson red in colour, Jeudi 15 has attractive floral and red fruit aromas (red currants, cherries, strawberries) with delicate savoury undertones. The palate is medium bodied, with good fruit definition, firm acidity and a fine tannin structure.’
2018 Pierre & Catherine Breton,’La Dilettante’ Bourgueil, Loire Valley, France
Bourgueil ‘La Dilettante’ comes from a plot planted on gravelly soils. After 3 weeks carbonic maceration, the wine is transferred to 2 year-old oak barrels where both fermentation and malolactic take place. The result is a delicious Cabernet Franc, juicy, lively and fruit-driven.