The Daily Drop - Two Great Wines Under €15

  • DSCF5623 Masseria del Fauno 2013 Primitvo IGT Puglia - 13% €9.99 Plump medium-bodied dark fruits with lovely soft tannins. Note the alcohol level is a refreshing 13% unlike many wines from this region. A very tasty easy-drinking red at a great price. Available from Whelehan’s Wines, Loughlinstown. Primitivo is one of the mainstays of the Puglia region that runs along the heel of Italy. […]
  • Image 11 Delheim Pinotage Rosé 2014, South Africa - 12.5% €12.99 Available from O’Briens Plenty of juicy ripe raspberry and strawberry fruits, with a rounded off-dry finish and good balancing acidity. Perfect summer drinking, either as an aperitif or with salads and lightly spicy foods. With a couple of exceptions, this is the best way to drink Pinotage as far as I am concerned. […]
     

    The Top Drop - Two Great Wines Over €15

  • Image Champagne Devaux ‘Cuvée D’ NV - 12% €59.99 A very fine floral nose; elegant lightly honeyed toasty peach fruits on the palate, and very good length. Delicious wine. I posted a blog on a Vin Clair tasting held by Devaux last week. Devaux market two entirely different ranges of Champagne, the ‘D’ being the higher quality. I came away with a […]
  • DSCF5677 Ata Rangi Pinot Noir 2012, Martinborough - 13.5% €59.99 A beautifully elegant wine with delicate savoury black cherry fruits, good balancing refreshing acidity and a nice finish. Ata Rangi is one of the pioneering estates of Martinborough in New Zealand. Run by Clive Paton, his wife Phyll and sister Ali with winemaking by Helen Masters, this is one of the best producers […]
 

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  • DUBLIN GIN & TONIC FEST - Great Irish Beverages, the same team who brought you Dublin Cocktail Fest and Dublin Wine Fest are pleased to announce further details of their next festival – Dublin Gin & Tonic Fest will be running in 30 venues from June 22nd – 27th. This will be the country’s first celebration of Irish gins. Three premium […]