The Daily Drop - Two Great Wines Under €15

  • DSCF6906 Rabl Grüner Veltliner 2014, Kamptal - Rabl Grüner Veltliner 2014, Kamptal, Austria €13.30 from Marks & Spencer Grüner Veltliner is the signature grape of Austria. It produces excellent white wines, and has now become very fashionable in many key markets worldwide. So much so that it is now being planted all over the New World and even in places like France. […]
  • DSCF6911 Teroldego Rotaliano 2015, Italy - Teroldego Rotaliano 2015, Italy, Marks & Spencer €11.79 from Marks & Spencer At 12.5% alcohol, with light fresh red fruits and nice acidity, this is a perfect light-bodied summer wine, one to match with all sorts of cold meats and other salads. We had our bottle with chicken wraps. It was very easy to sip […]

    The Top Drop - Two Great Wines Over €15

  • IMG_5465 Domaine des Ardoisières Argile 2015 - Domaine des Ardoisières Argile 2015, Vin des Allobroges St. Pierre de Soucy €30 from Blackrock Cellar; 64wine, Glasthule and Jus de Vine, Portmarnock. Light (12%) pristine subtle green fruits, with a wonderful crisp mineral acidity running through. Delicate and complex, almost like eating snow. Delicious. Light seafood dishes or simply on its own. It will […]
  • IMG_5468 Domaine René Favre & Fils, Humagne Rouge 2014, Valais, Switzerland - Domaine René Favre & Fils, Humagne Rouge 2014, Valais, Switzerland €32.50 from Searsons Wine Merchants in Monkstown Lifted fragrant aromas; peppery with cool redcurrant and cherry fruits, good acidity and a lovely long linear dry finish. Lovely wine, not unlike a (very good) Cabernet Franc from the Loire Valley. I would probably decant this, or […]

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