The Daily Drop - Two Great Wines Under €15

  • ciello-bianco Ciello Bianco 2016, Catarratto, Cantine Rallo, IGT Terre Siciliane - Ciello Bianco 2016, Catarratto, Cantine Rallo, IGT Terre Siciliane Vibrant and bright with juicy peaches and almonds, balanced nicely by lemon zest acidity, finishing dry. A great all-purpose wine to sip before dinner, or with a wide variety of lighter seafood dishes or salads. Perfect lunchtime wine. An organic wine produced from Catarratto, one of […]
  • jaspi negre Jaspi Negre 2014, Coca I Fitó, Montsant - Jaspi Negre 2014, Coca I Fitó, Montsant Full-bodied and powerful with masses of plush smooth red fruits, a savoury edge, and well-integrated smooth tannins on the finish. An iron fist in a velvet glove? Try this with hard cheeses or grilled red meats. A côte de bouef sounds right. Catalan brothers Toni and Miquel Coca […]
     

    The Top Drop - Two Great Wines Over €15

  • passarellareserva Casa da Passarella Abanico Reserva 2014, Serra da Estrella - Casa da Passarella Abanico Reserva 2014, Serra da Estrella A very moreish medium-bodied wine with tangy savoury dark plum fruits, good acidity, and fine grained tannins on the finish. A slow-burner that improves with each sip. Delightful in every way. Certainly better with food, roast or grilled lamb would bring the fruit to life and […]
  • terriditufi Terruzi & Puthod Terri di Tufi 2015 IGT Toscana Bianco - Terruzi & Puthod Terri di Tufi 2015 IGT Toscana Bianco This has some apple fruits from the Chardonnay, with quince and peach from the Vernaccia (I am guessing), and a light toastiness from the oak coming through on the finish. A delicious complex crisp medium to full-bodied wine with a solid backbone of acidity. Try […]