Canapés & Nibbles

Canapés & Nibbles
Most young winemakers come from families which have great viticultural tradition, but Pierrick Laroche’s father grew mainly cereals when he was a child. However, his first commercial vintage in 2010 - just 2,300 bottles - received top billing of three stars in France's wine magazine the Guide Hachette. This was a coup for a kid just out of the starting gate. England's MW Rosemary George praised his wines around the same time in 2012 at Chablis's annual post-harvest fair. She wrote: "His first vintage in 2010…. very good… with some firm, fresh minerality." This rare minerality in his Chablis also impressed his experienced peer, Didier Picq. Pierrick Laroche is definitely a name to watch in the coming years.

What to drink with... Canapés & Nibbles.

Often the precursor to an event, who can resist a glass of bubbles, a crisp white or a crowd pleasing red? So, if your nibbles are mainly pastry, pick a more acidic wine: Champagne, Sauvignon Blanc. Smoked salmon: bubbles are good but avoid an oaked Chardonnay: the tannins of the oak will clash with the smokiness of the salmon leaving a bitter aftertaste. Spicy nibbles: try our aromatic Riesling. Cocktail sausages: our Sélection Laurence Féraud Côtes du Rhône.

If you want to simplify your selection, stick to a rosé for everyone or go trendy retro with a sherry.

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  1. Domaine des Hates Chablis
    Domaine des Hates Chablis, 2017
    Burgundy
    Chardonnay

    From £22.00 per bottle

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