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Jumping June - Whites 12
Italy meets France in this early Summer playoff of wines to help you jump into June and early Summer picnics.
The Italian Team
Elephas Bianco, Castello di Torre (white, Lazio): This crisp, dry white from Lazio near Rome comes from cellars carved out of stone over 500 years ago. The elephant on the label signifies the fossils found in the vineyard which is by a Roman road. It’s redolent of citrus, almonds and white peaches on the nose, with a bright, attractive and savoury palate with a hint of salinity that makes it perfect with salads, fish and soft cheeses.
Terre Siciliano Grillo, Volpi (white, Sicily): From the volcanic island of Sicily, this fine white is named after Era, from the Greek name of Diana, Goddess of Nature. It has a straw yellow colour, with fine and elegant aromas of grapefruit and citrus blossom. On the palate there is an abundance of citrus fruit and a nice minerality.
The French team
Chateau Haut Rian blanc (white, Bordeaux): This lovely family estate was founded by Pauline Dietrich's father Michel in the medieval village of Rions in the area known as Premières Côtes de Bordeaux. They make fresh, approachable wines to Terra Vitis and Bee Friendly environmental standards. This quaffable white Bordeaux comes from two plots nestled in a hillside in Soulignac, in the heart of the Entre-Deux-Mers area of Bordeaux. The nose of sunny white flowers, lemon, lime zest and grass leads to a mouth-watering crisp and refreshing palate perfect for salads, light fish dishes and cheeseboards. The fruity but dry nature of the Sauvignon Blanc is enriched by the richness and texture of the Sémillon. Don’t drink this over-chilled, it really opens up when it's been in the glass for a few minutes. A perfect 'vin de soif' for a lunchtime picnic.
Due to high demand we've temporarily increased our standard delivery fee to £12.50 for orders under £75 - orders over £75 still come with free delivery!
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