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Pinot noir

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Pinot noir

This luscious, complex wine is at its magnificent best when matched with red meat and well-hung game

Pinot is a good all-rounder matched with food. The lighter years from Burgundy and the mid-weight styles from the rest of the world are fine partners for the sturdy fish like monkfish, tuna or sea bass. But more generally pinot is a red meat wine with a particular affinity for game. Take a pheasant that’s been decently hung or a well-ripened grouse, pair with a wonderfully rich, complex, luscious……

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Delicious recipes matched to wines from across the globe

Too often we taste fantastic local wines on our travels and scour the shelves of the local supermarket upon our return, only to discover they’re seemingly unheard of on our thirsty isle. Enter Drinks Club. Search and order regional wines through our specialist representatives and take advantage of some expert recipe matches.

Sancerre, Les Chailloux, Domaine Claude Riffault

Sancerre, Les Chailloux, Domaine Claude Riffault

Loire Valley, France, 2011, £20.00

A classic, serious style of Sancerre, with ‘minerality’ above fruitiness. Aromatic and lively, with more than a hint of wet stone, grass and…

El Caballo Sauvignon Blanc

El Caballo Sauvignon Blanc

Chile, Valle Central, 2011, £6.25

A deliciously crisp and citrusy Chilean Sauvignon Blanc made from grapes sourced and selected by one of the most renowned wine producers in Chile. Mouth-watering…

Magon Rose

Magon Rose

Tunisia, Mornag, 2009, £8.10

A grand vin de Mornag; one of the few quality roses to be produced in a region of North Africa benefiting from a Mediterranean climate. An elegant shining…