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Semillon

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Semillon

Dry semillon is the ideal match for fish and seafood, while its sweet form is perfection with foie gras and cheese

Because of its acidity, dry semillon blended with sauvignon blanc can be great with the sweet flesh of shellfish and seafood, especially lobster. It’s particularly good with meatier fish like monkfish or well-seasoned sea bass, and makes a great pairing for the creamy sauces that often accompany white fish. From the sweet point of view, the classic pairing of Sauternes (a blend of sauvignon blanc……

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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.

Celler Del Pont Lo Givot

Celler Del Pont Lo Givot

Spain, Priorat, 2004, £44.99

Medium purple in colour, the wine has a expressive nose of forest floor, truffles, spice box, black pepper, lilac and wild blueberries. On the palate the…

Abbotts & Delaunay, Cumulo Nimbus, Minervois

Abbotts & Delaunay, Cumulo Nimbus, Minervois

Languedoc-Roussillon, France, 2010, £16.99

A blend of Syrah and Carignan. Bright and limpid boasting deep garnet colour with purple tints around the rim. Aromas of black cherry, blackcurrant, redcurrant…

Muscat sec de Kelibia

Muscat sec de Kelibia

Tunisia, Muscat of Alexandria, 2008, £8.10

A premier cru from one of the few areas in the world still producing a dry wine from the muscat of alexandria grape. A very full grapey, highly fragrant,…