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Chenin

Chenins have a freshness and zippiness that makes them fantastic with mussels, oysters and other seafood

Chenin with chips? Well, not quite for though the acidity in many chenins would cut through your average tub of English lard, for a good chenin, the best companions are always likely to be with seafood. They will have that lovely freshness and zippiness that makes them fantastic with noble crustacea such as crab or lobster and a real delight with bivalves like mussels or raw oysters. Not many chenins……

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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, Côtes du Roussillon Reserve AOC

Abbotts & Delaunay, Côtes du Roussillon Reserve AOC

Languedoc-Roussillon, France, 2010, £11.99

The grapes for this wine are hand-picked from three of Roussillon’s famed terroirs: Montner, Tautavel and Caramony. A blend of Syrah, Carignan and…

Gran Cerdo Tempranillo, Gonzalo Gonzalo (Biodynamic/Natural)

Gran Cerdo Tempranillo, Gonzalo Gonzalo (Biodynamic/Natural)

Rioja, Spain, 2010, £8.25

Gran Cerdo is all about the purest expression of fruit, with whole bunch fermentation, no filtration, no stabilization and minimal sulphur. The wine has…