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Chardonnay

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Chardonnay

A versatile grape which stands up well to strong flavours, chardonnay is a match for fish, fowl and egg dishes

As it can cover such a wide range of flavours, chardonnay is incredibly versatile when it comes to food, though frustrating at the same time. A ‘glass of chardonnay’ requested in one restaurant can be totally different room one ordered in the next, which means you have to take different approaches on what to match with them. In general though you can split chardonnay into the ripe luscious fruit……

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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.

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…

Cousino Macul Dona Isadora Riesling

Cousino Macul Dona Isadora Riesling

Chile, Maipo Valley, 2009, £7.49

A wine with an interesting past..! In the 19th Century Luis Cousino and his wife Isidora brought some Riesling vine grafts back from Germany from which…

Anakena Merlot

Anakena Merlot

Chile, Rapel Valley, 2010, £6.85

Ruby red in colour with delicious aromas of blackberries, plums, steeped cherries and a hint of mocha. Smooth and soft on the palate this easy drinking…