4 Red Wines To Build That Romantic Dinner This Valentines

written by Josiah Kahiu 14th February 2018

Four wines around which to build the perfect romantic dinner.

1. Floyd by Beynat, Bordeaux rose 2014

This light raspberry pink rose has a fine nose with notes of lemons, strawberry and light spices. On the palate, fresh, lively and slight astringency due to the lemony finish. Perfect for a sunny afternoon or a romantic picnic.

Available from Le Decanter, ABC Place. Tel: 0729 867 403

 2. Diemersfontein Pinotage 2014

This fruity red Wellington Pinotage has a distinct nose of coffee, chocolate and plumb. The ripe subtle tannins create a wine that is best drunk young. For the chocolate lovers, this is a good pair.

Available from Sixty Three Wines Thigiri. Tel: 0700 636 363

3. 4 Hands, Hot to Trot 2104

This blend of predominantly Merlot and Syrah is palate friendly with notes of cherries, red currant and tea. Aged in a combination of French and American oak, it offers subtle but persistent finish. Price – 1700. Available from California Wines by Rose. www.californiawineskenya.com

4. Bacalhoa Moscatel de Setubal 2014

Young and fruity with a topaz colour and classic Moscatel aromas of orange blossom, floral notes, citrus, raisins, tea and candied fruits. Full-bodied and rich with a balance of acidity and smooth tannins. Available from UVA Wines – Tel: 0703 046 800

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