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
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