Wine with pizza is like beer with fish and chips- it’s a match written in the stars. You need a splendid one with intense flavours to counterbalance the intensity of your cured meat, spices and strong cheese, and that’s where these reds come in handy!
Nose: Blackcurrant, cherries and prunes with spicy nuances.
Palate: Full and velvety with blackcurrant and prune flavours and a good tannin structure.
Food pairing: Roast lamb, coqau vin, red meat steak and mature cheese.
Nose: Warm and ripe fruit fragrance.
Palate: Smooth and full bodied with lots of cherry and plum notes.
Food pairing: Chicken and vegetable pizza
Available from WOW Beverages
CARLO ROSSI SANGRIA
Nose: Unique blend of fruit flavours.
Food pairing: Spicy foods such as cheese enchiladas or chili.
Available from Viva Global
THE MILKWOOD SHIRAZ MOURVEDRE VIOGNIER
Nose: Cumin, aniseed and floral tones.
Palate: Expressive red fruit
Food pairing: Gourmet Pizzas
Available from Mia Wines
CELESTIAL BAY CABERNET MERLOT
Nose: Dark cherry and cassis with hints of vanilla
Palate: Medium bodied with berry fruit flavours and soft, dusty tannins.
Food pairing: Red meat such as venison or lamb.