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Wine Picks

written by Yummy Editorial 30th November 2017

Whether you are out for a party, having a night in or want to impress, this month on our wine picks section, in house oenologist Josiah Kahiu has you covered!

GARDEN PARTY

Photo by Brian Siambi

El Miracle Cava/Brut

Straw yellow colour, with well formed persistent bubbles. Clean and fruity aroma with prominent citrus character

with undertone of floral notes. Distributed by VIVA Global  / sales@viva-global.net

Viva Dial A Bottle – 0799786700

Price – Ksh 1,130

Linderman’s Chardonnay/Viogner 2016

A fresh nose with impressions of herbs, wet stones and white fruits. Medium acidity and fresh taste of green

apples and peaches. Distributed by VIVA Global (Available soon) / sales@viva-global.net

Viva Dial A Bottle – 0799786700

Price – Ksh 745

Domaine de Mouchen

Beautiful golden color, aromas of ripe and exotic fruits blend in the glass. The mouth is characterised by its roundness, softness and freshness. Distributed by Le Decanter – ABC Place

Price – Ksh 950

Cave de Tain Première Note

A fun, fresh and fruity rendering of this flagship varietal of the Northern Rhône Valley. Fresh raspberry, strawberry and cherry fruit tastes. Distributed by Le Decanter – ABC Place

Price – Ksh 1300

 

Casal Mendes Blue

A Portuguese wine-based drink which uses a white wine from the 2015 harvest, fruity, fresh with a balanced acidity and a final sweetness. Distributed by: UVA wines – facebook.com/uvawineske – 0703046800

Price – Ksh 1,260

 

STAND OUT

Marquês de Borba

A Portuguese classic. Structured style, dry with plenty of tannins under the fruit. A food wine, with blackcurrant and Cassis aromas. Distributed by: UVA wines – 0703046800

Price – Ksh 3520

Arienzo de Marques de Riscal Crianza

Fresh, fruity lively wine, with reminders of red-berried fruit mingling with the coconut and vanilla aromas from the oak. Distributed by – The Wine Company Nakuru

Price – Ksh 1900

Domaine les Barthes

This Malbec reveals slightly spicy notes but also fresh and intense strawberries and pomegranates. A good persistent finish. Distributed by: Le Decanter – ABC Place

Price – Ksh 1100

 

Springfield Wholeberry Cabernet Sauvignon

Smooth full-bodied red wine has velvety soft tannins, aromas and flavours of blackcurrant, fruits of the forest, vanilla and warm spices. Distributed by – MIA Wines

Price – Ksh 4400

Springfield Wild Yeast Chardonnay

Fermented using the native, wild yeasts that  occur naturally on the skins of the grapes. Highly complex aromas of pineapple and pear pairing with nutty, yeasty cookie dough notes. Distributed by – MIA Wines

Price – Ksh 4,650

Chocolate Block

Complex blend of Grenache, Syrah, Cinsault, Cabernet Sauvignon with just a hint of Viognier. Opulent style wine, with super-fine tannins and a luscious palate. Distributed by – MIA Wines

Price – Ksh 6,600

 

STAY IN

IGT Toscana Rosso Mhuri 2012

Nuances of red fruits and baked strawberries with pleasant freshness on the palate. Intense bouquet with notes of ripe red fruits. Distributed by – The Wine Company

Price – Ksh 1,650

 

Trumpeter Malbec

Dense, with an inky colour, cherry aromas with a touch of cinnamon and sweet spice. Fruity wine with excellent body and intense tannins. Distributed by – Dion Wines

Price – Ksh 1,350

 

Trumpeter Sauvignon Blanc

Elegant crisp white wine with yellow green undertones, persistent, fruity aromas blended with noses of grapefruit, herbs and freshly cut grass  Distributed by – Dion Wines

Price – Ksh 1,200

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Product Review: The One Of A Kind Casal Mendes Blue Wine - Potentash 16th August 2018 - 6:14 AM

[…] to impress your guests at parties or cookouts but also, it is pocket-friendly. The wine retails for about Ksh 1,300 which makes it one of the more affordable […]

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