Wine at Home: Summer Reds for Rainy Days

Jan 16, 2021Mary Domange
Wine at Home: Summer Reds for Rainy Days - Wine at Home

If you are not already subscribed to our weekly newsletter, now’s the time to do it! Every week we send short updates and information on a small selection of our wines as well as the people who make them. We usually include a promo code or special offer to sweeten your week (and hopefully your weekend too).  We deliver free to anywhere in England and Wales as long as you order 12 bottles (of anything!).

Here’s a snippet from this week’s email.

This week we focus on three of our French red wines that hold a special place in our hearts, including the St Nicolas de Bourgueil 2018 which was the wine we chose for our own wedding, many years ago, before Laurent Jamet took over from his father Jean-Jacques, who in turn took over from the legendary Pierre Jamet. This was one of the first wines we imported into the UK when Loire reds were as rare as hens' teeth.

St Nicolas de Bourgueil 2018, Domaine du Fondis is made from 100% Cabernet Franc grapes in the home of the varietal, the Loire Valley. The 2018 is a little more concentrated that previous vintages because of the hot summer that year, which gives the grapes more sweetness which converts to alcohol. It remains however a lighter red typical of this grape variety, and is delicious served lightly chilled.

We couldn’t consider eating a roast chicken without it and it’s equally good with a chicken salad. Truly a wine that will keep up with the vagaries of the English weather.

£5 discount on your next order. Promo Code RED5

Only valid until 15th June.

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