Colour: Pale powder pink.
Nose: Elegant and fruity with red berry notes.
Palate: Fruity aromas, completed by notes of rose petal, litchi and exotic fruit.
Recommendations: Perfect as an aperitif or as an accompaniment to tapas, summer salads or grilled meat.
Dona Ermelinda Reserva Palmela DOC Vinho: A Garnet coloured, almost opaque wine, with aromas reminiscent of dark fruit, spices, smoke and hints of jam due to the lengthy period of maturation. Dense, full on the palate and well structured. Tannins are present, but are soft and well integrated. A finish that is extremely pleasant, long-lasting and persistent.
his Marsala is amber in colour with dark gold reflections. Aromas characteristic of great finesse, has hints of raisin and vanilla. The taste is warm and full-bodied, with elegant flavours of bitter almonds and raisins. This Old Dry Florio should be served at 10-12°C in a tulip glass of dessert wine size. ABV: 18%
Probably Italy’s most famous wine, this Chianti comes from Tuscany in the central regions. The wine consists of mainly sangiovese grapes and has a well balanced taste with fruity violet scents. Nice on its own or with soups, grilled meat and roast beef.
Italy is a big producer of merlot and this wine originates in the North East. It has soft cherry flavours accentuated by herbal notes. Always enjoyable with pasta with spicy sauces, barbeque meats and pizza.
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