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For many of us, Easter is a time of celebration and getting together with friends and family to enjoy good food – and perhaps a good glass of wine or two! If you’re looking for a perfect food and wine pairing for your Easter lunch or dinner, we’ve done the hard work for you. The wines below are all very food friendly and we’ve suggested some great Easter dishes they work particularly well with.
Loire Valley, France, 2021
Was €26.95 Now €22.95
This lovely Sancerre comes from Domaine de la Chezatte, a family owned estate in the most northerly village in Sancerre. It’s crisp and refreshing with citrusy lemon notes and a hint of minerality that’s typical of the region.
Have it with: Seafood (oysters, in particular) or Asian dishes.
Barossa Valley, Australia, 2021
Was €18.95 Now €16.95
The fruit for this barrel-fermented Chardonnay comes from vineyards in the foothills of Australia’s hot Barossa Valley and cooler Eden Valley. It’s a beautifully balanced wine, packed with orchard fruits, citrus and green apple.
Have it with: An oaked Chardonnay pairs well with lots foods but goes particularly well with crisp, roast chicken.
Languedoc-Roussillon, France, 2020
Was €26.95 Now €22.95
A gorgeous, multi-layered red from the renowned Gérard Bertrand family estate. It’s complex and full bodied and is sure to impress your Easter guests. It’s packed with ripe bramble fruit along with a lovely leathery note and Mediterranean herbs on the finish.
Have it with: Try it with a beautiful steak or a rack of lamb.
Rhône, France, 2021
This classic Châteauneuf-du-Pape has everything you could want: layers of red fruits such as cherry and strawberry along with warm peppery spice and a full-bodied palate. It’s an elegant, bold wine that’s just perfect for a special occasion such as an Easter feast.
Have it with: Traditional Easter lamb or a nut roast.
Chianti, Italy, 2013
A sweet wine is a great way to finish up an Easter lunch and this traditional Vin Santo (Holy Wine) comes from Tuscany in Italy. Concentrated and sweet it’s full of rich flavours of raisin, walnut, and candied lemon peel and works beautifully with lots of desserts.
Have it with: Raspberry tart or antucci (Biscotti) biscuits.
For more great wines check out our French Wine Sale here.
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