The Dunnes Stores Simply Better collection of fine wines offers something for all tastes at irresistible prices.
Here are six great wines to try this autumn, along with some fantastic food pairing ideas.
You can discover the full Simply Better Wine Collection in your local Dunnes Stores.
SIMPLY BETTER AOP CÔTES DE PROVENCE ROSÉ, €18 (750ML)
Perfect with: Simply Better Organic Irish Salmon Darnes
This French rosé is made with Grenache Noir, Cinsault and Syrah grapes grown in the heart of Provence. It exhibits elegant aromas of floral and fruity notes such as freesia, peach and apricot. It’s ample, fruity and round in the mouth, making it an ideal choice for an aperitif and a lovely companion to fresh salads and seafood.
SIMPLY BETTER CHÂTEAU DE PIERREUX BROUILLY, €19.99 (750ML)
Perfect with: Simply Better French Brie De Meaux
Nestled at the foot of Mont Brouilly, Château de Pierreux have selected only the best grapes from their aged vines to produce this Reserve Du Château. Aged for 12 months in oak barrels, this Brouilly opens with floral notes and black fruits. The palate is dense and elegant with hints of caramel and peonies
and silky tannins ensure exquisite length.
SIMPLY BETTER CRIANZA RIBERA DEL DUERO, €15 (750ML)
Perfect with: Simply Better 28 Day Matured Irish Angus Steaks
This Ribera del Duero is made with hand-picked Tempranillo grapes that are grown on 20-year-old vines in the town of Olmedillo de Roa, located in the province of Burgos, Castile and León, Spain. This Spanish red is aged for 14 months in new American oak barrels before bottling. It exhibits aromas of black fruits, cocoa and spices with a ripe cherry colour.
SIMPLY BETTER PINOT GRIGIO VENEZIA DOC, €13 (750ML)
Perfect with: Simply Better Irish Crab Claws
This Pinot Grigio is produced in the Veneto region of north east Italy with Pinot Grigio grapes from the early September harvest. Dry with bright citrus and apple flavours, it is straw yellow in colour and framed by a crisp acidity that leads to a clean, smooth finish. It’s the perfect choice for an aperitif and it also
goes particularly well with fish dishes.
SIMPLY BETTER PROSECCO DOC EXTRA DRY, €19.50 (750ML)
Perfect with: Simply Better Black Tiger Prawns
This Prosecco DOC Extra Dry is made with Glera grapes that are grown and harvested on the hills
of the Treviso province in north east Italy. A delicate wine with floral and fruity aromas of peach and pear, it makes both a great aperitif and a lovely companion to flavourful, spicy starters. It also works wonderfully with shellfish and vegetarian dishes.
SIMPLY BETTER RIESLING AUS DER STEILLAGE, €15 (750ML)
Perfect with: Simply Better Irish Corn Fed Chicken
This Riesling is made with grapes that are grown and picked on the slopes of the Mosel Valley in south-west Germany. The steep vineyards along the Moselle river benefit from a mild climate which allows the grapes to ripen under the best conditions. It’s a dry and fresh wine with flavours of apple and citrus fruit counterbalanced by a crisp acidity.
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