d’Arenberg The Hermit Crab Viognier Marsanne in a Pine Marquetry Box with Mint Chocolates
This gift is really something special. Specially prepared for that special someone who deserves the best. The wine is presented in a Pine Marquetry Box, with the addition of Bendick’s Mint Chocolates. The wine has an abundance of Apricot, peach and pear on the nose. The palate is full-bodied, tight and lively, striking a good balance of weight and acidity. Spoil someone today with this gift.
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A complex wine that retains focus and provides versatility when matching to food. Floral notes and stone fruits flavours of apricot, peach and nectarine, with sweet spice nuances. This wine has nectarine, peach and apricot aromas. The Viognier grape adds lots of flavour and body to the wine, whilst the Marsanne adds a nuttiness and freshness. Both grapes are becoming increasingly fashionable in Australia. d’Arenberg is one of the most significant wineries in McLaren Vale. Founded in 1912 by Joseph Osborn, fourth generation, Chester Osborn took over the reins as Chief Winemaker in 1984. The last decade has seen Chester develop a range of white wines every bit as individual and thrilling as the red Rhone varieties with which the company made its name. There is method to his madness (and his shirts!) and no one knows their soils and vines better than Chester. Chester works with individual parcels of fruit that display different flavour profiles that are influenced by the unique soil characteristics and meso-climates of the vineyards. Each parcel is picked and vinified separately to highlight the individual characters that contribute complexity to the final blend. Chester’s philosophy is to make wines that have great fragrance, fruit palate texture and length. The finish of the wine must have a natural, fine balance of acidity and a complex structure of tannins. Food Recommendations:- White Fish e.g. Cod, Pollack, Dover Sole,Chicken,Thai Fishcakes