22 Jun 2024
Wines that infuse spring to the palate
Wine

Wines that infuse spring to the palate

With the spring knocking at our door we can’t help but fancy some fresher, lighter and more aromatic flavours, not only in our food but also in our drinks. And that’s why we took to the task of trying and selecting those wines that will awaken the tastes of spring in your palate. These wines are filled with brightness and high-flow flavours.

  • Let’s start with the Rosé
Saint Clair Vicar's Choice rosé
Saint Clair Vicar’s Choice rosé

Saint Clair Vicar’s Choice

Grape: Pinot Noir & Pinot Gris

Country of origin: New Zealand

Systembolaget number4651

Tasting Notes: A fantastic rosé from New Zealand’s Marlborough region, a region renowned for concentrated flavours and pretty aromatics. It’s bright and perfumed with notes of peach and red berries like strawberry and raspberry as well as aromatic herbs. This is a wine that screams spring from its colour to its aftertaste and we couldn’t recommend it more.

Recommended food: Pairs well with fresh grilled fish and baby leaf salad with crusty bread. Even if we can recommend it very well to be tried and enjoyed first on its own.

Price: 169SEK

Gardo & Morris Brut Rosé
Gardo & Morris Brut Rosé

Gardo & Morris Brut Rosé

Grape: Chardonnay & Pinot Noir

Country of origin: New Zealand

Systembolaget number7732

Tasting Notes: With strong red berries’ notes, very fresh flavour with buttery elements as well as watermelon and blood grapefruit. 

Recommended food: It’s very uncomplicated which makes it suitable to have as a snack, aperitif or with light chicken dishes and fish.

Price: 119SEK




  • Now over to the fresh White Wines
Mount Abora
Mount Abora

Mount Abora Koggelbos

Grape: Cheninn Blanc

Country of origin: South Africa

Systembolaget number75275

Tasting Notes: The richness and complexity of the flavours of this South African wine, and the phenolic note on the finish, make this a deep wine, if we can call it that way, and it also has deep golden colour. The nose is wonderfully herbal, along with guava and pineapple fruit. The palate is rich & fruity, but also fresh and herbaceous. A welcome dash of sour apple adds lift. There are beguiling hints of woodsmoke & buttermilk too.

Recommended food: It goes well with cheese like Cheddar and Gruyere.

Price: 165SEK

Bestheim Pinot Gris Reserve Alsace
Bestheim Pinot Gris Reserve Alsace

 Bestheim Pinot Gris Réserve Alsace

Grape: Pinot Gris

Country of origin: France

Systembolaget number2899

Tasting Notes: Brilliant light gold. Distinctive nose of stone fruits pear, peach, melon, lemon, honey, fine spices and spring flowers. The palate reveals a soft, round, ample and spicy wine that is moreish and accessible. Lovely generous expression.

Recommended food: Enjoyable with Chinese cuisine and dishes with fish and poultry.

Price: 99SEK

Matua sauvignon blanc
Matua sauvignon blanc

Matua Organic Sauvignon Blanc

Grape: Sauvignon Blanc

Country of origin: New Zealand

Systembolaget number: 3031

Tasting Notes: Aromatic and sweet drop by drop, very fresh and crisp tart with tasty elements of passion fruit, blackberry leaves, lime and kiwi.

Recommended food: Serve with dishes of fish or or shellfish.

Price: 105SEK

Hubert Beck Réserve du Chevalier Pinot Gris
Hubert Beck Réserve du Chevalier Pinot Gris

Hubert Beck Réserve du Chevalier Pinot Gris

Grape: Pinot Gris

Country of origin: France

Systembolaget number12105

Tasting Notes: This is a gentle wine with little sweetness, elements of yellow pears, red apples, honey, white flowers and mandarin. Its slightly spicy aftertaste is a real tease.

Recommended food: Perfect match for dishes of fish or bird, preferably with Asian touches.

Price: 99SEK

Domaine Paul Blanck Pinot Gris
Domaine Paul Blanck Pinot Gris

Domaine Paul Blanck Pinot Gris

Grape: Pinot Gris

Country of origin: France

Systembolaget number82879

Tasting Notes: A white with lemon rind, peach and apple character. Full-bodied and tangy with a long and flavourful finish. Bright and dry. Drink now.

Recommended food: Pancakes, steamed dishes, tandoori, also dishes prepared with yoghurt, or a medium-matured brie.

Price: 179SEK




  • How about some bubbles…

Albert Schoech Cremant d'Alsace Riesling Brut

Albert Schoech Cremant d’Alsace Riesling Brut

Grape: Riesling

Country of origin: France

Systembolaget number76567

Tasting Notes: It’s fragrance and taste are fresh with citrus. Easy with nice little bubbles. In the palate you will find tones of citrus minerals and a finely balanced acidity.

Recommended food: Marvellous as aperitif with oysters and seafood

Price: 155SEK

Wolfberger Grand Cru Rangen
Wolfberger Grand Cru Rangen

Wolfberger Grand Cru Rangen

Grape: Riesling

Country of origin: France

Systembolaget number73254

Tasting Notes: In the glass it is pale yellow with hints of green. In the nose it is subtle and racy, with lots of fruit scents like citrus, or floral such as white dead-nettle or linden. Depending on the soil, the Riesling can have even more aromas.

The freshness revealed by its color is the first thing you notice in the mouth, followed by a marked fullness. As Vendanges Tardives or Sélection de Grains Nobles, they are the headiest of wines, with a touch of sweetness.

Recommended food: Perfect served with traditional Alsatian dishes such as sauerkraut, but also with fish and shellfish, thanks to their vivacity.

Price: 429SEK

 

Stoneleigh Brut Curvée Marlborough
Stoneleigh Brut Curvée Marlborough

Stoneleigh Brut Curvée Marlborough

Grape: Chardonnay & Pinot Noir

Country of origin: New Zealand

Systembolaget number7912

Tasting Notes: The palate is rich with mealy toasty flavours and a seamless acidity to freshen the palate.This wine displays a bouquet of freshly crumbed biscuits with a toasty complexity, and underlying apple pie fruit notes.

Recommended food: An outstanding apéritif, it is also the perfect match with canapés or with new season Oysters.

Price: 109SEK




  • And last but not least the delicious red.
Saint Clair Pioneer Block
Saint Clair Pioneer Block

Saint Clair Pioneer Block 23

Grape: Pinot Noir

Country of origin: New Zealand

Systembolaget number2936

Tasting Notes: A rounded and well balanced wine, spicy flavour with pickle character, elements of ripe strawberries, cherry, ginger, raspberry, herbs and chocolate. 

Recommended food: This wine needs to be paired with dishes of light meat, or not too rich dishes of lamb meat.

Price: 90SEK

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