24 Feb 2024
Wines to match cozy Autumn days
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Wines to match cozy Autumn days

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Settling into the coziness of the season is maximised with the warmth of home and a nice glass of wine. During autumn we want warmer and more tender flavours that fill the palate with character. With this in mind, we have chosen a few classic and some exotic wines that will give you just that. So grab a blanket, sit down on your favourite sofa, grab a good read, and pour yourself a glass of one of these wine suggestions. You’ll be ready to be sent over to the the nirvana of autumn coziness.

 

Sassella Rupestre Valtellina Superiore DOCG
Sassella Rupestre Valtellina Superiore DOCG

Sassella Rupestre Valtellina Superiore DOCG

Grape: Nebbiolo

Country of origin: Italy

Systembolaget number90211

Tasting Notes: Ruby red of excellent brightness, scents of dried petals and violets go hand in hand with sweet spices and cinnamon, anise and nutmeg; sour cherries giving great complexity. On the palate it is balanced and structured, tannic but not aggressive, with a floral finish.

Recommended food: Rich and substantial first courses, second courses of meat and young cheeses.

Price: 199SEK

Peter Lehmann THE Barossan Shiraz
Peter Lehmann THE Barossan Shiraz

Peter Lehmann ‘THE Barossan’ Shiraz

Grape: Shiraz

Country of origin: Australia

Systembolaget number75321

Tasting Notes: Crafted to deliver a complex and layered wine, THE Barossan Shiraz has aromas of fresh plum and dark chocolate-dipped cherries seamlessly combined with flavours of brooding dark fruits, warm spices and sweet mocha – with mature tannins for a soft finish.

Recommended food: This generous wine matches different types of food and can also be enjoyed with snacks.

Price: 225SEK

 

MCPHERSON WINES Don't Tell Gary Shiraz
McPherson Wines
Don’t Tell Gary Shiraz

McPherson Wines ‘Don’t Tell Gary’ Shiraz

Grape: Shiraz

Country of origin: Australia

Systembolaget number78593

Tasting Notes: With peppery notes on the nose and the palate, this very gentle wine is just as velvety as it is spicy and oaky. With generous black berries. The wine speaks for itself – minimal intervention, purity of fruit, Shiraz at its best.

Recommended food: Ideal for a cheese board, particularly with smoked cheese.

Price: 129SEK

 

Sfursat di Valtellina DOCG Nebbiolo
Sfursat di Valtellina DOCG Nebbiolo

Sforzato di Valtellina Nebbiolo

Grape: Nebbiolo

Country of origin: Italy

Systembolaget number74901

Tasting Notes: A superb wine that would make any celebration more special. Fruity nose with maraschino, blueberry, strawberry and blackcurrant notes. Spices such as cinnamon and cloves are also noticeable. Concentrated due to the grapes being dried prior to vinification. Dry, soft and elegant with good acidity that accentuates its freshness. Suitable for long cellaring.

Recommended food: Well-suited to rich international dishes, fowl, roast meats, mature and hard cheeses. Also worth trying with dark chocolate desserts.

Price: 489SEK

 

Le Tense Sassella
Le Tense Sassella

Le Tense Sassella

Grape: Chiavennasca (Nebbiolo)

Country of origin: Italy

Systembolaget number32341

Tasting Notes: With just the right acidity this wine presents gentle tannicity. Abundant in red and dark fruits, leather and a slight chocolate finish.

Recommended food: Saffron risotto, fillet with green pepper, sausage, tagliatelle ai funghi, milanese cutlet, medium-aged cheeses, cold meats and salami, Scallops with mushrooms.

Price: 169SEK

Jacob's Creek Steingarten Riesling
Jacob’s Creek Steingarten Riesling

Jacob’s Creek Steingarten Riesling

Grape: Riesling

Country of origin: Australia

Systembolaget number99317

Tasting Notes: This wine comes from the Aiden Valley where its high altitude and cooler climate help the grapes retain their natural acidity. It has a citrus ime with citrus blosso starting to get those toasty notes and ripe on the edge of the plate. Its toastyness keep the freshness and green apple acidity well balanced with an overall elegant roundness. This wine has a the ability to age amazingly well.

Recommended food: Oysters with mirin dressing or seared scallops with Mediterranean vegetables tossed with lemon dressing. Appetizers and snacks.

Price: 236SEK

 

Vasse Felix Margaret River Chardonnay
Vasse Felix Margaret River Chardonnay

Vasse Felix ‘Margaret River’ Chardonnay

Grape: Chardonnay

Country of origin: Australia

Systembolaget number95003

Tasting Notes: An open perfume of white peach, white flowers, croissants and sweet cashews mingles with complex notes of lemon zest, waxy crayons, wet steel and ocean rocks. A succulent yet fine linear structure with a broad, elevated mouthfeel of white peach, lemon pith and cashews. A mouth-watering sweet and salty sensation leads to a lovely fresh acid finish. An array of complex flavours linger.

Recommended food: Pork, rich fish (salmon, tuna etc), vegetarian dishes, poultry.

Price: 279SEK

 

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