Easter is on its way! The perfect opportunity to enjoy some fantastic food and even more fantastic wine.
Wondering what to drink over Easter? Then read on...
Whether you are enjoying a hearty roast or a hot cross bun in the afternoon, we have chosen the perfect wine accompaniments to complete your day with family and friends. The theme being, spring fresh and crisp clean flavors. Fingers crossed for sunshine to go with these selections. At my home our Easter lunch consists of a whole salmon and lots of fresh salad, we have plenty of mouths to feed and this always goes down a treat. I of course am in charge of the wine selection for the day and one we will be sure to drink is the Mas Amiel Plaisir Blanc.
This wine is absolutely fantastic. Fresh, vibrant and refreshing, it is a perfect accompaniment to the delicate flavors of white meats, fish and salads. The winery is a hidden gem of a in the depths of the South of France, situated at the foothills of the Pyrenees mountains, producing wines of extremely high level quality. This wine is one that will always impress and is a proven crowd pleaser, what’s more it won’t break the bank.
Looking for the perfect special occasion red to accompany a roast? And looking to spoil yourself and your family a little, then you have to try the Chateau Chantelune.
This is an incredible wine of impeccable quality and finesse. The wine is as smooth as velvet and as rich as melted dark Belgium chocolate. This wine is produced in very small quantities from old vines which gives it a super-rich concentration of fruit flavors. Chateau Chantelune is an absolute treat and a beautiful match to meat dishes, slow cooked pork, lamb or even cured meats and hard cheese.
Last but not least, the most important part to any meal in my opinion is the after’s! The lasting memory of a good meal with good friends and family is another favorite little tipple. Nothing rounds off a meal more perfectly than a beautifully balanced sweet wine. I want to avoid saying this is solely a dessert wine, neither do I want to say that the end of the meal must end with a dessert per se. The wine I have chosen is something that can be enjoyed with or without food. It is the perfect finish: the Mas Amiel Vintage Maury Blanc.
Sumptuous and ripe a pure and honest wine with vibrant candied lemon flavours. a balanced sweetness with a clean and fresh stone fruit salad character. This wine is a must have alternative to rushing onto coffee, this wine stays with you. adding another level of enjoyment to Easter lunch. An excellent match for blue cheese, hot cross buns, fruit based desserts and my all-time favorite the classic lemon tart.
Hopefully, that has given you some ideas about Easter Lunch wine pairings.
What are the favourite meal and wine combinations in your family?