White

Assyrtiko, Ktima Kir-Yianni 2018, Macedonia, Greece

Aromas of citrus, white fruits and flowers. This wine has a linear profile with mineral, stoney notes and fresh acidity, supported by a rounded mouth feel with a long-lasting finish..

Tips
This delightfully delicate wine works beautifully with creamy, aromatic light dishes – seafood, oily fish and poultry

Best Matches
Shingara – Mustard prawn Crab bonda Scallops – Sea bream Monkfish tail Chicken Chaap Dosa

Treixadura, Ailalá-Ailalelo 2018, Ribeiro, Spain

Concentrated green spice, white flowers, peach and apricot on the nose with hints of fennel and bitter almond, lots of fresh fruit on the palate, with a soft finish.

Tips
An underrated jewel from Spain, dishes with depth of flavour, nutty flavours and aromatic spices complement this wine, especially coconut and fennel.

Best matches
Swordfish tikka – Sea bream Beetroot cutlet – Crab bonda Saffron and mace chicken tikka Kasundi prawns Chicken biryani – Chicken chaap

Red

Perricone, Molino a Vento 2017, Sicily, Italy

A deep purple wine, with an incredibly aromatic bouquet of red berries, black pepper and sweet aromatic spices. On the palate, it is soft and elegant, with a sumptuous, persistent finish that reveals surprising notes of liquorice.

Tips
This is a real find from Sicily, a superbly versatile wine that works very well with the complex flavours of our cuisine. Takes chilli heat wonderfully, works well with dark aromatic spices and bigger flavours.

Best matches
Goat shoulder tikka – Lamb chop – Buffalo slider – Duck breast – Mutton masala – Lamb shoulder – Venison hunter curry – Chicken Chettinad – Aubergine

Carmenere, Montes Alpha 2017, Colchagua, Chile

Deep ruby red with striking violet nuances at the rim. Intense aromas of ripe red and black fruits on the nose along with jam and pastry. Toasted notes from the French oak deliver great character and complexity with a touch of vanilla and coffee.

Tips
Very versatile food wine which works well with warm Indian aromatic spices. The smokey/spicy character of Carmenere works well with robust and complex spices.

Best Matches
Goat shoulder – Lamb chops – Buffalo chapli – Chicken Chettinad – Mutton masala – Shoulder of lamb – Venison hunter curry