Thursday 25th January is Burns night, when Scotland celebrates the poet Robert Burns. Held since 1801, Burns Suppers are held in his memory, where Scotland's national dish, Haggis, is served with much libation, music and dancing.
Here are a few wines that will go splendidly with your Burns Supper - leave the whisky for after dinner!
From Cline's oldest vines, that only crop at 2 to 3 tons per acre, this wine sees ten months in American oak, a quarter of it new, giving a lovely...
Seeing six months in French oak (35% new), this Lodi Zin is pretty much like liquidised Black Forest Gateaux. Chocolate, cream, black cherries and vanilla notes, it is a perfect...
Rich, pungent fruit, good balance of sweet berries and a lovely manure nose. A bit of beef juice as well. The palate is nice, easy, fresh and clean with good...
A lovely, bright fruity wine that is tempered by some spicey, pink peppercorns flavour. A cracking good value for money wine. Contains Sulphites
A fruity syrah with lovely liquorice, pepper and plum aromas. The palate is full of dark red fruit, chocolate, spice and vanilla. Delicious. Contains Sulphites
Farmed with organic principles, this is a beautifully pure and delicate Syrah with spice and fresh berry fruit. Contains Sulphites
A fabulous big Bordeaux, full of leather, cherry and silky sweet earthy notes. A great modern style of Bordeaux. Contains Sulphites
This Reserve Shiraz is deep red in colour with a very youthful, vibrant hue. The aromas are powerful and complex with a wealth of fruit including ripe black cherries and...
From 20 year old vines on light, sandy and granitic soils, this wine shows deep garnet colour, aromas of sweet red currants, cherries and raspberries, on the palate a rich...
From the plain that, in the middle ages, was inhabited by bandits, you were literally taking your life in God's hands when you crossed it. Now covered in vineyards, this...
Fresh, fruity and supple, this wine is an easy every day drinker from a great Rhone producer. Contains Sulphites