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Perfect Valentine’s Day wine picks

Valentine’s Day calls for a refined wine to enjoy at home. These picks from Dunnes Stores Simply Better passed the taste test, and will pair beautifully with Neven’s recipes, writes Food&Wine wine contributor Cathal McBride. Partner content with Dunnes Stores Simply Better.

Wine writer Cathal McBride selects perfect tipples for your Valentine’s Day celebration. Picture: Getty Images

Simply Better Château Gigognan Cardinalice Châteauneuf du Pape Rouge

From low yielding vines in the southern Rhône, this Châteauneuf Du Pape is a sultry blend of grenache, mourvèdre and syrah. Rich and powerful dark fruits wrapped in warm spice is ideal paired with red meats.

Now €27.99 Was €34.99 | Save €7 Offer Valid From 01.02.2024 – 14.02.2024

Simply Better Albariño e Señora

From the Atlantic kissed northwestern shores of the Spanish region of Rias Baixas, albariño is simply made for seafood. The saline minerality of the sea breeze imbues itself into the fruity aromatics enlivened by grapefruit citrus. Crisp, clean, and decidedly quaffable, the fruity and lemon peel core leads into saline minerality which makes it heavenly with all types of seafood.

Now €13.59 Was €16.99 | Save €3.40 Offer Valid From 01.02.2024 – 14.02.2024

Simply Better Chianti Classico

From the heart of Tuscany, there is no better red than Chianti to represent rustic comfort. Red cherries lead the charge on the aromatics, supported by crushed raspberry and complex sweet spice. Crunchy and juicy yet with a depth of character from deep balsamic notes and firm tannins, the underlying acidity makes it a sublime food pairing.

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Simply Better Chablis Grand Vin de Bourgogne

From northern Burgundy, this Chablis is beautifully elegant. A backbone of crisp citrus acidity that presents a deliciously fresh wine with that typical clean streak of minerality from the terroir. A chardonnay for those who prefer a leaner style, it pairs well with seafood.

Now €19.99 Was €24.99 | Save €5 Offer Valid From 01.02.2024 – 14.02.2024

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