There is no such thing anymore as the ‘perfect’ wine for Easter – people generally stick to what they like themselves.
However if you are a traditionalist, then try....
Cotes du Rhone Villages 2014, Domaine Guilherme
Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre
Fruity, with a touch of spice – assertive tannins but not harsh – a long elegant & balanced finish.
‘Recommended’, Hachette Guide
Gold Medal – Macon 2015
€19.99 each - Buy two for €34.00 (equiv. €17.00 pb)
La Chapelle de Bebian 2012, Pezenas, Lanquedoc
Grenache, Syrah, Carignan
Wine Spectator said ‘Plush & juicy – asian spice, dark currants & kirsch accents linger on the creamy finish’
€21.00 each - Buy two for €35.00 (equiv. €17.50 pb)
Offers valid Easter weekend 2017 in McCabes Blackrock