Mother’s Day Top Tipples
Move over scented candles and slippers and get that special lady in your life what she really wants. Find the perfect tipple to treat your mum on 27th March with this stonking selection of seriously quaffable gift ideas from Jamie Smith, certified sommelier for Tring Winery and The Online Wine Tasting Club:
Hustle Pink Gin from £8
A delicious pink grapefruit and raspberry gin by mother and daughter duo Phillipa and Laura, beautifully restrained us of the botanicals leaves this a beautiful fresh style of gin that makes it different from many of the other sweet ‘flavoured’ gins on the market. As much as what is in the bottle is hugely important the care and thought that has gone into the design of the packaging makes it a sight to behold in any gin lovers selection.
Roderer Quartet Rose, California, USA £26.50 – tring.wine
The Roederer Estate Brut Rosé is full and round with smooth flavours and fine persistent bubbles. The extra measure of Chardonnay contributes elegance and austerity, which balance nicely with the delicate fruitiness of the Pinot Noir.
Coral de Penascal, Ethical Rose, Spain £9.95 - tring.wine
Not only a fresh delicious rose, tasting of strawberry and raspberry, but also ethically produced, using ultra lightweight glass bottles from their carbon neutral winery. Also a percentage of their profits go to helping protect and regenerate coral reefs.
Jake’s Rose Cider, Hush Heath, Kent £15.00
Made from Hush Heath-grown apples, using Champagne yeasts and following the traditional method, resulting in clean, fresh apple aromas & flavours.
A lovely creamy richness, with strawberry and blackcurrant, make for a delicious refreshing alternative to pink prosecco.
Mumm Cordon Rouge £35.00
For those who like a play on words, why not a bottle of Mumm for Mum?? This classic Champagne is a blend of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Meunier from across 120 villages throughout the Champagne region. A lovely fresh style of bubbles with a slight nuttiness and toasty feel, great to drink by itself or with a cheese board.