The University of Manchester Wine Club

Wine Club Dinner at Smith's Restaurant

2nd March, 2016 

 

Reception: 

La Vida al Camp - Rosada Brut. Macabeo, Xarel-o, Trepat, Cava, Sant Sadurni d’Anoia, Spain.   Byrne and Co, Clitheroe: £12.99, Offer price: £9.99

‘Strawberries and cherries in a foaming Fizz’

Starter: 

Diez Siglos 2014, Verdejo, Rueda, 'Wine of the Year 2015' Byrne & Co, Clitheroe: £5.99

‘Clean, crisp and elegant with floral and lime tones’  

El Cometa del Sur 2013, Garnacha Blanca, Terra Alta, Catalunya, Majestic: £8.99, Offer price: £5.99 

‘White pear and apricot flavours with good acidity and body’

Main Course:    

Marco Negreiros Douro 2012,Touriga Nacional, Touriga Franca Tinta Barroca, Tinta Roriz. 4 ‘port’ grapes foot-trodden and blended.  Aged 11months in French oak. Naked Wines. Angels Price: £10.99. 

 ‘Rich plum and damson with cocoa tones’

Matsu 'El Recio'  2013, Tempranillo, Toro.  Picked from 100 yr old ‘biodynamic’ vines.  Aged 14 months in new French oak. Majestic: £13.99, Offer price: £11.99. 

 ‘Voluptuos black fruit, chocolate, coffee and vanilla tones.  Polished tannins’

Dessert: 

Late Bottled vintage Port 2010, Symington, Morrison’s: £11.00

Blandy’s Duke of Clarence, Madeira, Malmsey, Morrisons: £12.00