Fine Wines at the Colombo Jazz Festival 2017


Jazz festivals around the globe have always paired beautifully with wine. Wine experts- Wineworld celebrates new vintages and older favorites with the Mercedes Benz Colombo Jazz festival. Festival goers may be hard-pressed to pick from among the great offerings. Fret not, wine-lovers we’ve sifted through the most sip-friendly vintages on offer for you. Each offers exceptional drinking, that pairs well with the foods on offer.

Oyster Bay: Pinot Noir 2014

Notes- Aromatic cherry, bright red berry and juicy black plum, with a lingering, smooth and seductive texture.

OysterBay wine is considered special to many wine lovers. Coined as ‘the elusive stuff of dreams’ by UK wine writer Giles Kime, the Piont Noir is said to combined seductive silky complexity and dark fruit flavours from the vineyards across the Marlborough region.

Pairs with- Chicken, pork, salmon, paté

Zuccardi Serie A Torrontes 2014

Notes- Aromas of lychee, citrus and white flowers feed into a juicy palate that’s tight and tangy in feel. Lychee, pineapple and mango flavors hold form on the finish.

Zuccardi Torrontes has consistently received 90 plus points on Robert Parker’s rating scale. Not one specific type of grape represents the Torrontes varietal but several grape varieties bear the name Torrontes. The wine is well structured with moderate acidity and great aromatic intensity.

Pairs with :  Asian food, sea food and fresh salads

Yalumba Y Series Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Notes- Pale straw in color it displays delicacy and refinement. The nose shows depth of citrus brulee, lemon curd and fresh grapefruit. The palate is tight but generous, long and fresh.

The Y Series represents a collection of iconic classics and exciting new varietal. Each authentically crafted with fruit from South Australia’s most celebrated wine regions. An easy drinking and enjoyable wine, showing line, length and generosity of flavour.

Pairing- Seafood, tuna sashimi and maki, chicken


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