"Here is the answer to friends' requests for wine recommendations. You can't go wrong with this list!” - Pasi Ketolainen, Master of Wine
a Chouette de Champillon Champagne Brut €30.70
A champagne made in cooperation between Viinitie and the Autréau family, which combines grapes from Premier and Grand Cru plots and long bottle aging. Elegant, stylish and fresh spring champagne.
6/6 Bang for the Bucks
Svenska Dagbladet 12/2019
Le Bullet Champagne Brut €29.70
Extracted champagne, made in cooperation with Viinitie and Gaston Burtin. The name Le Bullet is a pun on the French word for bubbles, "les bulles", and describes the barn swallow, which symbolizes timeless freedom, the arrival of spring and joy. Citrus and apple freshness, which is finished by a broad creamy and long aftertaste.
The Best Champagnes of 2020
Gloria's Food & Wine
“Definitely a super sturgeon for the price”
Carl Loewen Quant Riesling 2019 €15.49
Excellent quality-price ratio wine from the German Mosel, from Carl Loewen's family farm. A vegan wine whose semi-dry style is balanced by noticeable acidity, making the whole fresh and balanced.
"Discovery! Ridiculously cheap riesling for its quality"
FIVE STARS “Affordable purchase”
X-Berg Riesling 2019 €15.95
Viinitie and winemaker Markus Lundén's beloved Riesling from Rheingau is the result of Finnish-Swedish-German cooperation. A dry and fruity wine, whose fresh acidity is versatile as a partner for fish and seafood dishes.
"A great wine will leave a Riesling lover almost speechless."
Evening newspaper 03/2020
Serra da Estrela Albariño 2019 €14.99
A clean and maritime Albariño from Rías Baixas. An aromatic and dry wine with fresh acidity and liveliness brought by the Atlantic climate. Versatile food wine for spring salads and seafood.
“$15 Bottles that taste like $50”
James Suckling 11/2020
Borgogno Barbera d'Alba 2019 €18.99
Classically elegant Barbera from a cult producer, which has matured for 9 months in concrete, steel and oak vessels. The medium-bodied and fresh taste and the soft tannins and structure brought by the oak maturation are suitable for grilled meat, ribs and stews, softening richer flavors.
FIVE STARS Harmonious, excellent in quality
Torbreck Old Vines GSM 2014 €19.99
A full-bodied sample of the Barossa's classic producer. The sophisticated blend of Grenache, Shiraz and Mourvèdre is a real challenger to even the best Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Carefully hand-picked grapes and two years of aging in oak barrels guarantee the quality of the wine. A full and ripe fruity ensemble, which is finished by finely divided tannins.
Pegasus Ripasso 2016 €19.99
A five-star Ripasso is a five-star Ripasso, whether you ask a quality wine expert or an astronomer. A full-bodied, well-developed top Ripasso, whose name is based on the constellation of Pegasus, the "flying horse", whose five stars shine brighter than the others.
“Exceptional value for money”
Pasi Ketolainen MW'