What better way to celebrate this Valentine’s Day than by sharing a chilled bottle of sparkling Brut with someone special? Award-winning wine merchant, The WineBarn, recommends three exciting wines from Sekthaus Solter, a sparkling-wine producer from the Rheingau region of Germany. Perfect for celebrations, Solter describe their wines as “the crowning glory of special moments” and “sparkling poetry”.

2009 Riesling Reserve Brut

£46.40 per bottle

The grapes for this Riesling Brut were grown in the steep slopes of Rüdesheimer Berg Roseneck vineyards. The soil there is rich in quartz and slate, guaranteeing this Riesling shows fine facets of minerality. This high-quality wine has complex aromas of peach and citrus fruit, as well as a remarkable freshness.

2005 Pinot Cuvée Brut

£46.40 per bottle

This Cuvée is made up of 50 per cent Pinot Noir, 30 per cent Pinot Blanc and 20 per cent Pinot Gris, and has been fermented in oak barrels (barrique). A lightly fizzing mousseux is the result of this Brut wine being on the yeast for years. It pairs well with with appetisers, as well as rich main courses.

Rosé Brut

£18.65 per bottle

This Rosé Sekt has captivating flavours of raspberry and cherry, as well as a delicately fruity taste with a refreshing, modest acidity. It consists of 100 per cent Pinot Noir grapes from the 2010 and 2011 vintages.

For lovers of sparkling wine on Valentine's

Warmer weather means more powerful, full-bodied & riper German wines Iris Ellmann presents The WineBarn’s IWC Specialist Merchant of the Year 2022 award. Photo: Iris Ellmann

To find your new favourite German wine, you can contact the award-winning merchant The WineBarn now.

Visit: www.thewinebarn.co.uk
Call: 0044 (0)1962 761 215
Email: wine@thewinebarn.co.uk

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