Xisto Cru Douro Tinto, 75 cl
Regular price £37.99 £28.49
Small batch red wine. Terrific robust flavours which should tell us all exactly what Portugal is capable of when making red wine. Highly recommended. Read more.
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Each box can comfortably fit two regular sized 70 & 75 cl bottles along with a few other goodies! Box Dimensions: 197 × 330mm × 101mm
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Luis Seabra is the man behind this small estate. He may not be famous (yet) but he is definitely one of the winemakers to watch coming from the Douro. Only around 5,000 bottles are made of each of his wines, so there is a great deal of care given to them all. That said Luis, prefers a minimalist approach to winemaking to ensure wines and vines and express themselves to the full.
A blend of over 7 grape varieties which immediately tells you there's going to be bags of flavour in this impressive red wine. That's not only down to the number of grapes but also because Luis allows each grape variety to truly express itself. Impressive and brave all at once.
1870 Sour Cocktail Recipe
The Sour Cocktail is versatile – whether you decide to switch up the Whisky, sour or sweet element, the end result will almost always be delicious – just remember to stick to that golden ratio of 2 parts Whisky, 1 part sour and 1 part sweet (but hey, if your personal preference is different, you do you!). The 1870 Sour, also known as the New York Sour ,updates the Whiskey Sour recipe (whiskey, lemon, sugar, egg white) with a float of dry red wine. (Psst, a float is when you suspend the final ingredient on top of the drink!). Everyone loves a good layered cocktail. They are fun to make and look amazing in photos - perfect for Instagram. The New York sour has been around longer than any living human. It’s thought that this cocktail was created around the 1870s/1890's - certainly a modern classic! If you’re after something sweeter, bourbon or brandy are both great options. Prefer a smokier sour? A scotch will be your go-to. When it comes to the sour substitution, lime is a more subtle option if you find lemon too overpowering, alternatively you can opt for a sweeter pick like orange or a more savoury choice like grapefruit. And when it comes to the egg white and no egg white debate, well, it’s completely up to you!