Spring Quaffers

6-Pack Puneet

 

Lately we’ve taken a small hiatus from our newsletters! However we’re back after a few PHENOMENAL months sourcing you the best fine wines from around the world! We’ve got a few new unicorns added to our stable and we can barely contain our excitement. Landing in the new year we have the likes of Demeter Zoltan Takaj, Opus 1, Masetto and Armand de Brignac to name just a few.
However if you’re looking for instant fix Puneet has you sorted with his top 6 spring quaffers.

Here at D&N our quaffers have the wow factor and taste great at any occasion!

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L-R: NV French Cancan, 14 El Quintanal Tempranillo, 16 Whyte Estate Sauvignon Blanc, 15 Santa Ana Two Vineyards Malbec, 14 Quinta do Crasto Flor de Crasto, 15 Sacha Lichine Le Poussin Rosé

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NV French CanCan (by Cattier) –

Citrus and white fruits – delicate, round and refreshing.

2014 El Quintanal Tempranillo –

Black and red fruits, violets – tasty and round.

2016 Whyte Estate Sauvignon Blanc –

Theo Giesen’s Marlborough beauty made especially for his Wife!

2015 Santa Ana Two Vineyards Malbec –

Plum jam with spicy pepper notes.

2014 Quinta do Crasto Flor de Crasto –

Wild berries and fine silky tannins

2015 Sacha Lichine Le Poussin Rosé –

Delicate rose petals and supple summer fruit

 

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L-R: 14 Bogle Chardonnay, 14 Quinta do Crasto Superior, 15 Sacha Lichine Single Blend Rosé, 14 Ogier Héritages Côtes du Rhône, NV Sartori Prosecco, 15 Mont’Albano Pinot Grigio

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2014 Bogle Chardonnay –

Creamy vanilla, roasted apples and Pears

2014 Quinta do Crasto Superior –

Wild Berries, Violets and Rich Cocoa

2015 Sacha Lichine Single Blend Rosé –

Crisp, Fruity and Refreshing

2014 Héritages Côtes du Rhône Rouge –

Ripe Red berries, Bracken and Long Fresh Tannins

NV Sartori Prosecco –

Crisp Green Apple and Acacia Flowers

2015 Mont’ Albano Pinot Grigio –

Summer Stone Fruit with Zingy Acidity

 

 

It’s All In A Day With Our Fabulous JJ


JJ and Puneet enjoy the sun and the vines on the Sensational Waiheke Island

JJ and Puneet enjoy the sun and the vines on the Sensational Waiheke Island

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Left: JJ pours a sample of our 2014 Folium Sauvignon Blanc for a customer to enjoy. Centre: Striking a pose in front of one of his favourite lunch spots on Waiheke Island – Tantalus Estate. Right: JJ trundles along, leading the way around Waiheke Island with his trusty trolley of delicious wine.

Jean-Jacques Bourvis is an essential element of the D+N Team…

… JJ’s character and passion for both wine and life is infectious. He may be the eldest of our team in years, but is easily the youngest by heart. I had the pleasure of spending a day in the field with JJ and also Aimée – our graphic designer.

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JJs hand cannot help but wave excitedly as he speaks about the new wines he is bringing to the table.

For our sins we visited JJ’s clients on the ever-sensational Waiheke Island. From the start it was clear to see that JJ is loved by his clients. As he walks through the door a smile lights up on their faces. JJ jumps in the air at a jaunty angle and clicks his heels together, and then the maestro begins his work. He listens attentively, and draws on his passion and old world experience to make insightful suggestions, and then with a twinkle in his eye he bids bientôt. Life just wouldn’t be anywhere near as exciting or rewarding at D+N without our JJ.

We would like to thank all of our wonderful clients of Waiheke Island. Its clear to see that you are all as passionate about fines wines as we are, and we had an incredible experience at each and every establishment that we visited.
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JJ and Puneet survey the stunning view out over the waters lapping at the shores of Waiheke Island

 

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