Celebrate the special lady in your life with a bottle of wine, as selected by Master of Wine, Andrew Caillard. “For generations we have been popping corks to celebrate milestones and special occasions,” he says. “This collection of delicious wines is fresh and crisp with must-layered flavours and plentiful bubbles that bring a sense of vitality and lightness showcasing their beautiful craftmanship in elegantly styled bottle designs. Perfect to treat any mum!”
Andrew’s top picks for Mother’s Day are:
CHAMPAGNE LANSON BRUT ROSÉ
Transport mum to France this Mother’s Day and start the day with a glass of Champagne Lanson’s Rose Label Brut Rosé, one of the first rosé champagnes created by the house who have been crafting their Champagne since 1760. Exuding delicacy and purity, its soft pink colour, together with hints of fresh, succulent summer berries, make this champagne delicious to drink on its own or served with fresh red berry desserts. Available at Dan Murphy’s for RRP $65.00.
Show your mum how much you love her on Mother’s Day with this gem of a wine, crafted with love by married couple Dolores and Pedro Ferrer over 130 years ago. Housed in an eye-catching, shimmery bottle, Freixenet’s Prosecco is full of fresh citrus, apple and floral aromas. The distinctive flavour and exquisite effervescence of Freixenet’s Prosecco makes it the ideal pairing with popcorn! So, put on Mum’s favourite film and enjoy some quality time with her. Available at Dan Murphy’s for RRP $22.99.
CHAMPAGNE DUPERREY PREMIER CRU BRUT NV
A simple yet luxurious authentic French Champagne is made for those who know taste. Champagne Duperrey Premier Cru Brut NV is made using grapes from the finest vineyards in Champagne creating a wine full of delicious lemon curd, white apricot and nectarine aromas, persistent bubbles and a creamy texture. With its new, sophisticated French look, Champagne Duperrey is the perfect toast to your Mum, Aunt or Grandmother. Available at Dan Murphy’s for RRP $39.00.
CRAFTSMAN ORGANIC CHARDONNAY
With the surge in consumers choosing more sustainable lifestyles, organic wines provide a mindful option this Mother’s Day. Craftsman Organic’s Chardonnay has lifted citrus and stone fruit characters, complexed with mild toasty oak. Fresh and vibrant with intense fruit flavours, this vegan friendly wine is ideal to pair with fish dishes such as crab and prawn linguine. Available at BWS for RRP $18.00.
MINCHINBURY CLASSIC BRUT
As an integral part of the Australian wine landscape, Minchinbury has been making go to wines for any celebratory events for over 100 years. With its chic new label and delicate citrus flavours, Minchinbury’s Classic Brut makes a wonderful option to toast to Mum this Mother’s Day without breaking the bank! Available at Dan Murphy’s and BWS for RRP $10.00.
CAT AMONGST THE PIGEONS JAZZ CAT ROSÉ
Cat Amongst the Pigeons range of wines have been duly recognised by Australian and international Wine Shows and experts alike, including their Jazz Cat Rosé, an expression of master wine-making in full swing. The elegant bottle represents the wine itself; easy drinking with bright lifted berry fruits such as raspberries and strawberry flavours on the palate. Best served chilled, this wine will score major brownie points with Mum. Available at Dan Murphy’s and BWS for RRP $20.00.
CÔTE DES ROSES ROSÉ
Australians love a French rosé and the Côte Des Roses Rosé is no exception, encapsulating the fine tastes of Languedoc-Roussillon. With its striking rose shaped bottom and crystal cork, the wine tastes just as good as it looks with floral notes and hints of grapefruit. This wine even gained the accolade for ‘Best Rosé in the world’ in 2015, providing no reasons for Mum to disapprove and a great alternative to a posy of flowers! Available at Dan Murphy’s and BWS for RRP $26.00.
SANTA MARGHERITA STILROSE ROSÉ
Whether you’re off to a spa to pamper Mum or hitting the shops together for a girl’s day out, finish off the day with a glass of Santa Margherita’s Still Rosé and a delicious cheese board. Crafted over 80 years ago by the renown Italian winemaker Count Gaetano Marzotto, this wine is best matched with mild and soft cheeses, this wine has a succulent flavour, made vibrant by a tanginess that gives added dynamism to its almost crunchy nuances of wild berries and sweet spices. Available at Dan Murphy’s for RRP $25.00.Sydney Unleashed is one of Australia’s premier entertainment publications exploring the latest in lifestyle trends. From Sydney’s finest restaurants, cafes and bars to the hottest in gadgets, products, and home entertainment, Sydney Unleashed is your one-stop lifestyle platform.