Olympic wines revealed (UK)
London wine merchant Bibendum has revealed a list of wines that will be served at the London Olympics this summer. Along with classics such as a 2008 Meursault Cuvee Charles Maxime Domaine Latour-Giraud and 2006 Brunello di Montalcino Castello Banfi, corporate guests will be served 2010 Best’s Dolcetto, a 2006 Quinta do Seival Castas Portuguesas from Brazil and a 2009 Quinta do Vallado Tinto from Portugal. In a nod to the host nation, the 2008 Hush Heath Balfour Brut Rosé will be on offer. The 2006 Balfour Brut won Silver at the Decanter World Wine Awards last year. This is the only English wine in the list of 18 wines so far announced, reports Decanter.