Take two wines
STARTER Geil Riesling Trocken 2009 — the apricot/peachy overlay on ripe citrus fruit does a star turn with the salad.
12.5pc alc. €13.95 Available from On the Grapevine, Dalkey; Jus de Vine, Portmarnock; Power & Smullen, Lucan; 64 Wine, Glasthule; La Touche, Greystones; Martin’s, Fairview; Red Island, Skerries; McHugh’s, Kilbarrack; Redmond’s, Ranelagh; Wicklow Wine Co.
Eco Balance Reserva Pinot Noir 2008 — full of fragrance and lush, sweet red fruits, a perfect red counterpoint to the chicken. 14pc alc. €7.99 (offer) Available from O’Briens.
Innocent Bystander Pink Moscato 2010 — the Muscat grape, here light and frothy, is supreme with fruity desserts. 5.5pc alc. €7.99 (37.5cl) Available from Red Nose Wine, Clonmel; World Wide Wines, Waterford; O’Donovans, Cork; Kellers Roscrea & Nenagh; JM, Rush; Mitchells, IFSC and Sandycove; Mortons, Ranelagh; Silver Granite, Palmerstown; Hole in the Wall and Drink Store, Dublin 7; Unwined, Swords; Cellars, Naas Road; On the Grapevine, Dalkey; Next Door, Swiss Cottage and Raheen; Wine Boutique, Ringsend; Fallon & Byrne, Dublin 2; www.thewineshop.ie, and Sweeneys, Glasnevin.