Drinks ed­i­tor Yvonne Lorkin sug­gests four matches that would work a treat with this lunch feast.

Dish - Everyday Dish - - Recipes -

Rock­burn Cen­tral Otago Fumé Blanc 2014 ($34)

This may be a sau­vi­gnon blanc but not as you know it. Pre­pare for lus­cious le­mon­grass, hints of marzi­pan, and cheek-slap­pingly zesty acid­ity. A gor­geous smoked pas­sion­fruit char­ac­ter adds to its ele­gant struc­ture. Buy from rock­

De La Terre Hawke’s Bay Cu­vée 2 Meth­ode Tra­di­tion­nelle 2015 ($42)

Crafted by Tony Prichard, from fruit grown in the foothills of Te Mata Peak, this in­cred­i­bly stylish sparkler will im­press the crowds with its sub­tle, bis­cu­ity aro­mas, del­i­cate bead, clean, le­mon-lay­ered palate and long, nutty fin­ish. Stun­ning. Buy from de­

12,000 Miles Wairarapa 3 Pinot Noir 2015 ($27)

The 2015 sum­mer has in­jected a wave of fresh red fruits, clove, all­spice and a dash of truf­fle and toast into the char­ac­ter pro­file and it in­stantly leaves a fresh and spicy fin­ish. Huge per­son­al­ity and food ap­peal. Buy from glad­stonevine­

Kaiser Broth­ers English 4 Spe­cial Bitter 500ml ($6.99)

A frothy, chilled glass of this in­cred­i­bly re­fresh­ing, heav­enly hop-fest on a hot day will bring smiles to ev­ery­one at the ta­ble. Rich and flavour­some, it’s a beau­ti­fully bal­anced brew. Avail­able at Count­down su­per­mar­kets na­tion­wide.

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