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Dinning Possibilities

As you cruise through the calm waters of the Maldives, we aim to delight your taste buds with the finest international cuisines prepared by our dedicated culinary staff on board. Enjoy the exquisite dishes from the west to the east, every meal of the day to add even more to your  experience here at home away from home.

Enjoy a bottle of wine full of character with your meal with a wide range sourced from around the globe available in our collection. Get the best luxuries on land , on sea.

Champagne

Moet & Chandon, Brut Imperial – Epernay

Taittinger, Brut Prestige Rosé – Reims

Veuve Clicquot, Brut "Ponsardin" – Reims

Veuve Clicquot, Brut "Ponsardin" – Reims

 

 

Sparkling Wine

Geisweiler, Monopole Blanc de Blancs - Burgundy – France

Prosecco, Treviso Montelliana - Veneto – Italy

 

 

White Wine

 

Australia - South Eastern Australia

Chardonnay, JJ McWilliams

Sauvignon Blanc, Bouchard Finlayson

 

Argentina

Torrontes, O. Fournier Urban UCO – Mendoza

Expressive with wide palate of green melon, peach, apple and lychee. Long with the finish. Suitable for poultry.

 

Australia

Chardonnay, JJ McWilliams - South-eastern Australia

Dry, fresh, creamy, fruit driven with a taste of citrus and oak. Suitable for white meat, poultry and fish.

 

Riesling, Kilikanoon "Mort's Block" - Clare valley

Intensely varietal of ripe citrus, limes and floral notes, long and full flavoured. Of natural acidity. Suitable for spiced Asian dishes and fish.

 

Chile

Chardonnay, Concha Y Toro, Casillero del Diablo - Maipo Valley

Medium bodied, good balanced with a fresh finish. Suitable for seafood, fish and creamy pasta dishes.

 

Chardonnay, La Chamiza – Mendoza

Expressive, fruit flavors, well balanced and elegant, blended of Chardonnay and Chenin Blanc, suitable for fish and poultry.

 

France

Chardonnay, Gayda - Lanquedoc Brugairolles

Rich, tropical grass, oaked flavored with a melange of citrus and a fresh finish.

 

Gewurztraminer, Hugel & Fils – Alsace

Rich and spicy wine, aromatic fruit driven expression. Suitable for smoked fish, spicy and asian dishes.

 

Italy

Planeta, "La Segreta" IGT – Sicily

Aromatic, tropical hints of pineapple and guava. Fresh, dry and unoaked finish. Suitable for grilled and spiced fish and seafood.

 

New Zealand

Gewürzriesling, Pinot Gris, Toru, TeWhare Ra, Renwick – Marlborough

Aromatic blend with immense complexity and freshness. Suitable for spiced dishes - fish, Asian dishes and spiced white meat.

 

Sauvignon Blanc, Overstone – Marlborough

Ripe flavours of tropical fruits and gooseberries, with a smooth easy finish. Suitable for seafood, Asian cuisine and as an aperitif.

 

Pinot Grigio, Le Due Torri  Grave del Friuli DOC – Friuli

Dry white wine with an exquisite balance of acidity and minerality. Fragrant on the nose with a hint of zest and fruits. Suitable for boiled and grilled fish and past dishes.

 

South Africa

Chenin Blanc, Kleine Zalze 'Bush Vine' – Stellenbosch

Strong citrusy, lychee and guava aromas on the nose, complemented by a long, clean, crisp aftertaste. Suitable for seafood, salads, light white meat dishes.

 

Sauvignon Blanc, Bouchard Finlayson - Walker Bay

Dry, great fruit, smooth, tropical and marginally herbaceous with bright flavours. Lingering finish with ripples of fruits and plums. Suitable for chicken, pork and fish.

 

Spain

Macabeo, Masia Perelada Blanco – Catalonia

Full bodied, with ripe and rich flavours and slight acidity. Suitable for Mediterranean cuisine,  light dishes like fish, seafood and salads.

 

Sauvignon Blanc - Macabeo - Verdejo, Telmo Rodriguez Basa – Rueda

Lightly floral, spicy aromatics, clean flavours of yellow plums and white peaches. Suitable for poached or roasted fish e.g. snapper and seafood.

 

 

Rosé Wines

 

South Africa

Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé, Mulderbosch – Stellenbosch

Aromas of blood orange, cherry drops and black currant. Weighty palate balances juicy fruit flavours with racy acidity. Suitable for tuna, salmon, veal and Japanese delights with soy sauce.

 

Blanc de Noir Rosé, Buitenverwachting – Constantia

Nose of strawberries and peaches. Delicious unique blend. Suitable for seafood, Mediterranean dishes, light dishes and pasta.

 

Chile

Cabernet Sauvignon Rosé, Santa Rita Gran Hacienda - Maipo Valley

Its aroma evokes ripe, red fruit and fragrant, fresh berries, crisp and fruity flavours. Light balance and lasting finish. Suitable for red meat, pork and spicy sauces.

 

 

 

 

Red Wine

 

Argentina

Norton Malbec DOC Mendoza Valley – Mendoza

Ripe red, offering ample acidity to support the jammy cherry, plum sauce and wild berry coulis notes framed by medium tannins with a finish bumping out hints of smoke, spice box and graphite.Suitable for beef, lamb, poultry and spiced dishes.

 

Syrah, Trivento Tribu  - Mendoza

Ruby red, aroma of black pepper , plum and berries, a palafate of velvety tannins pleasant and balanced finish. Suitable for beef, lamb and spicy dishes.

 

Australia

Shiraz, JJ McWilliams - Southeastern Australia

Smooth, medium to full-bodied, ruby colour, nose of eucalyptus, black currant and vanilla. Dry, juicy fruit flavors. Suitable for beef and lamb and creamy sauces.

 

Partizan Shiraz McLaren Vale - South Australia Slightly tannic yet bright and spicy with a hint of pepper. Dark brooding Shiraz with that typical McLaren spicy hot finish. Suitable for lamb, red meat dishes and roasted pork.

 

France

Crozes Hermitage, "Les Jalets" Paul Jaboulet - Rhone Valley

Full bodied with a spicy black fruit character, balanced by elegant, silky tannins. Suitable for roasts, red meat.

 

Sancerre, Pinot Noir, Pascal Jolivet  - Loire Valley

Aromas of red fruit, elegant and spicy flavours and subtlety are the main characters of this Pinot Noir. Suitable for chicken (one of a few), meat and cheese.

 

Italy

Antinori Toscana  IGT " Santa Cristina " – Tuscany

Ruby red colour. Aromas of red fruits with a soft and balanced flavour. The finish is characterized by suppleness of tannins and persistance of fruits. Suitable for cheese, pasta dishes and dishes with red sauce.

 

Brunello, Fattoria dei Barbi, Brunello di Montalcino DOCG  - Toscana

Deep and expressive, nose of spices and apricot, berries and herbs. Taste of intense ripe cherries, plums and spices. Suitable for spicy dishes and meat.

 

Cavalchina, Bardolino Chiaretto DOC – Veneto

Bright fruit, lively acidity and deft light tannins. Very refreshing wine suited for hearty soups, pasta dishes, fast grilled or fried meat and light stews.

 

Chianti, Leonardo – Vinci

Intense colour. A fruity aroma of cherries and a round, velvety body. Suited for Italian dishes and Mediterranean cuisine.

 

Planeta, Rosso Sicilia IGT "La Segreta" – Sicilia

Cuvee perfectly balanced, fullbodied and fruity with an expressive note of the merlot grape. Suited for mediterranean, light cuisine.

 

New Zealand

Pinot Noir, Jules Taylor – Marlborough

Blend, fullbodied and elegant, vibrant berry fruits and subtle french oak  and is suitable for richy flavoured meat such as venison and lamb.

 

South Africa

Pinotage, Diemersfontein  - Wellington

Easy accessiblity, uniqueness, aroma of coffee and smoky overtones, voluptous fruits on the palate with chocolate and cinammon notes. Suitable for curries, game meat and dark chocolate desserts

 

Shiraz, Brampton – Stellenbosch

Well balanced with a wide spectrum of flavours from black cherries to plums and fruits, supported by wood spice which develops the aftertaste and enhance the fruity taste. Suitable for red meat.

 

Spain

Garnatxa and Tempranillo,  Masia Perelada Tinto – Catalonia

Deep cherry red, fruity and floral aroma, fresh, round and well balanced smooth wine with silky tannins. Suitable for meat and spicy dishes.

 

Tempranillo, Familia Martinez Bujanda Promesa – Rioja

20 months in barrels aged, complex,spicy nose with intense black fruit. Great structure, elegant, fresh with long finish. Suited for roasted meat, games and hard cheese.

 

USA

Vines Zinfandel, Rancho Zobaco Sonoma Heritage - Dry Creek Valley

Balanced juicy ripe blackberry and boysenberry fruit flavours with a hint of pepper. Well suited for grilled meats, roast chicken and turkey and exotically spiced Mediterranean cuisine.

 

 

Dessert Wine

 

Australia

Rutheglen Tokay, Campbells - Murray Valley

Rich and fortified wine, this blend displays intense honey and delicate citrus flavours with a sweet finish. Enjoy with caramel and fruit desserts and soft cheeses.

 

Italy

Moscato d'Asti Fontanafredda – Piedmont

Fragrance direct from the grape, intense nose of musk, locust and orange flowers, sage honey. Suitable for very sweet desserts.

 

South Africa

Hanepoot, Simonsvlei "Humbro" – Paarl

Full sweet dessert with a typical hanepoot or muscat and lychee flavours. Great as an apperitif or a finish to a meal.

 

 

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