Jose Pizarro has put together the perfect hamper that showcases his home country of Spain for food-lovers this Christmas.
The basket is filled with indulgences such as his newly launched own-brand wines and Extra Virgin Olive Oil, the two latest Pizarro cookbooks, Cinco Jotas Acorn-fed 100% IbÃƒÂ©rico Ham and Spanish favourite, Estrella beer.
The hamper includes:
JosÃƒÂ© Pizarro Chardonnay.
Tasting notes: Straw yellow colour with green hints, the nose possesses white flower aromas, citrus fruits, peach and aromatic herbs. The mouth is lively flavourful with a great intensity of fruit, minerality and saltiness and a long finish.
JosÃƒÂ© Pizarro Shiraz CuvvÃƒÂ¨.
Tasting notes: Very complex nose Ã¢â‚¬â€œ with aromas of blackberries, cacao, leather, spices and vanilla. In the mouth is very rich and powerful ripe red fruit. Balanced acidity, an impressive structure and a long finish. Very elegant.
JosÃƒÂ© Pizarro Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
Originating from JosÃƒÂ©’s home town Extremadura.Tasting notes: strong fruity aroma (think tomato plants and green apple). Slightly spicy, bitter finish.
Catalonia: Recipes from Barcelona cookbook.
In Catalonia, JosÃƒÂ© Pizarro travels from the impressive Gaudi architecture in buzzy Barcelona, to the Roman and Greek ruins in Girona and secluded beaches in Costa Brava to create some of the best-loved dishes from the Catalonian region at home.
Beyond and Basque cookbook.
The recipes in Basque reflect what JosÃƒÂ© Pizarro eats at home and the way he cooks for family and friends. It showcases some of the most popular and traditional dishes from the region, but also the quality and diversity of the ingredients that you can find there.
Cinco Jotas Acorn-fed 100% IbÃƒÂ©rico Ham. The best ham in the world.
Estrella beer. A Spanish favourite.
JosÃƒÂ© Pizarro’s Spanish Christmas Hamper £100 www.josepizarro.com