Domaine Jean Goulley Petit Chablis is a complex, mineral white burgundy: a great value alternative to its big brother, Chablis. Aged on its lees for extra flavour and weight, this is a mouth-wateringly crisp wine that drinks well in its youth.
Domaine Rene Monnier Bourgogne Pinot Noir is a full-bodied, ripe berry-scented Pinot Noir from this Meursault estate. The wine is aged in barriques (40% new) for up to 16 months, to add softness and complexity.
This is a refreshing, complex and velvety white from Saint Véran. Ripe fruit flavours of juicy white pear combine with delicate notes of zesty lemon. Softly textured, with a harmonious balance between refreshing acidity and fruitiness, this shows great finesse on the finish.
A complex and typical Xinomavro (pronounced Ksee no' ma vro), showing aromas of smoky black fruits, strawberries, dark cherries, liquorice, sundried tomatoes, and delicate spice. Full bodied and structured on the palate, with a rich depth of fruit, concentrated savoury notes and a touch of oak. The velvety tannins lead through to a persistent and aromatic...
Starboard Batch 88 is the name Quady gives to its Port-style wine, made with the same grape varieties and similar methods as they do in the Douro. The blend is smooth and soft with a chocolate raisin character. Several different vintages are used in the blend which has an average age of about 5 years.
Primitivo di Manduria Riserva '62 Anniversario' from San Marzano is a single varietal Primitivo, from a small vineyard parcel in the heart of the superior Manduria DOC. A densely flavoured and fleshy wine with hints of prunes and chocolate covered black cherry combined with fresh herbs, quite delicious.
Stoan Alto Adige Cantina Tramin is an oak-fermented blend of Chardonnay, Sauvignon, Pinot Bianco and Gewurztraminer, creating a sumptuous and complex wine with aromas of peach, pear, elderflower and floral notes of jasmine. The wine is elegant and spicy with a rich, full bodied palate of pineapple, pear and mineral undertones, and is long and creamy on...
Château Cruzeau Saint Emilion Grand Cru comes from one of Saint-Emilion's smallest and most exciting Grand Cru estates. This blend of Merlot and Cabernet Franc is aged in oak barrels for 6 months to add subtle vanilla notes to its aromas of red fruits, spice and cassis.
Santo Santorini Nykteri is a clear, lemon colour of medium intensity, with expressive flowery aromas on the nose, along with green fruits, such as green apple and pear. On the palate it is dry, with crispy-refreshing acidity, well-balanced with the delicate floral and fruity flavours. An elegant touch of oak contributes to the overall balance.
Santo Santorini Assyrtiko is a classic benchmark of the variety and its homeland. A vibrant aromatic cocktail of sea-breeze freshness and citrus fruits with honeyed undertones. Bone dry, brightly acidic with a textural mineral smokiness and a food-begging finish.
Domaine Moutard Diligent is an elegant and pure 1er Cru Chablis, with delicate floral aromas complemented by refreshing grapefruit notes. A wonderful streak of minerality on the palate flows through to a long and stylish finish.
Pierre Naigeon Hautes Cotes de Nuits La Riotte is a fresh, red fruit-scented red burgundy from vineyards in the wild hills above Burgundy's Cote d'Or. From a Gevrey-Chambertin-based wine making family, Pierre makes this wine is a lighter, earlier drinking style, which is nevertheless aged in oak for 14 months before bottling, to add richness and complexity.
Ventolera Pinot Noir is made from grapes grown in Chile's cool climate Leyda Valley. It is deep, earthy and structured, with ripe, spicy cherry aromas and an intense, complex mix of red fruits and violets on a full yet velvety palate.