Reserve de Leoville Barton 2014, Saint-Julien, is the second wine of 2ème Cru Classé Château Léoville Barton. Léoville Barton is an austere wine, but La Reserve shows its cedary, pure blackcurrant and cassis fruit notes earlier in its life.
Deep honey colour, complex and full flavoured with notes of toffee and caramel, rich, luscious and beautifully balanced.
Intense deep ruby red in colour, with concentrated aromas of currants, blueberries and cherries and a beautifully balanced palate.
Pavillon de Poyferré 2013 Saint Julien is the second wine of 2ème Cru Classé Chateau Leoville Poyferré. It is made with the same meticulous winemaking care as its bigger brother, but is made from younger vines for earlier drinking. It shows savoury cherry, cassis and cigar box notes, with a grippy palate.
André Brunel Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge 'Les Cailloux' 2014 is a blend of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre. The Syrah component is first aged in barrique; then, after the final blending, the new wine is aged for a further 18 months in large oak casks. This is a powerful, herb and plum scented Châteauneuf, with layers of spicy flavours and a long, elegant finish.
A cool climate expression, with grapefruit and mineral flavours coming through on this full-flavoured wine finishing on a long, saline note.
Elegant and poised, this stunning wine shows complex aromas of yellow stone fruits and citrus notes layered with delicate floral nuances. Harmoniously balanced, it has a generous texture on the palate and a wonderful tension on the finish.
Castello di Pomino Benefizio 2016, from the Marchesi di Frescobaldi, is made from 100% Chardonnay, sourced from the single vineyard of the same name, at 700 metres' altitude, and aged in barriques for 10 months. The wine shows complex aromas of mimosa blossom, white peach and ripe banana; the palate is rich, complex and exotic.
A wine of immense purity and drive that is bursting with intense aromas of rose water, lime and hints of freshly cut Nashi pear. The tightly wound palate delivers laser focussed acidity and crisp lime juice at its core and shows all the hallmarks of a youthful but restrained Florita Riesling. Pure with a long, citrus finish.
Les Charmes is a smooth and complex wine showing generous aromas of cherries and raspberries with hints of violets, together with round tannins and a long finish.
Costa di Bussia Barolo Riserva 2012 is made from 100% estate grown Nebbiolo grapes, aged for at least 3 years in oak casks, then a further 2 years in bottle before release. The result of this careful ageing is a Barolo Riserva of real class, full of spicy, gamey flavours, a firm, grippy mouth-feel, and an extremely long, complex finish.
Ksara's flagship red, this is a suave wine. Underpinned by the Cabernet Franc it allows the Petit Verdot free rein to delight. A subtle nose of raspberry, blackcurrant and a smooth vanilla character. Bold, balanced and structured on the palate, with firm tannins, this is a rich and very complex wine.
An elegant Champagne featuring an initial crisp acidity which gives way to generous floral, ripe pear, peach and citrus notes, complemented by a subtle twist of orange peel and dried fruit complexity. A beautifully balanced Champagne, full of finesse with a long, lingering finish.
Marc Hébrart's delicious Champagne Rosé NV is made from 80% Pinot Noir and 20% Chardonnay from Premier Cru vineyards around the village of Mareuil-sur-Ay, in Champagne's Marne Valley. It has a complex, mature, biscuity nose, the result of more than 3 years lees ageing in bottle.
Champagne Moutard Brut Prestige NV was awarded 92 points by Wine Spectator in 2014. Made from 50% Pinot Noir and 50% Chardonnay, selected from the finest vineyard sites and aged on its lees for more than three and a half years.
A powerful wine with a lively salty, mineral character and a hint of liquorice. Rich and full-flavoured on the palate with a lingering finish.
Lovely aromas of sweet peaches and ripe melon with vanilla through to a richly textured palate. Beautifully balanced sweetness which is rich but not cloying with great length retaining freshness throughout.
Castello di Nipozzano Montesodi Chianti Rufina Riserva 2014 is possibly the most famous of all the Marchesi di Frescobaldi's creations. Sumptuous aromas of blueberry, cherry and herb dominate the nose, with violets, rhubarb, cigar box and leather. Mineral, liquorice and eucalypt flavours are underpinned by soft, ripe tannins.
Dona Paula Seleccion de Bodega Malbec 2015 is the Paula estate's flagship Malbec! Only the finest plots of Malbec are selected, then fermented with natural yeasts and aged in new French oak barriques for 2 years. Intense flavours of dark forest berries, black cherry, mocha and spice. Beautifully structured Malbec with elegance and multilayered complexity.
Champagne Collet is an iconic Champagne brand and its elegant Art Deco packaging is evocative of the Belle Epoque era from when it was established. An intense and luminous peachy pink rosé delivers delicate aromas of mandarin, peach, mulberries and raspberries. Refreshing, with a richness of fruit and a subtle hint of cocoa which is supported by a...