Fragrant aromas of maraschino cherry, cinnamon and nutmeg. Undertones of vanilla and anise on the palate enhance the rich juicy black fruit flavours. This wine is full bodied and well balanced with soft structured tannins.
Code Rouge has a very pale, almost crystalline colour, with fine bubbles. The bouquet is floral with notes of pear, citrus fruits and fresh fruits. This wine is fresh and mineral on the palate, fine, elegant and refined.
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.
Elegant style of Chardonnay with a lovely weight from the lees ageing and balanced oak flavours. Quite a rich style with a touch of minerality on the finish. A petit Meursault.
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 mix of light and dark fresh ripe berried fruits, cured meats and lifted spice on the nose sets you up for mouthful of savoury and gamey flavour in the mouth.
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.
Aromatic notes of black cherry, raspberry, plum and delicate vegetal notes lead to a textured palate, balanced by freshness. It reveals a salty and textural minerality through to a fresh finish.
This naturally vinified wine is golden in colour and has a complex bouquet of smoky, spicy and herbal aromas. Dry and fresh with grapefruit flavours on the palate and a mineral finish.
Stoan Alto Adige Cantina Tramin is an idiosyncratic oak fermented and aged blend of 65% Chardonnay, 20% Sauvignon Blanc, 10% Pinot Bianco and 5% Gewurztraminer. The result is a wine that shows rich golden apple, quince and lime aromas, with a medium body and fresh, complex flavours.
A lean, dry Chablis with delicate floral aromas and a bold, powerful palate with mineral overtones.
A fine, elegant wine with plump red berried fruit and delicate hints of oak spice. Smooth and supple on the palate, with fine tannins and a long, persistent finish.
Tumbarumba Chardonnay is a selection of the best barrels from both Courabyra and Maragle vineyards. Bright pale gold; a fragrant and complex array of aromas, with citrus blossom, nectarine and grilled hazelnut on the bouquet; the palate is taut and linear, with an underlying wet slate minerality, but enough flesh to provide a long, layered and...
The bouquet is floral and fruit driven with citrus and stone fruit aromas. The palate has rich stone fruit flavours, good texture and a persistent long finish.
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.
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.
A wonderfully aromatic wine with layers of smoky notes, jasmine, melon and tropical pineapple on the nose. Concentrated flavours are complemented by a rich, buttery palate and an everlasting finish.
Deep in colour, this velvety rich wine has aromas of black cherry jam, soft ripe fruits and a hint of spice. Full bodied and powerful, yet balanced, it is rich in fine tannins, with a pleasantly long lasting finish.
Subtle notes of stone fruit are complemented by floral hints and mineral nuances. Fresh and vibrant, with a lovely rich mouthfeel.
Textured with spicy notes of fennel and toasty oak, through to a lovely, long and sustained finish
Berton Vineyard High Eden Bonsai Shiraz Cabernet is an intense, firmly structured Shiraz that can be cellared for more than a decade. It it rich and full-flavoured, with well-integrated oak that shows lovely black cherry, chocolate and white pepper flavours. With age, hints of liquorice and cigar box spice will emerge.
San Silvestro Barolo 'Patres' is an intense, spicy, elegant Barolo from a fine vintage. Nebbiolo grapes are ripened on south-facing slopes in the Langhe hills, then aged for two years in large oak barrels following the harvest. Beautiful aromas of 'tar and roses' give onto an intense, elegant palate with impressive length of flavour.
Aromas of dark berries, chocolate and perfumed violets lead to a full bodied palate which is round, seamless and full of delicious ripe raspberries, dark plum and coffee. The invitingly fine grained structure weaves into a long savoury finish.
Schloss Johannisberg Gelblack Riesling Qba 'Yellow Seal' is a delicate, off-dry Riesling with citrus, mineral and subtly tropical flavours. A delicious partner for pork, duck or exotic dishes.
Donabaum Riesling Spitzer Federspiel 2017, from Austria's Wachau region, has a delicate floral expression with underlying intense lime and minerality over a creamy texture and a beautifully fresh and lively finish. Lovely Riesling expression.
Crimson red in colour with delicate purple tints, this wine reveals aromas of very ripe red fruits and wild berries on the nose. The full and rounded palate is well-balanced, showing jammy blackcurrant and blackberry, backed by distinctive woody notes and a long, elegant finish.
Domaine Courbis Saint Joseph Blanc is a white is a blend of Marsanne and Roussanne grapes, grown on granitic plateaux, which give the wine ripe citrus and exotic fruit flavours and a delicious full body. Courbis is one of a small number of truly iconic producers in Saint Joseph.
Carpineto Farnito Cabernet Sauvignon Toscana is the Carpineto estate's premium Super-Tuscan, made from grapes picked from three one-hectare vineyards situated in the provinces of Florence and Arezzo. Aged for 1 year in barriques, the wine shows rich flavours of vanilla, spice and cassis, with a ripe, long finish.
Domaine Courbis Saint Joseph Rouge is one of the finest Saint-Josephs in existence. A deep, intense wine, it is a wonderful expression of the perfumed, spicy Syrah grape when grown in the best vineyard sites. Its velvety palate bursts with ripe plum and bramble flavours.
A clean, bright and vibrant wine beautifully showcasing the varietal characteristics of jasmine and orange blossom, with underlying notes of apricot and peach. Fresh and vivacious on the palate yet harmoniously balanced, it offers a long, smooth and persistent finish.
A delicately floral bouquet with ripe yellow fruits leads to a rich and balanced palate of exotic fresh fruits. Well structured with a vibrant depth of flavour, this is an easy drinking style.
Amber with terracotta tints. Fine and complex nose of dried fruits, walnuts, dried currants, honey with a hint of spice. Powerful and rich, with aromas of bitter oranges and wild apricots. An astonishing wine with an exceptional length and a praline aromas finish.
A rich, powerful wine with a beautiful balance between roasted aromas and intense black fruit flavours. Structured, it has velvety tannins and well integrated oak, complemented by complex dark berry flavours, hints of cigar box and a smooth, elegant finish.
A complex, expressive bouquet leads to a lively and ripe palate of apricot, mandarin, orange zest and white peach, with notes of toasted hazelnut on the long, elegant finish.
Les Allées de Cantemerle Haut-Médoc is the second wine of classed growth Château Cantemerle. A traditional and deeply coloured Bordeaux with aromas of blackcurrant combined with bell pepper, all complemented by cedar oak and a touch of chocolate.
Pietraregia dell Ammiraglia Morellino di Scansano Riserva, from the Marchesi de Frescobaldi, is the very quintessence of oak aged Tuscan Sangiovese: hints of bramble, blackcurrant and plum on the nose, accompanied by notes of violet and balsamic hints. Intense, soft and well-balanced on the palate; the finish is spicy, with touches of pepper.