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.
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.
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.
A lean, dry Chablis with delicate floral aromas and a bold, powerful palate with mineral overtones.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Textured with spicy notes of fennel and toasty oak, through to a lovely, long and sustained finish
Subtle notes of stone fruit are complemented by floral hints and mineral nuances. Fresh and vibrant, with a lovely rich mouthfeel.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A complex and rich Malbec with floral notes, a touch of black pepper spice and toasty spice underpinned by a wealth of black fruit flavours. Opulent, with smooth tannins and balancing freshness through to a long, satisfying finish.
Complex aromas of green apple, hay and herbaceous notes are underpinned by remarkable minerality. Textured and full flavoured with a wonderful fluency and a rich energy on the finish.
Echeverria Founders Selection Cabernet Sauvignon is a deep, rich plum and eucalyptus scented wonder, just starting to develop complex, secondary aromas.
Lovely aromas of red and green apples, together with a touch of spice. Notes of ripe pineapple and white pepper lead to a mineral, spicy and harmonious palate with a long, creamy finish.
A complex wine full of finesse, with fruity notes of blackberry, cherry and liquorice enveloped in exquisitely integrated oak. A full bodied palate with ripe tannins finishes with textured, long lasting depth.
An intense and aromatic example of Spain’s iconic variety, Albariño. Aromas of citrus fruits combine with floral notes and mineral nuances. Deliciously refreshing and balanced with deep fruit flavours enveloped in an enticing mineral character. This is wonderfully sapid with a very long, fine and intense finish.
The flavours of damson plum and red cherry are pure pinot, the mouthfeel fresh and balanced.
A complex and layered wine with a sense of elegance, showing aromas of deep, ripe fruits complemented by floral notes, cocoa and spice. Full bodied with a fine structure and layers of flavour with liquorice and nutty notes, through to a long, persistent finish.
A subtle hint of violets laces the warm mint chocolate and pepper core. A wonderfully enticing and silky cool climate Shiraz.
Gaia Thalassitis Assyrtiko Santorini White is like a ripe Chablis: full, lemony and mineral, with fine acidity and a lingering finish. Made with the ancient native Assyrtiko grape, this wine is from extremely old vines. The wine is unoaked to retain its crispness and purity of flavour.
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.
Perez Cruz Chaski Petit Verdot is made from the fascinating Bordeaux Petit Verdot varietal, aged in new French oak barrels for 14 months before bottling. It shows complex red fruits, herbs and black pepper aromas, with a well-structured yet soft, earthy palate.
Biblia Chora Ovilos Pangeon is a blend of Semillon and Assyrtiko grapes, which were fermented and aged in new French oak for 8 months. Complex aromas of peach, grapefruit, minerals and vanilla anticipate a weighty, mineral palate - like an exotic, mineral Graves!
Highly aromatic and intense on the nose with pure notes of passion fruit and fig tree leaves leading to an equally intense palate with opulent fruit and a very long, persistent finish.
Ripa delle More Castello Vicchiomaggio is an aristocratic blend of 60% Sangiovese, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Merlot, aged in small barriques for up to 2 years. Low vine yields ensure that the wine is intense and powerful, bursting with ripe prune and herb flavours.
A vibrant Mencia, with aromatic notes of lilac, violet, fresh red fruits interlaced with mineral overtones. Harmoniously balanced, with restrained tannins and a textured palate, full of fleshy red fruits and a savoury character on the long, intense finish.
Nipozzano Vecchie Viti boasts a lovely ruby red colour, luminous and brilliant. The nose exhibits great balance between floral notes of apricot and spiced notes of rosehip and vanilla. Fresh, complex and persistent on the palate with beautifully integrated tannins, this is silky and harmonious.
Saint Clair Omaka Reserve Pinot Noir is a lush, full-bodied Pinot Noir with well integrated tannins and lovely freshness. Ripe cherry and plum flavours dominate the palate, supported by subtle hints of coffee. Time in new and used French oak also gives the wine structural support and savoury smoky notes.
Mineral in profile, this wine is tightly wound in its youth, slowly maturing over time to release delicate floral nuances, trimmed with a finely poised line of acidity. Textured with delicate spice from subtle oak ageing, this is a superlative example of Chenin Blanc with a saline finish.
Domaine Saint Damien Gigondas is a delicious oak-aged blend of 80% Grenache and 20% Mourvèdre, made at this family estate in the small hamlet of La Baumette just outside the town of Gigondas. The flavours are of ripe, concentrated plum and cinnamon spice; the wine has a fantastic, rich mid-palate which expands onto an exceptional finish.
Complex aromas of mineral, lemon and orange citrus aromas are accompanied by fresh hay overtones. Zesty notes of lemon, grapefruit, toast and classic rich honeysuckle weave through the textured palate, beautifully balanced by vibrant acidity.
The area of Fourchaume is an extension of the northerly slopes of the Chablis Grands Crus. Fourchaume is distinguished by its power, elegance, bouquet and length - classic and mineral Chablis.