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.
Château Cruzeau Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2014 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.
Lovely lifted aromas of violets and sweet blackberry jam on the nose are followed by an intense and complex palate of ripe blackberry and cherry fruit with vanilla and coffee notes. Fine velvety tannins marry to create a soft and structured palate that has a long, flavoursome finish.
Carpineto Chianti Classico Riserva 2013 was aged in French and Slovenian oak for more than a year, to give complex aromas of cherry and vanilla spice. Made from 80% Sangiovese, with 20% Canaiolo and other red grape varieties.
Primitivo di Manduria Riserva '62 Anniversario' 2014 San Marzano (used to be labelled 'Old Vines Pazzia') is a single varietal Primitivo, from a small vineyard parcel in the heart of the superior Manduria DOC. Hand picked grapes are fermented slowly, then aged in French and American oak barriques for 12 months.
Classic Barossa blend of grenache, mataró and shiraz, aged in seasoned oak barrels, delicious drinking today but is a wine that will continue to improve over the medium term. Detailed aromas of dark blackberries and plums, Asian spices, veal jus, pepper, earth and mocha oak.
Gaia Thalassitis Assyrtiko Santorini White 2016 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.
Intense aromas of grapefruit and citrus fruits are combined with intriguing undertones of jasmine and elderflower. These sensations come to fruition and linger deliciously on the palate, harmoniously balanced with notable body and the discovery of unsuspected warmth.
Château l'Hospitalet has a deep ruby-red colour. Soft and balanced in the mouth, this cuvée has the generous fruitiness of jam, black cherries and redcurrants accompanied with notes of liquorice, gingerbread and grilled notes. Complex and aromatic, this wine offers fine tannins. Elegant and tasty, it is ready to drink now or at any time in...
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.
Guy & Yvan Dufouleur Hautes Cotes de Nuits Blanc 2015 is a great value white burgundy from a top Nuits Saint Georges producer. The wine shows lovely fruit purity and richness, with nervy acidity and wonderful length. Delicious!
Domaine Saint Damien Gigondas 2015 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.