Made from 100% Godello, this refreshing white combines delicate floral notes with fresh fruit, spice and mineral tones. Harmoniously balanced with a textured palate showing intense fruit flavours through to a long and elegant finish.
A classic method sparkling wine with a very fine and persistent effervescence. Perfumed aromas of apple and white peach, combine with buttery, brioche notes. Delicate hints of pineapple and lemon add to the complexity. The palate is soft, velvety and textured, and beautifully balanced by a refreshing vein of acidity. The subtle citrus finish notably...
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.
Incredibly rich and intense, this wine is undoubtedly one of the greatest Valpolicellas. Tiny vineyard yields give a hugely concentrated wine, and 50% of the berries are dried on racks for 20 days to intensify the wine's flavours, resulting in a lovely concentration with a spicy flavour and balanced freshness showing vibrant bitter cherries.
A layered fragrant blend highlighting notes of violet, black fruits, figs and plums, combined with subtle hints of black pepper and mineral tones. Elegant and expansive on the palate, offering fine tannins with a balancing freshness. The rich yet vibrant finish is wonderfully intense and long.
Deeply fruited with delicate floral tones enhanced by nuances of liquorice root, and supple, silky tannins leading into a long spicy finish. As always this wine shows classic Rockburn elegance, integrity and balance.
A powerful yet elegant red with ripe berried fruits enhanced by a subtle note of oak spice. Full bodied, with juicy fruit and an attractive savoury note on the finish.
A superb example of Dalmatia’s renowned indigenous white variety, Pošip. Intense citrus, passionfruit and peach flavours are lifted by a refreshing minerality, creating an exotic, elegant style with a textured palate and a persistent finish. Intriguingly packaged with an understated label.
Dark red color with violet shiny tones. A very complex and elegant wine with aromas of wild black berries, black cherries, liquorice and floral aromas. Perfectly balanced with a great structure, round and elegant finish.
Perez Cruz 'Liguai' is the estate's prestige blend. Made from 40% Syrah, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Carmenère, the wine is aged in new French oak for 16 months before bottling. The result is a wine of unparalleled concentration, elegance, rich chocolaty aromas and complex, spicy flavours.
Château Fortia Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge 'Cuvée de Baron' 2015 is the estate's prestige blend. Made from 45% Grenache, 40% Syrah and 15% Mourvedre, the wine is aged for 12 months in oak casks. A superbly refined Châteauneuf!
The seductive raspberry nuances of the colour are enticing and lead to fine, fruity aromatics with a round, delicious palate which flourishes with intense notes of red fruits.
Bright red in the glass with a pink tinge. Lifted aromatics of wild strawberry, cherry, rhubarb and wet forest floor. Primal wine with palate bursting of sweet red fruit, wild brambly fruits, natural savoury edge and hints of spice. Sumptuous mid palate with lively natural acids that carry the wine with great length.
Château Fortia Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge 'Tradition' 2013 is made from 85% Grenache and 15% Syrah grapes, aged in large oak foudres. This Châteauneuf is ripe, spicy and structured, with wonderful savoury flavours.
Weingut Weegmüller Gewürztraminer Bürgergarter Spatlese Trocken 2015 is an extraordinarily elegant dry Gewürztraminer, packed with delicately exotic flavours, with hints of spice and white pepper. One of the richest, most complex examples of this fascinating variety that we have ever tried.
An elegant wine with aromas of ripe fruits combined with a complex melody of balsamic, rose, orange blossom, eucalyptus and delicate toasted notes. Smooth on the palate with a voluminous texture and a refreshing citrus finish.
Lively, fresh and intense with a delicate and persistent mousse. Soft on the palate it is led by powerful citrussy flavours, lemon zest and a hint of honeydew melon. This 100% Chardonnay is refreshing and elegant with a lingering finish. Wine Merchant Top 100 Wines 2016.
Collavini's flagship white wine. Intense aromatics and undertones of fresh fruits, a fresh tasting and deliciously savoury white wine with an elegant and long finish. Full bodied with flavours of ripe mango and pineapple with a hint of pepper, textured and rich.
Champagne Moutard Grande Cuvée NV is fine and rich, with a developed nose of butter, almond and brioche. Aged for three years on its fine lees, it has a toasty complexity and a long elegant finish.
Intense floral notes and generous fruit aromas combine with hints of almond, spice and a linear minerality. This sunny vintage has produced a rich and concentrated style of wine, with intense apple fruits supported by a full bodied palate and a long finish.
A fine and pure example of a 1er Cru Chablis, with hints of grapefruit, lime and floral notes of orange blossom on the nose, wonderful minerality on the palate which flows through to a long and stylish finish.
A wine of surpassing elegance, with a delicate fragrance of dark cherry and wild strawberry interwoven with floral notes of sweet violets. This is a vibrant wine, with refined, silky tannins and a smooth, complex palate of leather and toasty notes of chocolate and coffee. A flavourful and persistent finish.
A complex wine with aromas reminiscent of plum and raspberry. The palate is full and structured with rich plummy fruit. Tannins are fine giving a smooth mouthfeel.
Ripa delle More 2015 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.
Exotic and alluring with incense and warm fig cake aromas that then meld into warm bittersweet chocolate, blackberry confiture, and dark coffee aromas. Fine-grained and long on the 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 name Cartizze refers to a small but exclusive hilly zone of the Prosecco DOCG characterized by a stony terrain with a balanced chemical composition and constant humidity. The famous "cru" produced there is a unique sparkling wine with a brilliant straw-like colour, considered by many as one of the best ever proseccos.
Dark intense ruby red in colour. On the nose it shows black fruit and berry notes, with hints of wild herbs and spice. The palate is sweet, luscious and rounded balanced by velvety tannins.
A vibrant and elegant Burgundian style Pinot Noir with striking purity of fruit and attractive aromas of sour cherry, sweet spice and a touch of cherry blossom. Bright acidity and enticing red berry fruit with forest floor notes and a soft, linear finish.
Dense black olives beautifully concentrated with lovely finesse and elegance. The epitome of fine Syrah.
Groot Constantia Gouverneurs Reserve 2015 is the flagship wine of this historic estate. An oak aged blend of four classic Bordeaux varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Malbec. On the nose are aromas of dark chocolate, ripe plums, hints of cigar box and smoke. The rich, explosive flavours follow through to an extremely long finish.
Dopff au Moulin Gewurztraminer Brand de Turckheim Grand Cru 2015 is one of the finest, most complex Gewurztraminers from Alsace, with floral aromas or lychees and rose petals and spicy, luscious flavours. Around 15 grams per litre of residual sugar.
A sublime Pinot Noir with a perfumed nose of red fruits and roses. Complex, with vibrant red cherries, floral notes and mineral overtones on the palate, this has a long, smooth and spicy finish.
The bouquet has a complex floral lift of citrus and stone fruit, with some secondary barrel ferment lees aromas. The palate has cool climate white fleshy stone fruits, citrus and savory nutty barrel ferment flavours. The wine has good palate weight and fine natural acid that leads to a long persistent finish.
Champagne Moutard Brut Réserve NV is the estate's 100% Chardonnay cuvée - a fabulous blanc de blancs champagne that is aged for more than three years on its lees before disgorgement, giving it exotic, floral, biscuity aromas and a delicate, complex palate.
Domaine de la Solitude Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge is a full-bodied, intense blend of 55% Grenache Noir, 25 % Syrah, 15% Mourvèdre and 5% Cinsault. With low yields of 25 hectolitres per hectare, this excellent estate creates a complex, yet relatively early-drinking, elegant blend, with flavours of thyme, blackberries, raspberries and spice.
Domaine Courbis Cornas Champelrose 2015 is a superlative wine: it is made from some of the appellation's finest Syrah, aged in oak barrels for 18 months. The result is a robust yet silky plum scented wine with complex hints of spice and tanned leather; supple enough to be drunk relatively young, but with great ageing potential
An elegant wine which opens with luscious aromas of pear and apple complemented by soft notes of honeysuckle and a touch of toasted oak. Well balanced and textured with flavours of melon, lemon and ripe pear culminating in a long, enjoyable finish.
Bodegas Pinord + 7 Priorat 2012 is a blend of hand picked Garnacha (50%), Syrah (20%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (30%) grapes. The wine is made organically and aged for 12 months in new French and American oak barrels. It is extraordinarily smooth, complex and rich, with concentrated flavours of plums, cigar box spice, herbs and cinnamon.
Gaia Estate Agiorgitiko 2015 is the Gaia winery's flagship wine. Made from 100% Agiorgitiko grapes, from the estate's best vineyard, the wine is made organically and aged in oak casks for more than 12 months before bottling. A hugely concentrated, spicy, yet silky wine, Gaia Estate can age gracefully for up to 15 years.
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