Ripa delle Mandorle from Castello Vicchiomaggio shows succulent red fruit flavours, with hints of herbs and cigar box spice. This is a subtle, juicy and eminently drinkable Super-Tuscan.
Château de l'Aumérade Côtes de Provence Cru Classé Rosé Cuvée Marie-Christine comes from one of only a handful of Cru Classé châteaux in the Côtes de Provence. The fresh nose is composed of citrus aromas such as orange and grapefruit complemented by a full, spicy and fleshy palate with refreshing acidity.
Pale and interesting, Dona Paula's Sauvage Blanc is the first 100% Sauvignon Blanc sparkling wine from Argentina. Showing intense aromas of orange blossom, white peach, with hints of grapefruit and an intriguing touch of mint, it is crisp, lively and persistent on the palate.
Andeluna 1300 Cabernet Sauvignon Mendoza is aged in French and American oak for 6 months before bottling. The wine is in fact a 'Bordeaux blend' of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Cabernet Franc and 1% Merlot. This is a full-bodied, complex wine, with ripe plum and cigar box aromas.
Pale pink with copper reflections. Typical strong fruity scent, nuances of white flowers such as acacia and wisteria are detectable. Full-bodied, smooth and balanced, dry and velvety.
Elysium Black Muscat 2016, from winemaker Andrew Quady, is made from the rare dark-skinned Black Muscat variety. It has a rose-like aroma, which led Quady to name the wine Elysium, Greek for heaven. Sweet and velvety on the palate, Elysium is a a hedonistic wine lover's dream.
Essensia Orange Muscat, from winemaker Andre Quady, is made from the rare Orange Muscat variety. It has an aroma reminiscent of orange blossom and apricot, an intense, sweet middle and a lingering refreshing aftertaste.
In a bottle with a glass stopper, an elegant Viognier with hints of orange marmalade, apricot and ripe tropical fruits. Precise, crisp and balanced on the palate, with a roundness of generously structured fruit and a long, elegant finish.
A dry and flavoursome red with jammy blueberry fruit and earthy notes. Aromas of cloves, vanilla and mulberry are echoed on the palate, which also shows an abundance of blueberry fruit with an appealing hint of coffee in the background.
Perez Cruz Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva 2015 is one of the finest New World takes on this Bordeaux variety. Cassis and plum aromas give onto a rich, chocolaty palate and a long, velvety finish. One of our favourite Cabernets at this price, from anywhere!
Andeluna '1300' Torrontes 2017 is made from premium grapes grown at an altitude of 1300 metres, in the foothills of the Andes. Torrontes (a relative of the Muscat grape) has become Argentina's speciality white grape. This example is one of the most complex wines you can buy at the price: wonderfully aromatic and grapey, with a mixture of crisp mineral and...
Andeluna Malbec is aged in French and American oak barrels for 6 months before bottling. The wine shows complex aromas of cassis, violets and dark chocolate. On the palate it is firm but silky, with great body and length.
An amazing lifted bouquet of blackberries with a touch of mocha. Rich and smooth on the palate it offers a lovely soft finish with polished tannins.
Primitivo di Manduria 'Talo' San Marzano is a rich, full-bodied Italian red, from Apulia's signature red grape variety. Manduria has its own denominazione for the Primitivo grape. The wine is aged for 4 months in French oak barrels, giving it spicy cherry and plum aromas, with hints of cocoa and vanilla on the palate.
Pale pink in colour with delightful notes of citrus, orange flower, pink grapefruit and ripe red fruits which follow through to a palate of wild strawberry, raspberry, a hint of ginger and a lively acidity on the finish.
Fili Prosecco Extra Dry NV is a sparking 'spumante' wine made at the award-winning Sacchetto winery in Italy's Veneto region. This is a dry, fruity blend with fine bubbles and a full, unusually intense yeasty flavour for a Prosecco.
Growing up a Stone's Throw away on the same vineyard, it is little wonder that these two are fast friends. Riesling's cool minerality meshes with Gewürztraminer's exotic spice and rose water, in this delicious, refreshing blend.
A classic example of this uniquely South African red wine. Distinctively rich ruby in colour, with bold aromatics of dark chocolate, stewed fruit, spice and hints of coffee. Silky tannins over a backing of integrated oak ensures elegance and balance, with an endless finish.
A fantastic blend with a pale-yellow colour and golden-green hues. The nose is intense with citrus, lime and pear. On the palate the wine evolves to show a mineral character. It is lively with good length, showing remarkable balance.
A bright, uplifting wine, with delicate fruit aromas which follow through to a well-balanced palate with a pleasantly crisp finish.
Approachable, striking and modern, this red blend oozes complexity - with the Shiraz's earthiness tempering the Grenache's muskiness, which softens the Mataro's steeliness. Two may be company, but in this case three is perfection.
Berton Reserve Eden Valley Chardonnay 2017 is an oak aged blend of 94% Chardonnay and 6% Semillon. It's aromas are of white peach and apricot, beautifully balanced by the cinnamon spice from the judicious oak ageing. Flavours of lime, peach, honeydew and toast make this a great partner for seafood risotto.
Native to the Basque Country in northern Spain, Hondarrabi Zuri is used to make Txakoli. Small, dense berries make a wine that's pale, high in acid offset by its slight petillance, and noted for its citrus, herbaceous and floral characters.
A fresh and fruity wine with a mineral focus and linear acidity. Delicate aromas of Asian pear, quince, camomile and grapefruit are echoed on the refreshing palate.
Kayra Kalecik Karasi expresses its earthy roots, along with lively fruit aromas of finger bananas, ripe plums and ginger flower, which lead through to a lightness of fruit, density of texture, and soft, silky tannins on the palate.
A bright juicy wine, full of exuberant blackcurrant aromas. On the palate the vibrant fruit is supported by a supple texture and a refreshing finish.
Gerard Bertrand Saint Chinian is a concentrated, oak aged blend of Syrah and Mourvedre, made from hand picked grapes. On the nose the wine gives a rich bouquet of forest fruits and garrigue, thyme, sage and rosemary. The palate is soft and round with soft tannins neatly framing the fruit. The finish is long and mineral fresh.
Barossa Shiraz Reserve is deep red in colour with a very youthful, vibrant hue. The aromas are powerful and complex with a wealth of fruit including ripe black cherries and blackberries with hints of eucalyptus and spice. The rich, full bodied palate is brimming with mulberry, blackberry and vanilla notes, which are underpinned by a fine tannin structure.
Berton Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Coonawarra is a deep, complex age-worthy Coonawarra Cabernet. It shows characteristic aromas of mint, eucalyptus and fresh tobacco spice, overlayed with cassis and blackberry. On the palate, this is a concentrated wine that will develop complexity over five years.
Petritis 2016, from Kyperoundas Estate - widely regarded as the best in Cyprus - is a subtly oaked white blend, made from the indigenous Xynisteri grape variety. Its delicate, exotic flavours are beautifully fresh and balanced, making this an excellent partner for seafood or creamy pasta dishes.
Elegant and fine aromas of ripe tropical fruits, with an intriguing hint of bitter almonds and a lovely spicy finish.
A red wine from Friuli's native grape, Refosco. Fresh and balanced, with aromas of raspberries, subtle hints of liquorice and a herbaceous note on the finish.
A supple and elegant wine, pale gold colour, displaying prominent stone fruit notes of peach, apricot and almond. Aromas of fragrant blossom flowers and apricot with spice and a long finish.
Groot Constantia Sauvignon Blanc shows a delicious combination of mineral, herbaceous and exotic aromas. Its flavours are reminiscent of fruit salad, herbs and minerals.
Barbera d'Asti 'Palas' is Michele Chiarlo's coolest Barbera. A fruity cherry scented wine with its ripe red berried fruit is a vibrant expresssion of the Barbera grape. Harmonious with great freshness, it has a clean and elegant finish.
Domaine Gerovassiliou Epanomi Estate White is a delicious Greek blend of the native Malagousia and Assyrtiko grapes. The Malagousia shows expressive, subtly exotic aromas, while the Assyrtiko adds mouth-wateringly citrus notes; pepper, orange, jasmine, herbs and lemon flavours follow on a fascinatingly complex palate.
A strong and lively nose of grapefruit, nectarine and hints of almond blossom. This richly textured wine is very flavoursome, has superb length, balance and plenty of finesse.
Tropical notes of passionfruit, guava and blackcurrant combine with nettle and subtle chalky mineral notes. A rich full palate of tropical flavours including passionfruit guava and blackcurrant, leads to a long, mineral finish.
An enticing wine with layers of white peach, ripe apricot and delicate citrus notes, complemented by floral notes and savoury hints. The palate is rich and elegant with enough texture and length to support the opulent fruit.
Rich aromas of dried fruit, peach, apricot and citrus hints follow through on to a creamy palate. A crisp, well balanced and intense wine.