Kidonitsa is Greek for quince and this wine is true to its name showing ripe quince and nutty pistachio flavours. Vibrant yellow-green, nose and taste of tropical fruits, pleasant palate, excellent balance, crisp, fairly long finish.
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 fragrant, fruity example of the Torrontés variety from Argentina. Bright and fruity with lychees and rose petals combined with refreshing tropical fruit flavours and a delicate hints of spice on the finish.
Dry and delicately scented, with a fruity and smooth texture. A refreshing white wine with a distinctive underlying almond note and an elegant finish.
Intense aromas of wild mint, grapefruit and white currant leap out of the glass, a fresh, concentrated and well balanced Sauvignon with a persistent finish.
Andeluna 1300 Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 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.
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!
An intense bouquet of rich brambly fruits with a seductive note of black pepper spice. Concentrated on the palate with juicy blackberry and ripe plum flavours, which are beautifully balanced by velevety tannins. Long and elegant on the finish, this is quintessential Nero d'Avola.
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.
Vibrant flavours of grapefruit and bitter lemon with a lovely crisp and lingering finish.
Groot Constantia Sauvignon Blanc 2017 shows a delicious combination of mineral, herbaceous and exotic aromas. Its flavours are reminiscent of fruit salad, herbs and minerals.
A full flavoured shiraz, dark purple colour, pronounced aromas of red cherries, sweet spices and peppers. Rich dark fruits on the palate, with eucalyptus. Medium to full bodied with good length.
Vibrant white-yellow colour, pear, apricot, citrus nose, excellent balance. Notes of mountain herbs are complemented bya hint of sweetness through to a mouthwatering and salty finish.
Typical strong apple and grapefruit scents with wisteria and elderberry hints. Good-structure, pleasant mouth-feel, well-balanced and harmonious.
Château Ksara Gris de Gris Rosé 2016 - Carignan and Grenache Gris grapes were macerated for a short time on their skins, to give a delicate salmon pink rosé, with aromas of vine flowers, peony and a touch of jasmine.
Adega de Pegoes Touriga Nacional is made from the Touriga Nacional grape, grown in the vineyards of Portugal's Setubal Peninsula. Aged for 12 months in American and French oak barrels, the wine has intense, complex flavours of dark berries and spice. It is firm yet velvety, with a long finish.
This Cabernet Sauvignon combines aromas of ripe cherries and plums, with hints of dark chocolate, leather and smoked notes. It is a full bodied wine, with round and mature tannins, and a smooth persistent finish. Elegant with beautifully balanced ripe black fruit enhanced by a delicate touch of oak.
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.
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.
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 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.
Primitivo di Manduria 'Talo' San Marzano 2016 (used to be called 'Luccarelli Ampelo', then 'Falo') 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...
Château de l'Aumérade Côtes de Provence Cru Classé Rosé Cuvée Marie-Christine 2017 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Doña Paula Estate Malbec is the estate's flagship wine, aged in new French oak barrels to add complexity to its delicious plum, black cherry, licorice and dried herb flavours. Grapes for this wine are sourced from two of the estate's best vineyards in Ugarteche, and at Finca Alluvia, in Gualtallary, Uco Valley.
Bodegas Ondarre Rioja Reserva 2014 is a deep, concentrated ageworthy Rioja, aged in oak for 16 months, then a further 8 months in bottle before release. Made with 75% Tempranillo, 10% Garnacha, and 15% Mazuela and Graciano, this Rioja Reserva has fine grained tannins and concentrated dark fruit flavours.
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.
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.
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.
Berton Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Coonawarra 2015 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.
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.
A bright, uplifting wine, with delicate fruit aromas which follow through to a well-balanced palate with a pleasantly crisp finish.
Gerard Bertrand Saint Chinian 2015 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.
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.
Chianti Classico San Jacopo 2016 Castello Vicchiomaggio is a traditional Chianti Classico, made from Sangiovese with 5% each of Canaiolo and Colorino grapes and aged for 6 months in large oak casks. The wine is full-bodied wine with plenty of dark cherry and spice flavours, and lovely balancing acidity.
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