A rich and ripe Merlot delivering aromas of sun ripened plum, mocha and dark chocolate enveloped in delicate hints of oak spice, tobacco and cinnamon. The palate of ripe black fruits and subtle oak is framed by firm tannins through to a lingering finish.
Groot Constantia Shiraz is an intense, spicy, smoky Shiraz, with a lovely meaty mouth feel and fine tannins. A great partner for rich game dishes, or try with that southern French classic confit de canard.
Aromatic pink grapefruit, green apple, floral notes and a lift of tropical guava are held together by a loosely woven framework of zippy acidity. A wine of depth and complexity with a light, creamy texture and a lively, mineral finish.
Complex and elegant aromas of blackberries, plums and cherries combine with subtle hints of vanilla and toasty notes. Beautifully textured with a mouth-filling palate of ripe berried fruits against a mineral backdrop and a long lasting finish.
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.
Lockwood Vineyard Pinot Noir Monterey shows Californian Pinot at its elegant best. Rich, ruby red in colour with the complex aromas of dark cherry, strawberrry and cinnamon spice. On the palate, bright red fruit and a touch of oak coincide with cinnamon for a complex, well structured and deliciously long finish.
Domaine la Rouviole Minervois La Liviniere comes from the unique all-organic cru appellation La Liviniere, within the Languedoc's Minervois appellation. The wine is made from Syrah, aged in oak for 12 months, and Grenache. Its intense aromas of dark fruit, chocolate and herbs develop complex, secondary characteristics with a ripe, velvety mouth-feel.
Nipozzano Chianti Rufina Riserva shows intense fruit notes of wild blackberry, blueberry, raspberry and dark cherry emerge initially on the nose, gradually yielding to more pungent impressions of sage, rosemary, vanilla, and cinnamon. The wine is aged for 2 years in wooden barriques.
Collezione Cinquanta San Marzano is a big and fleshy wine full of chocolate and spice flavours, smooth and very long. A blend of Negroamaro and Primitivo, the wine is ruby red with purple reflections, and has an intense and complex bouquet with fruity notes of prune, vanilla and liqorice.
The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From The Tree Malbec Matias Riccitelli is aged in French oak for 12 months before bottling: a unique wine from one of Mendoza's legendary winemaking families. On the nose, it shows black forest fruits, vanilla and chocolate; with smooth, ripe tannins on the palate and a long finish.
Carpineto Chianti Classico Riserva 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.
Groot Constantia Pinotage spent 12 months in 40% new French oak barrels. Aromas of red cherries and dark chocolate, with hints of coffee and toasty oak. Good fruit concentration on the palate; the sweet red fruit flavours are well balanced by ripe yet firm tannins.
Crozes Hermitage Terre d'Eclat Domaine de la Ville Rouge is a wonderfully refined, mineral Syrah, from this organically run family estate. 40% of the wine is aged in wood, leaving a wine with vibrant fruit character, intense, ripe Syrah perfume and a grainy, savoury palate with silky tannins. Delicious!
Chateau Cissac Haut Medoc Cru Bourgeois is a ripe, refined Medoc from one of the best vintages in living memory. This 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot and 5% Petit Verdot blend is aged in oak casks (40% new) for up to 20 months before bottling.
Carpineto Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Riserva is a blend of 90% Sangiovese Grosso (Prugnolo Gentile) and 10% Canaiolo Nero. The wine is aged for 2 years in large Slavonian oval oak barrels, with a small part in French oak barrels, before bottling, which gives the wine earthy dark liquorice tones, a smooth palate with lovely weight and an elegant, long...
Chianti Classico Riserva Agostino Petri is a perfumed and elegant wine, with a developed nose of dark cherry, dried lavender and violet intermingled with sandalwood. Opulent and rounded with velvety delicate tannins surrounding the restrained layers of bright fruit through to a smooth and harmonious finish.
A luscious blend of three Greek indigenous varietals, where jammy blackberry aromas combine with hints of spice. Perfumed and polished, this smooth, medium bodied wine has bags of mouthwatering, juicy plummy fruit leading to a dry finish and is totally unique.
Saint Clair Wairau Reserve Sauvignon Blanc is Saint Clair's premium wine, and perhaps New Zealand's finest Sauvignon Blanc. Identified as the very best batch of Sauvignon produced this vintage, the wine shows powerful passionfruit, blackcurrant and grapefruit notes with an awesome mineral complexity.