Michele Chiarlo Nivole Moscato d'Asti (half bottles) is an aromatic Moscato from Asti in Italy's Piemonte region. The wine is low in alcohol (5% abv), naturally sweet and gently sparkling. It is vibrant and fruity; ideal with fresh fruit desserts.
Golden yellow, a complex nose with overtones of mature peaches, apricots and honey, and a delicate background of botrytis. Marked notes of quince jam and creamy honeyed flavours are enlivened by a good level of acidity. Rich, intense and full bodied, with a long and elegant finish where fruits and botrytis express their identity in full harmony.
Asti DOCG Dolce is made to sparkle by the Charmat method: Muscat (Moscato) grapes are fermented at low temperature until the balance between alcohol (7%) and residual sugars (3-5%) reaches the optimum balance of intense aroma and refreshing sweetness. Fresh, floral and moreish, this is the perfect aperitif wine.
Chateau de Juge Cadillac is located directly across the Garonne from Sauternes and is blessed with the same climatic and soil conditions that lend themselves to the production of those legendary dessert wines. This wine is very similar in style to neighboring Sauternes, with the same honeyed flavours of grapefruit, melon, pineapple and tangerine.
Domaine des Forges Côteaux du Layon is an exquisite sweet wine with aromatic notes of exotic fruits and dried apricot. The palate is underpinned by fresh acidity which beautifully balances the richness of fruit, while mineral overtones add complexity through to a long, persistent finish.
Elysium Black Muscat, 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.
This naturally sweet dessert wine has a red colour with terracotta hues. Aromatic notes of dried fruit including plum, fig, and raisin; in the mouth it's warm and sweet with notes of tannins that enhance its structure.
Barros Ruby Port NV shows complex aromas of red berries and spice. It has a very fresh, fruity and sweet palate, with a long, well-balanced finish. Vinified with extended maceration both in 'lagares' and in wooden vats, this is a cut above most Ruby Ports on the market.
Saint Clair Godfrey's Creek Noble Riesling is a deliciously complex dessert wine, with a bouquet of poached apricot, candied citrus and white clover honey. Opulent and silky on the palate with rich orange, lemon and cocoa notes leading to a long, smooth finish.
Castelnau de Suduiraut Sauternes is the second wine of Grand Cru Classé Château Suduiraut. This wine is a delicious sweet, honeyed, toasty blend of 90% Semillon and 10% Sauvignon Blanc from the prestigious Sauternes appellation.
Barros Special Reserve Port NV is a full, fruity and stylish Port. A style formally known as 'Vintage Reserve', this sweetie is a deep ruby colour, with complex aromas of ripe fruit, a full body and great structure. Many call it 'Liquid Christmas Cake'!
Barros LBV Port is made by a careful selection of grapes and an extended maceration to obtain the necessary richness, colour and intensity needed. Fermentation was arrested by adding grape alcohol in order to produce a naturally sweet wine, which was bottled after 4 years in cask. Deep colour with aromas reminiscent of ripe berry fruits and mulberry.
Starboard Batch 88 is the name Quady gives to its Port-style wine, made with the same grape varieties and similar methods as they do in the Douro. The blend is smooth and soft with a chocolate raisin character. Several different vintages are used in the blend which has an average age of about 5 years.
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.