Donabaum Riesling Spitzer Federspiel, from Austria's Wachau region, has a delicate floral expression with underlying intense lime and minerality over a creamy texture and a beautifully fresh and lively finish. Lovely Riesling expression.
The nose explodes with red and black fruits, alongside appealing floral notes, followed by a lush, well-rounded palate with a fruit profile that blends freshness and intensity. The oak ageing has lent a spicy character and there is a complex mineral streak through the core.
A handmade wine that shows poise, elegance and character, the nose displayings aromas of Granny Smith apples, lemon thyme and mandarin. The palate has finesse, generosity and structure, with flavours of finger lime, blood orange and star fruit.
Complex, with ripe notes of blueberry and blackcurrant jam, highlighted by a touch of vanilla and elegant oak spice. Generous and full underpinned by a refreshing line of strawberry and ripe raspberry freshness. Soft sweet tannins explode with fruit and linger on the finish.
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...
Vibrant cherry fruit, crushed strawberry and orange zest combine with pleasing floral and herbal notes. Supple and well rounded in the mouth, with the perfect balance between fruit, tannin and acidity.
Domaine Jean Goulley Chablis is a pure, unoaked white burgundy from one of Chablis's best organic producers. The wine shows classic Chablis flavours of ripe citrus and minerals; clean, refreshing, understated and complex!
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.
Mahi Marlborough Pinot Noir is mouth-filling, ripe and supple with good complexity and a full, rich yet detailed bouquet. Dark cherries and plums combine with soft tannins to give a well-rounded finish.
Tenuta di Castiglioni is an extraordinary Super-Tuscan blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, with a dash of Cabernet Franc and Sangiovese. A wine of brilliant clarity with bright red fruit notes, layered with spicy hints of cinnamon, nutmeg, roast cocoa and hazelnut. The palate is warm, with balsamic, spicy notes, cherry and coffee flavours.
Chateau Cissac Haut Medoc Cru Bourgeois is a ripe, refined Medoc from one of the best vintages in living memory. This blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot blend is aged in oak casks (40% new) for up to 20 months before bottling.
Campo ai Sassi is a brilliant ruby-red colour. Intense aromas of blackcurrant and herbal notes on the nose. Fresh notes of mint, liquorice, cardamom and floral notes of violet on the palate. The mouthfeel offers the classic tannin texture of Sangiovese di Montalcino; smooth and dense with good structure.
Lifted floral aromatics are accompanied by notes of pear and lime. This Assyrtiko shows great flavour concentration, with a flinty streak of minerality running through its core. Lively and crisp with an endless finish.
A splendid amber colour with brick-red tints. The nose reveals complex aromas of dried fruits, walnuts, currants, honey and a hint of spice. Exceptionally rich on the palate with notes of bitter oranges and wild apricots. An astonishing wine with an exceptional length and a praline aromas finish.
Classic Barossa blend of grenache, mataró and shiraz, aged in seasoned oak barrels, delicious drinking today but is a wine that will continue to improve over the medium term. Detailed aromas of dark blackberries and plums, Asian spices, veal jus, pepper, earth and mocha oak.
Primitivo di Manduria Riserva '62 Anniversario' from San Marzano is a single varietal Primitivo, from a small vineyard parcel in the heart of the superior Manduria DOC. A densely flavoured and fleshy wine with hints of prunes and chocolate covered black cherry combined with fresh herbs, quite delicious.