Cherubino Chardonnay Margaret River is a wonderfully complex Chardonnay, made from hand-picked bunches of grapes that are naturally fermented in new French oak barrels. Aromas are of flint, roasted nuts and nougat with underlying lemon rind and citrus blossom. Flavours of nougat with lemon rind and cinnamon spice lead to an extremely long finish.
Lovely aromas of sweet peaches and ripe melon with vanilla through to a richly textured palate. Beautifully balanced sweetness which is rich but not cloying with great length retaining freshness throughout.
Gaia Estate Agiorgitiko is the Gaia winery's flagship wine. Made from 100% Agiorgitiko grapes, from the estate's best vineyard, the wine is made organically and aged in oak casks for more than 12 months before bottling. A hugely concentrated, spicy, yet silky wine, Gaia Estate can age gracefully for up to 15 years.
Roccolo Grassi Recioto della Valpolicella received 92 Points from world-famous Robert Parker in Feb 2011. He wrote: "Blackberry preserves, jammy blueberries, spices and new leather take shape nicely in the glass."
The bouquet has a complex floral lift of citrus and stone fruit, with some secondary barrel ferment lees aromas. The palate has cool climate white fleshy stone fruits, citrus and savory nutty barrel ferment flavours. The wine has good palate weight and fine natural acid that leads to a long persistent finish.
A vibrant and elegant Burgundian style Pinot Noir with striking purity of fruit and attractive aromas of sour cherry, sweet spice and a touch of cherry blossom. Bright acidity and enticing red berry fruit with forest floor notes and a soft, linear finish.
Barbaresco 'Reyna' from Michele Chiarlo is made from a selection of the finest Nebbiolo grapes from the communes of Barbaresco and Treiso, and aged for at least 12 months in French oak. Elegant tannins, delicate spices and a silky senation in the mouth. A supreme balance of structured, spicy power and floral elegance!
Dark red color with violet shiny tones. A very complex and elegant wine with aromas of wild black berries, black cherries, liquorice and floral aromas. Perfectly balanced with a great structure, round and elegant finish.
Chateau Beau Site Saint Estèphe Cru Bourgeois comes from this esteemed neighbour of Grand Cru Château Calon-Segur. It is a cabernet-dominated traditional, well-structured Saint-Estèphe which can either be enjoyed now or aged further, as it continues to develop more complex flavours.
Nadine Ferrand Pouilly-Fuissé 'Prestige' comes from a tiny 3.5 hectare parcel of old vines. The wine is aged in 30% new oak, giving refined exotic aromas of apricot, vanilla, acacia and white pepper. On the palate it is full-bodied and well structured, making it a good potential candidate for bottle age.
Dopff au Moulin Gewurztraminer Brand de Turckheim Grand Cru is one of the finest, most complex Gewurztraminers from Alsace, with floral aromas or lychees and rose petals and spicy, luscious flavours. Around 15 grams per litre of residual sugar.
Collavini's flagship white wine. Intense aromatics and undertones of fresh fruits, a fresh tasting and deliciously savoury white wine with an elegant and long finish. Full bodied with flavours of ripe mango and pineapple with a hint of pepper, textured and rich.
Displaying all the hallmarks of good Mercurey, this is deeply coloured, with vibrant aromas of fresh strawberries and wild raspberries. Supple, with subtle hints of vanilla from the beautifully integrated oak through to a long, elegant finish.
Light aromas of meringue and praline are swirled in delicate notes of violet and stewed fruits, through to a beautifully balanced palate with sustained freshness and fine, sweet flavours. Notes of candied citrus and candied strawberry are complemented by a warm touch of white pepper in this light Champagne which develops on the palate over time.
A swirl of very fine bubbles are reflected in a floral impression with zesty citrus overtones of lemon peel and lime. Fruity flavours of green apple, ripe pear, pineapple and quince jelly are subtly complemented by smoky notes, anise and a touch of lavender honey. This wine has a creamy texture and is full of charm.
Intense aromas of plum, cherry and dark berried fruits are complemented by black olive, spice and charry oak. The palate is restrained in its youth, but delivers depth and concentration of fruit flavour. A wine of fantastic drive and complexity, the soft, integrated tannins enhance the lengthy finish.