Domaine Joblot Givry Premier Cru 'Clos des Bois Chevaux' is a lovely expression of young Pinot Noir from this esteemed producer, full of ripe red fruit flavours and complementing cedar oak, elegant and silky.
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.
Domaine Joblot Givry Premier Cru 'Clos de la Servoisine' is one of the most elegant red burgundies made anywhere in the Cote Chalonnaise. Matured in Allier oak barrels (2/3 new) for 14 months, followed by 4 months in bottle prior to release, wines from this single vineyard show a characteristic velvety texture, with intense aromas of cherries and roses.
Made from 100% Trousseau this elegant wine offers aromatic complexity with wild red-berried fruits and mineral notes complemented by spicy, floral hues. Refreshing and silky, this is light but with good structure and a long finish.
Riccitelli Old Vines From Patagonia Semillon has all the seriousness, subtleness, elegance and nuances that old Semillon is capable of. Complex and elegant aromas of citrus, white flowers and vanilla lead to a perfectly balanced palate, with an elegant finish.
Riccitelli Old Vines From Patagonia Torrontes is a golden toned wine with complex and fine aromas of citrus fruit, white floral notes and subtle vanilla highlights. Perfectly balanced on the palate, with lovely volume and an elegant finish.
A real purity of fruit is showcased in this elegant Margaux, with abundance of blackcurrant, black cherry and fruits of the forest, complemented by subtle hints of cedar, toast and cinnamon. Elegant with silky tannins, it is perfectly balanced through to a lingering finish.
Terminum Late Harvest Gewürztraminer (half bottle) from Cantina Tramin is an elegant golden dessert wine combining intense flavours of toffee, mango, lychee and mandarins. Complex, long and beautifully balanced.
Elegant and poised, this stunning wine shows complex aromas of yellow stone fruits and citrus notes layered with delicate floral nuances. Harmoniously balanced, it has a generous texture on the palate and a wonderful tension on the finish.
André Brunel Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge 'Les Cailloux' is a blend of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre. The Syrah component is first aged in barrique; then, after the final blending, the new wine is aged for a further 18 months in large oak casks. This is a powerful, herb and plum scented Châteauneuf, with layers of spicy flavours and a long, elegant finish.
Castello di Pomino Benefizio, from the Marchesi di Frescobaldi, is made from 100% Chardonnay, sourced from the single vineyard of the same name, at 700 metres' altitude, and aged in barriques for 10 months. The wine shows complex aromas of mimosa blossom, white peach and ripe banana; the palate is rich, complex and exotic.
Characteristic intense red colour, with violet shades. Complex aromas of ripe red fruits, and sweet notes of violets. Oak ageing gives the wine delicate hints of vanilla and tobacco, with a touch of chocolate. A structured, full bodied wine, with rounded sweet tannins, and aromatic notes that linger, giving a long lasting finish.
Castello di Nipozzano Montesodi Chianti Rufina Riserva is possibly the most famous of all the Marchesi di Frescobaldi's creations. Sumptuous aromas of blueberry, cherry and herb dominate the nose, with violets, rhubarb, cigar box and leather. Mineral, liquorice and eucalypt flavours are underpinned by soft, ripe tannins.
A stunning example of a restrained, cool climate Chardonnay. Intense citrus aromas and classic soft fruits are layered with honey and vanilla notes. The palate is beautifully balanced with a refreshing, crisp acidity and a distinct minerality. Concentrated and refined, with a lingering citrus finish.
Champagne Collet Brut Rosé appears intense and luminous peachy pink, delivering delicate aromas of mandarin, peach, mulberries and raspberries. Refreshing, with a richness of fruit and a subtle hint of cocoa which is supported by a round, supple and velvety structure. The beautiful, silky texture is sustained by an elegant effervescence.