Norton Altura Malbec displays a remarkable intensity of fruit, combining flavours of damsons and mulberries, offset by complex mineral and earthy notes. The medium to full-bodied palate is resplendent with velvety smooth tannins which coat the mouth, alongside a vibrant seam of acidity which runs through to a spicy finish.
The perfect combination of power and finesse, the nose displays an array of orchard fruits combined with toasty French oak notes. The palate mirrors the nose, finishing with lingering fruit, appealing savoury notes and perfectly balanced acidity.
A particularly elegant, finely balanced wine. Ripe, concentrated flavours of citrus and nectarine fruit with barrel ferment nuttiness and a slightly creamy texture help to give a subtly persistent weight and finish.
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.
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.
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.
This is a refreshing, complex and velvety white from Saint Véran. Ripe fruit flavours of juicy white pear combine with delicate notes of zesty lemon. Softly textured, with a harmonious balance between refreshing acidity and fruitiness, this shows great finesse on the 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.
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.
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.
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.
Saint Clair Omaka Reserve Chardonnay is a round and silky wine, with fragrant peach aromas, layered with notes of popcorn, toasted hazelnut and smoky nuances. Nectarine, ripe grapefruit and biscuit notes on the palate lead to a long, elegant finish.