Tournee du Sud Pinot Noir is a fresh, vibrant Pinot with a medium body. It shows cherry and raspberry fruit flavours, with an earthy bite and that touch of spice that come from the vineyards of the Mediterranean coast.
Vina Edmara Pinot Noir shows a seductive and complex combination of black cherry and raspberry aromas, rose petals and violets, mingled with a soft touch of vanilla and coconut. Light-bodied but rich, with a soft and velvety texture. Smooth tannins and an elegant aftertaste.
Sacchetto Pinot Nero Trevenezie is a ripe, juicy unoaked Pinot from Italy's Veneto region. With fresh cherry and raspberry flavours, Sacchetto's is the best Pinot Noir we've tasted at this price. A light to medium bodied wine that pairs well with roasted white meats and pasta dishes.
Deep garnet red with purple hues. Rich and elegant, this attractive Pinot Noir combines aromas of strawberries, black cherries, raspberries and dry plums with hints of chocolate and mocha. The palate is round and soft offering a rich texture and a lush finish.
An elegant wine bursting with fruity notes of Morello cherry and strawberry, layered with fresh herb nuances. Juicy pomegranate and Morello cherry follow through to the smooth palate with gentle tannins, finely integrated oak and a deliciously long finish.
Gerard Betrand Naturalys Pinot Noir is an elegant and velvety smooth wine, with intense fruity aromas of ripe cherry and wild raspberry, complemented by spicy nuances. Beautifully balanced, with fine tannins enveloping the pure fruit flavours through to a silky finish.
Cruel Mistress Pinot Noir Ad Hoc, from the Great Southern region of Western Australia, is modern in presentation (the tongue-in-cheek note reads "hints of lipstick and leather!") But inside the bottle, this is a sappy, refined Pinot, with lovely cherry, red fruit aromas and a soft, velvety palate vibrant acidity.
Litoral Leyda Valley Pinot Noir Ventolera is a refined Chilean take on Burgundy's signature red grape variety. Grapes are grown only a few miles from the Pacific oceans, in the temperate Leyda Valley vineyards, giving the wine subtle cherry and spice aromas. 8 months in French oak give the wine broad, spicy flavours and a long, satisfying finish.
Black plums and black cherries on the nose intermingled with subtle French oak and nuances of grilled meat. Rich and firm on the palate with bold, sweet fruit. A core of ripe black cherry lingers on the finish.
Saint Clair Marlborough Pinot Noir has aromas of sun-kissed dark berries, boysenberry and freshly picked blackberries, are interlaced with toasted wood notes and a hint of dark chocolate. The palate is full of sumptuous dark berries, layered with freshly ground coffee beans and dark chocolate. A hint of cinnamon spice leads into a savoury finish.
Dopff au Moulin Pinot Noir 'Rouge des 2 Cerfs' is a light-bodied fresh fresh Alsace red, made entirely from the Pinot Noir grape. The wine receives no oak ageing, to retain its natural purity of aromas and fruit flavours. A vibrant spiced cherry nose, with hints of violet; the palate is silky soft, with earthy cherry flavours and pleasant acidity.
Zorzal Eggo Filoso is an intense Pinot Noir, in which the calcareous terroir is perfectly distinct with aromas of gunpowder, graphite and chalk. On the palate it has an incredible texture, electric and sharp, from which it gained its name of Filoso (sharp) in Spanish. A wine of great length and persistence.
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.
Domaine de la Villaudiere Sancerre Rosé, from Jean Marie Reverdy, is the benchmark in pure, crystalline salmon-pink Sancerre rosé. It shows fresh strawberry, raspberry, redcurrant and mineral aromas, with a bracing, complex palate. Loads of intensity with a fine finish!
Lake Chalice 'The Raptor' is an elegant and aromatic Pinot Noir, delivering intense notes of blackberry, plum and cherry fruit with delicate and lifted floral aromas. Beautifully structured, with fine grained tannins, the flavours are echoed on the smooth, supple palate, flowing through to hints of coffee on the lingering finish.