Michele Chiarlo Nivole Moscato d'Asti (half bottles) is an aromatic Moscato from Asti in Italy's Piemonte region. The wine is low in alcohol (5% abv), naturally sweet and gently sparkling. It is vibrant and fruity; ideal with fresh fruit desserts.
Golden yellow, a complex nose with overtones of mature peaches, apricots and honey, and a delicate background of botrytis. Marked notes of quince jam and creamy honeyed flavours are enlivened by a good level of acidity. Rich, intense and full bodied, with a long and elegant finish where fruits and botrytis express their identity in full harmony.
Chateau de Juge Cadillac is located directly across the Garonne from Sauternes and is blessed with the same climatic and soil conditions that lend themselves to the production of those legendary dessert wines. This wine is very similar in style to neighboring Sauternes, with the same honeyed flavours of grapefruit, melon, pineapple and tangerine.
Asti DOCG Dolce is made to sparkle by the Charmat method: Muscat (Moscato) grapes are fermented at low temperature until the balance between alcohol (7%) and residual sugars (3-5%) reaches the optimum balance of intense aroma and refreshing sweetness. Fresh, floral and moreish, this is the perfect aperitif wine.
Domaine des Forges Côteaux du Layon is an exquisite sweet wine with aromatic notes of exotic fruits and dried apricot. The palate is underpinned by fresh acidity which beautifully balances the richness of fruit, while mineral overtones add complexity through to a long, persistent finish.
Elysium Black Muscat, from winemaker Andrew Quady, is made from the rare dark-skinned Black Muscat variety. It has a rose-like aroma, which led Quady to name the wine Elysium, Greek for heaven. Sweet and velvety on the palate, Elysium is a a hedonistic wine lover's dream.
Essensia Orange Muscat, from winemaker Andrew Quady, is made from the rare Orange Muscat variety. It has an aroma reminiscent of orange blossom and apricot, an intense, sweet middle and a lingering refreshing aftertaste.
Barros Ruby Port NV shows complex aromas of red berries and spice. It has a very fresh, fruity and sweet palate, with a long, well-balanced finish. Vinified with extended maceration both in 'lagares' and in wooden vats, this is a cut above most Ruby Ports on the market.
Mylonas Sunday is a naturally sweet dessert wine, with acidity that pleasantly balances the sweetness left by the residual sugar. Bright lemon in colour, it shows intense floral elements combined with fresh peaches, apricots and some hints of fennel and basil.
This White Port shows an engaging, delicate and perfumed nose, which is dominated by fresh, floral aromas. Rich wine, aromatic and with a balanced sweetness on the palate, with a long, harmonious finish.
Castelnau de Suduiraut Sauternes is the second wine of Grand Cru Classé Château Suduiraut. This wine is a delicious sweet, honeyed, toasty blend of 90% Semillon and 10% Sauvignon Blanc from the prestigious Sauternes appellation.
Barros Special Reserve Port NV is a full, fruity and stylish Port. A style formally known as 'Vintage Reserve', this sweetie is a deep ruby colour, with complex aromas of ripe fruit, a full body and great structure. Many call it 'Liquid Christmas Cake'!
Saint Clair Godfrey's Creek Noble Riesling is a deliciously complex dessert wine, with a bouquet of poached apricot, candied citrus and white clover honey. Opulent and silky on the palate with rich orange, lemon and cocoa notes leading to a long, smooth finish.
Barros LBV Port is made by a careful selection of grapes and an extended maceration to obtain the necessary richness, colour and intensity needed. Fermentation was arrested by adding grape alcohol in order to produce a naturally sweet wine, which was bottled after 4 years in cask. Deep colour with aromas reminiscent of ripe berry fruits and mulberry.
Amber in colour with intense, heady aromas of candied fruit and toffee. The palate is sweet, with balancing freshness and shows lovely complexity from the ageing, which delivers caramel notes with sweet, citrus fruits through to a deliciously long finish.
Roccolo Grassi Recioto Soave La Broia is a delicious sweet wine, made from grapes that are dried for 5 months following the harvest, the aged in new French oak barrels for 18 months. This is a rich golden nectar, with intense aromas of pineapple and marmalade. On the palate, the wine has great acidity to balance its natural richness.