An approachable red with bright aromas of wild red berried fruits combined with a subtle hint of spice. Showing a beautifully balanced structure, soft and smooth with plenty of vibrant fruit and a satisfying finish. Manto Negro (the predominant grape) is a dark skinned variety found exclusively in Majorca - and is brilliant for making easy drinking red wines.
A fragrant and intensely fruity red wine, with aromas of blackberries, plums and cherries interwoven with more incisive peppery notes. The blend of Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot results in an easy-drinking wine whose characters expresses the rich complexity of Bolgheri.
Chateau Le Crock St Estephe hails from the excellent 2010 vintage, the Château Le Crock has good depth on the nose with complexity developing from time in bottle. It is drinking beautifully now with aromas of blackberries, plums, tobacco and dark chocolate wrapped by silky tannins and lifted by a nicely balanced acidity.
The magnificent Haras de Pirque estate occupies a privileged position at the foot of the Andes, in Chile’s Maipo Valley region. The lovingly tended vineyards are on largely north-facing slopes, from the middle of which rises a unique horseshoe-shaped gravityflow winery, inspired by the estate’s other claim to fame: as an internationally renowned thoroughbred breeding farm. The wine side of Haras de Pirque is now owned by Italy’s Antinori family, their chief winemaking Renzo Cotarella bringing his own elegant sensibility to bear while respecting the character of this very particular terroir.
We are delighted to introduce the rule-breaking Tabula Rasa #V17R. Each year, the slate is wiped clean and, with no preconceptions, every vintage is original. Drawing on fruit from historic vineyards across South Australia, this delicious wine captures the very essence of one season in a playful format that just demands to be drunk. Great chilled. 50cl
This wine, a deep garnet in the glass, opens with alluring aromas of dark red fruit. This luscious Cabernet Sauvignon presents rich flavors of dried plums, Medjool dates, red currants and bright berries flavours on the palate. The wine has soft, round tannins and a lingering finish.
Betz Clos de Betz reflects the uninterrupted warmth that Merlot enjoyed in 2013. In the glass, it displays a deep ruby hue and truly exciting aromatics on the nose. Black cherries, damsons and cocoa beans lead, while leather, tobacco, sage and truffle reveal themselves over time in the glass. The palate is full and yet fresh, enhanced by the highest percentage ever of Petit Verdot in this blend (20%). Dried thyme and pencil lead nuances add stunning complexity.
Andrew Will Involuntary Commitment is a medium body wine exhibits a dark garnet colour with a bouquet of dark fruit, herbs, earth and hints of tobacco. On the palate, flavors of cherry, red currants and spices shine through. This wine is fresh, youthful and ready to drink, though will cellar nicely through the next 5 years.
Mabis Biscardo Neropasso is intense ruby red turning to garnet with ageing. Bouquet is spicy with hints of cherry, black cherry and plum compote. fine and velvety palate, persistent, with soft tannins at the end.
Deep ruby red colour. Rich and elegant bouquet, with hints of red berries, plum, spices and elegant herbaceous notes. To the palate the La Piotta 89 90 Rosso is intense, and it develops an important structure. Incredibly well-balanced with very soft and elegant tannins.
The third generation wines (Luca born in 1989, Enrico born in 1990), looking towards the future but with strong roots in the past. The grapes come from celebrated international grape varieties, processed with care, combining the traditional oenological skills of the Oltrepò with vinification techniques from some of the most famous winemaking areas of the world.
Laurence de Veyrac Pinot Noir has a strong intense colour with ruby glints. The first nosing develops stone red fruits aromas with balsamic camphor and eucalyptus hints. Agitation of the wine reveals pepper and cinnamon spices aromas. On the palate the attack is round and voluminous followed by a surprising fresh and intense velvety tannin mid-palate. The finish offers a long-lasting plum taste.
A clear, intense colour and a bouquet of black berries with spicier notes coming to the fore. On the palate the wine is full with great structure and freshness, as well as polished, elegant tannins. Plenty of flavour and complexity. A very long lasting finish with great finesse.