A celebration of Mendoza - the colour, culture and flavour and a celebration of friendship. A really pure expression of Malbec, bright red & juicy, rich chocolate flavours with a lick of oak to round out the edges. Muy, muy fantasticó – richly bloody, vibrant, Latin and velveteen.
Beautiful crimson very deep, very and intense. The nose is complex with notes of black fruits, ripe red fruit, plum, mixed with toasted notes of toast, vanilla bean. This wine is very concentrated in the mouth, with tight tannins, fat, volume, mocha, blackberry, roundness and fine tannins on the finish.
Beautiful, brilliant garnet colour. The nose is fine and delicate with aromas of black fruit, tobacco and vanilla. The palate is generous and smooth, with velvety tannins imparting outstanding balance. The finish is rich yet gentle at the same time, with more oaky flavours on the back of palate. A very fine wine, with all the signs of beautifully ripened grapes and perfectly mastered ageing.Chateau Argadens
Sileni's state of the art winery, vinifies grapes using modern and traditional methods which help to produce a dry, refreshing, all round well structured wine. Pale lemony green in colour with a satisfying nose of kiwi, lime, gooseberry, tropical fruits and a touch of grassiness. Whilst the palate displays taut acidity, zingly citrus fruits, gooseberry, stone fruits and minerality.
Classic Provence rosé, expressive and aromatic, blending fresh cherries and floral notes alongside more exotic fruits then finishing with a soft round palate packed with peach and raspberry.
A fresh wine with a lovely hue, bursting with aromas of ripe guava, pineapple, kiwi, green apple and a hint of strawberry, ending with a well-balanced acidity and a lingering finish.
One of my favourite white discoveries of last year; crisp, fresh and elegant with classic varietal character and a mouthwatering finish. - Chris Connolly
Deep purple with shades of violet. Complex aromas of red fruits. Appealing notes of chocolate, coffee and tobacco from 6 months maturation in oak casks. Well balanced with intense red fruits in the mouth ripe tannins and a long finish.Bodega Los Haroldos
Vrede en Lust has been producing Viognier from Simonsberg Paarl region since 2007 and in 2010 the first crop of Viognier from Elgin were harvested. As the vineyards matured we noticed that the two styles (warmer and cooler) complement each other when it comes to wine style and since 2012 only one Viognier has been produced under the the Vrede en Lust range.
A collaboration of terroirs – this wine showcases the best of both worlds. The abundant aromatics from Simonsberg-Paarl, with the more refined aromas and intricate spice palate of the Elgin fruit.
Stone fruit aromas with hints of orange blossom on the nose. Delicate notes of spice with creaminess on the palate, beautifully balanced by judicious use of oak.
Ripasso wines benefit from extra structure and fruit delivered by using the skins of sun dried grapes. This wine is bursting with cherries on the nose, has great depth of flavour, silky smooth fruit and a long, rich velvety finish.
Aromatic with clean mineral notes and hints of citrus. The palate is medium bodied with crisp, appley acidity, tight , pure fruit flavours of white peach and pears finished with a classic, steely, dry finish.
An abundance of tropical fruit and floral notes on the nose followed by hints of white pear and fruit salad on the palate. Soft, beautifully balanced mouth-feel.
Deep black fruit, raisins and toast. This is a very well structured wine with firm tannins and refreshing acidity, toasty cedar notes mingle well with bramble fruit and dark cherries. A long and complex finish.
Produced by Jean-Marie Bourgeois who is rapidly achieving an international reputation as one of the leading figures in Sancerre and Pouilly Fume; this has a wonderfully concentrated smokey fruit flavour.
Exhibiting aromatics and flavours of dark, plum and cherry with a subtle oak influence. Although a powerful wine, it has an elegance and underlying acidity which makes it a fine match with food.Esk Valley
A frizzante style prosecco that is soft and fruity with charming, gently mouth-filling bubbles and packed with apple and citrus fruits.
A highly terroir expressive cultivar, this Riesling is produced in a typical German kabinett style with an off-dry residual sugar.
The fruit for this wine is sourced from the Vrede en Lust Elgin farm, Casey’s Ridge. Most Rieslings are consumed when they are young, showing the most aromatic characteristics.
The Riesling is an elegantly styled and fragrant wine with notes of honey and minerals followed by lingering citrus flavours.
Norwegian wine via Chile! Odfjell is actually a Norwegian shipping firm. This wine is made from 100% carmenere grapes, sourced from the central valley, grown on 10 - 20 year old vines. Intense aromas of black fruits and liquorice, with spicy notes of black pepper, cloves, vanilla and bitter chocolate. The palate is ripe, soft with some spice.Odfjell Organically Farmed Wines
Intense ruby colour with violet reflections. The aromas express the varietal typicality with ripe plum and violet flower with smoky notes obtained from the barrel. The palate is juicy, fruity and delicate with sweet tannins, while flavours envelop the palate highlighting the aftertaste. It is an elegant wine with a fruity and toasty finish.
Fascinating white Rioja made from a grape variety that sprang into existence from a single mutated cane of red Tempranillo discovered in 1988. Don't let the word ‘mutated’ put you off - the grape vines tendency to mutate is one of the reasons we have such an incredible array of grape varieties to choose from.
Sweet greengage and brighter citrus notes are to the fore but there's peach and richer tropical flavours lurking in the background to. Light oak ageing has given the wine a creamy edge and a very delicate spice character, without being overtly oaky.Bodegas Manzanos
On the nose there is a powerful explosion of guava and an aromatic mix of varietal herbal notes complemented with tropical fruits, citrus and stonefruits and a precise minerality. The palate is elegantly proportioned with lovely soft acid carrying the fruit flavours to a very long, mouthwatering finish.
Freshly picked and fermented Frappato grapes are blended with ultra-ripe Nero d'Avola that have dried on the vine to provide a delightful "Appassimento" style red - rich, savoury and a real crowd-pleaser.
Pretty pale pink in colour. The nose is lifted with cherry, raspberry and gently floral notes. The palate balances tangy cherry and red berry fruit with crisp, incisive acidity. A delicious style of pale rosé which has plenty of summer fruit character balanced by great texture.
Aromatic and intense, lovely aromas of wild red berries, blossom, nutmeg and hints of sandalwood. Fresh, fruity and well balanced with sensations of raspberries, vanilla and cinnamon.
An elegant, well rounded wine with soft juicy tannins, the nose offers sweet spices, cassis and ripe berries, sugared orange peel, rooibos and a smoky charcuterie character which follows through onto the palate, with a long and lingering aftertaste.
Unusual sweet red with quite a hefty 63 grams per litre of residual sugar
Pale cherry red colour. There’s an attractive herby, savoury, mineral character to the nose which shows some lightly aromatic red cherry fruit. The palate has a smooth, elegant sort of fruitiness, with a hint of grippy spiciness backing up the red cherry fruits, as well as a trace of undergrowthy complexity. A light, attractive Pinot of real character.
The Unforgettable is a generous blend of 3 varieties, all of whom are long-term friends that know the benefits of teamwork. Working in cahoots, they produce a wine with succulent red berry fruit with hints of spice and chocolate. A clever, friendly wine that is indeed truly Unforgettable.
Aromatic, expressive and intense on the nose, with lots of mature fruit and sweet spice. What follows in the mouth is fleshy and full-flavoured, the spice again makes an appearance, the tannins are soft and supple.
A lively crisp and fragrant prosecco with a fruity nose and palate expressing notes of apples, apricots and citrus fruit.
Distinct notes of minerality, combined beautifully with citrus and lime aromas on the nose are complemented by shortbread and dessert peaches on the palate, ending in a refreshing, lingering and perfectly balanced finish.
La Battistina, situated in the north west region of Piedmonte, is an estate situated around the town of Gavi, and considered one of the best sites in Gavi. The vineyards are south facing with chalky and mineral soils, which allow the Cortese grape to ripen to its fullest. The wine is aromatic, with zesty citrus, lime and pineapple notes with a hint of minerality. The weighty fruit gives this wine an immensely long finish.
An enticing nose of white peach and pear with hints of fresh lime and gooseberry. Fresh and light zesty citrus notes and crisp acidity lift a textured, medium-bodied palate.
An intense bouquet, full and fragrant with hints of berries is followed by a palate that is harmonius, full-bodied and rounded with slightly sweet notes.
From 20 year old vines grown in the south facing Arany Sajgó vineyard on volcanic white zeolite soil..
Pale green in colour with an intense nose. Fresh, with notes of gooseberry, pear and lime. which follow through on the palate. Dry and beautifully crisp with an elegant minerality which keeps the wine in balance.
This alluring wine displays intense aromas of raspberries, dry plum and figs with just a hint of eucalyptus. Juicy and rich with round tannins, a touch of coffee and chocolate and a long finish.
Bright, fresh Cabernet Franc packed with lively cherry, dark berries and fine tannins.
An intense and powerful wine true to its origins. Flavours are a mix of ripe tropical fruits, citrus and hints of fresh herbs and pea pod. Dry and full bodied with a crisp finish that provides freshness and length.Esk Valley
The Affair Pinot Noir is a refined style of Pinot Noir showcasing the love affair between the soft, feminine side of Pinot, being the floral notes, hints of spice and silkiness; and the masculine linear strength of the tannins, hints of oak and brooding dark forest floor aromas. The palate is both silky and textured, displaying a lovely roundness as well as soft, integrated tannins and length.
Simple and involving, this wine is an expression of our gratitude to the land. The Touriga Nacional, Syrah and Alicante Bouschet varieties amuse themselves, cherished by the richness of the soils of Beja and the heat of Alentejo.
Wine of intense ruby colour, aroma of well ripened red fruits, vanilla, good acidity and soft tannins.Herdade da Figueirinha
It has classic Marlborough Riesling characters of citrus, peach and honey and a long fresh finish. Enjoy chilled as an apéritif or a lunch wine.
A Sancerre highlighted by its typicity with a delicate nose with aromas of white flesh fruits and citrus which continues on the palate with added exotic fruit, subtle yet powerful.