Citrus and tropical fruit aromas lead to a crisp, fresh palate with mouth-filling flavours of apple, pear, honey, and pineapple. A gentle kiss of oak adds a creamy butterscotch nuance and wonderful depth.
The heady, perfumed aromas of star anise, red plums, with notes of woody cinnamon and dried herbs, are exotic and beguiling. The entry is dense, then finely textured in the mid-palate, with a long mineral quality. A concentration of fruit wraps itself around the tannins, leading to an exhilarating finish. An exceptional season has delivered a compelling, age-worthy wine of wonderful tension - a fitting result for release in Ata Rangi's 35th year of work on the land.
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Fiano gives the A Mano Bianco white peach and floral perfumes, Falanghina adds citrus blossom aromas and Verdeca lends a grapefruit character. The palate is complex and zesty, with well balanced acidity and lovely body. Citrus notes continue on the finish. 60% Fiano, 30% Falanghina, 10% Verdeca.
Cockburns Late Bottle Vintage 2009 is made up from a single harvest which offered a strong character port with its blood red colour. It is a full bodied port that possesses flavours of fresh red berries and chocolate, which contributes to a long
Mahogany coloured. Aromas and flavours of caramel, toasted almonds and dried apricots. Very expressive and complex. Good acidity, and a very long persistent finish.
Croft Triple Crown is made from a selection of full bodied, ripe ports from the finest areas in the Douro valley. Aged for 3 years in oak vats, providing complex flavours for this premium port, perfect to have after any meal.
This wine is cool fermented with limited oak ageing to emphasise its clean flavours and fresh minerality.
Beautiful dark red colour with purple tints. The nose is very expressive, with intense aromas of cassis and blackberries, which are also noticeable in the mid-palate. Ample and round, the body is well structured with polished tannins and delicate layers of oak. Smoke, floral aromas and slight spicy notes rise after further airing of the wine. Stylish and balanced, the 2010 Vivens is a very refined and multi-nuanced Margaux. 84% Cabernet Sauvignon & 16% Merlot.
Brilliant amber in colour, Ben Ry 2014 is wonderfully fresh and complex. The bouquet is intense and fragrant - aromas of apricots and candied citrus zest combine with balsamic scents and sweet notes of honey and fresh figs. The palate is well-defined and intense, with pleasant sweetness well balanced by fresh acidity. The finish is long and persistent - a captivating Passito di Pantelleria.
Yellow in colour, this Sauvignon is surprisingly fragrant with ripe varietal characteristic such as notes of tropical fruit, mango and pineapple. It has good acidity and a fresh finish.
Soft and pretty on the nose with aromas of violet, cassis and sweet spices. Big and bold on the palate displaying more of the same plus some liquorice and lingering on the finish. Lovely old-world classic Syrah that is truly representative of the regions finest wines. What else could you possibly want? This wine is made from the Syrah (also known as Shiraz) grape variety and comes from the South of France. It has aromas of sweet spices and soft red fruit and it is bolder on the palate with some liquorice flavours and a lingering finish.
This wine has an intense aroma profile with hints of cherry, strawberry, plum and dried flowers. The palate is warm and savoury with soft evolved tannins resulting in a wine which is harmonious and balanced.
Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc at full throttle! There is masses of passionfruit and nectarine along with herbal nuances and a touch of sweat for complexity. This wine is full bodied for a Sauvignon Blanc. It retains the typical racy acidity of the variety, but also has mid palate richness and loads of sweet fruit on the finish.
On the nose, scents of small red fruits mix pleasantly with spicy and woody aromas, which come from the wine being raised traditionally in oak. This wine is very nicely balanced on the palate. Its rich aromas blend marvelously with its tannins, giving a wine which is greedy and full of body. This Cote Chalonnaise village gets its name from the God Mercury (God of Merchants). The story goes that a temple was erected here in honour of this deity. A Roman road called La voie Agrippa (Agrippa's Road) crosses through Mercurey, which in Roman times, linked Chalon-sur-Saone to Autun. As the name of the wine indicates, this clos formerly belonged to the Kings of France. Serve with: Game and red meats.