Over many years having experimented with old Chilean and Spanish vines of different varieties in order to produce this wine. Cabernet Sauvignon, Carmenere, Tempranillo and Monastrell form the basis of the wine, which is aged for 24 months in new Nevers oak barrels. Beautiful pale cherry colour. Exquisite, fresh tasting wine with notes of fruit (raspberry and cranberry) and flowers (violets). Voluptuous on the palate with fine acidity, fruit notes appear that combine with the wine's pleasant texture. Excellent as an aperitif and the perfect accompaniment for pasta with meat or tomato sauces and certain vegetables. Sublime with oriental food. Serve at 8-10deg C. 92/100 Points Wine Spectator Magazine, May 2010 (USA) 2004 Vintage. 92/100 Points Wine Advocate Magazine (USA) 2001 Vintage. 90/100 Points Wine Enthusiast Magazine (USA) 2000 Vintage. Top Ten Chilean Icon Wines. Chilean...
Bright pale yellow in colour with lively citrus and herbs on the nose and a touch of exotic stone fruit. The palate is refreshing, with fine acidity supporting excellent lemon intensity. The finish is long and lingering with gentle mineral notes alongside the round fruit flavours.
Limited stock, changing to 2012 soon. A pale yellow-green colour with a nose reminiscent of freshly squeezed lime juice. On the palate, it is elegant and refined with mineral overtones and a flinty core dominated by whiffs of black truffle.
Pale and bright in the glass, this wine opens with intense fruit. A mineral overtone comes through with fresh acidity in balance. Long finish and delicate texture.
Bright purple in colour. Expressive on the nose, showing fresh wild berry fruit well integrated with elegant floral notes.
12Ltr Balthazar The Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin yellow label is Verve Clicquot's most famous bottle of champagne. It is a blend of three different grapes each providing their own character and influence on the blend combining in perfect harmony.
A deep garnet colour with cherry tones. Floral aromas of violets. Also aromas of cinnamon, chocolate and mint over a spicy wood base. Mineral aromas and rosemary which add complexity to the nose. Full and meaty on the palate, fresh with balanced acidity. Smooth and round tannins. Elegant with a long aftertaste. An ideal wine for discovering new sensations.
Pale yellow with silvery glints and a youthful rim. Vibrant aromas of lively citrus and exotic fruit on the nose give way to a fresh, nicely balanced palate and long finish that is clean and aromatic. Limited stock.
To enjoy most wines you should allow them to breathe for at least an hour or more before drinking. The Rouge O2 Wine Breather cuts down wine aeration to just 1 minute.
The grapes for our Sandstone Merlot come from a gently sloping formation of hills running along the southeastern corner of the historic Livermore Valley. With warm days, cool nights, well-drained sandstone soils, and incoming breezes from the San Francisco Bay, the Wente family's hillside vineyard is an ideal place to grow outstanding Merlot.
75cl In 1876, Tsar Alexander II was already a great fan of Louis Roederer's champagne and he asked Louis Roedererto'goonestepfurther' and produce,forhis own personal consumption, a unique wine in quality and bottle. Louis Roederer offered to create an exc
This is produced in Chile's Central Valley, using Sauvignon Blanc grapes, which are organically cultivated. Its excellent qualities are verified by its IMO certification which proves that the grapes come from herbicide, insecticide and inorganic fertilizer-free vineyard and that the wine is produced using totally traditional methods.
Pale onion skin pink in colour, with a fine mousse of persistent bubbles. Perfumes of wild strawberries, citrus fruit, golden delicious apples and rose petals. Fresh and dry on the palate, with undertones of blackcurrants and sweet almonds, this wine is silky and elegant and finishes long.
Fine Tawny is aged for approximately three years in small barrels. This hastens the ageing process so that the wine evolves to a reddish amber colour and develops a silky feel and nutty flavour. Tawny Port is filtered before bottling and and is a smoother, mellower drink than its Ruby counterpart. Cockburn's Fine Tawny is produced from grapes grown in the Lower Douro, lighter skinned and perfectly suited for tawny wine. During its time in wood, Cockburn's Fine Tawny loses some of its colour and rich texture and acquires instead a classic nutty/butterscotch flavour. It has a smooth full flavour with a toffee nose. As a dessert wine, Fine Tawny pairs brilliantly with cream-based desserts such as cheesecake or creme brulee. It may also be enjoyed chilled, and served with almonds or pecans.
Bright ruby red. Very pretty and aromatic on the nose with floral notes mixed with dark cherries and a touch of spice. Elegant and aromatic with lots of succulent ripe black cherries, aromatic boysenberries and black currant. French oak has added a rich complex toasty finish. Perfect for drinking immediately this wine will continue to develop for at least another five years from vintage date. This Pioneer Block Pinot Noir is perfectly matched with spring lamb, sweet potatoes and roast vegetables.