An approachable dry but fruity wine from an excellent vintage. Pale gold with greenish hues in colour. Fresh notes of lemon and grapefruit on the nose, with subtle spice. Mineral tones show through on the palate to underpin the fruit. Pleasant, long finish.
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An intense, dark purple colour with a violet rim. The nose is expressive with ripe blackcurrant fruit, plums, spice and lifted floral aromas. On the palate it is medium-bodied with flavours of cassis, vanilla and dark chocolate. The tannins are soft and silky, the acidity fresh and the flavour profile focused and linear. The wine has a persistent and long-lasting aftertaste. 52% Merlot, 27% Cabernet Franc, 12% Cabernet Sauvignon and 9% Petit Verdot.
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An alluring combination of ripe dark fruits with subtle sweet oak notes.
Complex varietal earthness is and forest floor notes are nicely integrated with hints of spicy plum and light oak.
Richly layered ripe dark fruits gently laced with subtle sweet oak maturation flavours.
Hints of spicy plum and subtle earthiness smoothly combine with sweet vanilla oak complexities.
Gentle, fine tannins complement the soft rounded palate structure
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Starting its life as the Mancino Rosso Amaranto, this extraordinary vermouth has been resting in a single Italian oak barrel for one year making it the first aged, sweet vermouth. Its character has gained strengths of old wood, time and additional spice, thus demanding a little more respect.
It has developed a richer, nutty and fruitier nose with essences of cherry, honey, raisins, dark chocolate and vanilla.
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The minerality and fruit of the Saar Riesling, the bitterness of the wormwood and the floral, spicy aromas of the regional herbs and flowers give this limited vermouth wine from the Saar Valley its unique lightness and elegance.
Carefully hand-picked Riesling grapes from the Zilliken estate and the craftsmanship of Andreas Vallendar guarantee a high-quality product which promises supreme drinking pleasure.
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Stone fruit and citrus notes dominate the nose, continuing onto the palate.
Restrained and subtle, flavours of lemon zest and grapefruit have an underlying biscuity note.
There is also intensity and weight to the palate, held in check by a seam of crisp acid that keeps it fresh and tight.
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The 2013 vintage conditions in the Barossa Valley were suited to heat loving Grenache. Low moisture levels combined with a hot summer to concentrate the varietal characters of Grenache.
The wine is one of power, balance and is exceptionally varietal. The nose delivers black fruit and a subtle hint of bracken. The palate follows with a rich body of dark fruit compote and gentle spice, bound by a deep structure and modest oak integration.
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Deep ruby-garnet colour with a youthful rim.
Fresh plum fruit marks the nose, along with notes of fine herbs and spices and a hint of orange zest.
The palate is juicy with fine red berry fruit tones that deliver good sweetness and a pleasant structure.
Nicely woven, with medium length and very approachable already.
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