Restrained, mineral style with elegant tannins.
Youthful and fresh, feminine and complex.
Deliciously decadent with extraordinary vitality in the palate and a long unique finish.
Faustino I Gran Reserva, 2001 has been chosen as Decanter's Number One Wine of the Year.
From more than 3,200 wines recommended in Decanter over the past year, their tastings team has picked out not only the highest-scoring but also the best-value wines.
With 19.25/20 point Faustino I Gran Reserva 2001 has been positioned as number 1 out of 50.
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Brilliant ruby red with notes of cherries, brandied cherries, dark berries, violets and dried roses which recall nuances of citrus fruits and mint. On the palate noble and silky tannins. Very balanced with a long finish of fresh, delicate spices.
Limited stock, 2012 vintage coming soon.
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Palo Cortado Sherries are blended from casks singled out by the cellar master usually because they are in some way considered exceptional and distinctive. The Barbadillo Palo Cortado comes from a Special Solera with VOS age status with exceptional length and concentration. This is a wine to be sipped and contemplated in the same way you might enjoy a very old cognac. Presents a beatiful amber colour and is brilliant in appearance. Intense on the nose with hints of fine wood, almonds, cinnamon, nutmeg and crystallized fruits. Due to its age, it is dry, powerful and potent on the palate,but at the same time demostrates...
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This is a classic Barolo, with excellent structure and harmony, mild tannins and balanced fruit.
It is immediately approachable, but it also has a very long ageing potential.
The grapes are sourced from family owned vineyards in Serralunga d'Alba (Ornato), Grinzane Cavour (Gustava), La Morra (Roncaglie) and Barolo-Novello (Ravera).
The balance of the grapes comes from other exclusive vineyards owned by growers, who have been providing grapes to the Pio Cesare family for generations.
Vinification takes place in stainless steel tanks, with skin contact for about 20 days.
The wine is aged in mid-toasted French oak...
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Vibrant grapefruit and citrus fruits on the nose. Light-bodied with mouth-watering flavours of grapefruit and lemon. Enjoy with fresh or cooked seafood, such as halibut or scallops and a variety of spicy, Asian food. The iconic Andes Mountain range stretches from the far north to the southern tip of Chile, forming a natural barrier that protects the vineyards from pests and the elements. This unique geography, combined with a warm Mediterranean climate ensures our grapes are grown in near-perfect conditions.
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Bright ruby red in colour, this Chianti Riserva has good intensity on the nose, with characteristic black cherries and spicy cinnamon and strawberry fruit flavours on the palate.
It is full-bodied, with an attractive but supple backbone of soft tannins supporting ripe, mature fruit.
Good length, with spicy perfumes on the finish.
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