Symington family properties in the Baixo Corgo sub-region of the Douro Valley where the vines are planted at higher altitudes (therefore cooler) and where the climate is more temperate. Some fruit is also drawn from the Douro Superior and from a small selection of growers in the Cima Corgo area.
Wonderfully fresh summer and tropical fruits: peach, apricot and pineapple, which linger pleasurably on the palate.
Very crisp and satisfying in the mouth with hints of green apples and lightly herbal nuances, finishing with an attractive citrus acidity - vibrant and appealing. Ideal to accompany shellfish and other fresh seafood,...
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Dense dark red with purple highlights.
An intense nose of dark fruits - ripe plums and blackberries complemented by hints of spice and liquorice.
Rich black fruit flavours of plum, blackberry and currant are underpinned with savoury oak.
Fine, soft tannins and lovely balance promote a mouth filling texture and lingering finish.
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(Semi-dry) is a typical Macedonian rose, a personal favourite for those who prefer a less dry palate.
Its distinct sweetness and characteristic aromas make it an excellent accompaniment to a more special and casual cuisine.
Strong bright rose colour.
Distinct fruity and floral aromas, dominated by rose and cherry. Balanced, pleasant, rich and complex wine.
It stands out due to its freshness and cool palate.
60% Xinomavro, 15% Syrah, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Merlot.
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Bullnose 12 has a saturated magenta colour, with aromas and flavours of plum sauce, dark cherry, cinnamon and smoke. The elegant palate is soft, with ripe, ?rm tannins and great length of flavour through to a satisfying ?nish.
Bullnose 12 is closed with a natural cork, allowing continued evolution in bottle for eight years from harvest.
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Especially low yielding ripe hand picked fruit, gentle winemaking and extended maturation in French oak have resulted in a complex and powerful wine.
It has aromas of ripe cherries and plums, a rich and silky smooth palate and a long spicy finish.
A great example of one of the best Central Otago Pinot Noirs - Best rewards are gained by careful cellaring.
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Found this gem nestled amongst some fairly ordinary clarets at a tasting 3 years ago.
This is certainly not ordinary wine and proves there are still some great wines to be found , at a reasonable price, from St Emilion.
Soft plummy merlot with the cabernet franc producing a wine with purity, ripe tannins and a beautiful finish.
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Full of cherry jam aromas married with vanilla notes, Casa Solera De Argentina Bonarda Malbec is a heady red with a mellow well rounded palate. Allow to breathe upon opening and serve at room temperature
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A wine of style marked by richness, elegance and smoothness.
This wine is powerful and presents a perfect balance.
Fresh water fish dishes, shellfish and goats' cheeses' will prove to be a compelling match, demonstrating the full expression and minerality of this Sancerre.
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Supple, medium bodied Pinot Noir showing delicious lifted fruit, made from fine vineyards in the outlying areas together with fruit from vineyards in the villages of Santenay, Auxey-Duresses, Savigny, Chorey les Beaune and Ladoix.
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