A lively, youthful ruby wine with fresh cherry aromas that develop into a rich cherry pie character in the mouth. Body comes from soft, supple tannins that match the concentrated fruit through to the characterful finish.
'Alpha Zeta - V Valpolicella 2015 12x 75cl Bottles Deal' priced at £103.55 => Click for Deal
Yellow golden colour, absolute limpidity.
Elegant and subtle nose with citrus fruits notes (grapefruit) and fruits with stone (peach and greengage plum), balsamic notes.
Plush mouth feeling with a great lightness, enormous persistente aftertaste.
Viura 9%, Malvasia 5%.
Limited stock, 2012 vintage coming soon.
'Finca Allende - Rioja Alta, Blanco Allende 2011 75cl Bottle Deal' priced at £17.95 => Click for Deal
This is a wine of great concentration!
The nose is brimming with sour cherries and small forest fruits.
Palate: cherries and small forest fruits continue on the palate which reveals a generous body, a smooth and silky mouth feel and a long finish.
This Valpolicella is fermented in thermo-regulated stainless steel tanks with the temperature kept at a maximum of 25 degrees C. Following fermentation 90% of the wine is aged for a period of 18 months in 3000 litre barrels and the remaining 10% in oak barriques. The wine undergoes a further 6 months of bottle ageing before being released commercially.
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'Ca' La Bionda - Valpolicella Classico Superiore "Casal Vegri" 2013 75cl Bottle Deal' priced at £18.43 => Click for Deal
Rich tropical fruit intertwines with grapefruit, lemon and candied lime peel. Elegantly layered, this wine exhibits a lush texture and firm back-bone with a hint of vanilla and cinnamon spice to round out the long finish. Randy Ullom, Winemaster.
'Kendall Jackson - Grand Reserve Chardonnay 2011 75cl Bottle Deal' priced at £20.05 => Click for Deal
Very fresh and with great volume, syrupy and delicate, with a delicious balance of acidity and sweetness, long persistence and elegance. White fruits, flowers and fresh citrus, with notes of dried fruit such as toasted hazelnuts.
'Vina Morande - Gran Reserva Chardonnay 2013 75cl Bottle Deal' priced at £11.51 => Click for Deal
This is a soft and approachable, medium bodied red wine.
It has subtle berry fruit aromas which are followed by sweet strawberry and cherry on the palate.
This is followed by a long and elegant finish laced with hints of French oak.
Because of the soft, fleshy nature of Merlot, it partners food exceptionally well. Pasta, roasted meats or Mediterranean vegetables compliment the variety.
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The Fransola Estate is found among the high vineyards of the Peneds in the municipality of Santa Mara de Miralles. This Fransola Estate is where we grow 25 hectares of Sauvignon Blanc used to produce our Fransola, one of our most elegant white wines. This wine is unique because it is enriched with new American oak barrel fermentation followed by four months of ageing.
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