Nose: Time on yeast lees and regular stirring has delivered a Bin 311 of great aromatic complexity. Biscuity, brioche amid scents of roasted nuts, macadamia. Elements of sea spray with honeydew and guava fruits.
Palate: Again a leesy complexity, quite biscuity. At the same time this wine manifests an understated elegance, adorned with lemon curd/citrus. A balanced chalky acid structure courts a classic tapered finish. Stylistically, no new oak required.
Bin 311 Chardonnay is sourced from a single, cool-climate (and some would say risky, marginal) region and each year the fruit selection is made to reflect the Bin 311...
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Nipozzano Riserva Chianti Rufina DOCG is one of the historic wines produced at the Castello di Nipozzano. This wine always retains its close relationship with the Castello di Nipozzano terroir.
A lovely ruby-red, the nose opens with dark wild berries and cherry, hints of candy floss and pleasant floral notes of lilac and chocolate. The spicy component emerges with nuances of clove and green peppercorn. The palate is characterized by a distinct tactile approach in which the stamp of the terroir is underlined by a lively minerality. The tannin texture is tight but not sharp which is also an expression of the uniqueness of...
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Refreshingly crisp, medium bodied but very 'showy' with hints of litchi, white peach and kiwi fruit!
Drink now or enjoy waiting while it develops over five years or more!
Late picking of the grapes has offered fruit display and presented a bottling with floral notes which play to the fresh palate enthusiasts.
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A lifted fresh and approachable, fruity Saumur which offers the freshness of its chalky soil with the white flowers and honeyed characteristics of its grape varietal.
This fine and elegant wine would be ideal with fish, seafood and asparagus.
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