A pretty purplish crimson colour. The nose speaks of bright red fruits - raspberry and cherry, then violet florals, dried meadow herbs and hints of cherry pip, oak and botanical spices. The palate is attractively brambly with a core of red fruits, fresh acidity, fine, graphite-like tannins and a savoury edge which balances the fruit. This wine is approachable when young yet shows potential for further improvement with careful cellaring.
Excellent with roast chicken or lamb.
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A distinctive and multifarious bouquet of lemon/line preserves sweet herbs, cut grass, gooseberry, mineral/flint talc and toasted oak spice. The palate is structured by the driving purity of Semillon's citrus fruits then enriched with Sauvignon Blanc's nectarine, gooseberry, passionfruit and sweet herbs. From fermentation and lengthy maturation in oak, the palate acquires an oak veneer, a mineral edge and lemon butter richness. In time, the tightly woven acidity will soften and the oak will meld with the ample ripe fruit to yield a fine, long living layered and meticulously structured wine. Food ideas: Poached salmon, natural...
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This limited production cuvee is made from older vines growing on caillottes soils in the village of Chavignol, one of the best terroir in the Sancerre region.
Made from 100% Sauvignon Blanc, the wine is aged in stainless steel tank for 8 months.
Colour: Pale yellow with gold-grey tint and lovely brilliance
Nose: Bright and crisp, with aromas of citrus, white flower, green apples and peach.
Palate: Vigorous, with an excellent freshness, balance and a lingering citrus finish.
Fantastic with seafood and poultry dishes and as an aperitif.
Domaine Alain Gueneau's estate covers 15 hectares of sloping hills located...
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Beronia IIIaC 2011 shows a bright red-black colour with cherry red rim. Intense on the nose with mineral, balsamic and menthol notes standing out over a chocolate base. On the palate well balanced and fresh with a lot of fruit and cocoa. A long and persistent wine.
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Colour: Brilliant ruby red colour with purple hints.
Nose: Very expressive nose of fresh red fruit such as cherries and plums.
Palate: Good structure with polished, elegant and juicy tannins.
Medium body and a long finish.
The ideal companion for pastas, medium seasoned dishes and white meats such as pork and chicken.
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The bright and juicy fruit coats the palate and is well balanced with peppery and sweet spice. Medium bodied in structure with great complexity and lovely silky tannins which flow through the lengthy and savoury finish.
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