A wine of great elegance with a vivid and bright colour.
When the wine is young, the aromas are reminiscent of violet and black currant.
With age, the aromas take on notes of ripe or candied fruit, mushroom and mild spices.
On the palate, a pleasant sensation of roundness and velvety texture.
Long aftertaste, with touches of candied fruit and vanilla.
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Pale with bright yellow reflections. Nose leads with ripe tropical fruit where citrus, melon and pineapple mingle. Hints of vanilla and some floral notes. Lively mouth where the tropical ripe fruit flavours give an impression of sweetness but great acidity gives fine balance. Some stone fruit flavours appear with time in the glass and add complexity. Lively, fruit filled finish.
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Sauvage expresses the fruity and lightly spicy character of the Pinot noir grape in Sancerre. The mouth is full, concentrated and with much finesse. This wine would work supremely well with game such as deer and chocolate desserts.
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Attractive grapefruit and citrus aromas with pleasant savoury undertones adding complexity.
A crisp and refreshing palate with good natural acidity.
The aromas are reflected in the palate showing citrus characters and an inviting savoury finish.
Best enjoyed young. Serve lightly chilled.
Bronze, 2013 Royal Hobart Wine Show
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A savoury, rustic wine that speaks about the warmth of the Barossa Valley's earth. Rich in spice and full of fruit with a backbone of dusty tannin. This variety is known by many names, including Mourvedre (as previous vintages of this wine were called). A thick skinned grape variety rich in spice and depth. With a nose steeped in white pepper the palate follows with blueberries and mulberries. Gently savoury though classy. Pairing: Rustic, honest foods of the earth; a fine accompaniment to duck or quail.
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Taylor's Fine Ruby port is a blend of full bodied port wines that have been aged for around two years in large oak vats. Limited ageing means that the Fine Ruby keeps its bright youthful ruby colour and fruity flavour.
Intense colour with ruby tones.
Aroma of spicy notes with black fruits perfectly combined with coffee, chocolate and smoke notes given by its ageing in oak barrels.
Balanced, medium body and complex with sweet tannins.
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Flavours are reminiscent of ripe pears and white stone fruit with delightful soft texture ensuring a long commanding finish.6 grams residual sugar (dry essentially) has enhanced the fruit flavours Pinot Gris is renowned for.
Cellar for up to five years or more, successfully..
Complete malolatic fermentation and lees stirring has enhanced the texture and mouth feel allowing it to match most entre dishes.A great alternative to Chardonnay it has been inspired by the classical French approach to the variety. It is an accurate reflection of Martinborough's unique terroir.
Grown on the alluvial gravel soils of the Martinborough...
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Limited stock, changing to 2012 soon. A pale yellow-green colour with a nose reminiscent of freshly squeezed lime juice. On the palate, it is elegant and refined with mineral overtones and a flinty core dominated by whiffs of black truffle.
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