Acon Crianza Ribera del Duero is a delicious classic Ribera with full deep yet elegant aromas and flavours.
Full tasting note and wine making –
Acon Crianza Ribera del Duero is full of powerful ripe black fruits aromas and with hints of spice, vanilla and liquorice coming through. It has a rounded palate with good backbone of integrated ripe tannins and powerful robust fruit notes and a lingering finish.
The grapes were harvested by hand and placed into small cases of 12 Kg for careful transport to the winery where they undergo a cold pre‐fermentation maceration for 48 h followed by controlled alcoholic fermentation at 28º C and back‐fermentation. They then undergo lees maceration for 18 ‐ 20 days followed by racking and tasting.
Located in the southern Beaujolais, Brouilly is one of the most well-known and geographically widespread vineyards in the region. The vines here flourish on a steep slope composed of diverse types of soil and rock, but which are predominantly pink granite ("gohr") based.
This Brouilly Roche Rose has subtle aromas of wild cherry, blackcurrant, and blackberry with a hint of spice. The palate is refreshing and fleshy with supple, well-integrated tannins, leading onto the finish with it is fresh and lasting Gamay fruit style
Producer/négociant Maison Albert Bichot was founded in Beaune in 1831 and
remains family-owned, with Albéric Bichot currently at the helm. Despite being a
significant player in Burgundy (it’s the leading buyer at the celebrated
Hospices de Beaune auction), Maison AB leads the way in sustainability and
manages to maintain the ethos and accessibility of a much smaller artisanal
Cesari has hit its stride with the Amarone della Valpolicella Classico Il Bosco. This is an opulent and layered red wine with savoury notes of saddle leather and exotic spice that drive the wine's dark core. This Amarone manages a careful balance with beautiful precision. In the mouth, it is smooth and rich with a deep textural impact. The blend is 80/20 Corvina and Rondinella.
A ripe and exuberant red with an aroma and flavour reminiscent of plums and cherries, with a touch of Mediterranean herbs. This exclusive blend of the Nero d'Avola and Sangiovese grapes has produced a fantastic Sicilian red.
Baccolo is a tribute to the ancient wine divinity (Bacco).
Perfect blends of indigenous and noble varietals to obtain complex and fruit-driven wines and to protect the viticulture Biodiversity.
Extraordinary wines: Baccolo Rosso Veneto
Grapes: predominanlty Merlot e Corvina, with partial grapes over maturation (appassimento) and barrique ageing
Denomination: Veneto indicazione geografica tipica
Alcohol: 13% by vol.
Serving temperature: 16°C
Colour: dark bordeaux
Bouquet: intense of spice and ripe fruit
Taste: round and persistent in the mouth
Serving suggestions: game, roasted red meats and hard mature cheeses
Lots of body, complex and unctuous on the palate. Very rich in nuances: chocolate, mint, tobacco and spices. Structured and long, with a velvety texture and sweet tannins. Elegant and balanced.
Intense picota cherry colour, very high robe.
Seductive and intense nose. Aromas of red plums and blackberries dominate, nuanced with methol notes, cloves and sweet spices like cinnamon and cocoa. wine is underpinned by a smooth, sleek texture and fine tannins.
A famous appellation from the Côte de Nuits, known as much for its size as for its great wines, Gevrey-Chambertin boasts a wide diversity of terroirs. There is no white wine here, only Pinot Noir is cultivated.
The nose features aromas of ripe red and black fruit against a backdrop of spicy, woody notes. Further years of ageing will bring forward animal notes of musk and fur. Full-flavoured and velvety, this wine is silky, robust, tannic and well balanced. A long, beautiful finish that echoes the first nose.finish.
After ageing in oak barrels of different sizes for at least 2 years it refines in the bottle for 5 to 6 months. It is most appreciated for its intense ruby red colour with slight garnet reflections, it is persistent in the nose with hints of durmast, elegant and austere in the mouth.
A ruby redwine with a rich body, soft tannins and the characterisitc red fruit aromas of the variety (cherry, plum, fruits of the forest) as well as cloves.
Agiorgitiko ....extra points if you can pronounce this!
Valpolicella Superiore obtained from Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara grapes alluring in the vineyards exposed at midday on the hills of Valpolicella. In January following the harvest, the wine undergoes a second slight refermentation on the pomace of Amarone: the result is a full-bodied wine, very fragrant, warm, velvety, to be drunk after two years of aging. Suitable for game and red meats.
This red Bordeaux is a blend of Merlot 50% and Cabernet Franc 50% which have undergone traditional vinification and ageing in stainless steel vats. The colour is deep red and bright with a pleasant nose of spice and red berry aromas. Smooth, medium bodied and silky, this is a well-balanced and approachable red Bordeaux.
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The wine presents a high gustative quality due to the yield and the balance of our blending between merlots and cabernets sauvignons. very beautiful extraction of the skin components to give a rich, structured and deep wine.
Immediately open and expression on the nose with notes of blackcurrant, aniseed and cinnamon. The palate shows good structure, concentration and a long-lasting finish. Great ageing potential, and perfect accompanied with char-grilled cuts of meat or rich tomato based dishes.
It has a very bright and deep ruby-red colour. It is delicate and true to type with notes of forest-floor, peppery spices and wood-smoke. It is big and generous, with an excellent body of noble tanins and fine new oakiness.
Great with many years left of course. Drank in Galway in Ireland where Kirwan were one of the 12 tribal families of the city before later making wine. Mature and elegant, captivating more than fruit delivery. The nose is mature, complex and characterful, floral elements, not surprising of course from this great Margaux. Nose has aged Margaux'ness, berries, red fruit, toasted expresso, mint tinges and layers of wood and wonderfulness.
Saint -Julien is a small but important Haut- Medoc appellation of Bordeaux, in southwest France. Its reputation is based on status: a reliable source of fine wines. Between some of the most famous appellations: Margaux and Pauillac, Saint -Julien makes up for its grand cru chateaux with the production of highly rated wines. The appellation Saint-Julien is generally considered to be one of the very best wine producing areas in the world and Châteaux Langoa and Léoville Barton are proud to be situated in the very heart of this exceptional region.
Very neutral nose that opened out to something pretty savoury. Very attractive, fine, top-quality oak on the finish. Lovely balance. Should just get better and better. Everything seems ripe and in balance here.
Bordeaux Superior..........Intense garnet color with notes of plum and red fruits on the nose. A modern style of claret that benefits from ageing in new wood. Ripe, soft bramble and cassis fruit with supple tannins and a savoury finish
A deep burgundy colour with a nose of mature fruits, plums, cherries, figs, cinnamon and cloves. The aromas follow through to a palate full of rich black and red fruits, plums and damsons dominate with pomegranate, baked cherries and Christmas spices. An intensely concentrated powerful vintage with fine smooth tannins and a spicy, warming finish.
Red wines are made from the juice and skin of black grapes. They range in colour from intense violet to brick red and brown for older red wines. The main grape varieties used to make red wine are shiraz, merlot, cabernet sauvignon, malbec, pinot noir, zinfandel, sangiovese and barbera.