When ordering Electrico in Córdoba one need only say "Shock Me!" (Dame un calambrazo). Pastry and brine notes from the flor yeast add complexity to the retained varietal personality. Naturally balanced and pure, this Fino is unmatched in its food pairing versatility .
Beau Joie Brut is produced by Champagne house Bertrand Senecourt. Innovatively packaged in a recycled-copper casing (that itself is fully recyclable) which keeps the bottle colder for longer, this is a blend of 60% Pinot Noir and 40% Chardonnay. A zero-dosage Champagne, balanced by sweetness of fruit, that will match well with food.
Marsala is made on the Italian island of Sicily, around the coastal town of Marsala. It is made from the local grape varieties Catarratto, Grillo and Inzolia, fermented to dryness like sherry, then fortified.
Blandy's Duke of Clarence is fined and does not require decanting. It is a superb accompaniment to dessert dishes, especially fruit, cakes, chocolate puddings and soft cheeses. It has been bottled when ready for drinkingand will keep for several months after opening.
Bollinger La Grande Annee is much more than a simple vintage. It is the interpretation of an outstanding grape harvest, which resulted in a wine worthy of continuing the tradition of the Maison’s prestigious great vintages. During these special years, grapes from Grands and Premiers Crus are vinified and the blend reveals a beautiful harmony that embodies the intuition felt at the moment of the grape harvest.
Bollinger's new release is a treat. Red cherries and raspberries mingle on the deep, inviting nose. The palate displays vibrancy and further red fruit notes but with a dark twist. High polished and with admirable complexity for a Rosé.
Special Cuvée remains the epitome of the Bollinger style guaranteed by the unique stock of 600,000 magnums of reserve wines stored in cellars beneath the streets of Ay and skillfully blended by Chef de Cave Mathieu Kauffmann.
The Bottega Gold liquid is DOCG quality Prosecco, produced 100% from juice for enhanced quality and freshness.
Tasting note: Elegant and fresh, with aromas of golden apples, Poire William and acacia flowers.
Great to share, as an aperitif, great with food - especially seafood - and in cocktails.
Producer: Ca' De' Medici Vintage: NV Region: Emilia-Romagna Varietal: Lambrusco (100%) Color: Red The Sorbara, in honor of the company founder Remigio Medici, is made with 100% Lambrusco grapes, and is a dry mineral red, semi-sparkling wine that is velvety, intense, fruity, fine and persistent.
Pairs well with assorted Salumi, Cheeses, Light Pasta Dishes oor as an Aperitif
This limited edition cuvee was created to celebrate The Who’s 50th anniversary and Daltrey’s career as a singer and actor, spanning more than 50 years.
Produced from a subtle blend of three grape varieties, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier, this cuvée represents a perfect expression of the three varieties used in Champagne and has a creamy texture with fine, lively bubbles.
Tasting notes: A delicate nose dominated by citrus fruit, with hints of fudge. Superb length, smooth with brioche aromas and subtle notes of noney, pine nuts and light tobacco.
Awards: 90 Points Wine Spectator - Gold Medal Vinalies Internationales - Seal of Approval by The Tasting Panel at the Japan Wine Challenge
Thanks tothe Chardonnay's grape, this champagne expresses entirely its freshness and its brightness. The Pinot Noir asserts the character of this blend and gives it roundneee and hints offresh fruits aromas.
Nose: The first hints of fresh almond and harvest aromas immediately open up into preserved lemon and dried fruits, the whole rounded off by darker smoky and toasted qualities. Palate: The presence of the wine on the palate is immediately captivating. Paradoxically concentrated yet creamy, it is energetic and warm in the mouth, focusing on the fruit, then gradually taking on more profound bass notes. The whole holds its note perfectly, intensively, with just a subtle, elegant hint of underlying bitterness.
The Bottega Fragolino Rosso is a sparkling wine made by Bottega from the region of Veneto that is made with fragola and has an alcoholic content of 10%. The Bottega Fragolino Rosso pairs excellently with rice and desserts
Freixenet Gran Carta Nevada Semi Seco is a Cava produced by Freixenet wineries from a composition of wines based on a meticulous selection of Xarel.lo, Macabeo and Parellada. It is a semi-dry cava which shows a good balance and all the richness of a great harvest. It provides pleasant sensations with toasted and fruity traits. Freixenet Gran Carta Nevada Semi Seco is perfect to enjoy appetizers, tapas, skewers, Iberian sausages, half-cured cheeses, pasta and risottos.
A rare and interesting wine, palo cortado starts out life as a fino, aging under a layer of protective flor, before going on to age without the flor like an oloroso. Apostoles continues this secondary ageing up to a total of 30 years, including some time in ex-Pedro Ximénez casks, to produce a rich and concentrated sherry.
Pedro Ximenez Gonzales Byass Nectar is a dark golden sherry which a fully bodied flavour and long satisfying finish. It is rich in the flavours of fresh, well-ripened fruit and has a hint of woody character which makes it all the more memorable. An ageing period of around eight years delivers a sumptuous flavour and its best served in a tulip glass to allow the aroma and flavour to merge together beautifully, ensuring a taste you won’t forget.
Pedro Ximenez Noe is produced from partially sun and air dried grapes which then go through a process of pressing, fermentation and fortification, delivering a flavour which is as intense as its fresh and as fruity as it is tangy. A blend of vintages aged for at least 30 years come together to create this exceptional flavour and it has a stickiness about it which makes it even more enjoyable.
Tio Pepe En Rama is a small production, limited-edition Fino, it’s unclarified and unfiltered, resulting in a super fresh Fino. En Rama is alive with flavour and is the closest you can get to drinking directly out of the cask. It has more nutty and yeasty aromas than the usual Tio Pepe and on the palate it is fresh and citrusy, with a complex, saline finish. A truly gastronomic wine it pairs perfectly with olives, almonds, oily fish and tapas.
Uncompromisingly dry, refreshing and distinctive, Tio Pepe is the perfect partner for savoury nibbles, olives, fried fish, Spanish ham and of course tapas. Tio Pepe is best enjoyed within a year of bottling.
Specially selected casks were used to create this distinctive Fino, and the wine has a distinct lemony freshness, with a delicate apple character, and toasty notes of almonds and bread. Splendid quality and a must try for fans of the fine dry Sherries of Jerez.
Colour: Deep tawny. Aromas: Complex nutty aromas, combined with hints of honey and figs. On the palate: Rich, mature fruit flavours; beautifully mellowed; with a luscious, long finish. Occasions & Pairing: Perfect matchwith sweet desserts, such as apple pie with cinnamon or almond cake.
Colour: Amber; golden tawny. Aromas: Excellent bouquet; with a characteristically nutty character and delicious mature fruit; hints of orange peel; exquisitely mellowed by careful ageing. On the palate: Rich, softly sweet and smooth; perfectly balanced with a long and elegant finish. Occasions & Pairing: Pairs extremely well with nuts, dried fruits and fruitcake, as well as vanilla ice cream and crème brûlée.
The Fine White is a slightly sweeter blend than the Extra Dry. This is achieved by fermenting the grape must for a slightly shorter time to preserve the natural sugars in the fruit, which give the Fine White its flavours of honey and nectar and its slightly richer amber hue. It has sweet citrus characteristics and maintains a good balance of freshness and delicacy. It should be served chilled, between 6 and 10º Celsius.
Graham’s LBV has attractive liquorice and floral aromas, and fresh blackberry flavours. It also, like the Six Grapes, has hints of the native Gum Cistus plant, which grows around the vineyards in the Douro, imparting very subtle aromas of mint to the wine. Its rich concentration of ripe fruit is balanced by the added complexity of spices, all held together by superb structure and balance.