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 .
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.
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.
Deutz Brut Classic is a fine non vintage blend, using equal proportions of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier rounded out by a high proportion (20 - 40%) of reserve wines.
Resulting in a beautifully pure, elegant wine, with a refreshing lemony aroma and a delicate mousse. Dry and with plenty of substance.
"There's an aromatic floral note to the flavours of apricot, ripe apple, smoky mineral, kumquat and lemon zest in this firm bubbly, which is fine-grained and balanced, with a lively, moderate finish." -awarded 90 points by Wine Spectator, November 2011.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Appearance: Crystal clear and bright. Very fine and strong bead.
Nose: Intense and refined. The aromas range from flowers (honeysuckle) to citrus and white fruit. The overall impression is very fresh.
Taste: Light and delicate with surprising length. Fruit, flower and minerals flavours mingle to give a wonderfully pure and crisp taste.
The Holy Island of Lindisfarne brings us more than religious piety, Lindisfarne Mead is a classic, traditional drink which is enjoyed in households around the country. Using honey which is sourced from around the world Lindisfarne Mead is a velvety smooth fortified wine which uses the natural water from an artesian well to develop its flavour. Herbs and fermented grape juice bring out the flavour and altogether a sweet, light flavour is created.
Fine bubbles and a nose of fresh fruit and hawthorn. Smooth, complex palate mingling flavours of white-fleshed fruit with red berries and notes of toast and almonds. The embodiment of Louis Roederer style.
Brilliant yellow with fine bubbles. Intense and delicate, honey, cocoa, lightly toasted hazelnuts and candied citrus fruit aromas. Silky, concentrated texture, under pinned by an intense, powerful and vinous structure, but retaining its elegance. A fresh finish.