A blend of Verdelho, Gouveio, Viosinho, Rabigato and Códega do Larinho varieties (the blend changes each year) grown on primarily northfacing, high-altitude vineyards planted on schistous and granitic soils.
The red grape variety Kotsifali is indisputably a classic of the vineyard of Crete. Spices and red fruits with an elegant mouthfeel and a piquant aftertaste are the characteristics of the wine which is produced from vineyards situated at 500m. altitude. Enjoy it together with dishes of the mediterranean cuisine, baked meat and spicy cheeses.
This beautiful wine is a bright straw colour. Complex aromas of citrus and white fleshed fruit with chalky and spicy notes. In the mouth it’s concentrated and fresh with great texture and depth and a long crispy, and slightly mineral, aftertaste. A super summer quaffer.
De Wetshof specialise in site specific wines, the Limestone Hill is from a vineyard with heavy clay soils, rich in Limestone. The wine displays fresh citrus fruit, ripe nectarine and lemon zest with a little touch of candyfloss and floral aromatics on the nose.
From organic vines planted at an altitude between 800 - 850 meters, the 2010 Bizios Estate Nemea Agiorgitiko was a Gold Medal winner at the Thessaloniki International Wine Competition in 2014 - as well as winning Gold in Bordeaux earlier this year.
A delightful Rosé from Achinos made from a blend of Grenache, Syrah and Agiorgitiko. The wine is pale pink in the glass, with aromas of nectarine, strawberries and wet stone. The palate is dry with crisp acidity, stone fruit dominates, but is rounded out with ripe berry fruit leading to a long mineral finish.
Broc Cellars is an organic urban winery located in Berkeley, California. The owner/winemaker is Chris Brockway, a minimalist who produces the most natural wines he can. Grapes are sourced only from sustainably, organically, or biodynamically-farmed old vine vineyards.
Showing a level of ripeness and intensity, combined with elegance, structure and capacity for ageing, rarely seen outside Pomerol and Bolgheri, while La Tour Melas can already be found on the wine lists of many of London`s finest Greek restaurants, it has yet to be tasted by any of the major international wine critics - which is why you can still
In many regions of the world, the ancient practice of field blends is perpetuated today. Some say field blends began in small plots where a mixture of varieties was planted so it became a practice of mixing all the fruit in the vineyard together.
Camel Valley`s Vintage Pinot Noir Rosé. The wine is a really individual English style in the best possible way. It has a delicate salmon pink colour, with lovely floral and strawberry aromas and a pure refreshing palate.
Local and organic thisquality sparkling wine is produced with grapes grown in the Surrey Hills, using the same method as Champagne. Secondary fermentation takes place in the bottle over 18 months. The vineyard is on the Southern slopes of the North Downs near Guildford. Grape varieties are Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay.
High quality and quite profound Assyrtiko from the volcanic soils on the beautiful island of Santorini. Hand picked, aged on lees for 6 months. White peach, lime, lemon, a stony character and gentle spice on the classic nose. Really minerally on the palate, it`s tight and fresh yet really expressive.
The Gin from Sherlock and Sons Aromatic Edition, is created using twelve botanicals. Inspired by the finest UK ingredients , they sourced from olive groves in Sussex, rosemary and bay Leaf from Surrey, and from the UK`s first tea plantation in Cornwall, thus defining this as a Quintessentially English London Dry Gin.
Light elegant English Champagne style sparkler from the Hampshire Downs. The 11 hectare vineyard is situated on the chalky bedrock of East Hampshire and is south-facing. The 2011 Classic Cuvée, the estate’s first release, is a blend of the three classic varieties (71% Chardonnay, 20% Pinot Noir and 9% Pinot Meunier).
Bright gold in colour, this blend highlights red fruit aromas of cherry and strawberry, which then develop into attractive fresh pastry notes with a touch of cinnamon and spice. With a bright streak of citrus fruit, the palate is clean and fresh whilst giving tones of soft stone fruit and a long, refreshing finish.
Vassaltis Estate`s Assyrtiko has been compared to top Puligny-Montrachet and Condrieu - it offers the power and succulence, combined with elegant structure and intensely fine minerality of both, with its own, unique, Santorini twist.
Delicate pink in appearance, aromas of cherry, wild strawberry and cranberry combine with more developed brioche and fresh pastry notes. The palate balances soft summer pudding fruits, a vibrant citrus streak and a long and rounded finish.
Thier flagship wine, Gusbourne Blanc de Blancs, is made using hand selected (predominantly Burgundian clone) Chardonnay. The wine is aged for a minimum of forty two months on lees and six months on cork before it is deemed ready for release.
La Tour Melas is young and dynamic winery who create well made, textural and interesting wines in Achinos. Practising biodynamic and organic techniques, Kyros Melas planted his 11ha of vineyards with Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot vines imported from his estate in France.
The perfect mixed case for Chritsmas, either as a gift or to keep for yourself. The box includes: Jacques Bruere Classic SA sparkling 2012 Touraine Suavignon Blanc 2019 Philip Shaw The Architect Chardonnay 2018 Vini Fabiano Valpolicella Ripasso 2017 Chateau Fontestau Haut Medoc 2016 Walt Riesling L0 zero alcohol
Quintessentially Chrismas mix box of 6 wines, perfect as a Christmas gift or to enjoy for yourself. Wines included are: Champagne Rene Jolly NV Allram Gruner Veltliner Hasel 2018 Chablis Dom Des Malandes 2018 Jordan Cobblers Hill 2015 Furst Pinot Noir Tradition 2018 Stanton and Kileen Clasic Muscat NV