The prominent acidity of Chenin Blanc grapes from the Loire allows for the production of exceptional `méthode traditionelle` sparkling wines. This Cremant de Loire is a pale lemon in colour with notes of baked apples on the nose. The palate has a lovely, soft mousse with notes of lemon, apple, honeysuckle and brioche.
Tres Naris Riesling is bright yellow in colour with tiny hints of green. The wine has aromas of fresh hay and yellow fruits. The medium bodied palate is fresh and invigorating, with lively acidity to balance the full, ripe fruit on the long, juicy finish.
Bright yellow in colour, the ‘Generations‘ Riesling is aromatic on the nose with notes of peach, honey and ripe apple. The palate is round and fairly full in body with excellent intensity of stone fruit and mineral character.
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.
Made by one of the best young winemakers in Burgundy, Gregory Patriat, this wine is stunning. The fruit is sourced from a tiny lieu-dit (plot of vines) from the village of Ige (one of the best in the Macconnais). The wine is quite full bodied and shows notes of peach, citrus fruits, vanilla & grapes.
Dr Bürklin-Wolf`s signature Riesling is made from the estate`s vineyards at the foothills of the Pfalz. This wine has a full, rich bouquet of ripe apple, pear and apricot. The stone fruit flavours continue on the palate with a refreshing streak of acidity and strong flavours of lime; the key characteristic of the riesling grape variety.
Rhone meets Chile in style, great black fruit with fresh acidity. Bright purple in colour. On the nose lifted floral notes of lavender and violet predominate together with just a hint of white pepper. In the mouth red cherry, cedar and a touch of cloves combine with fresh acidity and crisp tannins leading to a long, vibrant finish.
Le Chemin des Garennes from Chateau Capion is a blend of Roussanne and Bourboulenc from the Languedoc. A pale golden yellow in colour, the wine displays aromas of mandarin, white peach and lemon zest with notes of fennel, white flowers and wet stone. Barrel ageing lends the wine weight on the palate which is balanced by a refreshing acidity.
Lovely balanced Viognier from Chapoutier. At the foothills of the Coirons in Mirabel in the Ardeche, the volcanic soil is perfectly adapted to the cultivation of Viognier. The wine displays fine aromas of pear apricot with a slight hint of marmalade.
A rich and concentrated blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon from the Constantia Valley, this barrel fermented wine combines oak and tropical fruit flavours with a well-integrated minerality. An elegant wine with exceptional balance and length and fantastic ageing potential.
The Crossings Gruner Veltliner is grown in Marlborough`s Awatere Valley. With lifted notes of white peach, honey and spice. The palate is rich and complex highlighted by nut and spice notes, a creamy texture and finishes with fine acidity.
Grüner Veltliner represents Austria`s unique contribution to the wine world. It is a variety that makes crisp dry white wines, combining perfume with substance. Immensely fresh aromas of herbs and peach blossom are permeated with fine mineral and peppery undertones, finishing with vibrant acidity.
This interesting Gewurztraminer is full of peach, apricot and blood orange zest on the nose. All these follow through on the palate, with rounded ripe fruit giving a sense of sweetness and beautiful aromatic notes. All this is balanced with lively acidity. It`s a rounded, medium-sweet wine, a perfect match to spicey Asian cuisine.
This super, traditional style Montepulciano d` Abruzzo from the brilliant team at Farone has it all going on. Classic blackberry and bramble aromas which follow through on the palate. It has savoury notes and is a lovely `generous` wine with surprisingly hefty structure. We think you will defintely be won over by its charms.
Golden yellow colour of good intensity. Intense tropical fruit aromas like pineapple, mango and peach, with delicate citric and mineral hints. Vanilla and toast notes confer elegance and complexity. In the mouth, it shows a sweet and concentrated entrance of good balance leading to a fresh and persistent finish.
The Foundry Grenache Block was awarded Platter`s South African White of the year in 2015. The wine has lifted floral aromas with hints of lemon cream and white stone fruit. The palate is rich but restrained with focused, pure fruit, minerally mid palate with characteristic rich, fleshy mouthfeel and texture and has a long finish with a citrus tang.
A deliciously balanced old-world style, the nose has concentrated lime fruit with hints of honeysuckle and stony minerality. Medium to full bodied, the palate is intense with rich, balanced flavours of mandarin and ripe apple. Layered and complex, citrus fruits and wet slate continue throughout.
Rich gold in colour, this wine delights with mellow aromatics, which are reminiscent of pear, apple, quince, dough and cream, with a touch of wood smoke. On the palate, generous flavours of baked apple, quince, cream, nuts and pastry.
Gancia 60 Riserva is a yellow/gold sparkling wine. It has a lovely soft persistant mousse and tiny bubbles. The texture is creamy and elegant. The flavours are typical of yeasty bread and toasted hazelnuts with a long full flaoured finish. Its pronounced and balanced acidity refreshes the pallate long after the last sip. Simply delicious.
BEST SELLER Pale yellow with a green hue, this Albariño is intense on the nose with peach and citrus aromas. The freshness and minerality on the mid-palate is superb, ably supported by a remarkable acidity which frames the juicy fruit on the crisp finish.
One of our best sellers and one of the top 3 Gavi estates, this is premier league quality. If you`ve tried Gavi before this, prepare to be blown away. Straw-yellow with a greenish hue. On the nose it is more perfumed than the previous vintage, with scents of green apples and fresh pears.
Aromatic, ripe nectarines, apricots and lemons together with lovely oriental spices. Silky mouthfeel with honeyed stone fruit with a little pastry. Rich and citrusy with a bit of sherbet on the finish. There`s lots going on and it`s delicious! Great with fish, chicken and anything with a bit of spice.
Partial wild yeast barrel fermentation & aged in old barrels on yeast lees. Complex & interesting. Vibrant honeysuckle blossom intermingles with the headiness of papaya salsa, spiked with a pinch of lemon pepper.