Dry, Clean, fresh, pale almost transparent, with a touch of coral colour. coral color. It is light and fresh on the palate with crisp acidity and floral aromas aftertaste, with balanced aromas of. roses and red fruit. good food wine.
Walt Pinot Noir is an elegant, light and fruity wine with ripe red berries and hints of spice. It has beautiful Pinot Noir qualities at a super price. This wine can be slightly chilled for summer drinking or enjoy with roasted duck, chicken and grilled lean red meats and soft cheeses.
A fresh and fruity Bardolino made from Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara. The wine is medium bodied with notes of sour cherries, blackcurrants and a hint of black pepper. Soft and supple in the mouth, this wine has a long and fruity finish.
A charming single varietal Vinho Verde made using Loureiro grapes. A fragrant and expressive wine; Loureiro means `laurel` due to the similar aroma of the berries to the laurel tree. This fresh and zesty wine has notes of honeysuckle, orange blossom, acacia, apple and white peach.
Brilliant value French Pinot Noir that runs rings around most Burgundy costing 2/3 times as much. From the obscure Auvergne region in central France offering great purity of fruit and freshness. Brought to our attention by the Liberator/Cape Crusader himself Richard Kelley MW.
The grapes for this wine come from their estate vineyards on the Felton Road. Handpicked and hand crafted, this wine reflects the nature of the vintage displaying great concentration and balance. Red fruits of the forest along with blackberries dominate the aroma, these are underpinned by savoury herb and liquorice.
Its purpose is to explore and preserve the Cape`s vinous heritage, to celebrate the underdogs and the oddities, and hopefully to show that the "workhorse grapes" can make lekker wine." Made in a light style. Bright red fruit, violets and a little bit of spice. Delicious!
A delicious parcel of young Chinon liberated by Rick. Destined for an anonymous future , it was originally to be sold en vrac or in Bag in Box. Produced exclusively from Cabernet Franc, this limited release should be viewed as a sibling to The Liberator Episode 5 `Old Breton`. Light, fresh, with ripe red fruit, charming.
Skuinsberg Cinsaut was planted in 1991 on the steepest slope (Skuinsberg) on Kaapzicht: the hills have claimed quite a few tractors over the past 40 years! Dark ruby coloured core, which is bold for the cultivar. Black cherry and plums combine with sweet herbs and a slight smoked meat element.
A gorgeous single vineyard Pinot Noir from Stellenbosch. The Faure Vineyard Pinot presents vivid red cherries, redcurrant and sweet spice. On the palate the wine is fresh with bold red fruit and supple tannins.
A great vineyard next door to Nuits-St-Georges1er Cru Clos de la Maréchale; it makes a similarly silky wine with good fruit and medium weight The Pinot Noir vineyards, on average are 10 years old and produce a deep coloured, aromatic wine with ripe black and red berry flavours and a classic earthy Pinot Noir bouquet.
A gorgeous Grenache from Tribute to Grace; made with little intervention, this is a wine sparkling with purity of fruit and great varietal character. Pale red; strawberry fruit with hints of tobacco; smooth finish. 100% Grenache from the Santa Barbara Highlands Vineyard; a site high up in the Sierra Madre Mountains.
McDougall Ranch is a unique, cool climate site; the vineyard beautifully expresses varietal correctness. Red cherry fruit; floral aromas with hints of mushroom; well-balanced and integrated. Planted in 1998 on a southern slope of graywacke and sandstone. Only 350 cases produced.