This rosé is a very delicate, pale pink colour. The nose is fresh with notes of red berries and stone fruits. The palate has a lovely texture coupled with flavours of apricot, peach and white flowers which are well balanced with bright acidity.
Due to hit the shop in early March. Williams Chase Rosé is a beautiful classic blend of Grenache, Syrah and Cinsault. By harvesting at night, the freshness of the wine is preserved and a short cold-maceration for the must in contact with the skins imparts the enticing pale shade of pink. Dry, with a touch crushed red fruits.
Chateau D`Esclans Whispering Angel is the introductory wine to the Chateau’s line of Rose. Salmon coloured with aromas of redcurrant and raspberry. The palate has a creamy texture rarely seen in rose with great breadth and dense summer fruit aromas.
The clean, fresh and distinctly aromatic style comes from meticulous winemaking with stainless steel and temperature control. This single vineyard Sancerre rosé has the added complexity of mineral flavours on the mid weight, creamy textured palate.
Charming rosé from the Barossa Valley. The wine is vibrant, bright cerise in colour with good depth. Rose petal and delicate musk perfumes lift out of the glass with a little hint of allspice aromatics. The palate is an intriguing combination of delicacy and richness.
Beautifully presented in its own gift tin a lovely little dessert wine from Chile. Made from 100% Botrytis (or noble rot) affected grapes. Light golden in colour this complex wine reveals a seductive nose of apricot, crème brulee, walnut and toasted almond.
This Cabernet dominated Bordeaux blend shows the depth and intensity gained from a cool micro-climate. Rich and spicy with truffle and vanilla on the nose, beautifully balanced palate with cherry and liquorice, firm tannins and a long intense and satisfying finish.
Great value blend of Syrah Grenache Tempranillo and Mourvedre from the Barossa. Deep red, with aromas of cherry and spice. Fruity, earthy and a little spicey. Perfect with red meats, barbeque and cheese. All that for pocket change !
Villa Maria produce a whole lot more than Sauvignon Blanc, such as this charming Albarino from Gisborne. The aromas of this wine are intriguing with a fresh scented array of lime, peach, apricot and honeysuckle characters.
Vinha Grande is the second oldest wine of the Douro Valley (after Barca Velha) and its heritage is noticeable in every sip. Deep ruby in colour. On the nose, this wine showcases intense aromas of blackberry, red cherry and plum alongside floral nuances and savoury notes of balsamic, tobacco box and spice.
With golden yellow tones, this Chardonnay from Chile's Haras de Pirque presents tones of apricot and citrus fruits on the nose. Notes of fresh honey and tropical fruits are repeated in the mouth, making it an elegant and fresh wine.
Dead Flowers captures the magical alchemy of barrel maturation and wild fermentation. A cider made by nature and not man, one day almost by accident we found it again, lying in three different barrels.
Deep purple, with youthful violet on the edges. Blueberries, damson plums and cherries on the nose along with intriguing notes of fresh tea, lavender and Turkish delight. Flavours are intense, fresh and powerful with pure blueberry character, followed by an array of juicy blackberries and strawberries.
A pale yellow color with greenish tints, this wine offers enticing notes of fresh tropical fruit with touches of quince and honey that evolve into white floral notes accompanied by a hint of truffle. Delicious!
A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon with Feteascå Neagrå, also known as `Black Maiden` which is one of Romania`s oldest black grape varieties. The nose is intense and full of blackcurrant aromas with notes of coffee and pepper.
This is a top drop, Wine Magazine recently rated this Merlot as the best in South Africa. No surprise when you know that winemaker Francois Van Zyl is passionate about this grape having worked and been a fan of Pomerol wines from Bordeaux. Hand selected grapes and natural free run juice, produces a ruby red colour, with a rich and complex aroma.
Baby Mouchao A blend of Alicante Bouschet, Trincadeira and Aragonez, vinified in Lagares in the traditional way and aged in large wooden vats with a proportion in barrels for 12 months and released after a further 6 months in bottle. A fantastic fruity, full bodied wine with stacks of ripe black fruit and hints of vanilla.
Great value,this fantastic Chartreuse property is among the best of the appellation, producing firm, rich wine from predominately Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, with a small percentage of Cabernet Franc. Tanesse has classic structure, and in this great vintage it has extra depth of soft fruit with subtle oak, ripe tannins, and an excellent balance.
Lambrusco, really? Yes it`s coming back into fashion and this is frothy fruity and fabulous. Ruby red in colour, with plenty of bright bubbles. On the nose it has a fresh, pronounced and very fine fruity scent.
Raptor Post from Fable Mountain Vineyards is a Rhone style blend from Tulbagh. Aged for 12 months in old French Oak the wine is produced in a modern, fruit forward style. On the nose the wine displays fresh brambly fruit characters with peppery sweet spice. Bright and easy drinking on the palate with ripe red fruit and a spicy finish.
Duistinctive Torrontes from Uruguay. The wine is pale golden yellow in colour, a complex and generous bouquet with suggestive honey and spice aromas. Fresh, crisp and well balanced on the palate. Pisano was recently awarded the trophy for `best Torrontes produced in South America`.