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.
Fabiano have produced a charming and well structured red wine obtained from partially dried grapes in Verona. The wine has delicate aromas of ripe cherries and sweet spices. The palate is rich, with intense cherries and berry fruit, good length and soft tannins. Amazing value!
This wine has a golden yellow colour with green lights. The nose is fresh, with roasted notes, brioche and aromas of white-fleshed fruit, fennel and honeysuckle. It has a fresh, suave and well-balanced palate. It is a rich wine with great persistency, and slightly roasted and aniseed aromas.
A subtle and wonderfully charismatic cherry scented red wine, given an extraordinary depth of flavour by refermenting the blend of Valpolicella grape varieties on the skins left from the Amarone wine and matured for 18 months in large oak barrels. The wine shows a spicy pepper nose, with a hint of raisins.
An unusual organic white blend from Chris Brockway; this fresh, lively California wine will have you falling in love at first sip. Aromas of lemon and pear; medium-bodied with a luscious palate. A blend of majority Marsanne with a small proportion of Roussanne and Viognier. Made as naturally as possible; a true expression of the Central Coast.
This extraordinary wine is produced from grapes grown on the Tommasi ‘Fiorato’ plot. Very low yielding vines produce tiny volumes of grapes and following a rigorous drying process and ageing in barrels for 12 months it is released in half bottles. Retaining a high residual sugar and pleasant fruitiness it is a superb dessert wine.
The Viognier provides exotic aromatics of apricot, musk and jasmine and a luscious mouth-feel. Marsanne provides gentle honeysuckle flavours as well as structure and tension to balance the fullness of the Viognier. The exotic nature of this wine makes it a great substitute for Chardonnay or Pinot Gris.
This ripasso style Valpolicella Superiore, has half of the grapes dried for two weeks before fermentation, the resulting wine is then blended with a fresh Valpolicella before being aged in oak for 12 months. Il Rientro is rich and deep with notes of deep black cherry, liquorice, leather, dried fruit and sweet spice.
This White Saint-Joseph is a blend of Marsanne and Roussanne. A brilliant green gold colour. The nose shows very pure floral aromas that mingle with citrus and preserved fruit. On the palate, the wine has similar flavours, with an added touch of honey. Its finish is clean and clear, with flavours of flowers and fresh almonds.
Unusual rich aromatic style Californian. A white Rhone blend that displays varietal characteristics of Marsanne and Viognier; vibrant floral aromas of citrus blossom and jasmine are followed by elegant flavors of ripe stone fruit, hints of pear, pineapple and honey overtones.
A single vineyard Marsanne from the Les Granilites vineyard in St Joseph. The wine is fresh, with delicate notes of white flowers and white-fleshed fruit (peaches, pears), delicious aromatic notes, underscored by lovely, smooth oakiness.
Typically full and velvety smooth Amarone. Rich dark cherries, plums and prune form the main flavours with cinnamon and a little mince pie spice also present. Full-bodied, but not as monster as some. Easy drinking, soft and balanced flavour profile. Old school and traditional, approachable with beautiful bottle presentation.
Produced from the three Valpolicella grape varieties of Corvina Veronese, Rondinella and Molinara, cultivated high on the hillside terraces. After harvest the grapes are placed directly onto small open racks and brought to the open sided building where they are dried by the cool breezes of autumn and winter until the following February.
Deep ruby-red. Strong note of herbs, quinine and roasted red fruit on the nose. Then fresher and cleaner with lovely floral flavors of red cherry and spicy herbs. Finishes long with youthfully chewy tannins. Although stunning now, this wine will reward cellaring for a few years still.
An elegant Amarone with fresh acidity yet underlying heft. The grapes were hand-picked and dried naturally, then pressed and de-stemmed. The must was fermented at 23-24ºC for approximately 30 days The wine was aged in 500 litre barrels for 36 months followed by a year in bottle before release.
Cabernet Sauvignon 10% Cabernet Franc. Powerfully expressive with depth and elegance, rivalling classed growth Bordeaux for quality. The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Collezione De Marchi is magnificent. Violets, smoke, plums and cassis jump from the glass in a stunning wine.
The La Giuva estate was founded by Alberto Malesani, famous in Italy as a former manager of both Fiorentina and Parma. The Amarone has a complex and ethereal nose, with aromatic notes of cherries, blueberries and chocolate, combined with hints of sweet spice. Smooth and powerful, the palate is remarkably fresh and finishes with ripe fruit.
Intense ruby in colour, with perfumes of spice and blackberries with a mineral note, La Poja is rich and full-bodied on the palate, with great structure and balance, rounded, spicy cherry-blackberry fruit and a long, spicy finish.