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.
BEST SELLER. Owned by Bollinger and house Champagne in Gordon Ramsay restaurants, this really is great value. Proper grown up Champagne. On the palate, it is well balanced and shows great finesse and complexity.
Pale golden in colour with a rich yet subtle bouquet, with hints of hawthorn, almonds and toast. Brut Premier is the embodiment of the house style and strikes a perfect balance between the structure and fruitiness of Pinot Noir and the finesse of the Chardonnay.
Founded in 1849 this fantastic house remains privately owned and cultivates nearly 200 acres of the finest vineyards in the Valle d`Epernay and Cotes de Blancs. Aromas of white flowers, green apples and a hint of minerality precede a vigorous flavour dominated with stone fruits and a touch of nuttiness.
Jane first produced wines under this label in Australia in 2012, when she made three barrels of a Pinot from Mornington. This Pinot Noir is initially reserved but after some time in the glass the wine opens up with aromas of blackberries, plum and spice. The palate is full of sweet fruit, balanced by spices and savoury flavours.
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.
German producer Villa Wolf make some absolutely fabulous, great value wine. This Pinot Noir Rosé from the Rhine River Valley is a great crowd pleaser. The wine has a delicate red berry aroma, with notes of strawberry, red currant and stone fruits. A hint of residual sugar adds a roundness to the palate, elegantly balanced by fresh acidity.
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.
German Pinot, fun, fruity , tastes like Pinot ! for not much money ! Pale cherry red colour. There’s an attractive herby, savoury, minerally character to the nose which shows some lightly aromatic red cherry fruit.
Great Value new wave Chilean Pinot which is quite a profound experience for the money. It`s made from a selection of young vines mainly sourced from hillside blocks planted on a mixture of red clay and decomposed granite. The wine was aged for a total of 9 months in second use French oak barrels before being bottled with minimal filtration.
It was important to Rick that The Liberator should, in some small way, mark the events to date of the year 2020. Horrific bush fires in Australia, unprecedented plagues of locusts in East Africa, COVID-19… Plus, the uncertainty inflicted on the world with the perfect storm of Donald Trump, Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin.
This is a great cool climate Pinot Noir from the esteemed Aconcagua Costa Valley in Chile. The grapes were hand picked to ensure optimum ripeness and quality. The wine was aged for 10 months in French Oak barrels to gain complexity without overpowering the fresh fruit character.
Proof that German Pinot is a serious contender (actually now the 3rd biggest grower of Pinot Noir in the world ). Beautiful display of classic ruby colours, cherry and raspberry like flavours and aromas. A hint of oak from the barrique barrel ageing, well balanced, soft acidity and ripe finish. Well worth investigating.
NOT AVAILABLE - NEW VINTAGE IN JANUARY 2021 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.
“Make great wine for drinking and enjoying; not crowing over”. Briary chocolate and just a hint of stemmy spice on the nose. Musk and brambly red berries combine with orange peel, dark cocoa powder and roasted coffee beans. Wet red earth and undergrowth. The palate shows spicy clovey notes with a Campari like stalkiness.
The wine has an aroma of savoury ripe plum and cherry with a hint of game and smoky oak. Light to medium bodied with round, mouthfilling flavours of plum and cherry, pleasing weight and a long elegant finish with good acidity. Oak integrates nicely with the fruit and helps with the silky tannin structure.
J-B Adam is one of the oldest estates in Alsace, with 19 ha of organic vineyard in the Haut Rhin village of Ammerschwir. The granite slopes of Grand Cru ‘Kaefferkopf’ provide the backdrop to the village and produce the state’s
The Heirloom Vineyards Adelaide Hills Pinot Noir was produced from a single site in the Adelaide Hills. This quartz-laden site is free draining and the vines face north. Heirloom use their own Pinot Noir clones and handtend their vines meticulously, carefully balancing cutting edge techniques with old-school viticulture and winemaking.
The bouquet is complex with scents reminiscent of wild berries, sour cherries and violets. On the palate the wine shows medium body with fruit flavours balanced elegantly by tannin in a long lingering finish.