Top German Pinot from Franken. The nose is bright, precise and elegant with distinctive (German Pinot) notes of bacon, clove and even of wild (Black) forest floor fruit and strawberries. leshy and expansive on the palate, with sweet blackberry and wild cherry flavors providing fine energy and weight.
Superb. Ayala`s Prestige Cuvee which outperforms many bigger names at twice the price. As clear as crystal, the colour is a subtle golden yellow. The nose offers a lovely bouquet of very ripe dried fruit, acacia honey, pineapple and ginger bread.
The new Charles Heidsieck is one of the most admired Champagne houses thanks to the unrivalled and consistently high quality of its wines. The current range is one of the most awarded collections of wines in the world. Delicate coral hues, with fine, persistent bubbles.
This is a single vineyard Pinot Noir from Mineral Springs Ranch, a 240 acre parcel of woodland and grazing land in Oregon. The wine offers a complex set of aromatics: baking spices, raspberry and wild blackberry are prominent. There are also hints of vanilla, dry herbs and earthiness.
A briliiant Champagne, with only 3g of sugar per litre, it is one of the driest champagnes we stock. All the grapes come from 10 hectares of south facing vineyards in Cumieres. Perfect with canapes.
Comes in a striking Philippe Starck designer label and box, perfect as a gift.
A Chanson “monopole” in the very heart of the first Growth vineyards of Beaune. The vineyards cover 3.80 ha and is located on a mid slope with clay andlimestone soils. The “Clos des Fèves” was already known in the 14th centuryunder the latin word “Fae”. Bright ruby colour. Delicate floral fragrances mixed with intense aromas of ripe red berries.
Petite Chapelle is a vineyard to the South of the village near to the Grand Cru plots. The fermentation takes place in vats for 3-4 weeks before being aged in oak for 18 - 20 months. The wine is well coloured, with full tannins, rich and finely flavoured.
This Nuits St Georges is much darker in colour than wines from the neighbouring village of Volnay and so is a relatively powerful Pinot Noir. On the palate there is succulent berry fruit together with a slight herbal note. This gives way to supple, soft tannins and the wine has excellent length.
Hirsch has an incredibly diverse vinyard, the variety of soil types, topography and climactic influences, coupled with the proximity of the Pacific coast (just three miles away) and altitude of the vineyard (over 400 metres) make for a site that is fascinating.
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.
The `Les Larmes` Pinot Noir is made from declassified fruit from Littorai’s single vineyard wines and from additional Anderson Valley sites. The vineyards are a mixture of conventional, organic and biodynamic farming. Aromatic notes of red plum, raspberry, cranberry and candied orange peel.
This Rose is made from a blend of Chardonnay (45%) & Pinot Noir (55%) and typifies the Ruinart experience. Aromatic, fruity & intense are all perfect ways to describe this bubbly rose. Floral & spicy notes intermingle with bright red berries and cherry. This is a must try!
The Pommard was fermented and aged in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks, and 20% was matured in new oak barrels for between 15 and 18 months. The colour is a deep, dark red with mauve highlights and the wine is attractively scented, boasting aromas of juicy bramble fruit.
An intense fruitiness with a blend of red fruits (Morello cherry), blood oranges, and peach, with slightly candied notes. Nuances of pastries emerge with some delicate autolysis. The attack is round and fruity, marked by grapefruit and citrus zest. Its full body and density are sustained by the the freshness. .
The Sangreal Pinot Noir is the flagship wine for By Farr, perfectly expressing its unique site and Pinot Noir clones. The nose is full of delicate notes of cherries and raspberries, which continue onto the palate. These fruit characteristics are balanced by bright acidity.
The new Charles Heidsieck is one of the most admired Champagne houses thanks to the unrivalled and consistently high quality of its wines. The current range is one of the most awarded collections of wines in the world. Deliciously fresh wine, coral-like in appearance, with subtle orange reflections reminiscent of roses.
Bright, succulent and ripe red fruits create an inviting first impression of this classic Ata Rangi Pinot Noir. As the wine unfolds, delicate floral aromas emerge - think of dark, velvety roses - a fitting image for a wine with such luxuriously silky textural qualities.
From a vineyard just below Griotte-Chambertin comes this fine, bright purple wine. A very elegant, stylish, gently-fruited Gevrey: a lovely medium-bodied wine, with a long graceful finish, silky and pure.
Top Kiwi Pinot "beautifully constructed wine gets a tick in every box. It is seamless, concentrated and teasingly restrained giving just a glimpse of what it will have to offer after bottle development Classy wine with a great future. Score 97 ?????