Gaja’s 2005 Sori San Lorenzo is a dense, dark beauty of sensual, irresistible charm. This richly-textured, expansive wine flows with masses of ripe dark fruit, menthol, licorice and mineral in a sumptuous, full-bodied style...
Hamilton Russels Vineyards are widely regarded as one of the best producers from South Africa and there Pinots and Chardonnays are some of the best the 'New World' has to offer. The Hemel-en-Aarde Valley in Walker Bay has a wonderful maritime climate which is perfect for producing these icon..
Located in the famous village of Pommard, Cote d'Or, Domaine Boillot is one of the leading producers in Burgundy. The estate vineyards are planted on various prestigious appellations such as Puligny-Montrachet, Chassagne-Montrachet, Meursault, Volnay and Pommard. On the palate there is supe..
Located in the famous village of Pommard, Cote d'Or, Domaine Boillot is one of the leading producers in Burgundy. The estate vineyards are planted on various prestigious appellations such as Puligny-Montrachet, Chassagne-Montrachet, Meursault, Volnay and Pommard. 91-93 points, Step..
This wine shows a deep crimson colour in the glass. Brambly aromatics are layered with dark plum, cassis, ripe fig, and a touch of anise and cigar box. A powerful, fruit-driven entry on the palate—with notes of blackberry, molasses, bakers chocolate and leather—is supported by plush tannin..
Made from pre-phylloxera, old vine Nerello Mascalese grapes grown on the northern face of Mt. Etna. Fermentation is carried out on the skin for 18 days in steel tanks before being aged for 14 months in lightly toasted French oak barrels. Sweet red cherries, mint and sweeter spices take over the nose..
A very impressive wine indeed. Vines are 80-100 years old and pre-date Phylloxera. A sophisticated ruby colour with an equally complex aroma of candied fruits, earthiness and tar. Made from 100% Narello Mascalese grapes, there is a good savoury, leafy flavour on the palate with ripe tannins and..
This powerful wine is made by the Vega Sicilia team over in the very hot Toro region. Blackcurrant, cherry, spice and menthol notes are present in a very aromatic bouquet. The palate is dense, powerful with concentrated fruit flavours and savoury tones. A very bold and punchy wine, not for the faint..
This is full of wonderful tropical fruit aromas with explosive fruit on the palate. 100% barrel fermentation and extended lees ageing add extra dimensions and richness. Carneros' cool climate helps to preserve freshness.Wine Enthusiast -Napa Valley, CA- "Always impressive in its grasp of power and g..
The first-ever release of this Merlot-based blend from California's Shafer vineyards, which garnered rave reviews from wine critics worldwide. A blend of 58% Merlot, 26% Cabernet Sauvignon and 16% Malbec, this is a rich, robust and vibrant wine with notes of dark berry fruits, caramel chocolate and ..
One of the true greats. 2013 is looking to be an excellent year - this truly impressive combination of ripeness, acidity, and tannin. An intense ruby/garnet colour, concentrated notes of blackcurrent along with smoke, leather, liquorice and a herbal presence of chopped mint and forest floor. A very ..