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    AGA Tinto 2021

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Vivid red colour and exceptional combination from grape flavour and oak tannins. On the nose it is crisp and clear with big presence of fresh fruits, flower and toasty notes. Smooth with sweet tannic wrapper on the palate. Very pleasant and long aftertaste. Tempranillo 85%, Cabernet Sauvig...

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    Alentejano Colheita Seleccionada 2020/21 – Herdade de São Miguel

    Written by bluestone0924

    Aromas of very ripe mulberry, raspberry and plum, integrated with spicy and balmy notes, such as pepper, mint and coconut. The palate is well-balanced, round, with a rich taste of fruits and spices, nicely structured with a good back bone of smooth tannins.  A balanced blend of classic Po...

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    Antico Feudo Della Trappola 2020/21 Ricasoli, Toscana

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Notes Intense aromas of cherry, chocolate and raspberry with some fresh herb undertones is immediately apparent along with great freshness and smoothness.  Value Tuscan blended wine. Medium body, nice finish. Food Pairings Pairs perfectly with beef, poultry, and cured meats.

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    Black Nose Domaines Rouvinez 2022 Swiss

    Written by Helen Wilson

    The nose of blackcurrants and well-ripened strawberries is heightened by a scent of fine, smoky spices. On the palate, it is a rich and concentrated wine that keeps the fineness of its aromas. The finish is long and smooth.

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    Bordeaux Superieur 2019/20 Pavillon de Trianon

    Written by Helen Wilson

    A high quality everyday claret from the former owner of Cheval Blanc. Dark ruby colour with an aromatic nose offering black fruit and a touch of herbs with spices. The palate has round tannins, ripe dark berries, great acidity and structure with a hint of spice and chocolate on the finish.

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    Cabaletta Rosso 2021 – Tenute Fiorebelli

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Using a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and some native varieties to the North East of Italy, this wine flies under the radar being classified as a 'table wine'. Using some winemaking techniques of more revered wines like Amarone and some oak ageing, Cabaletta offers serious value for money. L...

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    Cabernet Sauvignon – Reserve Saint-Marc Languedoc

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Notes A fresh and intense nose of cassis, cherry, and blackcurrant with hints of green pepper. Full-bodied with supple tannins and a fruity finish. Food Pairing It complements red meats, especially grilled steaks, and lamb dishes. For those who enjoy cheese, a platter of aged che...

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    Cabernet Sauvignon ‘Filius’ 2020,Vasse Felix

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting notes Appearance - Light garnet. Nose - Ripe blackberry and fresh blackcurrant jam while still showing some bright red currant, strawberry and goji fruit. Wild Peppermint tree blossom with floral pot pourri notes, mixed with savoury shitake soup and Wakame seaweed. Palate ...

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    Cabernet Sauvignon 2020/21

    Written by bluestone0924

    Intense aromas of black berries and delicious rounded taste, forward red fruit flavours, and sweet tannins are followed by a fresh, balanced finish.

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    Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz Hill and Dale Stellenbosch

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Colour: Intense, rich ruby.   Bouquet: The sweet, dark-fruit, Shiraz characters dominate initially while herbaceous, red-fruit notes of the Cabernet Sauvignon are evident in the background. A touch of cloves adds a bit of a tingle to a homely “leather shop” appeal. &nbs...

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    Castello di Brolio Chianti Classico Gran Selezione 2018 Rocasoli

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Notes Intense ruby red colour. Complex nose with fruity aromas of red fruits, plums, balsamic hints and vanilla scents. The entry is firm but elegant, with sweet tannins and balanced acidity. The finish is long with excellent persistence. It is the “grand vin” of Brolio. ...

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    Charles de Fere Réserve Rosé Dry

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Notes This lovely salmon pink wine with fine bubbles has an expressive and fruity nose with red fruit aromas. Very soft to the taste with unctuous fruitiness. This premium mousseux finishes with a touch of sweetness.   Food Pairings Drink as an aperitif, dur...

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    Chateau Batailley Pauillac Grand Cru Classe

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Notes COLOR: Deep ruby red with purple hints. NOSE: Aromas of cassis, red and black currants. TASTE: Flavours of earthy, cedar and spicy notes. Food Pairings Beef, Lamb, Game (deer, venison), Poultry

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    Chateau Grand-Pontet Saint Emilion Grand Cru

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Notes An amazing wine in every sense, this classic, full-bodied Pauillac is the quintessential Pontet Canet from proprietor Alfred Tesseron, who continues to reduce yields and farms his vineyards biodynamically - a rarity in Bordeaux. Black as a moonless night, the 2009 ...

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    Chateau Gruaud Larose 2009 Saint-Julien

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Notes Ripe, soft-skinned berry fruit, cassis and subtle, creamy vanillin notes on the nose. The palate is pure and focused, with a lifted fruit freshness underscored by fine mineral length. This is an appealing, gently textured Gruaud Larose, which should have great appeal. &...

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    Château Le Boscq 2015/16

    Written by Helen Wilson

    Tasting Note Le Boscq 2015 is dense and concentrated in appearance. The intense, elegant and complex bouquet combines a wealth of fruit aromas with notes of cedar and precious woods. Immediately generous on the palate, with dark fruit aromas of wild blackberries, together with a hint of sp...

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